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Strictly's Claudia Winkleman says she's 'fired' after secret leaks lead to slip up

Strictly Come Dancing after accidentally slipping up while on The One Show. The 50-year-old, alongside Tess Daly, presents the celebrity dancing competition every September and will do so again when the 2022 series kicks off later this year. And though Claudia and Tess will remain familiar faces, the show will look a little bit different when it returns to our screens this autumn.READ MORE: Mary Berry rules out Strictly Come Dancing despite close friendship with hostThat's because three household names have departed the show in the time off the air.

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Strictly's Claudia Winkleman's apology to Kristina Rihanoff revealed after affair claims
Strictly Come Dancing's Claudia Winkleman has apologised to former professional dancer Kristina Rihanoff after revealing that she and Ben Cohen began their romance whilst participating in the dance show back in 2013.MORE: Claudia Winkleman reveals surprising Strictly Come Dancing secret you never knewClaudia, 50, made the comment on Monday, whilst recording Friday's edition of The Lateish Show with Mo Gilligan on Channel 4.WATCH: Tess Daly & Claudia Winkleman's 5 Style Lessons"The couple I knew had got together were Ben and Kristina," Claudia revealed, according to MailOnline's Richard Eden.READ: 'Heartbroken' Claudia Winkleman struggling to come to terms with separation from eldest sonRELATED: Claudia Winkleman urged to go to the doctor amid this worrying symptomFollowing Claudia's comments, Kristina threatened to take legal action against the presenter but was soon contacted with a heartfelt apology. Kristina and Ben began their relationship in 2014In the message, seen by Richard Eden, Claudia reveals she is "so, so sorry," before clarifying that she misunderstood the question she was asked on stage."I thought the question was about who has found long-time love [via Strictly]," she wrote.Kristina and Ben were partnered together in the 2013 series of Strictly and made headlines when they embarked on a relationship a year later, in 2014, following the end of his marriage to Abby, his wife of 11 years.At the time, Abby spoke of the betrayal to a newspaper and branded Kristina "a [explicit] Russian dancer", something she has since confessed she deeply regrets.
Mary Berry rules out Strictly Come Dancing despite close friendship with host
Strictly Come Dancing in the future, saying it was a 'definite no' to the popular BBC series.The former Great British Bake Off judge and food writer, 87, was inducted into the Radio Times Hall of Fame at the weekend (May 20, 2022), and was joined for the special occasion by her close friend and Strictly host Claudia Winkleman.Mary discussed her life and career during a special In Conversation event at the BFI and Radio Times TV Festival, including working on programmes including The Great British Bake Off, Best Home Cook and The Platinum Pudding Competition.However, when asked at the festival what was next for the famous TV cook, Claudia Winkleman joked: "It's a good question, Strictly Come Dancing," to which Mary Berry quickly replied: "Definitely not."Mary said: "well it's not Strictly," but revealed away from our screens that she is enjoying croquet lessons with her husband and wants to continue working on her own cooking programmes.She also shared her wish for the BBC series Best Home Cook to return, calling it "such a happiness."The series, which starred Mary alongside Claudia Winkleman, Angela Hartnett and Chris Bavin launched in 2020 and led to a celebrity version in 2021.Speaking about the programme and her close bond with Mary Berry, Claudia said: "We'd have lunch together and have a right laugh."Mary added: "We had such fun. I love the programme more than anything.
