Strictly Come Dancing 2023 LIVE: Amanda Abbington rubbishes Giovanni Pernice feud rumours hours before taking to dance floor for first live show of the series


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The dancer, 33, took to Instagram on Saturday to wish her fellow professionals and the celebrity line-up luck for Saturday’s first live show of the 2023 series.

Meanwhile, Strictly also included Amy in its 2023 trailer, which introduces all the couples at the start of every show alongside the recognisable theme music.

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The actress, 49, shared a video to Instagram on Saturday, just hours ahead of the first live show, where she rubbished the rumours in a swear-filled rant.

But Amanda has now hit back at the rumours and told how she is ‘ignoring the bulls***’ as she insisted things are all good between her and Giovanni, 33.

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