Strictly Come Dancing star Pasha Kovalev has revealed he chased Caroline Flack to get his glitterball again after she took the coveted trophy from his bag.
The skilled dancer, 41, took dwelling the highest prize alongside the late star once they competed collectively on the BBC ballroom present again in 2014.
And through an look on ITV’s This Morning on Friday, the Russian star revealed that he was left considering his trophy had been stolen throughout the present’s wrap celebration.
Glitterball: Strictly Come Dancing star Pasha Kovalev has revealed he chased Caroline Flack to get his glitterball again after she took the coveted trophy from his bag. Pictured in 2014
Talking whereas selling his new dance present Right here Come The Boys alongside Aljaž Škorjanec, he took day trip to recollect the nice instances with the late Love Island host, who took her life in February 2020.
He mentioned: ‘We had a good time collectively on Strictly, and clearly you simply bear in mind the most effective issues. She was completely bubbly, completely unbelievable to be round.
‘We discovered our chemistry and our dancing collectively. That really took us to the very prime to getting that glitterball.
‘However I bear in mind, she stole my glitterball! On the celebration after the ultimate, I checked out my bag and it was gone. I believed somebody stole it. I simply received it!’
Winner: The skilled dancer, 41, took dwelling the highest prize alongside the late star once they competed collectively on the BBC ballroom present again in 2014
On the promotional path: He shared the reminiscence whereas showing on ITV’s This Morning to advertise his new dance present Right here Come The Boys alongside Aljaž Škorjanec
Nevertheless, issues turned to be way more harmless, as Pasha defined: ‘Truly, she took each, considering they had been hers. I needed to go and chase her to seize it off her!’
This Morning host Dermot O’Leary then chimed in to talk of his outdated pal’s time on the hit present, revealing that she was notably overjoyed to be part of it.
He mentioned: ‘I would identified her for a few years. We began out collectively and we had the identical agent for a really very long time. And I by no means, ever noticed her happier than when she was doing that present. It was simply her completely happy place.’
Pasha, who’s married to Rachel Riley, added: ‘I feel she received a whole lot of confidence at the moment and that enhance clearly carried her via.’
Mates: This Morning hosts Dermot O’Leary and Alison Hammond additionally remembered Caroline
Good sport: Alison revealed that Caroline was rooting for her once they competed towards each other throughout 2014’s collection of Strictly Come Dancing
And This Morning co-host Alison Hammond additionally shared her personal reminiscences of Caroline, as she and Aljaž danced collectively on the present in the identical 12 months.
She mentioned: ‘I always remember when me and Aljaž went up towards you and Caroline, and Caroline was like, “I need you to get via, Alison.” I am going to always remember it. It was horrible, as a result of we simply wished one another to undergo.’
Caroline, 40, tragically took her personal life at her London dwelling on February 15, 2020 – in the future after studying the CPS could be pursuing a case of assault towards her following a row with boyfriend Lewis Burton at her dwelling in December.
Her funeral occurred on March 10 at Greenacres at Colney, close to Norwich, a ceremonial park set in a 16-acre forest.
Overjoyed: Dermot chimed in to talk of his outdated pal’s time on the hit present, revealing that she was notably overjoyed to be part of it. Pictured collectively in 2015
The star’s mom Christine revealed particulars of the non-public funeral held for the star final 12 months.
She informed The Jap Each day Press: ‘There have been a lot of reminiscences, smiles however principally tears as all of us remembered Carrie and the enjoyment she had delivered to all of our lives.
‘All of the household wish to say thanks a lot to all Carrie’s buddies who travelled from all around the world to be there that day and who appreciated why we wished to convey her again dwelling to Norfolk.
‘Mates included all of the outdated friends she had both labored alongside or offered with on Fash FC, I am A Superstar, Xtra Issue, Love Island, buddies outdated and new from the world of Strictly, the Bake Off and plenty of many extra.’
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Tragic finish: Caroline, 40, tragically took her personal life at her London dwelling on February 15, 2020