has confirmed that she isno longer in a relationship
. The couplestarted dating
after they were partnered together onStrictly Come Dancing
in 2010. But this week, the actress revealed their romance has come to an end.
"We are not together
," Kara, 31, told theTelegraph
. "We're fine, but we aren't a couple any more
. "The reason I haven't spoken about it is because I hate reading about myself in that way." It was first rumoured that the couple had gone their separate ways earlier this year after Kara was seen out and about without the Russian dancer – who is now starring onDancing with the Stars
in the US. The pair had found itincreasingly difficult to spend time together
, with Kara adding that 32-year-old Artem's visa meant he wasunable to stay in the UK permanently
Now Kara is focused on the future – in particular herupcoming role
in the new series ofMr Selfridge
. "I finished filming for the show last week," she said. "It comes out in January next year. "I play the eldest daughter of Harry Selfridge
, her name is Rosalie. We're playing from 1919, so it’s all period, which is absolutely fascinating."