Strictly Come Dancing: Artem Chigvintsev unhappy with Fern Britton pairing!

Artem and Fern

Strictly Come Dancing pro dancer Artem Chigvintsev is reportedly unhappy with being partnered with Fern Britton

Artem and the former This Morning host were put together on Saturday night's launch show, but competitive Artem isn't too happy.

The 30-year-old won the show in 2010 with Kara Tointon and made the semi-finals last year with sexy Holly Valance.

Speaking to the Daily Star today, a source claimed: “He feels stitched up. He knows he won’t be in for long.”

Anton Du Beke is also apparently nervous about his partner, former supermodel Jerry Hall.

A source told the tabloid: “He thinks she’ll be a handful. At rehearsals she stood there posing. She must think it’s a catwalk and not a dance floor.”

Both Artem and Anton have their work cut out if they're going to beat favourite Louis Smith, who was partnered with Flavia Cacace in the launch show.

During the premiere show punters instantly piled into his chances of winning this year's series thanks to his early acrobatics on the dance floor, as well as being partnered with Flavia, and he now finds himself chalked up as the 5/2 favourite.

Initial jolly Denise van Outen has drifted out slightly in the betting to 11/4, however it's Victoria Pendleton who's the biggest market mover of the series to date as her odds have been slashed in half to 7/1 from 14/1 since the line-up was announced a week ago.

Jessica Bridge of Ladbrokes said: "Louis only had to perform a couple of back flips and somersaults and punters have already ditched Denise in favour of the Olympian."

Strictly Come Dancing 2012 goes live on BBC One from October 5.

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