Kevin Clifton's Strictly co-star reveals role he played in surprise engagement

Strictly Come Dancing star Graziano Di Prima, 25, popped the question to his girlfriend Giada Lini, 28, during a Burn The Floor show in Watford last month. The professional dancer is performing on the tour alongside his Strictly co-stars including Kevin Clifton, 36, and Johannes Radebe, 32. Speaking out about his on-stage engagement, Graziano reflected on the kind gesture Kevin made at the end of the show. He told OK! Magazine: “When I proposed, Oti Mabuse sent me three messages.

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Kevin was great too, he let me take the final bow in the show that night

Graziano Di Prima

“This first was a voice note of her screaming like a hurricane!

“Kevin was great too, he let me take the final bow in the show that night when he usually does it.”

Graziano added last year’s winner Stacey Dooley, 32, was also in the audience and cried at the news.

After Graziano’s now fiancée accepted his proposal, the pair enjoyed a romantic dance together.

The dancer had also asked the show’s musicians to play their favourite hit Thinking Out Loud by Ed Sheeran.

“It’s the first song we danced to together,” he explained to the publication.

Kevin Clifton: Strictly pro’s co-star revealed the role he played in surprise engagementKevin Clifton: Strictly pro’s co-star revealed the role he played in surprise engagement (Image: WENN•GETTY)

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