Most people think the Strictly Come Dancing curse ends relationships but these couples prove the powerful spell can also lead to true love. Strictly is on its way back! Don’t miss our regular newsletter round-up with the latest show news. All that close contact, those skimpy outfits, the hours of getting sweaty together in rehearsals and enduring the highs and lows of the competition mean some couples feel they need to be together. Now, Stacey Dooley and her boyfriend Sam Tucknott are the latest victims — amid rumours she dumped him for her dance partner Kevin Clifton. As the ‘Strictly curse’ strikes again, who are the couples who fell for it — and have they gone the distance? Documentary star Stacey Dooley, 32, won Strictly with dance partner Kevin Clifton, 36, in , and her relationship fell apart shortly afterwards.
The Strictly curse explained: The couples hit by Strictly Come Dancing curse
It seems the Strictly curse is the one Christmas gift that keeps on giving. First, Seann Walsh and Katya Jones rattled some cages after being pictured kissing on a night out, resulting in the comedian being given the boot by his girlfriend. All eyes are also on Ashley Roberts after she reportedly kissed Giovanni Pernice at the Strictly wrap party.
Soon after Strictly finished, Cacace announced her separation from fellow dancer Vincent Simone and confirmed she and Di Angelo were dating.
Search Search. Menu Sections. Photo: Mark Condren. It’s often dubbed ‘the Curse of Strictly’: The scenario when couples meet professionally on shows like Strictly Come Dancing, Dancing with the Stars or Dancing on Ice only to end up romantically involved off camera. C alling it a curse suggests there should be a danger sign over these fledgling relationships, that all who dance their way into a courtship should do so with care.
But what about the joy and happiness that a romance, forged on the dancefloor can bring? Far from looking ‘cursed’, Kevin Kilbane and Brianne Delcourt who were both single when they met looked adorably smitten when they appeared on TV recently, with the former footballer revealing he was “absolutely delighted” to be dating his Dancing on Ice partner. The pair have now said they’re going to marry.
Who fell victim to the ‘Strictly curse’ – and are they still together?
The Strictly Come Dancing curse is a phenomenon many believe to affect the celebrities and their dance partners. Here we take a look at which couples have been hit by the curse. Strictly Come Dancing is here, and the 15 celebrities have danced their first dance. Because of the gruelling schedules, sexy, intimate dance moves and spending so much time with their partners, off-screen romances can sometimes blossom.
Dianne was dating soap Anthony Quinlan during Strictly last year, but their relationship ended during her time on Strictly Come Dancing.
The line trotted out by Strictly ‘cheat’ couple, Seann Walsh and Katya Jones this week is probably the most common for those caught in the act. Be it a year-long.
Strictly Come Dancing ‘s launch show saw the 15 celebrities paired up with their professional partners. Former England footballer Alex Scott, currently the favourite to win, has become professional dancer Neil Jones’s first celebrity partner. Jones joins the lead cast of the dancing competition after separating from his wife and fellow Strictly professional Katya Jones , who was photographed kissing her celebrity partner — comedian Seann Walsh — last year.
Click through the galley below to see the celebrities with their professional dance partners. Reigning champion Kevin Clifton was paired with Anneka Rice in the opening show of the 17th series. Rice joked that she “hasn’t got a rhythm gene
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We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. The 17th series of Strictly Come Dancing premieres on BBC One on September 7 with 15 famous faces prepared to don sequins and hit the dance floor in the hopes of winning the Glitter Ball trophy.
It only took around mixed-sex couples, but Strictly Come due to the ongoing coronavirus crisis, with the start date pushed back to October.
Karen and Kevin Clifton’s relationship has hit the rocks. Karen is reportedly getting close to friend Stuart Wood. The dancer and the accountant have been reportedly on a string of ‘dates’ together and he was spotted leaving her house last weekend. Kevin touched on the pair’s marriage woes when he was voted off the show. Strictly Come Dancing contestant Mollie King ‘insisted’ she wasn’t looking for love before the show started, however her ‘smouldering’ performance with partner AJ Pritchard during their Viennese Waltz added ‘fuel to rumours’ that the pair are getting close.
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ITV launching ‘ground-breaking’ new dating show to replace Love Island. That’s certainly what happened when Seann Walsh and his professional partner Katya Jones were photographed kissing , despite Katya being married to fellow Strictly dancer Neil Jones. Although Seann and Katya apologised and called the kiss a ‘drunken mistake’, Seann’s girlfriend Rebecca Humphries publicly dumped him in furious Twitter statement.
If you’ve heard of Strictly, you’ll be well aware of the Strictly curse. Both has separate partners, with Sean dating actress Rebecca Humphries for Former married couple Kevin and Karen and both pro dancers on the show.
Strictly Come Dancing has become synonymous with romance during its year stint on the BBC, but while a number of romantic relationships forged on the series have fallen apart, others have blossomed. From a secret wedding in Las Vegas to babies galore, the following Strictly alumi are in it for the long haul. It was all the way back in when actor Jimi Mistry was paired with Flavia Cacace no longer on the show. The couple made it to week six before they were eliminated, with Kara Tointon and Artem Chigvintsev who were also in a relationship for more than three years going on to lift the Glitterball trophy.
