Gorka Marquez reveals he DIDN'T want to dance with fiancée Gemma Atkinson

Gorka Marquez reveals he DIDN'T want to dance with fiancée Gemma Atkinson
Gorka Marquez reveals he DIDN'T want to dance with fiancée Gemma Atkinson
'She was very tall for me': Gorka Marquez reveals he DIDN'T want to dance with fiancée Gemma Atkinson when they first met on Strictly Come Dancing in 2017 due to her height

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They first met during the 2017 series of Strictly Come Dancing and are now engaged and doting parents to daughter Mia, two-and-a-half.

But in a new interview, dancer Gorka Marquez has suggested he was relieved not to have been paired with Gemma Atkinson when they appeared on the same series of Strictly, revealing he thought she was 'too tall'.

Speaking to Angela Bell on Scala Radio over the weekend, 31-year-old Gorka - who was partnered with Alexandra Burke that year - said of 37-year-old Gemma - who danced with Aljaz Skorjanec: 'I didn't want to dance with her.'

Honest: Gorka Marquez has suggested he was relieved not to have been paired with Gemma Atkinson when they appeared on the same series of Strictly as she was 'too tall'

Honest: Gorka Marquez has suggested he was relieved not to have been paired with Gemma Atkinson when they appeared on the same series of Strictly as she was 'too tall'

He explained: ' I didn't want to

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