STRICTLY ‘bully’ Danny John-Jules returned to the spotlight at a charity gala after being booted off the show on Sunday.
The Red Dwarf star looked fantastic in a bowler hat and dinner jacket beside his wife Petula, who put on a classy display in a tight dress teamed with a chiffon shawl.
Stepping out with his stunning wife, the actor put his media and Twitter storm behind him, after The Sun revealed Danny was rapped by bosses for a training clash with professional partner Amy Dowden, 27, which left her in tears.
His appearance at the Chain Of Hope Gala Ball in London comes after he was a no show on Strictly It Takes Two on Monday.
The star will also not appear at the Strictly finale and has told bosses he will never return after the bullying accusations.
An insider told us: “Danny is done with the show and has told bosses he won’t be appearing on the show finale, when all the former contestants usually return.
“He’s really unhappy with how he’s been treated and has told them he won’t be back. Nobody knows if he’ll show up for the final show.”
Last weekend James Jordan hit out at Danny on Twitter in a since deleted tweet, and said the actor’s mother was “as miserable as him” as she sat in the audience of Strictly .
Danny replied at the time and said: “So you take the p*** out of an 82 YO woman with Alzheimers #BigMan”
The trio seemingly cleared things up over text message, and James appeared eager to show fans that he had been forgiven when he shared a private message from Danny’s wife Petula with his 235k fans.
It read: “I hear you..All I say is if Amy told you directly that he was nasty to her then I will hold my hands up.. Until then maybe save your judgement???
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“I know you comment on Strictly and it’s not intentionally personal…I will refrain from bothering you now…but I thank you for taking a moment out to converse with me. All the best Xx”
However she later tweeted her frustration that James published her text message and said: “1. I asked you to DM me 2.
“I simply asked you to be more mindful and did it civilly 3. This message was meant to be private”
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