STRICTLY star Katya Jones has responded to her ex-husband Neil Jones’s shocking baby and engagement news with a sweet Instagram post.
Dancer and Celebrity Hunted star katya shared the cover of the magazine announcing the news, writing, “So happy for these two!
“You deserve all the happiness.”
In a joint statement, they said: “Hello everyone. As our fans and loyal supporters you are very important to us and so we wanted to let you know some news. After 11 years we have made the mutual decision to part ways.
“We will always love each other, just in a different way as friends. This will never change what a great team we make and we are really proud of everything we have achieved together.
“Our shared love of dance means we will continue to work and dance together, as well as explore individual projects. Whatever we do, we will always support and respect each other.
“We wish each other the best of luck and we remain the best of friends. We are really looking forward to getting back to the ballroom and can’t wait to keep dancing. Lots of love from both of us xx”
Over the weekend, Neil and Chyna revealed that she is 13 weeks pregnant and their baby is expected in the fall.
“It still doesn’t feel real,” said 24-year-old Chyna Hello!, as she shared the news of her impending marriage and motherhood.
Neil40, the question came up recently while vacationing with Chyna in Bali.
“I was planning to propose to Chyna before we even knew she was pregnant. Then we found out and I was like, ‘Oh this is brilliant, it all comes together,'” Neil told the publication.
Chyna added that it took her a while to accept his proposal because she wasn’t sure if it was real.
“At first I thought he was joking because we play pranks on each other all the time,” Chyna laughed.
“Excitement is an understatement,” Neil said as he shared the news on his Instagram account.
Chyna also shared the news on her social media with the caption: I feel like I’m dreaming 🤍.”
Her fellow Love Island stars rushed to congratulate the couple on their exciting news.
“Congratulations,” said the runner-up on the show, Gemma Owen.
Deji Adeniyi added: “NO WAY! Congratulations sister.”
“Congratulations to both of you, AHH so excited,” added Mollie Zalm.
Neil and Chyna official started dating in September 2022while Chyna first caught Neil’s attention when she starred in Love Island last summer.
He would have enjoyedd watch the ITV2 hit during the Strictly Come Dancing tour bus.
Neil hinted at how serious the romance was when he celebrated Chyna’s birthday last November with a gushing social media post — just three months after their courtship.
He wrote: “Happy birthday @chymills_ for the short time I’ve known you, I’ve loved every moment of it, those LI boy losses are definitely my win and I can’t wait for the world to see what you can do. I know you have the best day because I organized it 😜😘 love you.”