Jimi and his former wife Meg Leonard divorced in , but he made it clear to the Daily Mail that “it was obvious it was great” between himself and Flavia, but they “didn’t get together until after the show”. Flavia announced their engagement in January , and the pair married in December that year. Kristina Rihanoff, who is no longer dancing on the BBC series, dated a number of her Strictly partners: retired boxer Joe Calzaghe, Vincent Simone, and there were also rumours she was involved with singer Simon Webbe.
Kristina met ex-rugby player Ben on the show in , but the pair were knocked out in week nine. Ben split from Abby Cohen, his wife of 11 years, after taking part in the series. Kristina and Ben aren’t currently married — she recently told Hello that their wedding “will probably be in a couple of years” — but they do have a three-year-old daughter together called Milena. Rachel Riley and Pasha Kovalev were paired together in on the eleventh series of the show, and were booted off in week six.
According to reports, the pair began dating in and confirmed their relationship in September that year. The presenter split from her first husband Jamie Gilbert, who she went to Oxford University with, in November following one year of marriage.
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Ashley Roberts has now made her relationship with Giovanni Pernice Instagram official – after the hunk posted his first snap of the couple to his own social media account last week. Add to Chrome. Sign in. Home Local Classifieds. News Break App. New York, NY lifeandstylemag.
to Joe Sugg and Dianne Buswell, all the couples controversies explained Strictly Come Dancing is only in its third week and already rumours of a year later Riley confirmed she was dating dance partner Pasha Kovlaev.
Even before the series has got started, there’s been a pro couple split and a new relationship announed between a former pairing, plus two Strictly babies and a Strictly wedding. Here are 16 people who have fallen victim to the ballroom’s forbidden romances over the years. Seann Walsh’s fake tan had barely even had time to dry before he got caught in a sleazy encounter with his pro dancer partner, Katya Jones. Just three weeks into the competition, The Sun published photos and video of a drunken Seann and Katya on a night out in London where they stumbled out of a bar and snogged in the street.
What made it even worse was that the kiss happened on his girlfriend actress Rebecca Humphries’ birthday, and Katya is married to fellow Strictly pro Neil Jones. Both Seann and Katya tweeted apologies after the story broke, putting it down to a drunken mistake, but Rebecca tweeted her own version of events, which made it clear Seann had not bothered to try to make amends in real life.
In August, just as the Strictly cast were beginning to rehearse for the new series, Katya and Neil announced that they were splitting but would stay good friends and professional dance partners. Pro dancer Kevin Clifton has had a busy romantic past, with three marriages including his most recent to fellow Strictly star Karen Clifton. Not long before the series, the Cliftons announced that they had split. Kevin and his celebrity partner Stacey Dooley went on to win the contest, but shortly afterwards it emerged that they were dating.
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He was given the nickname “Kevin from Grimsby “. On 15 December , Clifton won the sixteenth series of Strictly with his celebrity partner, Stacey Dooley. He appeared in every year’s final from when he joined the show in , with the exception of and
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Strictly Come Dancing is one of the most beloved and long-running shows on British TV and while its format is failsafe, due to the coronavirus pandemic, it’s set to be pretty different this year. The BBC has released a statement that happily seems to confirm there will be a series. However, it’s not all good news, as the upcoming season is set to be shorter than we’ve previously been used to. For now, it remains unclear how long the series will be.
Watch this space for more news. The BBC’s Charlotte Moore said the show would need to “change”, and discussed the possibility of eliminating studio audiences in order to cut down the number of people in proximity with cast and crew. I think it is a brilliant show! Moore added that finding a way to have Strictly on screens this autumn remains “one of our big priorities”, but added: “I think inevitably things are going to change.
Judge Craig Revel Horwood has also spoken about the changes that will have to be made. People love the show, it’s great entertainment,” he said. Recalling his experience working on Australia’s Dancing with the Stars , which had to make changes to its most recent run due to the pandemic, the judge said: “We managed to do it without a studio audience. According to Craig, “remote cameras” were set up and it turned out to be “absolutely amazing”.
7 Strictly Come Dancing couples who are still going strong
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Kara Tointon started dating professional dancer Artem Chigvintsev when they were partnered together on Strictly in The pair – who went on.
By Jessica Green For Mailonline. Dancing on Ice ‘s Brianne Delcourt and Kevin Kilbane were engaged two months into their romance, and in , Strictly’s Katya Jones was pictured kissing contestant Seann Walsh, leading to the breakdown of her marriage to fellow dancer Neil Jones. Sex and relationship expert Tracey Cox told Femail that shows such as Strictly breed lust thanks to the physical closeness, the transformed bodies following the gruelling rehearsals, and the amount of time spent together.
Kelvin Fletcher and Oti Mabuse. Kelvin Fletcher and Oti Mabuse are spotted having a 3. Sex and relationship expert Tracey Cox told FEMAIL that TV talent shows breed lust thanks to the physical closeness, the transformed bodies following gruelling rehearsals, and the amount of time spent together. She says: ‘Even the most confident spouse must feel slightly nervous waving a much-loved partner off to the spangly, sexy land that is Strictly.
The better we feel we look and the more confident we are of our body, the higher our sex drive. Will this new, glossy, sleek version still want the pudgy, not-so-perfect them?