Louise Redknapp’s marriage ended up ‘under strain’ following her appearance on the show.The mum of two, who was runner-up in the 2016 series, was said to be desperately trying to save her 18-year marriage to Jamie Redknapp.
The Sun exclusively revealed in February 2017 that Strictly professional Joanne Clifton had split from partner Joe Edward-Bader.The split came just weeks after she beat her brother Kevin Clifton and lifted the Glitterball trophy with dance partner Ore.Getting together with Ben wasn’t the first time Kristina started a relationship with someone she was partnered with on the show.Boxing champ Joe Calzaghe started seeing the petite blonde after splitting with girlfriend Jo-Emma Larvin in 2009.They later split up and Brendan went on to marry British model, Zoe Hobbs, and the couple welcomed their second child together in 2018.
Ben Cohen and Kristina Rihanoff were partnered together in the eleventh series of the show in 2013.
BBC's Strictly Come Dancing is much loved by both viewers and celebrity contestants, but with it comes its infamous "curse".
Whether it's break-ups or make-ups, divorce or engagements, the show has seen them all - here's all you need to know about the curse, and those who have fallen victim to it...
The Strictly star and the footie pundit, 44, have barely seen each other since, as she tries to carve out a stage career.
A source close to the former Strictly runner-up said: “They have come to a mutual agreement that divorce is the only option.
Strictly became known as cursed after a series of very public breakups from their participants, and ever since more and more fan favourites have succumbed to the 'curse'.