James and Ola Jordan: Being fat has ruined our sex life

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James and Ola Jordan on how gaining weight has changed their sex life
(C) Ola Jordan/Instagram credit:Bang Showbiz
James and Ola Jordan on how gaining weight has changed their sex life (C) Ola Jordan/Instagram credit:Bang Showbiz

Ola Jordan says gaining weight has made her sex life "worse".

The 39-year-old dancer is married to fellow former 'Strictly Come Dancing' professional James Jordan, 44, but the pair have admitted to piling on the pounds since quitting the show back in 2015, and she now finds sex "unexciting" because their "bellies get in the way".

She said: "The sex life is definitely different, if not worse, because we are so fat and don’t want to move after a bag of crisps and a Chinese. The bellies get in the way of us when it comes to sex. And I’m a bit heavy now. It’s not as exciting."

The TV stars - who welcomed their daughter Ella via IVF in 2020 - were known for their impressive routines on the BBC ballroom dancing show, but now James admits he and his wife are determined to "come out" of the situation together and will "support each other" as they try to get back in shape.

He told The Sun newspaper: "We’ve got into this position together, and hopefully we are going to come out supporting each other. Sex is definitely not better with the mum and dad bods. I can’t throw her about any more like I am used to doing.

"So we realise we need to switch up our eating habits to get back in shape. I would love to hold Ola over my head again. We know exactly why we’ve got bigger — we’ve eaten more and moved less. It’s bad that my gut just hangs over the top of my trousers, it’s like a proper old beer belly."

It comes just two weeks after the couple went viral on social media when they posted a snap of themselves by the pool in their swimming costumes and were left "shocked" by their appearance.

Ola wrote on Instagram: " I wasn’t going to post this picture but I’ve decided to because I’m horrified and so disappointed with myself and by posting it I’m hoping it will help motivate me to do something about it.

"Our friend took this snap of us yesterday trying to stay cool by the pool but OMG... it was a total shock to say the least! When did we get ‘mum and dad bods’ ????" (sic)

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