Stacey Dooley PICTURE EXCLUSIVE: Giggling TV star appears carefree after Kevin ...

Stacey Dooley has been spotted for the first time since news of her romance with her Strictly dance partner Kevin Clifton came to light on Sunday. 

The journalist, 32, was giggling and appeared carefree as she began shooting a documentary in Mexico on Thursday while scandal rages at home since news of her relationship with her dance partner was broken by her ex Sam Tucknott.

Clad in a navy tracksuit and laughing with crew members, the Luton born TV star looked worlds away from the shocking news at home - just days after laughing off the claims from her ex-beau in a shock turn of events.

Shock: Stacey Dooley has been spotted for the first time since news of her romance with her Strictly dance partner Kevin Clifton came to light on Sunday

Shock: Stacey Dooley has been spotted for the first time since news of her romance with her Strictly dance partner Kevin Clifton came to light on Sunday

Stacey’s ex-boyfriend, personal trainer Sam, 30, revealed the TV personality called time on their five-year relationship and entered into a romance with thrice-married Kevin in an explosive interview with the Mail On Sunday this weekend. 

Kevin has yet to comment on his new headline-grabbing romance, but Stacey took to Twitter on Monday to insist there 'are two sides to every story' after her ex Sam Tucknott branded Kevin 'a rat'.

She wrote: 'Anyone with any adult life experience knows there are 2 sides to every story. I haven’t got the time or energy to correct some of the utter nonsense I’ve read on here. Re Sam, I loved him v much and only wish him happiness and success.'

Stacey had broken her silence over the matter the day before, as she liked a tweet about forgiveness. Fresh claims on Tuesday suggest the documentary maker broke up with boyfriend of five years for the dancer in order to 'better her career'.

Moving on: The journalist, 32, was giggling and appeared carefree as she began shooting a documentary in Mexico on Thursday while scandal rages at home since news of her relationship with her dance partner was broken by her ex Sam Tucknott

Moving on: The journalist, 32, was giggling and appeared carefree as she began shooting a documentary in Mexico on Thursday while scandal rages at home since news of her relationship with her dance partner was broken by her ex Sam Tucknott

Lights, camera, action! Proving herself to be a consummate professional, Stacey left her woes at home as she dazzled in front of the cameras

Lights, camera, action! Proving herself to be a consummate professional, Stacey left her woes at home as she dazzled in front

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