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BBC Strictly's Hamza Yassin shares struggle to find love as fans of TV series beg him for a date

Strictly Come Dancing's Hamza Yassin has admitted that he has struggled to find love in his personal life. The news may come as a surprise as the 32-year-old has been wowing audiences with his dances on the BBC One show and he's even had fans messaging him for dates.

The wildlife cameraman and presenter has opened up on how he lives in such a remote area that his closest shopping town is two-and-a-half hours away. He admits that living so remotely and needing to constantly travel for work throws a big spanner into the works when it comes to finding love.

"My job doesn't really allow for a relationship. How can you sustain a relationship, like: 'I’m sending you a text message from a satellite phone, because I’m in the Arctic for two months.' It’s more of a job kind of problem, rather than a place, though the place definitely adds to it," Hamza told The Guardian.

Read more: Strictly Come Dancing's Hamza Yassin started career path in Wales wearing pink tutu and shiny tights before finding fame

In recent weeks, The Mirror reports that fans of Strictly have been discussing the on-screen chemistry Hamza shares with dance partner Jowita Pryzstal. In a recent Instagram post, Hamza labelled the professional dancer his "queen". He gushed: "Jowita; you are a magnificent, fearless strong woman and all the praise should really be directed at you. You are one of a kind."

Hamza also recently revealed that many fans had sent messages to him privately begging him for a date. "I have been getting loads of messages. Let’s just say I’m getting people declaring their love for me. It’s pretty weird as all you hear is, ‘We love you, Hamza!’ It’s kind of ­crazy. I think it’s amazing that people are supportive – it’s fantastic – but I’m not used to it," he said.

Hamza and Jowita's salsa had everyone on their feet! (PA)

Strictly Come Dancing continues on BBC One on Saturday, November 12 at 6.55pm. For more showbiz and television stories get our newsletter here.


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