The 'Strictly' couple's romance is surviving where others have failed.
Abby Cohen has spoken out following her divorce from the rugby player.
Smitten ex-Strictly dancer Kristina Rihanoff is apparently desperate to take Ben Cohen down the aisle – but sources say the 38-year-old rugby ace isn’t quite so keen. “Kristina would love to call Ben her husband but she can’t force his hand right now,” an insider told New! Magazine. The 39-year-old ex-rugby player split with his wife Abby Blayney to begin his relationship with Kristina after they appeared together on Strictly in 2013.
Filthy celebrity sex tapes are a little like London buses, aren’t they? The other week it was poor old Shayne Ward. “Not only is he worried about his reputation, he also has to think of his three girls who’ll one day be old enough to use the net.” The England rugby player has eight-year-old twins Isabelle and Harriette with ex-wife Abby, along with new baby Milena with current partner and fellow Strictly star Kristina Rihanoff. Ben and Kristina famously met on Strictly Come Dancing, but they didn’t get together until after Ben’s marriage to Abby had been dissolved.
Former Strictly Come Dancing star Kristina Rihanoff can make light work of throwing rhythmically-challenged celebs around a dancefloor, but she’s admitted that motherhood has proved a far more difficult kettle of fish. Writing on her Hello! magazine blog, 38-year-old Kristina said: “The first month of motherhood as a first time mum was really challenging to be honest. You feel like you can’t even get up and cook something or walk around because you don’t have the energy.” Kristina and former Strictly co-star Ben Cohen welcomed baby daughter Mia back in June following a traumatic 19-hour labour. Luckily Kristina and Ben have been able to call on her mum for help, who ended up staying at the Cohen-Rihanoff household for the first few weeks of Mia’s life to help out with nappy changing duties.
Huge congratulations to Kristina Rihanoff and Ben Cohen, who have welcomed their first child together. The couple, who met as dancing partners on Strictly Come Dancing, confirmed in a statement on Wednesday evening (July 13) that they had welcomed a baby girl. Kristina told her housemates: “There was something [that happened] in my life before I came into the house over Christmas… and obviously I thought it’s very private news.
Dad-to-be Ben Cohen has finally been divorced by the wife he dumped for Strictly Come Dancing star Kristina Rihanoff. Cohen’s ex Abby Blayney, who has dropped his name, told the Daily Mirror: “I’m Ben Cohen’s ex-wife. If it wasn’t for that woman me and Ben would still be married.
Ben Cohen was left with his head in his hands after he fluffed the name of Strictly Come Dancing judge Darcey Bussell on a celebrity edition of the BBC game show. Ben, 37, who competed on Strictly and is expecting a child with dancer Kristina Rihanoff, 38, made the awkward gaffe when host Alexander Armstrong asked for the names of TV talent show judges. Ben yelled he wanted to go home after his blunder.
Last night’s grand finale of controversial Channel 4 show ‘The Jump’ saw rugby star Ben Cohen take the cowbell trophy, with an impressive final jump of 18.25m. Ben beat Dean Cain’s 17.7m jump and Tom Parker’s 16.55m, with Tamara Beckwith being the first finalist eliminated after she competed against Dean and EastEnders’ Sid Owen. Last year’s winner Joey Essex was supposed to be in Austria last night to hand over the winner’s trophy to new reigning champ Ben, but he unfortunately had to miss the grand presentation as he is in hospital after having his wisdom teeth removed.
Kristina Rihanoff has branded the presenters of the ITV show “pathetic” and accused them of talking about her behind her back. Kristina, 38, has appeared on Loose Women several times but in the last month or so has been a frequent topic of conversation on the show. The panellists – who include 53-year-olds Kaye Adams and Jane Moore along with Janet Street-Porter, 69 – have discussed pictures showing Kristina appearing to drink champagne during her pregnancy.
Strictly Come Dancing professional Kristina Rihanoff and rugby’s Ben Cohen are said to be ‘very happy’ together despite recent claims that they’re been living separate lives.
