And now, Ella herself has lashed out at the Sydney painter.
'I had thousands of texts saying, 'I hope you washed that towel! I think the whole of Australia was pretty grossed out about that. It was probably a pretty typical Troy move,' she told TV Week.
'Thank God someone suggested to me, 'Make sure you wash all your towels.' I'm so glad I did!'
Thankfully for Ella, there will be no more sweaty forehead wiping from Troy as he and partner Bec became the first team o be eliminated on Monday's episode.
'We weren't ready to get off this ride (but) I'm proud of Bec and I'm proud of myself,’ a disappointed Troy revealed.
This article first published on New Idea.