In an interview, the presenter reiterated the dancing duo are Strictly Come Dancing “friends” and nothing else.
Speaking to Stella magazine, Alex divulged: “Straight away we had a connection and people could see there was a chemistry between us.
“But I’m single. I came out of a long-term relationship just before I went on Strictly.”
She continued: “Neil has just come out of a marriage, which I think is where the rumours came from. But we’re just friends. Nothing more than that.”