• Did Eamonn Holmes just hint he and Ruth Langsford were hit by the Strictly curse?

    Eamonn Holmes and Ruth Langsford have been happily married since 2010 and have been together for a total of 22 years. But it seems Strictly Come Dancing almost tore them apart, with Eamonn jokingly admitting it was "nearly the end of our marriage". During an appearance on This Morning, the co-presenters chatted about this year's rumoured line-up. Ruth, who took part in last year's competition and was partnered with Anton du Beke, said: "I'm getting a bit jealous actually. I've got the green-eyed monster going, 'I'd like to do that again.' I think they should let people have another go

  • Downton Abbey star lets slip he hasn't been asked to do the film

    ADownton Abbeystar, who joined the cast in season three, has revealed that he hasn't been asked to return for the film version of the immensely popular show. Ed Speleers, who played the confident footman Jimmy Kent on Downton, has revealed that he hasn't been asked to star in the film yet. Chatting to Eamonn Holmes and Ruth Langsford on This Morning, the actor, who is also known for his roles in Eragon and will play the villainous Stephen Bonnet in the upcoming series of Outlander, explained: "I haven't had the call about that…. but Downton was a big part

  • The star couples who survived the Strictly curse

    With dance rehearsals now in full swing ahead of Strictly Come Dancing's 16th series, we decided to take a look back at past love matches from the hit show. We've all heard about the famous 'Strictly curse' where contestants – and a few professional dancers – start off the series in relationships only to have their heads turned by their gorgeous dance partners. It happened to pro dancer Brendan Cole with Natasha Kaplinsky back in series one and Flavia Cacace and Matt Di Angelo in series four. More recently Louise Redknapp called time on her marriage to Jamie Redknapp following

  • Janette Manrara rivals husband Aljaz Skorjanec's Strictly Come Dancing 'boys' photo

    Strictly Come Dancing star Janette Manrara found the best way to rival her husband Aljaz Skorjanec's latest photo from rehearsals. Janette took to Twitter to share a group selfie with her fellow pro girls, writing: "What boys?" The ladies were pictured pouting and pulling faces at the camera, looking happier than ever as they kickstarted the new series of Strictly. Fans expressed their excitement in the comments, with one tweeting: "Yay my favourite girls are back." Another wrote, "Bring on the girls," while a third replied: "Love that photo! So used to seeing you all dressed up and made