These are external links and will open in a new window Close share panel Image caption Strictly contestants Rachel Riley and Pasha Kovalev, Seann Walsh and Katya Jones, Kristina Rihanoff and Ben Cohen With dances such as the steamy tango or sensual samba, the professional dancers and their celebrity partners get up close and personal on Strictly Come Dancing. And over the years, it’s been claimed the BBC One show has been the cause of several relationship break-ups or scandals – which has become known as the “Strictly curse”. Comedian Seann Walsh and his married dance partner Katya Jones are the latest to be caught up in the drama. They apologised after photos emerged showing them kissing each other in the street during a night out – which they say was a “drunken mistake”. So who else has been struck by the Strictly curse? Natasha Kaplinsky and Brendan Cole Image caption The pair won the first series of Strictly Come Dancing in Natasha was paired with Brendan during the series of the show – the first that paired professional dancers and celebrities – and became the couple that sparked the famous “Strictly curse” nickname. Brendan split from his fiancee Camilla Dallerup during the show as rumours circulated that he was getting close to Natasha. The newsreader has always insisted there was no romantic relationship between her and her dancing partner. Brendan previously admitted there was “chemistry” between the pair – but also denied they had an affair. Jo-Emma later revealed the couple broke up during Joe’s first week of Strictly training with his dance partner Kristina Rihanoff.

Strictly Come Dancing: The professionals and their sizzling romances

A post shared by Gleb Savchenko glebsavchenkoofficial on Aug 27, at 3: His comments came after Katya and comedian Seann were forced to apologise after being pictured kissing on a London street. Seann and Katya have both apologised Credit: BBC Seann was subsequently dumped by girlfriend Rebecca Humphries while Katya has insisted all is well between her and husband Neil Jones, who is also a Strictly professional.

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Share this article Share Evidently a big part of the Strictly family already, Luba’s Instagram account is filled with snaps of her posing with a whole galaxy of the show’s stars. But Luba first courted the attention of headlines last year amid claims she was secretly dating Giovanni, who has been her dance partner for many years. The Russian born beauty often displays her fabulous dance-honed figure in a series of sexy bikini snaps Strictly sparkle: The Russian born beauty, 28, was a natural choice — with her experience performing for the Strictly Come Dancing Live tour as well as Kevin and Karen Clifton’s shows Who knew?

But Luba first courted the attention of headlines last year amid claims she was secretly dating Giovanni, who has been her dance partner for many years It was claimed the new Strictly star disapproved of her rumoured beau’s close bond with his former celebrity dance partner Debbie McGee. A source told The Sun at the time: But she doesn’t like Debbie because of their bond – she feels how much Gio cares for her.

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She survived two dance-offs midway through the series, then trained commendably hard, found her form and had a much improved few weeks. The semi-final proved a step too far, though. Voting viewers saw sense at the right time. He was in the dance-off this time last year too. I want to give him a cuddle

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Kate Silverton has spoken about her time on Strictly so far Image: Doug Peters However, Kate says: Getty Images Europe Since she was announced as a Strictly contestant, Mike, who met Kate when she attended a BBC training course on reporting from hostile environments, has been contacted by lots of his old friends. He had proposed two years after they started dating. Kate said at the time: He is the kind of man who has no need to please other people for the sake of pleasing.

He is self-contained, kind, funny and a natural gentleman.

Strictly Come Dancing: The professionals and their sizzling romances

The naughty messages are said to be a source of amusement for other members of the group as Gemma continues to win high scores on Strictly, while married Simon — who was eliminated In week five — focuses on presenting duties with Sunday Brunch ‘I had no dance experience when I started,’ she said. He Alijaz doesn’t put on weight but I just look at them and put on weight.

I’m having the best time but its so tough. I start at 4: Speaking to Thursday morning’s edition of Lorraine, Gemma admitted the contestants regularly stayed in touch via a WhatsApp group as she reflected on her rigorous rehearsals with dance partner Alijaz Skorjanec Novice:

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The infamous Strictly curse has become a well-known term in the Strictly Come Dancing world because the BBC show has seen the beginning and the end of plenty of relationships. From break ups, divorces, marriages and affair rumours the dancers and celebrities have seen it all. Over the years we’ve seen happy things come from the show; Kristina Rihanoff and Ben Cohen’s relationship blossomed so much so they’re parents.

The shocking split came shortly after Louise’s stint on Strictly Come Dancing back in , she later revealed her outlook changed after her co-star Daisy Lowe boosted her confidence. Sometimes I felt like crying because deep down inside me this voice was screaming ‘This is what I have been missing! Natasha and Brendan never confirmed they were romantically involved. View Gallery14 photos Getty Images 2. It wasn’t long before the boxer and his professional dance partner Kristina Rihanoff embarked on a romance.

Unfortunately it wasn’t to last and they split four years later. View Gallery14 photos Getty Images 3. Ben Cohen and Kristina Rihanoff Following his stint on the show, rugby star Ben Cohen revealed he’d split from wife of years Abby. He was then forced to deny he was romantically involved with former partner Kristina Rhianoff, after the pair were spotted linking arms on a London tube train.

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The professionals and their sizzling romances October 27, – Karen looked absolutely stunning. During an interview with Weekend Magazine, the year-old star revealed how he charmed Karen by teaching her the choreography. I thought she was out of my league, to be honest.

The Strictly Come Dancing professionals line up has been officially confirmed by the BBC today. But who’s gone, who’s back and who’s new? Here’s all you need to know! The BBC Has confirmed.

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Proud mums and sheepish partners in the studio audience. Craig Revel Horwood’s facial expressions and withering verdicts. Boy, it’s good to have Strictly back. No elimination this weekend means no Sunday results show, so we’ll see you back on the liveblog next Saturday. And until then, you know what to do:

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Click to playTap to play The video will start in 8Cancel Play now Get daily updates directly to your inbox Subscribe Thank you for subscribingWe have more newsletters Show me See our privacy notice Could not subscribe, try again laterInvalid Email Danny John-Jules has been eliminated from Strictly Come Dancing following reports of a row with his professional dance partner. The Red Dwarf star has been the subject of a string of headlines about a disagreement in the dance studio with Amy Dowden but after he got the boot he paid tribute to her, saying: He eventually got the chop after landing in the dance-off with cricketer Graeme Swann and his professional partner Oti Mabuse.

That is Danny and Amy. I think they both put the best step forward but with a more flawless performance, more energy packed, with more excitement, I’m going to go with Graeme and Oti. It was her training, her choreography that got me here. And your children are going to be so proud of you. Strictly Come Dancing continues on November 17 at 6. Like us on Facebook.

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What time is the Strictly Come Dancing final on tonight and which celebrities have made it through? The dancing extravangaza is nearly at an end, but who’s left in the competition? By Lauren Windle 16th December , 6: It lasts a mammoth two-and-a-half hours, with the winner of the glitterball trophy crowned tonight — so there’s no results show this week.

There will also be a Christmas special on December 25, with the celebrity participants. Buried Underground on Channel 5.

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