The professional dancer said remembering the hardship he had been through pushed him to work harder.
The actor was dating comedian Walsh when he was snapped kissing Katya Jones.
The competition is already over for the first of the class of 2021.
With the 2021 series of the BBC dancing competition officially underway, we look back at the pro's credentials and who's most likely to win.
The 'Strictly' star has been honing his inking skills on his own body.
Find out who'll be bubbled up on the dancefloor this series.
Katya and Neil Jones split up last year.
Professional dancer Neil Jones has opened up about having to sleep on the streets for a "short period" as a teenager.
The professional dancer split up with wife Katya last year after 11 years of marriage.
It was an even divide over who deserved to go through to the next round.
The new judge may not be quite up to speed on the events of the 2018 series.
The 'Strictly Come Dancing' star announced her split from fellow professional dancer Neil Jones in August.
The head judge was still recovering from an operation earlier in the week.
The paralympic table tennis player missed last week's live show due to a knee injury which could now see him pull out of the series.
The songs and dances for this weekend's live episode of the BBC show have been unveiled.
The pair say they are glad fans have noticed their chemistry, but that 'that stuff hasn't entered our thoughts' in terms of a romance.
The dancer said his former partner is supportive.
The dancer says she was having us on with one of the mishaps.
Host Tess Daly wasn't the only one to be left crying with laughter over the error.
Katya and Neil Jones were all smiles as they danced together for the launch of this year’s series of Strictly Come Dancing, despite recently announcing their split.
'Strictly Come Dancing' star Katya Jones says she has moved on from her kiss with Seann Walsh and wishes everyone else would drop it.
Katya Jones and Neil Jones have spoken about the Seann Walsh kiss scandal six months on.
Neil Jones hinted that Joe Sugg was preparing to get down on one knee.
The 2019 series of Strictly Come Dancing has confirmed its professional line-up for the next series, with some fan favourites and a few shake ups in store.
Could it be that Strictly Come Dancing pro-dancer Neil Jones still has a certain pre-Christmas marital incident on his mind?