Strictly Come Dancing 2014: Ola Jordan, Steve Backshall 'make up' after bullying claims

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Strictly Come Dancing 2014's Steve Backshall and pro partner Ola Jordan are back on good terms.

The pair had faced reports of backstage bust ups, with claims that Steve had even complained to the BBC about 'bullying' from Ola.

The Daily Mail had claimed that a chaperone had been assigned to follow the couple around after Steve refused to be left alone with the professional performer.

"Steve is a very bouncy personality, up for any challenge, but Ola’s harsh treatment has flattened him and made him lose confidence," a source told the newspaper. "She was very rude and impatient when he found it difficult to master the shapes for last Saturday’s Charleston."

A source on the show defended Ola saying: "She sees real potential in Steve and thinks he could go the distance in the competition. She took the trophy with Chris Hollins and would love to win again – and with the mums’ and kids’ votes behind them, Steve is a real contender."

But all's now good in Ola and Steve's camp after the pair kissed and made up.

She's now got her "eyes on the prize" ahead of the latest live show tomorrow night in Blackpool.

Appearing on It Takes Two last night, Ola gushed about Steve and claimed he was the best of the male contenders, saying: “He’s got the power, he’s got everything.”

Steve repaid the compliment, adding: “Ola’s great at finding your good qualities and working around them. Everyone said from the start, ‘Ola’s great at making anyone look good.’ “

Strictly airs 7PM on Saturday night on BBC One.

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