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Strictly Come Dancing: Fleur East insists it has been ‘blessing’ for marriage

Fleur East has dismissed any rumors of the Strictly Come Dancing ‘curse’ and has insisted her stint on the BBC One present has really been a ‘blessing’ for her marriage.

The Sax hitmaker, who’s partnered with Vito Coppola, married her husband Marcel Badiane-Robin in 2019, after a three-month engagement.

Over the previous 18 years that Strictly has aired on the BBC, speculations have swirled concerning potential blossoming romances between movie star contestants {and professional} dancers – a phenomenon often called the ‘Strictly curse’.

One of the vital infamous circumstances was once I’m A Movie star star Seann Walsh was photographed kissing his skilled associate Katya Jones, who on the time was married to fellow Strictly professional Neil Jones.

However, Fleur is not apprehensive about any curse in any respect, and revealed how ‘nice’ the present has been for her marriage.

Showing on the Graham Norton present tonight, the 35-year-old says: ‘The present’s been a blessing for my marriage, it has been nice.

Fleur scored the primary 40 of the sequence (Image: PA)

Marcel Badiane-Robin and Fleur East

Fleur has been married to Marcel for 12 years (Image: David M. Benett/Dave Benett/Getty Photographs for evian)

‘We have been collectively for 12 years and the way usually in your marriage do you gown up and look completely different each week, and get to do all these horny dances in entrance of your husband?

‘After the Argentine tango it was like we acquired married once more! It was great.’

Fleur additionally spoke about scoring an ideal 40 in Blackpool, including: ‘It’s the most iconic week of the present and to get there and rating so effectively was unbelievable, particularly because it has been tough being within the dance off twice and having a lot of harsh criticism.’

Fleur East and Vito Coppola

Fleur is partnered with Vito Coppola (Image: BBC/Man Levy)

After an brisk efficiency, judges Craig Revel Horwood, Shirley Ballas, Motsi Mabuse and Anton Du Beke have been left virtually speechless.

Notoriously troublesome to please Craig merely described it as ‘fab-u-lous’, whereas Shirley mentioned it was ‘an iconic routine that may go down in historical past.’

Fleur has beforehand spoken out in regards to the present ‘spicing up her marriage’.

Fleur East and husband Marcel

Fleur has shared the present ‘spiced’ up her marriage (Image: Samir Hussein/Getty Photographs for City Outfitters)

‘If you need the spark to be reignited in your marriage, then do Strictly,’ she mentioned.

‘When has he ever seen me in a brand new look each week, transferring my hips like that? When do you ever get to do this to your associate? It is like I am performing for him each Saturday night time,’ she added to the Mirror.

Fleur and Marcel met once they each labored in a nightclub again in 2010, however have largely saved their relationship out of the highlight.

Round 120 company, together with Fleur’s I am A Celeb campmates Harry Redknapp and Malique Thompson-Dwyer and former JLS star JB Gill, reportedly got here collectively to observe the pleased couple alternate vows.

The Graham Norton Present airs tonight, Friday November 25, at 10.40pm on BBC One and is offered to observe on iPlayer.

Strictly Come Dancing continues tomorrow night time at 7.15pm on BBC One.

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