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Ola Jordan and Steve Backshall put dispute behind them


November 13, 2014
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Strictly Come Dancing's Ola Jordan and Steve Backshall have reportedly resolved their differences after a dispute about their tough training regime. Last week, Ola found herself at the centre of allegations she had "bullied" her celebrity dance partner, with the MailOnline alleging that Steve had lodged a complaint with the BBC.

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Strictly duo Ola Jordan and Steve Backshall are said to have resolved their difference

Now, it seems, they are putting the fall-out behind them and are focusing on the competition. Insiders told the Mirror that Ola, 32, has her "eyes on the prize" after being paired up with a partner she believes could win the show. Earlier this week, Ola broke her silence and spoke for the first time about the bullying reports. "I am absolutely overwhelmed with all the support and love you have given me on here," the dancer told fans on Twitter. "Thank you all for your kind words." She went on the publicly thank her husband James Jordan, who had fiercely defended his wife in a flurry of messages on his Twitter account.

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Ola Jordan and her husband James Jordan

"Thank you for the support to the man I couldn't imagine my life without. My best friend. My Rock. Love you @The_JamesJordan."

Steve is yet to comment on the reports that he lodged a complaint against Ola – he allegedly claimed she had acted in a "rude and impatient" manner in rehearsals and had dented his confidence on the show. James made reference to that fact in one of his tweets last week. "Apparently @SteveBackshall has been advised not to tweet about it because it will draw more attention," he wrote.

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Ola Jordan and Steve Backshall are focused on winning the competition

Steve and Ola will take to the dance floor again on Saturday, performing the American Smooth to Adele's hit track Rolling in the Deep. They will also be appearing on Zoe Ball's spin-off show, It Takes Two, on Thursday evening, ahead of the live show.

Zoe is reportedly set to co-host the weekend shows again in place of Claudia Winkleman, who is caring for her young daughter after she was injured in a Halloween accident.

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