Oti Mabuse says her husband Marius Lepure has warned off all her Strictly partners

Fiona Ward
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Strictly Come Dancing star Oti Mabuse is currently appearing on BBC's The Greatest Dancer but it wasn't too long ago that she was crowned champion of Strictly Come Dancing alongside her then partner Kelvin Fletcher. Although Oti and Kelvin were recently hit with Strictly curse rumours, following the publication of pictures of the pair going into a hotel in the early hours of Friday morning, they have definitely shut down rumours of a curse since then.

Oti and her husband Marius spoke about their relationship on TV

During the episode, the couple discussed Oti's relationship with The Greatest Dancer co-star Cheryl – with the dancer playfully threatening to punch Marius after he says the singer is "attractive". Jimmy asks her, "Do you think she's attractive?" she replies: "She's beautiful!" After Marius agreed, she added: "He can't say it, because I'll punch him." As the audience laughed, she admitted that she does get jealous – and despite trying to deny that she stays in touch with her previous celebrity partners, which include Hollyoaks star Danny Mac and Paralympian Jonny Peacock, Marius insisted that she does.


The Strictly pro married her husband in 2014

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Oti rarely speaks about her private life in public, though she has recently given fans more of an insight into her relationship with her husband - who she married in 2014. On Wednesday evening, she shared a photo on Instagram of their very late date night after her long day rehearsing in the dance studio. "Late date night but laughs nevertheless," she captioned the post. The 37-year-old Romanian performed as a backing dancer on Strictly in 2017 alongside his wife, but despite talks of him becoming a professional on the show, he has not yet appeared on the programme since.

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