The actress claimed that this never materialised and admitted that she clashed with Artem."I got told off by my dancer," she said. I was told that I could do the design aspect of it, that's kind of the reason why I agreed to do it." in 2013 after being partnered with Kara Tointon, Holly Valance, Fern Britton and Natalie Gumede.
She said that she knew the producers partnered up singles and confessed that it was "fun for everyone".The pair had enjoyed an outing at a London Secret Cinema event, and posing for a group picture, Matt later shared a snap from the evening."Thecret Thinema (this photo doesn't give any of the secret experience away, other than it's awesome) 👍," the former when they were paired up together and danced to victory.Artem responded by saying that he treated her with "respect and genuine care".The pair, who sparked off a romance after they performed together in Strictly Come Dancing in 2010 – going on to win the series – now spend their time between London and Los Angeles, with Kara describing their relationship as ‘fantastic’.