In 2009, Joe Calzaghe, the boxer, split up with his girlfriend of five years, Jo-Emma Larvin, after appearing on the show.
He went on to start date Miss Rihanoff, his dancing partner, only to split up four years later.
The so-called ‘Strictly curse’ has become its own entity, with many couples becoming romantically involved during or after their time on the show.
“There is no third party involved, and Ben and Abby now ask that their privacy and that of their family be respected at this difficult time.” On Monday Mr Cohen was pictured at London Fashion Week without his wedding ring – but was later pictured wearing it back on his finger.
Earlier this month, the father-of-two was pictured with his arm around his Strictly dance partner Kristina Rihanoff on a London tube train.
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How will the story stack up against the greatest films about business?Europe has been a place of battles and political intrigue for centuries.Their separation followed reports she had developed an "emotional tie" with her dance partner, Pasha Kovalev but friends denied this was the case.And in the first series in 2004, there were rumours of an affair between Natasha Kaplinsky, the television presenter, and her dance partner Brendon Cole. - Rachel Riley and other Strictly romances The Big Short, the film adaptation of Michael Lewis' book of the same name about the causes of the financial crisis, opens in UK cinemas this weekend.
In February, Susanna Reid, the television presenter, split from her long-term partner, Dominic Cotton weeks after losing out in the final to Abbey Clancy, the model.
Other contestants who have separated from their partners after appearing in Strictly include Rachel Riley, 27, the Countdown presenter, who announced in November that she had her husband of 16 months, Jamie Gilbert, had split up.