BRUNO Tonioli was spotted looking dishevelled as he arrived at the airport in LA to head back to the UK today.
The 61-year-old, who missed Strictly for the first time in 15 series last Saturday, was seen juggling his luggage, while a cigarette dangled from his mouth.
The ‘exhausted’ Italian has had a busy few days after missing the BBC dance show due to “work commitments”.
Just two days after skipping the show, he was then seen partying the night away with a hot male model and friends.
He jetted Stateside last Thursday and remained in America after Strictly bosses gave him a break from the show.
It came as his fellow judge Craig voiced fears that the Italian is struggling to juggle his TV roles on either side of the Atlantic.
But it looks like it is business as usual for Bruno this week as he arrived at LAX to return to the UK.
Today The Sun revealed that Bruno has been distracted by a 29-year-old underwear and swimwear model, Matt Law.
Yesterday we revealed how he took the Brit to his Hollywood home on Monday after a night at Los Angeles A-list restaurant Cecconi — along with socialite Lizzie Cundy and producer Simon Withington.
A source close to the telly favourite said: “Bruno has really been getting on well with Matt, they enjoy each other’s company.
They have spent the last few days together in the States and he has been introduced to a few of his friends.
“Bruno is growing increasingly fond of Matt and it isn’t hard to see why. He’s noticed everywhere they go. They were very touchy-feely over dinner and laughing so loudly that everyone took notice.”
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