Iveta Lukosiute: 'All the girls' wanted Thom Evans
- Bang Showbiz
- 25 September 2014
Thom Evans 'Strictly Come Dancing' partner Iveta Lukosiute has confessed she was "unable to speak" upon learning she'd been paired with him because "all the girls" wanted him
Iveta Lukosiute was "unable to speak" when she was partnered with Thom Evans on 'Strictly Come Dancing'.
The professional dancer has been paired with the former rugby pro and model on the current series of the BBC One celebrity dance contest and she's confessed she didn't expect to get him because "all the girls" wanted him.
She told HELLO! magazine: "All the girls wanted to have Thom as their partner.
"I wanted Thom so much that I didn't expect to get him. I was so happy when they announced he was my partner that I was unable to speak. I felt it was meant to be."
Meanwhile, it has been reported that Thom has fallen for Iveta after getting up close and personal with her during training for the competition.
A source revealed: "He is completed smitten. We didn't think Iveta would be his type but he had a huge crush on her from the get-go.
"He's joked that she used to be a boobs man but Iveta has turned him into a legs and bum man in weeks."
The insider added: "The pair have been spending almost every minute with each other in the build-up to the live shows and are often still together after rehearsals."