Louise was a guest on the BBC Radio 2 show to discuss her former co-star.
Claudia asked her what she thought about his performance so far on the show when she made the admission.
She said: “I do genuinely feel a bit bad for saying this but I know I’m not alone in this.
“And don’t think he’ll mind me saying it because he would have thought it at the beginning.
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Dan later reacted to the segment as he posted his thoughts on Twitter.
He shared Louise’s tweet where she mentioned she’d be talking about him on Claudia’s show.
She had penned: “Waiting beside the radio to talk to @ClaudiaWinkle on @BBCRadio2 all about @mrdanwalker and his other profession partner @NadiyaBychkova and #StrictlyComeDancing and remembering all those mad mornings we spent together!”
In response, Dan wrote: “Lovely listening to @louiseminchin with @ClaudiaWinkle.