Whereas the companions of many celebs have had good motive to be nervous about their well-known different halves signing up for Strictly Come Dancing through the years, due to the notorious “Strictly curse”, that’s apparently not been the case for Fleur East’s husband.
In truth, the singer’s look on this 12 months’s collection of the BBC dance present has had the alternative impact and performed wonders for her relationship with husband Marcel Badiane-Robin.
Throughout an look on this week’s Graham Norton Present, the previous X Issue finalist stated Strictly had been a “blessing” for her marriage – and one routine specifically made fairly the impression.
“The present’s been a blessing for my marriage, it’s been nice,” Fleur advised Graham.
“We’ve been collectively for 12 years and the way typically in your marriage do you costume up and look completely different each week, and get to do all these horny dances in entrance of your husband?”
She added: “After the Argentine Tango it was like we obtained married once more! It was great.”
Fleur beforehand revealed that Marcel is so supportive of her Strictly journey that he had been encouraging her to show up the warmth forward of her performing her Argentine Tango final month.
Talking on her Hits Radio breakfast present, Fleur revealed: “[The Argentine Tango is] extremely popular and steamy and clearly it’s actually onerous to get into the mode of that!
“It’s fairly awkward once you’re in rehearsals. It’s like ‘that is bizarre’. However we each stated we have to do one the place we totally go for it, and we decide to that keenness and that emotion.
“So we went for it – and it was fairly intense – and my husband Marcel was there watching and on the finish of the dance he went ‘hmmm… Extra!’. I used to be like ‘What? Are you positive?!’. He stated, ‘you might want to decide to this and you might want to give it 100%’.”
The Graham Norton Present airs Fridays at 10.40pm on BBC One and can be obtainable on BBC iPlayer.
Strictly Come Dancing returns on Saturday evening at 6.30pm on BBC One.