Abby Cohen, 37, has asked for a divorce, according to friends close to the couple. The rugby player is not the first famous name to fall foul of what has been called "The Curse of Strictly", with several contestants suffering romantic fallouts after appearing on the show.Over the weekend Mrs Cohen posted a seemingly barbed message to Rihanoff's Twitter account concerning ‘karma’. In February, Susanna Reid, the television presenter, split from her long-term partner, Dominic Cotton weeks after losing out in the final to Abbey Clancy, the model.
It's actually a step down from my usual love scenes!
As long as I know the truth, that's all that matters." dance partner Anton, and even suggested that he was her perfect match because of his wonderful sense of humour.
Cast your beady eye back over the real (and reported) romances - from Joe and Kristina to Natasha and Brendan - throughout the series below.
Kara Tointon and Artem Chigvintsev Kara and former dance partner Artem became an item when they teamed up together to win the series in 2010.
The 71-year-old singled out Kristina Rihanoff in particular, who is currently dating Ben Cohen - her celebrity partner from 2013."First she went off with boxer Joe Calzaghe and he already had a long-term girlfriend.
Now she’s with rugby player Ben Cohen who was married," he told The Mirror.
The actress explained: "There is no romance there between us, definitely. We are definitely going to carry on being friends [after the show], and I'm sure he feels the same." dance partner Natalie back in 2009.
The speculation began following his split from former co-star Carley Stenson earlier that month.
"We're constantly together – either at my place or his.