Stacey Dooley not planning to marry boyfriend Kevin Clifton

Stacey Dooley and Kevin Clifton (PA)
Stacey Dooley and Kevin Clifton (PA)


Stacey Dooley has revealed she isn’t planning to tie the knot with her boyfriend Kevin Clifton.

The pair have been together for two years after meeting on Strictly Come Dancing in 2018.

But according to The Sun, Dooley has indicated that marriage isn’t on the cards for the couple, joking that Clifton would “divorce me in a heartbeat”.

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The TV star opened up on her W Channel show Stacey Dooley Sleeps Over as she talked to some tradwives, who are women who prefer to take traditional roles in a marriage.

“Kev and I have been together for two years,” said the 34-year-old. “I don’t think I want to get married."

Stacey Dooley in her winning Pasodoble gown she has kept. (Guy Levy/BBC)
Stacey Dooley and Kevin Clifton on Strictly. (Guy Levy/BBC)

"I think I’d be more interested in starting a family than getting married," she went on.

Dooley said she didn’t fancy being a tradwife, adding: “I would be useless, completely and utterly useless.

“He’d divorce me in a heartbeat.”

Dooley and dancer Clifton met when they were paired up on the BBC ballroom show in 2018 and they went on to lift the coveted Glitterball trophy together.

Stacey Dooley in the press room at the Women in Film and TV Awards 2019 at the Hilton, Park Lane, London.
Stacey Dooley (PA)

In 2019 they announced that they were an item and they have been together ever since.

Dooley has not been married before but Clifton, 38, has tied the knot three times.

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He exchanged vows with a dance partner when he was 20 then later wed fellow pro dancer Clare Craze.

They went their separate ways in 2010 and in 2015 Clifton walked down the aisle with fellow Strictly star Karen Hauer. They split early in 2018.

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