Strictly Come Dancing

Comprehensive coverage of BBC One’s glitzy ballroom show Strictly Come Dancing, including celeb contestants Sophie Ellis Bextor, Natale Gumede, Ashley Taylor Dawson and much more.

Strictly Come Dancing’s Ben Cohen SPLITS with wife of 11 years!

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Rugby hunk and former Strictly Come Dancing contestant, Ben Cohen, has split with his wife of 11 years, it has today been revealed.

The former rugby ace has been married to wife, Abby, for 11 years, and they have two children together. Did he suffer the curse of Strictly Come Dancing?
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Strictly Come Dancing 2014: Sunetra Sarker to QUIT after struggling with training & casualty commitments?

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Casualty star, Sunetra Sarker has revealed that she’s struggling to juggle work on the hit BBC One drama, along with learning choreography for Strictly Come Dancing, and with the live shows kicking off next week, is it just too hot in the kitchen for Sunetra?

The actress has said that she’s currently struggling with learning her script for Casualty, and then going learning a dance routine for Strictly, but if she’s anything like her character on Casualty, then she’ll do just fine.
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Strictly Come Dancing 2014: Steve Backshall REFUSES to wear fake tan or make-up! WHAT?

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It is virtually written in the Strictly Come Dancing contract that each and every week, the celebs have to be lathered up with a load of fake tan, and have as any sequins as possible decorated across their body… but there’s always one party pooper.

Steve Backshall, who has been partnered with Ola Jordan this year, has stated that he doesn’t want to wear any fake tan. He’s going to look like a right wolly stood inbetween all of the orange on a Saturday night, isn’t he?
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Strictly Come Dancing 2014: Pixie Lott & her fellow contestants become BFFs! States there’s ZERO rivalry

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Pixie Lott reckons that there’s nothing but a ‘Lott’ of love between her and her fellow Strictly Come Dancing rivals…

There might not be any now, but give it until Week 5 rolls around and you’re all vying for that Glitterball Tropy. You’ll be wanting to rip each others throats out, nevermind become BFFS with your bruised ankles and bum cheeks.
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Simon Cowell challenges Strictly Come Dancing bosses, saying, “Just say you want to beat X Factor!”

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Year on year, the BBC and ITV go head-to-head in a bid to win the most viewers for their respective Saturday night shows, Strictly Come Dancing and X Factor, and this year is of course no different.

However, the warring between the bosses of both shows has ramped up a notch this year as ITV are set to air a bonus episode of The X Factor on Friday, 26 September, which is the night that Strictly launches over on the BBC. Read more & comment »

Celebrity Big Brother’s James Jordan & Strictly wife Ola land Katie & Peter type show?

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Former Strictly Come Dancing star James Jordan certainly made an impression on viewers during his time in the Celebrity Big Brother house, though not necessarily a good one…

That said, he made it to the show’s final – he left the house in third place – but he exited to a deafening chorus of boos. Read more & comment »

X Factor: Simon Cowell to re-launch Celeb XF, and he wants Strictly’s Sir Bruce Forsyth to star!

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The annual ratings war between The X Factor and Strictly Come Dancing is set to kick off when the BBC debut the new series of their hit dance show on Friday, September 26, which is when ITV will air a bonus episode of X Factor…

And of course, the BBC have accused X Factor and Simon Cowell of begin underhanded in adding a third weekly episode to ITV’s schedule, while ITV argue that the BBC threw down the gauntlet by airing Strictly at the same time on Saturday nights as X Factor. Read more & comment »

Strictly Come Dancing: Ben Cohen’s wife angrily denies marriage rift & Kristina Rihanoff rumours

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It would seem that signing up to take part in Strictly Come Dancing leaves some celebs falling foul of the so-called ‘Strictly curse’, and many relationships, marriages included, have ended during a particular celebrity’s time on the show.

However, there was no such drama for rugby star Ben Cohen when he competed on the show, but it would seem that the ‘curse’ could be afflicting him now his stint is over… Read more & comment »

Strictly Come Dancing bosses BLASTED yet again by James Jordan! He says “No-one dares speak up”

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It’s no secret that former Strictly Come Dancing star James Jordan is enraged that he was fired from the show, and in the months since it was revealed that he’d been axed by the BBC, he’s had a lot to say about the dynamics behind the scenes, and none of it has been complimentary…

However, on leaving the Celebrity Big Brother house on Friday – after actor Gary Busey was crowned winner – James launched possibly his most scathing attack on the BBC yet as he intimated that there is a culture of “bullying” within the corporation. Read more & comment »

TUMBLE final: Louis Smith tweets after leaked sex tape

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It seems that Louis Smith is either totally unaffected by the alleged leaking of a sexually explicit video featuring a younger him, or he’s wilfully trying to pretend that he isn’t caught up in a bit of a scandal this afternoon.

The former Strictly Come Dancing winner hit the headlines this morning, when The Sun reported that a former conquest had sold a video of Louis fondling himself via Skype to a celebrity ‘busted’ website.

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