She recently expressed her confidence in her romance with boxing star Nicola Adams avoiding the so-called ‘Strictly curse’.
And Ella Baig, 22, have given a glimpse of what her partner gets to come home to every day, when she stripped off to pose in a daringly skimpy red lingerie set.
In the images, shot earlier this month in Mykonos, the model is seen posing up a storm in the barely-there number, which is made up primarily of thin straps.
Turning up the heat: Model Ella Baig turned up the heat recently, as she posed in skimpy red lingerie during a break on the Greek island of Mykonos
With lacy overlays protecting her modesty on the top and bottom, Ella is shown perched on a bathroom sink as she proudly displays her enviably toned frame.
Wearing her flaxen tresses in soft curls, she highlighted her natural beauty with a light palette of makeup, while she added volume to her eyelashes with extensions.
The unveiling of her scintillating shoot comes one day after her girlfriend Nicola was seen confirming her partnership with Katya Jones on Strictly Come Dancing.
Strike a pose: In the images, shot earlier this month, the model is seen posing up a storm in the barely-there number, which is made up primarily of thin straps
Great body of work: With lacy overlays protecting her modesty on the top and bottom, Ella is shown perched on a bathroom sink as she proudly displays her enviably toned frame
Hair we go: Wearing her flaxen tresses in soft curls, she highlighted her natural beauty with a light palette of makeup, while she added volume to her eyelashes with extensions
And in an interview with The Sun On Sunday, Ella insisted her romance would not fall foul to the ‘Strictly curse’, saying: ‘I’m not worried about the curse. Nicki and me are best friends so I don’t really see anyone as competition and she doesn’t either.’
The model continued: ‘The grass is never greener on the other side and me and Nicki have a lot of history together, so I don’t think anyone is going to steal her off me.
‘We did have a conversation about the ‘curse,’ and we agreed I would meet her dance partner so there are no hard feelings or jealousy there.’
Ella added that she was relaxed about her partner being around ‘attractive’ female dancers, as she also works with other stunning women as a model.
Sultry: She struck a series of sultry poses as she glared into the camera lens for the racy shoot
Going bare: Ella let her lingerie do all of the talking by going completely free of accessories
And Nicola, 37, has also expressed her confidence in their relationship surviving the pressure of the show, saying she and Ella are ‘strong’.
Also speaking with the publication, Nicola said her love was being very supportive ahead of her time on the show and added that dance partner Katya is ‘smoking hot’.
The Strictly ‘curse’ is seen when one or more members of a couple compete on BBC One’s Strictly Come Dancing.
The couple is typically torn apart by time-related issues or one partner’s attraction to another person on the show, which in the past has led to divorces, breakups, called off engagements and more
Confident: Ella recently said that she doesn’t think their relationship with Nicola Adams will fall foul of the infamous Strictly curse (pictured together last Saturday)
Dancing partners: The model added she’s met Katya Jones and there’s no ‘jealousy’ ahead of Nicola and the Russian dancer competing in the show (pictured in the launch episode)
Katya is no stranger to this idea, as she was caught kissing her dance partner Seann Walsh in 2018 when she was married to fellow pro Neil Jones, 38. The couple split 10 months after the scandal.
Former boxer Nicola and professional dancer Katya, 31, were confirmed as a pairing and made history as the show’s first ever same-sex couple with fans hailing the duo as ‘trailblazers’ during Saturday night’s show.
Talking ahead of the pairing, the sporting star said: ‘I was the first female to win an Olympic boxing medal in 2012, first female to win Commonwealth Games’ gold medal, first female to become a double Olympic champion. I’m liking these little firsts of making history!’
Nicola was surprised by professional dancer Katya at the Royal Albert Hall in London where she had her last ever professional fight in 2019, the dancer appeared behind a huge sparkly disco ball.
Trailblazers! Nicola and Katya were confirmed as Strictly’s first same sex couple on Saturday
Special meaning: Nicola was surprised by professional dancer Katya at the Royal Albert Hall in London where she had her last ever professional fight in 2019 for the big reveal
A dream! Katya was overjoyed as she started screaming and jumping and said: ‘This is a dream, honestly,’ with Nicola adding: ‘I am super excited to be paired with Katya, absolutely buzzing.’
Katya was left overjoyed as she started screaming and jumping, she said: ‘This is a dream, honestly,’ with Nicola adding: ‘I am super excited to be paired with Katya, absolutely buzzing.’
The duo then practised some dance moves and were already ‘in sync’, Nicola said: ‘I got a little taste of what is going to come next!’
Back in the studio, presenter Claudia said: ‘Nicola, you like firsts, this is a Strictly first, you wanted a woman and you wanted someone competitive, I give you Katya.’
Talking about what choreography fans can expect, Katya said: ‘I think the beauty of this partnership is… it’s never been done before on Strictly. So, basically, we’re free to do what we want, there’s not really set rules!’
Judge Craig was left delighted over the pairing and said: ‘I am really looking forward to seeing Nicola and Katya, it’s the first time a pro girl has the opportunity to actually lead the dance, which is really super exciting for Katya.
‘Obviously she has had to drag a lot of people around the floor before, darling, and pretend not to lead! I think this is going to be a sensational partnership, I really do.’
It had been reported for weeks that the duo would be teamed up after they were spotted leaving filming together with fellow pro Karen Hauer reportedly ‘gutted’ to have lost out to Katya.
The other pairings revealed during the show were Jamie and Karen Hauer, Maisie and Gorka Marquez, Caroline Quentin and Johannes Radebe, Jason Bell and Luba Mushtuk, and Max George and Dianne Buswell.
Rounding off the Strictly duos were Ranvir Singh and Giovanni Pernice, Clara Amfo and Aljaz Skorjanec, Bill Bailey and Oti Mabuse, JJ Chalmers and Amy Dowden, Hrvy and Janette Manrara, and Rt Hon Jacqui Smith and Anton du Beke.
In sync: The duo then practised some dance moves and were already ‘in sync’, Nicola said: ‘I got a little taste of what is going to come next!’
Recruits: Pictured are (L-R top) Max George, Nicola Adams, Caroline Quentin, Bill Bailey, Jamie Laing, JJ Chalmers, Clara Amfo, Ranvir Singh, (Bottom) Caroline Quentin, HRVY, Jason Bell, Maisie Smith
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