The actress, 19, is partnered with professional dancer Gorka Marquez, 30, and found herself in the bottom two for her previous performances of a cha cha cha and salsa.
A show source has now told The Sun: ‘Maisie is seriously worried about getting knocked out and desperately wants to make it to the final.
Time to concentrate: Maisie Smith and HRVY have reportedly ‘cooled down their romance’ so that she can concentrate on getting to the final of Strictly Come Dancing
‘She is worried her relationship with HRVY has damaged her chances now.’
MailOnline has contacted Maisie and HRVY’s representatives for a comment.
HRVY, 21, and Maisie have been rumoured to be involved several times, with them seen leaving the studios just ONE minute apart last week for the second time.
Maisie has also previously described the YouTuber as a ‘beautiful-looking guy’ while he has declared he would like to take her out for ‘dinner’ after their run on the show.
The EastEnders star also confessed to OK! Magazine that she does enjoy flirting with the singer, but said at the time she doesn’t want to ruin the friendship they have.
On hold: The contestants have been romantically linked several times during their time on the hit dancing show (HRVY is pictured)
‘We get along so well – there was an instant connection between us – and I knew straight away that we would be friends. Yes, there’s been ‘flanter’ [flirty banter], but I think it’s platonic,’ she explained in the recent interview.
‘We have such a laugh and, of course, there has been a bit of flirting… but it’s been harmless! I’ve not been thinking about boys at the moment. I haven’t had time. I’ve been liking getting to know him.’
When quizzed on if she sees a romance between the pair, Maisie explained: ‘I think it would depend on how we did it. Right now… I think it’d be a ‘no’ as I love the friendship we have and I don’t want to ruin that.’
It comes as HRVY revealed that he’s been getting lots of attention from older ladies on social media – with even his grandma’s friends’ reaching out to praise him.
Speaking with The Mirror, the star said: ‘It’s been the older generation in my DMs, I’ve had a few mums saying they think I’m attractive after last week’s tango.
Bad luck: Despite receiving good scores, Maisie and her pro partner Gorka Marquez, 30, and have been in the bottom two for her previous performances of a cha cha cha and salsa
‘Also, my nan’s friends are all saying I’m a handsome young man.’
Despite all the flattery, HRVY is still thought to be holding out for a date with Maisie after the show and praised how she’s handled being in the dance-off twice.
He said: ‘It hit her hard but she’s amazing and will come back fighting.’
On Saturday’s show HRVY and Janette Manrara, 37, made history as- for the first time in week six- the pair got a perfect score, with the judges praising them for their ‘unbelievable’ Couple’s Choice routine.
Making history: It comes after HRVY made Strictly history by getting a perfect score in week 6 during Saturday’s show (pictured with pro partner Janette Manrara)
Craig labelled their lyrical Couple’s Choice routine to a Sky Full Of Stars by Coldplay ‘GOAT… Greatest Of All Time.’ He added: ‘Brilliant, absolutely amazing.’
While Shirley told Janette it was the ‘most amazing Couple’s Choice choreography I’ve seen, by far’.
Motsi added: ‘What a night to come back to. Unbelievable’.
Claudia told them: ‘You have made Strictly history, there have never been a perfect score in week 6. Craig’s first 10. You’ve never got a perfect score Janette. And you did it in those outfits. I’m so proud of you.’
Impressive: While Shirley told Janette it was the ‘most amazing Couple’s Choice choreography I’ve seen, by far’. Motsi added: ‘What a night to come back to. Unbelievable’