Louise Redknapp Reveals She No Longer Speaks To Strictly Come Dancing Partner Kevin Clifton

Louise Redknapp has revealed she is no longer in contact with her former Strictly Come Dancing partner Kevin Clifton.

The duo were paired together in the 2016 series and made it to the finals of the programme, becoming good pals along the way. 

Louise Redknapp and Kevin Clifton  (Photo: Can Nguyen/Shutterstock/Ken McKay/ITV)

However, Louise has now revealed that she hasn’t caught up with Kevin in quite some time. 

She told the Sun: “I haven’t spoken to him for a long time. Most probably since the show started. .. Not since last year.”

Louise was being asked about recent reports which have claimed Kevin is dating his 2018 Strictly partner, Stacey Dooley. 

Kevin is yet to comment on claims he's dating Stacey  (Photo: PA Wire/PA Images)

Over the weekend, the broadcaster’s ex-boyfriend, Sam Tucknott, said she was in relationship with the dancer.

Stacey soon hit back, reminding everyone there are “two sides to every story” but Kevin is yet to address the reports.  

Louise said: “I haven’t spoken to Kevin in a long, long time and I’ve never met Stacey, so I have no idea.

“Everyone has a different experience, everybody does the show for different reasons, everyone is looking for something different.

“There are curses everywhere, no matter what job.”

After making it to the Strictly final, Louise and Kevin took part in the tour together (Photo: Mark R. Milan via Getty Images)

Stacey split with Sam, her boyfriend of five years, shortly after winning the glitterball trophy. 

Louise’s 19-year marriage to Jamie Redknapp ended after her stint on the show too, but the singer denied it was due to the so-called “Strictly curse”. 

The “curse” is a phenomenon that has seen celebrity contestants suffer relationship breakdowns after appearing on the show.

Stars that have split with their partners after taking part on Strictly include Countdown’s Rachel Riley and Coronation Street’s Georgia May Foote.

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Rachel Riley

The 'Countdown' presenter announced her split from her husband just weeks after her stint on the show. In 2014, the pair confirmed they were dating, but she remained insistent that 'Strictly' had nothing to do with her marriage split.

Susanna Reid

Susanna's marriage ended in February 2014, weeks after she finished as a runner-up in the competition. Mum-of-two Susanna continued to live with her ex, Dominic Cotton, in the months that followed. 

Caroline Flack

Caroline and boyfriend Jack Street called time on their relationship, during her winning-stint on the 2014 series. The former 'Xtra Factor' presenter dated the music manager for 18 months.

Louise Redknapp

After reaching the final of the 2016 series, Louise began to be plagued with rumours her 19-year marriage to former footballer Jamie Redknapp was on the rocks. Months later, the couple confirmed they had gone their separate ways.

Joe Calzaghe

Boxer Joe and pro dancer Kristina Rihanoff initally denied romance rumours when they were paired together in 2009. However Joe split from his girlfriend just weeks later. Joe and Kristina later confirmed that they were a couple, before splitting after four years together.

Ben Cohen

While on the show, Ben denied rumours that he was romancing his pro partner Kristina Rihanoff, though he later split from his wife Abby. He and Kristina went on to confirm their relationship but remained insistent it had only began after the breakdown of his marriage. The couple now have one child together. 

Matt Di Angelo

The 'EastEnders' star reportedly first hooked up with Flavia Cacace during their time dancing together on the 2008 series - on which Flavia's boyfriend Vincent Simone was also a dancer. However, they weren't together for long...

Jimi Mistry

Just a year after getting together with Matt, Flavia ended the relationship after finding love with her new dance partner Jimi. The couple married in 2013.

Natasha Kaplinsky

Newsreader Natasha and Brendan were plagued by romance rumours when they were paired up for the first ever series of 'Strictly' in 2004. Despite being insistent that they were just friends, Natasha and Brendan both split from their partners shortly after winning the series.

Daisy Lowe

Daisy split from her boyfriend Bradley 'Frankie' Wade during her stint on 'Strictly' in 2016. The relationship was still quite new and the pair struggled to find the time to see each other with her commitments to the show.

Sunetra Sarker

Sunetra split from her husband of 10 years just before filming for the 2014 series began.

Dani Harmer

'Tracey Beaker' star Dani split from her boyfriend just days after filming began in 2012.

Helen George

Just after Helen announced she was one of the 2015 contestants, Helen also revealed she was splitting from her husband of four years, Oliver Boot. 

Georgia May Foote

Georgia entered 'Strictly' while in a relationship with former 'Coronation Street' co-star Sean Ward. However, just after the series ended, the couple announced their split, and it wasn't long before she embarked on a relationship with dance partner Giovanni Pernice. However, they split after less than a year together.

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