'It's a disgrace' Claudia Winkleman says she looks 'like a Shar Pei' under iconic fringe
Strictly Come Dancing presenter Claudia Winkleman recommended women her age get a fringe during an exclusive interview with, joking that she actually resembled “a Shar Pei”.The star detailed her thoughts on beauty and skincare after teaming up with co-star Tess Daly, 53, in a partnership with Boots UK.Claudia, 50, gave an insight into her thoughts on pressures women face to keep up with certain beauty standards as they age. During the interview, the Strictly star was asked whether there is a pressure for women in the spotlight to look much younger than they are.She replied: “I mean, I'd love to say no, but people probably do feel like they need to look young. “I mean, my best piece of advice is to get an oversized and very heavy and slightly too long fringe. READ MORE: “Because underneath here, it's a disgrace,” she added, gesturing to her fringe.“I don't know if you're aware of the dog, the Shar Pei? That's what's going on.”Claudia then went on to share some positive news about her experience of the showbiz world.“I hope - I mean, maybe I'm just being optimistic - but I hope that pressure is lessening,” she reflected.A post shared by Claudia Winkleman (@claudiawinkle)“We want to look good, right? Whether we’re on telly or we’re not on telly. “Or ‘good’ is an exaggeration - let’s not worry about ‘good’. “We want to look clean and like we’ve brushed our teeth.
‘Go and get it checked!’ Strictly's Claudia Winkleman issued health warning by famous mum
Claudia Winkleman, 50, has revealed that her mother, author and journalist, Eve Pollard, noticed an early symptom and urged her daughter to speak to a doctor. Eve is the Vice Chair of Wellbeing of Women; a UK charity dedicated to funding research across all of women's reproductive and gynaecological health.Appearing on an episode of Postcards From Midlife last month, hosted by former magazine editors Lorraine Candy and Trish Halpin, Claudia said her mother advised her to “definitely go and get your hormones checked” when she had shared that she had been waking up earlier than normal.When asked if her mother had prepared her for the menopause while she was growing up, Claudia was quick to reply: “Yes!”The BBC presenter explained: “I was brought up with that just all being part of my life and she sort of talked about the menopause, but — my mum and I know lots of people have had a horrible time — she had an OK time with it, but she said it will come.“She loves the doctor.“We worship the health service.Claudia then added: “So when I started waking up early, she said definitely go and get your hormones checked.”Perimenopause usually begins several years before menopause and describes the time when the ovaries gradually begin to make less oestrogen.Speaking on the Postcards From Midlife podcast, Claudia said she has had to make certain lifestyle changes, such as taking Vitamin D supplements to manage her symptoms: ”I have to take vitamin D, as my doctor said.“He said: ‘I thought you're always in the sun.’”She joked: “‘No, babe, this is from a bottle.
‘I was a wreck’ Claudia Winkleman relied on pals as she 'fell apart' over farewell at home
Strictly Come Dancing and BBC Radio 2 presenter Claudia Winkleman, 50, has credited her “girlfriends” for their support when she had to say goodbye to a beloved family member. The star admitted that despite wanting to stay strong, she broke down after leaving her eldest son Jake Thykier, 18, at university for the first time.Claudia shares Jake, Arthur Thykier, 10, and Matilda Martha Thykier, 16, with her husband Kris Thykier.Reflecting on the heartbreaking time while chatting to Lorraine Candy and Trish Halpin on the Postcards From Midlife Podcast, Claudia explained her close friends “held her up” after Jake left home.The Strictly host said: “I remember my mum dropping me off at university and she could not stop crying, and I was like, ‘I won’t do that, I’ll be brave’. “And, of course, I fell apart, because they’re my life and I know I’m boring and I sound like a stuck record.“That is why girlfriends… lots of people expect girlfriends to land in our lap and everything will be easy peasy, and often it is.“But I think the more effort we can make with our girls, like you would, you know, when you first meet a boy and you really fancy him and you’re like, ‘maybe I’m going to wear this top, or maybe I’m going to make Moussaka’.“Me and my girls do that for each other, not that we make moussaka, ever!“But we look after each other.” The star added: “We’re there for each other, and they held me up when Jake left because I was a wreck.”It comes after Claudia humorously opened up on how her family survived the third coronavirus lockdown together. The BBC favourite, who has been married to husband Kris since June 2000, admitted she sometimes questions “why or how” they are still together.Explaining her doubts, Claudia revealed she