Alex Scott, 34, and Neil Jones, 37, were revealed to be partners for Strictly Come Dancing 2019 during last weekend’s launch programme and have wasted no time getting stuck in to training for the live shows. Yesterday, the pair were snapped leaving rehearsals together, both appearing to be cheerful despite the fact they have been putting in up to nine hours’ training each day. In one snap, the football pundit and former Lioness smiled as dancer Neil showed her something on his phone. Another showed them deep in conversation as they made their way down the street.
Alex was dressed in skintight workout leggings and a leather jacket, carrying her kit in a bag over one arm and clutching a water bottle.
Neil, meanwhile, also opted for exercise gear for their training day, covering up in a black hoodie as he remained engrossed in his phone.
The reason soon became clear as he uploaded a series of videos in view of his 175,000 Instagram followers, answering a barrage of questions aimed at the pair by fans.
In one clip, the Strictly pro read out: “If you weren’t doing Strictly, what would you be doing?”
“Ooh,” Alex mused. “I’d be doing more football games.
“So, I’m glad that’s been taken to the side at the moment and I’m learning