Joe Sugg CONFIRMS romance with Strictly Come Dancing partner Diane Buswell

17 December 2018, 07:52 | Updated: 17 December 2018, 08:07

Joe Sugg uploades this romantic photo on Instagram
Joe Sugg uploades this romantic photo on Instagram. Picture: Instagram @joe_sugg

The YouTuber posted a romantic photo with dance partner Diane after the Strictly Come Dancing final this weekend.

After weeks of speculation from fans Joe Sugg, 27, has finally confirmed his romance with Strictly Come Dancing partner Diane Buswell, 29.

Rumours have been rife about the couple's blossoming romance throughout this series of Strictly Come Dancing which they have both denied up until now.

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Joe let the cat out of the bag following the Strictly Come Dancing final - which was won by documentary presenter Stacey Dooley - with a gushing Instagram post accompanied with a romantic photo of him and Diane gazing into each others eyes.

The caption read: "I may not have won the glitter ball, but I’ve won something a million times more special."

Comments flooded in from fans who were incredibly excited to hear the news and left comments such as "You guys are so cute!" and "This is the best thing to happen in 2018".

Joe's friends and family including his sister Zoe Sugg AKA Zoella even commented on the post leaving love heart emojis and other supportive messages.

Strictly host Tess Daly said: "Oh my! So happy for you two" and Strictly professional Neil Jones cheekily commented "Yes you did!".

Rumours of their relationship first began when Diane split from her Emmerdale actor ex-boyfriend Anthony Quinlan, 33.

The pair had a serious relationship but the of strain Strictly training for Diane, the fact that she was based in the south and he was based in the north on top of rumours that she and Joe were growing close sadly put an end to things.

This year's series of Strictly Come Dancing was won by documentary maker Stacey Dooley, 31, and her dance partner Kevin Clifton, 36.

Other couples joining Joe and Diane and Stacey and Kevin the final were former Pussycat Dolls star Ashley Roberts with Pasha Kovalev and former Steps star Faye Tozer with Giovanni Pernice.