Strictly’s HRVY spotted with Emmerdale girlfriend after bumping into Maisie Smith

Strictly Come Dancing star HRVY was rumoured to have dated Maisie Smith during their stints on the dancing competition but they both denied it

Strictly Come Dancing’s HRVY was pictured with his girlfriend after awkwardly bumping into Maisie Smith.

The singer was hanging out with Emmerdale star Mimi Slinger and the two were seen leaving the O2 Arena together.

Mimi was holding onto a red rose as the duo stepped out of the venue and into a car together.

She kept warm in a gorgeous sheepskin coat, baggy beige trousers and a green top. Her hair was tied back into a low ponytail.

HRVY was looking around as he walked behind his new love interest towards the black car.

He kept it casual in a loose black hoodie and baggy trousers.

The two exchanged a few words before hurriedly leaving from their dinner date.

Meanwhile, Coronation Street star Maisie was seen inside the hotel pacing around as the other couple left.

She seemed in high spirits as she held onto a giant tote bag in the hotel lobby.

The former Strictly star was all about the brown colours as she rocked a brown top, sandy trousers and trainers.

According to sources, HRVY and Mimi met during the National Television Awards last year.

“HRVY and Mimi are completely loved up,” they said. “After HRVY performed at the NTAs he met Mimi and they hit it off.

“Things are pretty serious between them. They both know each other’s families and their friends have met.”

They added: “HRVY and Mimi have a real connection and those around them think they could go the distance because of what a good match they are.”

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The beginning of their romance comes after HRVY admitted he played up the rumours between him and Maisie.

The pair were romantically linked throughout their time on the show, with many speculating the two had become an item after they were spotted hanging out together multiple times.

Maisie had denied the romance rumours, and claimed they were “just friends” but teased something could happen for the pair in the future and admitted they had a “connection”.

HRVY then admitted he teased Strictly viewers about a possible romance between him and the EastEnders actress – but they never officially dated.

“I saw the other day about ‘HRVY and Maisie split in December’, I was like ‘I don’t think we were ever together’, we were never together, we were just mates. It was almost funny to watch it happen, I suppose,” he said.