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Strictly Come Dancing – Brendan Cole and Camilla Dallerup

Aah, the ‘curse of Strictly’. All that close-quarters rumba action between Brendan Cole and newsreader Natasha Kaplinsky on the BBC dance show drove a wedge between Cole and his fiancée and fellow dancer Camilla Dallerup. Kaplinsky’s 12-year relationship also wound up at the same time, though rumours on an affair between first series winners Cole and Kaplinsky were denied.

10 TV Shows That Ended Marriages

Getting up close and personal - and working at the same time - is a bit of a recipe for disaster in the world of telly. Here are some of the marriages to have suffered at the hands of this cruel mistress. 

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