She says dancing on the show with Brendan was 'hard work'

Olympic gold medallist Victoria Pendleton failed to impress on the Strictly Come Dancing dance floor and left the show in November.

While she was always polite about dance partner Brendan Cole at the time and branded him a ‘pussycat’, it seems that wasn’t quite the full story.

Brendan is really hard work, I’m telling you,’ Victoria says.

‘He’s like a child that needs all the attention on him. 

‘He’d be sliding across the floor on his knees and I’d be like, “Wow. Seriously, mate?”

Victoria, 32, tells The Telegraph she felt no ‘serious kind of connection’ with Brendan,  36.

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