Blog posts about Christopher Dean

Dancing On Ice: Christopher Dean dating Karen Barber but Jayne Torvill is ‘glad’ everyone knows about their romance!

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Jayne Torvill has admitted that she’s glad news of her romance with skating partner Christopher Dean has become public knowledge.

The Olympic champions have skated together for decades and had previously insisted that they were nothing more than platonic friends but in an interview with Piers Morgan last year revealed that they once had a short fling and ‘dabbled’ with romance, before marrying their respective partners.

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Jayne Torvill on Christopher Dean’s marriage & girlfriend Karen Barber – Dancing On Ice

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Jayne Torvill has admitted that her close bond with skating partner Christopher Dean led to the breakdown of his first marriage.

The Dancing On Ice star married fellow skater Isabelle Duchesnay in 1991, after choreographing for her and her brother Paul Duchesnay in the late 1980s.

However they split in 1993 and Jayne admitted that Isabelle had a hard time understanding how her husband could be so close to another woman.

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Jason Gardiner blasts Christopher Dean for dismissing girlfriend Karen Barber over ‘favourite’ Beth Tweddle

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Jason Gardiner has lashed out at Christopher Dean, insisting the star showed favouritism on last week’s episode of Dancing On Ice.

The former Olympic skater was livid when the judging panel failed to give Beth Tweddle full marks for her final routine on the semi final and insisted that she’d put on the best performance and carried out the most difficult moves of the night.

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Jayne Torvill & Christopher Dean make big Dancing On Ice 2014 tour announcement!

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Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean are set to hit the road for their final dancing On Ice tour and this week they’ve confirmed the lineup for the shows.

Many celebrities from this year’s all star series have signed up to take part in the arena gigs and will return to the rink with their professional partners just weeks after the ITV finale next month.

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Not true! Dancing On Ice’s Jayne Torvill & Christopher Dean & Jason Gardiner kick off on Twitter!

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Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean have insisted that they were misquoted today and have denied claims that they are planning to retire.

The Dancing On Ice stars reportedly told The Sun that they were planning to perform The Bolero one last time towards the end of the current ITV series, then retire from ice skating altogether.

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Jason Gardiner blames Christopher Dean for girlfriend Karen Barber promotion & Nicky Slater returns!

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Jason Gardiner is said to be a little bit livid this week, over Karen Barber’s new Dancing On Ice promotion.

The skating expert and dance star have been at loggerheads many times on the ITV show and when Jason returned to the panel last year they could barely look at each other, never mind speaking, without there being some sort of row.

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Dancing On Ice’s Torvill & Dean admit splitting up “will be like a death” & Chris talks Karen Barber

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Torvill and Dean have revealed that when the current series of Dancing On Ice is over, they have agreed never to perform their Olympic winning Bolero routine ever again.

The skating legends are currently working on their final series of the ITV show, having announced their decision to quit last year, however what fans didn’t realise at the time is that the programme wasn’t the only thing they were giving up on, the duo have decided to retire from performing together completely.

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Dancing On Ice to return WITHOUT Torvill and Dean? It looks like it!

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It was announced last year that the current series of Dancing on Ice would be the last after Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean decided to call it a day.

Since Torvill and Dean are of course the main stars, ITV decided to drop the format rather than continuing with it. But since the rest of their reality TV portfolio has been a complete disaster, the broadcaster may be thinking of bringing Dancing on Ice back.
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Dancing On Ice stars Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean hint that the show could return!

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Fans of Dancing on Ice will of course know that ITV is airing the ninth, and final, series of the show early in 2014…

However, it’s been reported today that the show’s mentors, Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean, have hinted that it could well have a reprieve and therefore be back on our screens at some point in the future.

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Children in Need 2013: Jayne Torvill takes on Christopher Dean in dazzling Strictly Come Dancing special: who won? (VIDEO)

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This evening, both Christopher Dean and Jayne Torvill swapped their ice skates for a pair of dancing shoes as they took on Strictly Come Dancing.

The dance opened with a spectacular mirroring routine in which the two professional dancers were mirrored by Torvill and Dean, before breaking away to dance with their respective professional partners.
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