STRICTLY Come Dancing exes Karen and Kevin Clifton are reportedly blanking each other as the atmosphere backstage turns toxic. The professional dancers officially split in March and are going through a divorce though put on a united front as they reunited for the latest series of the show. But tensions have apparently flared at the BBC studios with Kevin, 35, paired with TV reporter Stacey Dooley and Karen, 36, with ex-EastEnders actor Charles Venn. A source told the Daily Mail: "The war of the Cliftons is still raging, they totally blank each other backstage. "Karen is now being terribly nice to all the crew, far more so than she was before. "The theory seems to be that she would like to get back together with Kevin, but there is no chance at all on that, he's done." Sun Online has contacted both Kevin and Karen's agents for comment. After three years of marriage, Strictly Come Dancing's Kevin and Karen Clifton have confirmed they have split The couple were married for three … [Read more...] about Strictly Come Dancing exes Karen and Kevin Clifton ‘blanking each other backstage’ as atmosphere turns toxic
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KEVIN and Karen Clifton have been the golden couple of Strictly ever since they both became pros on the show in 2012. Here's everything you need to know about why they split up and if they're returning to Strictly in 2018... Who are Karen and Kevin Clifton? Karen and Kevin are two professional dancers who have appeared on Strictly Come Dancing since 2010 and 2011, respectively. Karen joined under her previous name Karen Hauer. The couple - who first met as dancers on stage show Burn The Floor - first appeared on the show when they were engaged. Karen and Kevin were already enjoying success on the show as favourites, but as the romance slowly came out it only boosted their popularity further. The couple tied the knot in July 2015, with the marriage being the second for both dancers. Kevin was previously married to fellow pro Clare Craze, while Karen was married to American Matthew Hauer. When did Karen and Kevin Clifton split up? The couple found their relationship hitting … [Read more...] about Are Karen and Kevin Clifton getting a divorce, when did they get married and have they confirmed the split?
Karen and Kevin Clifton will both return to Strictly Come Dancing despite calling time on their marriage earlier this year. The couple announced earlier this year that they were splitting up after three years of marriage but would remain working together professionally, adding they were “stronger than ever”. Amid rumours Karen could swap the UK for the US and Dancing With The Stars, it has now been confirmed by the BBC that both Karen and Kevin will return to the hit show for series 16 this autumn. Karen is the longest-serving female professional on the show, having replaced Katya Virshilas in 2012, with Kevin joining the following year. Kevin has generally fared well on the show, reaching the final four times with Susanna Reid, Frankie Bridge, Kellie Bright and Louise Redknapp. Karen, over the years, has partnered the likes of former The Only Way In Essex star Mark Wright, celebrity chef Simon Rimmer and broadcaster Jeremy Vine. On Tuesday, the channel … [Read more...] about Strictly Come Dancing: Karen and Kevin Clifton confirmed to return
STRICTLY’s notorious curse is known for wrecking relationships — but now dancers Karen and Kevin Clifton must think it extends to professional life too. Ticket sales for the couple’s tour have taken a hit after their marriage drama began to overshadow their careers last year. A source close to the couple said: “Everyone on the tour is very worried. “Some of the venues in the next week are only half full, others are barely two-thirds full. “Everyone is hoping the show doesn’t have to close early.” One of the back-up dancers and Strictly pro from last year Dianne Buswell has even been posting social media post, in a bid to drum up ticket sales, recently for their Reading and Oxford shows Cracks in the Cliftons’ relationship began to emerge in December last year after Argentinian-born Karen was spotted out with accountant Stuart Wood, after growing close to the Scot as Kevin was rehearsing with Susan Calman in Glasgow. The pair … [Read more...] about Karen and Kevin Clifton tour worry after ticket slump following marriage drama
KAREN and Kevin Clifton have admitted touring together after their marriage split "isn't all happy". The Strictly Come Dancing couple confirmed they had split after months of speculation in March, less than three years after their wedding. However, they decided to go ahead with their joint nationwide tour, which started earlier this week. While they insist the are "still friends", Karen revealed they have had tough moments as they deal with the fallout from their marriage breakdown. She told The Express: "We're very focused on what we love to do - dance has always been a big part of our lives and a big part of our relationship. "Some other couples would find it very hard but we've always worked really well together so it has never been an issue. Strictly star Karen Clifton hints she could get back together with husband Kevin "Of course, it's not happy days all the time - but most of the time we are very focused on what we do. "You put your egos aside, you put everything aside - … [Read more...] about Karen and Kevin Clifton admit touring together after marriage split ‘isn’t all happy’ but insist they’re still ‘great friends’