Strictly Come Dancing professional Kristina Rihanoff, who last week announced that she’s pregnant on Celebrity Big Brother, has confirmed that she’s leaving the BBC dancing show. Speculation that Kristina wouldn’t be returning to the show has been rife since November.
Strictly Come Dancing’s Kristina Rihanoff announced the exciting news that she is three months pregnant in the Celebrity Big Brother house on Thursday night. Now it has been reported that the talented dancer is hoping that her bundle of joy is a little girl, with her boyfriend Ben Cohen also excited to become a father again. A source revealed: “Kristina is overjoyed at the idea of becoming a mother.
Whilst we were all a tad shocked by Kristina Rihanoff’s baby news this week, spare a thought for Ben Cohen’s ex-wife Abby – who found out about the pregnancy on the show with the rest of us. Speaking to The Mirror, Abby said: “This news has come as a shock to us all. One friend, however, was selfless enough to tell The Sun just how Abby was coping with it all: “Abby is absolutely devastated.
Kristina was clearly overcome with tears of joy as she broke the news, and her fellow famous housemates showed her plenty of love with hugs and warm wishes. A spokesperson for Kristina confirmed her news, saying: “Kristina and Ben were surprised and delighted to find out that she was pregnant shortly before she entered the Big Brother house.
Kristina Rihanoff has admitted she didn’t tell Strictly Come Dancing producers she had signed up to Celebrity Big Brother before going into the house—fearing she would be axed. Kristina’s long-time co-stars Aliona Vilani, who won the show with Jay McGuiness last year, and Ola Jordan sensationally quit the show after Series 13. On last night’s Bit on the Side, Strictly judge Craig Revel Horwood made an appearance and gave an insight into what fans can expect from Kristina, 38, on the show.
Strictly babe Kristina Rihanoff will waltz into the Celebrity Big Brother house tomorrow night - but don’t expect her to talk about her steamy romance with Ben Cohen. The Russian beauty is reportedly “sick” of talking about her romantic life, which will come as a bit of a blow to Channel 5 bosses who had hoped her relationship would be a talking point in the house. Kristina and Ben partnered up on the 2013 series of Strictly and sparked speculation about their closeness.
Strictly Come Dancing professional dancer, Kristina Rihanoff, and her celebrity partner Ben Cohen only added to the evidence of a ‘Strictly Curse’ when Ben dumped his wife, Abby, for the dancer and they embarked on a highly-publicized romance. The supposed pal told the paper: “Kristina is right on the point of resigning. Kristina’s turmoil comes amid claims from rugby player Ben’s ex-wife that the two started an affair before the star had ended his marriage.
Kristina Rihanoff might have been the centre of a media storm in recent weeks but the talented dancer appeared unfazed as she returned to work in Central London today. Last month it was reported that Ben Cohen had told his wife that he was in a relationship with the Strictly blonde beauty. Kristina tried to battle the storm by taking to Twitter to defend herself, especially once news had broken that Ben and his wife Abigail had split last September.
Things are getting serious between Ben Cohen and Kristina Rihanoff. The former England rugby player and his new girlfriend Kristina, who he met on Strictly Come Dancing, have been spotted on holiday together in Turkey. The couple were joined by Ben's young twin daughters, Harriette and Isabelle, who he shares with his estranged wife Abby.
Hold onto your sequinned dresses and Lycra shirts, as it’s all about to kick off in the Strictly Come Dancing ballroom. Former contestant and burly rugby fella Ben Cohen is a the centre of a HUUUGE domestic, after his estranged wife Abby has reportedly planned to take down love rival Kristina Rihanoff after rumours emerged that she was dating her fella. It’s been alleged that infamous bear icon (so we’re told) Ben, has been having it off with Kristina for a good while now – despite denying any involvement for over a year.
Kristina Rihanoff has hit back at the haters after Ben Cohen’s estranged wife Abby tweeted the Strictly Come Dancing professional about ‘karma’ at the weekend. Abby, 36, is reportedly seeking a ‘quickie divorce’ from Ben, also 36, who recently admitted to being in a relationship with his old Strictly partner, as reported by Mail on Sunday. Copyright It all kicked off at the weekend, when Abby tweeted a quote which read: “When a bird is alive, it eats ants.