Adam Peaty has wowed Strictly Come Dancing viewers with his incredible dance-moves during his time on the show so far, with the Olympian managing to rack up some pretty impressive scores from the judges over the past few weeks.
The 26 year old professional swimmer recently came under scrutiny after fans claimed he "nearly kissed" his dance partner Katya Jones following a very passionate Argentine Tango on Saturday night's episode.
Whilst opinions on the TV moment came flooding in on social media, Adam was quick to respond to the allegations on social media.
He took to Twitter and Instagram, writing alongside a clip of the dance: "My favourite dance so far. Thank you to everyone who has sent supporting messages! I loved it."
Adam continued: "To everyone who wants to see what they want, your comments have real life consequences.
"I will not be overcome or lowered by your gossip. Protect your energy."
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Adam's other half, Eiri Munro, also responded to the allegations, creating a hilarious TikTok video joking about the whole situation.
Here's all you need to know about Adam Peaty's relationship with Eiri Munro…
When did Adam Peaty meet his girlfriend Eiri Munro?
Adam's girlfriend Eirianedd Munro both have a connection to Loughborough University, but did not meet there.
The Olympian was training at the university's sporting facilities, whilst Eiri, now 23, was studying for her BA in Fine Art.
Adam recently revealed the pair actually matched on the dating app and began dating in early 2020.
He recently recalled how two months later Eiri revealed she was pregnant, which he admitted was not planned.
In April 2020, Eiri revealed on social media that she was expecting her first child, and she was still a student at the time.
Following the announcement, Adam later revealed in an interview with The Times that their pregnancy "wasn't planned", explaining that new girlfriend Eiri rang him when he was in Australia to tell him the news.
He explained: "I got the call in Australia, with her crying.
"I was like, ‘Ok, this is going to change my life forever.'"
The couple's child, George Anderson Adetola Peaty, was born on September 11, 2020, and has just celebrated his first birthday.
To celebrate his big day, Eiri posted a series of snaps on Instagram, captioning the post: "George Anderson is 1 years old. What a year it’s been.
"He is the most curious and joyful little boy. Passionate and adventurous, clever and sweet.
"He has such an inexplicable charm about him and his joy is absolutely contagious."
She continued: "George, you are a brilliant and beautiful light that shines so so brightly. Bringing happiness to others is your destiny.
"I am so proud to be your mother. Happy 1st birthday."
What do we know about Adam's girlfriend Eiri?
Gorgeous Welsh-Nigerian Eiri is 23 years old and now works as an artist, boasting an impressive 21K followers on her Instagram account.
The mum-of-one also runs an art account, @emunroart, which has over 2.5K followers, and also has a YouTube channel.
She is one of four siblings, and regularly features glimpses of family life on her social media channels.
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