Strictly’s Maisie Smith and HRVY ‘are quitting because their budding romance fell away during lockdown’
Maisie Smith and HRVY have reportedly taken time out for their romance after the affair ‘fizzled out’ during the lockdown.
The pair both took part in last year’s Strictly Come Dancing series and were said to have closed their lips at the wrap party.
According to The sun, HRVY, 22, has now joined celebrity dating app Raya after they were forced to stay home and end their budding romance.
Split: Maisie Smith and HRVY reportedly called time for romance after affair ‘fell apart’ during lockdown
A source said: ‘Maisie and HRVY flirted like crazy on Strictly – and that wrapping party sealed the deal. They played by the rules of the show and made sure they didn’t take any chances during the match.
Once it was over, they were all game to give it a try. But just days after their kiss, the third lockdown came into play, and it ended up being a total passion killer.
HRVY and Maisie’s romance just fizzled out – and they’ve both been so busy working. Plus HRVY signed a massive new record deal earlier this month – so it’s all set. ‘
MailOnline has contacted representatives for Maisie Smith and HRVY for comment.
In Search of Love: According to The Sun, HRVY, 22, has now joined celebrity dating app Raya after being forced to stay at home and end their budding romance
Rumors of a romance between the EastEnders actress, 19, and the singer quickly became a topic of conversation during the 2020 series.
HRVY previously admitted that he was attracted to Maisie while discussing his Strictly accomplishments OK! in October.
He said, ‘I know there has been a lot of speculation as to whether there is a romance between us.
“It’s funny because I actually saw her the least of everyone, because she hasn’t been in one of my rehearsal rooms.”
A source said: ‘Just days after their kiss, the third lockdown came into play and it ended up being a total passion killer’
He added: ‘But yes, Maisie is really that beautiful and beautiful. She’s a really good friend of mine and I think she’s a great dancer.
“Not much can really happen between us because we have to be six feet apart, but I’m a little excited to see things blossom.”
Maisie has also previously described the YouTuber as a ‘nice looking man’ but doesn’t want to ruin the friendship they have.
They added: ‘The romance of HRVY and Maisie has just fizzled out – and they’ve both been so busy working’ (Maisie pictured with pro partner Gorka Marquez)
She said OK !: ‘We get along so well – there was a direct connection between us – and I knew right away that we were going to be friends. Yes, there has been ‘flanter’ [flirty banter], but I think it’s platonic.
‘We laughed so much and of course there was a little flirtation … but it has been harmless! I haven’t been thinking about guys at this point. I did not have time. I enjoyed getting to know him. ‘
When asked at the time if she saw a romance between the pair, Maisie explained, ‘I think it would depend on how we did it. Right now … I think it would be a ‘no’ because I love the friendship we have and I don’t want to ruin that. ‘
Success: HRVY reached the final of the competition with pro partner Janette Manrara