12:19 EST, 18 February 2019
12:48 EST, 18 February 2019
Dancing On Ice pro Vanessa Bauer has ‘asked show producers if she can stay in the same hotel as her celebrity partner Wes Nelson’.
The German skater, 22, has ‘annoyed co-stars with her pursuit’ of the Love Island personality, 20, and is said to ‘fancy the pants off him’, according to The Sun.
The claims come amid endless reports of the pair’s sizzling chemistry on and off the ice, with both stars ending their respective relationships earlier in the series.
Getting closer? Dancing On Ice pro Vanessa Bauer has ‘asked show producers if she can stay in the same hotel as her celebrity partner Wes Nelson’
The source said: ‘The skaters stay in a different hotel than the celebrities and Vanessa asked if she could be moved to be closer to Wes.
‘It’s annoyed the others as she’s not hiding her feelings for Wes. Backstage it’s very clear she fancies the pants off him.’
The insider also claimed that Wes has absolutely no feelings for Vanessa and is only focused on their ice training.
A representative for Dancing On Ice told MailOnline: ‘Vanessa and Wes are not staying at the same hotel.’
Close: The German skater, 22, has annoyed co-stars with her pursuit of the Love Island personality, 20, despite his insistence that they will never be a couple
MailOnline has also contacted representatives for Wes Nelson and Vanessa Bauer for comment.
This comes after Wes recently admitted he would never pursue a romance with Vanessa, explaining that their partnership was strictly professional.
Speaking on This Morning last week he said: ‘We are absolutely not an item, you know that yourself, Phil.
‘It is purely professional, she is work work and train train – there’s nothing like that, nothing will ever be.’
Not going to happen: Wes has insisted that he and Vanessa will never be a couple, but viewers still pointed out their sizzling chemistry during Sunday night’s show
Outrage: Many fans pointed out on Sunday that the song choice of Jealous was a dig at Wes’ ex Megan Barton Hanson, but he insisted the track was chosen by producers
However Wes’ comments did not stop viewers from pointing out his amazing chemistry with Vanessa, as they delivered a showstopping ice routine in Sunday night’s show.
Earning a staggering 38 points out of 40, the pair were praised for their close bond on the ice, with judge Jason Gardner in particular stating: ‘That was touchingly nuanced, the way you looked at one another, the caressing was so masterful and controlled it was sublime to watch.’
Several viewers also pointed out that Wes seemed to making a dig at Megan with his song choice – Jealous by Labyrinth – though he took to Instagram to later clarify the tracks are selected producers.
Questions: Vanessa and Wes have left viewers guessing with their sizzling chemistry, after she split from her boyfriend at the start of the series
Megan herself then hit back at Wes’ so-called dig with one of her own, as she took to Instagram Stories to a share a clip of the cult film Blades Of Glory.
While a clip from Will Ferrell comedy played on her television, Megan could be heard saying: ‘Just when I thought I never had to watch ice skating ever again… This is on. Such a sick film though.’
Wes and Vanessa have left fans guessing on their relationship throughout this series of Love Island, after she split from boyfriend Louis Nathaniel just days before the live show.
Megan then proceeded to hit out at Megan with a scathing social media post, claiming that the split was simply a publicity stunt.
Weeks later Megan and Wes announced that they had split, and both have hinted that Dancing On Ice was to blame for their relationship ending.
Dancing on Ice continues on Sunday 24th February at 6pm on ITV.
Over: Megan and Wes Nelson recently ended their relationship, and both have since hinted that Dancing On Ice is to blame for their split