'Left too soon!' Gorka Marquez details sadness over bidding farewell to Strictly co-star

1/27/2022 8:21:00 PM

'Left too soon!' Gorka Marquez details sadness over bidding farewell to Strictly co-star

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'Left too soon!' Gorka Marquez details sadness over bidding farewell to Strictly co-star

GORKA MARQUEZ has opened up about having to say a difficult farewell to a Strictly Come Dancing co-star after the pair grew close on the show.

When he left I was quite sad because I really like him Gorka Marquez Simon appeared on the dance show in 2017 and was partnered with professional dancer Karen Hauer.'s Gorka Marquez gets teary as he talks about meeting fiancée Gemma Atkinson "I didn't want to dance with Gemma.'s Gorka Marquez gets teary as he talks about meeting fiancée Gemma Atkinson "I didn't want to dance with Gemma.It's been eight years since Outnumbered departed our screens and the Brockman family flew the nest.

He became the fifth celebrity to be voted off the show after judges opted to save singer Mollie King and AJ Pritchard. Addressing the moment the Saturday Brunch presenter left the programme on Halloween week, Gorka admitted that he was sad to see him go."You see some people when they know who they want to dance with or who they don’t want to dance with, if they say they want to dance with that person over there they are very friendly, very happy, very helpful, if they don’t want to dance with someone, some people don’t even talk to them. He said:"I love Simon, for me he left too soon to be honest.” His fellow Strictly pro Karen Hauer disagreed:"We try to be courteous and amicable to everyone whether you want to dance with them or not." READ MORE:  Gorka Marquez has opened up about bidding farewell to one of his Strictly co-stars (Image: ITV/ BBC) Simon Rimmer was the fifth celebrity to be voted off Strictly in 2017 (Image: GETTY) Aled Jones’ daughter Emilia ‘mortified’ as family secret is exposed Not only was the dance star teary over seeing his close friend leave, but Gorka revealed that it was the celebrity chef who had bought him and Gemma together. If they can’t dance, they might turn out to be the loveliest person. He went on:"When he left I was quite sad because I really like him, you know what the first time that me and Gemma went for a coffee was with him. Since the series drew to a close when he was 18 he has secured a number of film and TV roles and recorded over 200 voiceovers including for big-name businesses Dell and Red Bull.

" Gemma was also taking part in the show that year and was partnered with Aljaz Skorjanec. Karwai Tang. Karwai Tang. The duo made it to the finals but lost out on the coveted Glitterball trophy to Joe McFadden and Katya Jones. Gorka Marquez revealed that Simon Rimmer bought he and Gemma Atkinson together (Image: INSTAGRAM) Gorka Marquez told of his 'sadness' to bid Simon Rimmer goodbye (Image: GETTY) Gemma Atkinson and Gorka Marquez are now engaged and share daughter, Mia (Image: INSTAGRAM) Strictly romances (Image: EXPRESS.CO.UK) Also in the interview, the Spanish dance pro admitted that he had no desire to be partnered with Gemma in the dance competition due to one specific reason. Hugh Dennis and Claire Skinner The Brockman family couldn't have existed without mum and dad aka Pete and Sue.

Gorka admitted:"I didn’t want to dance with Gemma. "She was very tall for me." He went on to explain how vital a good pairing can be for forming a relationship between the celebrity and pro. DON'T MISS.. It's nice and yes, it's so lovely.

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When he left I was quite sad because I really like him Gorka Marquez Simon appeared on the dance show in 2017 and was partnered with professional dancer Karen Hauer.'s Gorka Marquez gets teary as he talks about meeting fiancée Gemma Atkinson "I didn't want to dance with Gemma.'s Gorka Marquez gets teary as he talks about meeting fiancée Gemma Atkinson "I didn't want to dance with Gemma.It's been eight years since Outnumbered departed our screens and the Brockman family flew the nest.

He became the fifth celebrity to be voted off the show after judges opted to save singer Mollie King and AJ Pritchard. Addressing the moment the Saturday Brunch presenter left the programme on Halloween week, Gorka admitted that he was sad to see him go."You see some people when they know who they want to dance with or who they don’t want to dance with, if they say they want to dance with that person over there they are very friendly, very happy, very helpful, if they don’t want to dance with someone, some people don’t even talk to them. He said:"I love Simon, for me he left too soon to be honest.” His fellow Strictly pro Karen Hauer disagreed:"We try to be courteous and amicable to everyone whether you want to dance with them or not." READ MORE:  Gorka Marquez has opened up about bidding farewell to one of his Strictly co-stars (Image: ITV/ BBC) Simon Rimmer was the fifth celebrity to be voted off Strictly in 2017 (Image: GETTY) Aled Jones’ daughter Emilia ‘mortified’ as family secret is exposed Not only was the dance star teary over seeing his close friend leave, but Gorka revealed that it was the celebrity chef who had bought him and Gemma together. If they can’t dance, they might turn out to be the loveliest person. He went on:"When he left I was quite sad because I really like him, you know what the first time that me and Gemma went for a coffee was with him. Since the series drew to a close when he was 18 he has secured a number of film and TV roles and recorded over 200 voiceovers including for big-name businesses Dell and Red Bull.

" Gemma was also taking part in the show that year and was partnered with Aljaz Skorjanec. Karwai Tang. Karwai Tang. The duo made it to the finals but lost out on the coveted Glitterball trophy to Joe McFadden and Katya Jones. Gorka Marquez revealed that Simon Rimmer bought he and Gemma Atkinson together (Image: INSTAGRAM) Gorka Marquez told of his 'sadness' to bid Simon Rimmer goodbye (Image: GETTY) Gemma Atkinson and Gorka Marquez are now engaged and share daughter, Mia (Image: INSTAGRAM) Strictly romances (Image: EXPRESS.CO.UK) Also in the interview, the Spanish dance pro admitted that he had no desire to be partnered with Gemma in the dance competition due to one specific reason. Hugh Dennis and Claire Skinner The Brockman family couldn't have existed without mum and dad aka Pete and Sue.

Gorka admitted:"I didn’t want to dance with Gemma. "She was very tall for me." He went on to explain how vital a good pairing can be for forming a relationship between the celebrity and pro. DON'T MISS.. It's nice and yes, it's so lovely.

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