Strictly Come Dancing 2012: Fern Britton angry at Artem Chigvintsev over fat jibes

Fern Britton (Strictly Come Dancing)

Strictly Come Dancing's Fern Britton has reportedly been fighting with pro dancer Artem Chigvintsev.

The Sun newspaper reports that the pair ended up rowing over supposed comments Artem made about Fern's weight.

“Artem made jokey comments that they would have a better chance of winning if she lost some weight. But she didn’t find it funny," a source told the tabloid today.

They added: “I think he thought it would spur her on. But she’s been fighting with her weight for years so it wasn’t very helpful.”

But another supposed source denied that Artem had said anything wrong, saying: “He is a rather serious soul and would never comment on a woman’s weight.”

Tonight we'll see if Fern has made it through to the Wembley Arena performances next weekend.

The former This Morning star is tipped for the axe alongside Richard Arnold, after landing second from bottom on the judges' leaderboard.

Browse pictures of last night's Strictly performances below...


[cat c="strictly come dancing"]Strictly Come Dancing 2012[/cat] continues tonight with the latest results show on at 7.25pm on BBC One and BBC One HD.

As well as one more celeb getting the boot, tonight's show features a performance from Dutch classical music sensation Andre Rieu, singing “The Rose”.

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