Giovanni Pernice’s mother and father have opened up in regards to the departure of Amanda Abbington from Strictly Come Dancing.
The actress, 51, withdrew from the present as a consequence of ‘private causes’, as they did not carry out throughout final Saturday’s episode.
There have been speculations of a rift between the pair as Amanda did not say why she had give up, insiders claimed her time on the present has been ‘plagued with difficulties’.
Addressing the duo’s departure on Saturday, Giovanni’s dad Piero, and mum Rosalda admitted that their son ‘educated for lengthy hours however was simply doing his job.’
Talking to The Solar, from his dwelling in Italy, Piero stated: ‘We’re shocked by the actual fact she left the present, as a result of every little thing was going okay – we thought they may have received.’
He added: ‘My son is a very nice, well mannered and respectful boy. He all the time had good outcomes with totally different companions and he has by no means had issues with them.
Giovanni’s mum Rosalda defined: ‘They’ve to coach powerful hours to get some outcomes. Giovanni has simply carried out what he needed to do. He was simply doing his job.’
In an exit assertion this week, Amanda thanked her workforce, however fuelled rumours of a feud with Giovanni by failing to say the dancer.
She wrote: ‘It’s with deepest remorse that I needed to go away Strictly. I didn’t come to this choice simply or calmly however for private causes I’m unable to proceed.
‘It was an absolute pleasure working with my fellow contestants, they’re an exquisite, hardworking and proficient group of people that I really like and who I’ll miss seeing each Friday and Saturday and competing alongside.
‘I wish to thank the unbelievable Manufacturing workforce and everybody on Strictly who sorted me and who’re so sort and caring. It is a great bunch of individuals and I will miss all of them.’
Giovanni was fast to “ship a lot love” to Amanda on Instagram following the announcement, nevertheless it’s since been alleged the Italian dancer and the actress didn’t get on too nicely behind the scenes.