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Louise Redknapp talks the Strictly Come Dancing curse

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Louise Redknapp has been dazzling fans on Strictly Come Dancing with her and dancer partner Kevin Clifton's impressive routines. Speaking to HELLO!, the 41-year-old revealed that husband Jamie has been supporting her every step of the way, adding that the couple have laughed off the notion of the Strictly curse.

A panellist on A League of their Own, Jamie was recently ribbed on the show about the supposed curse, which has seen former contestants and their dance partners falling for each other.

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Louise Redknapp has revealed she and husband Jamie laughed about the Strictly curse

"We laughed about it," Louise told HELLO! exclusively. "After so many years it'll take more than Strictly and a sparkly leotard to cause problems. Plus, Kevin is married to the hottest dancer on the show!"

The mother-of-two revealed that Jamie and Kevin have formed a close bond, with the football star often attending rehearsals to show his support.

"We get him to be our audience. Kevin and he end up talking about football and I'll be like, 'Erm, any chance we could learn the cha-cha-cha?'" she quipped.

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The star is paired with Kevin Clifton on the show

The British beauty had nothing but words of praise for her dance partner, who is married to fellow Strictly dancer Karen Clifton. "If I could have chosen anyone, it would have been him," he said. "He's an amazing choreographer and dancer. But the bonus is he's a really nice man."

When it comes to the live shows, Louise admitted that her husband "gets really nervous" on her behalf. "He came to watch filming and said he felt sick," she said. "He couldn't contain his nerves."

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She revealed Jamie comes to support her during her rehearsals

The former Eternal band member revealed that the couple's relationship is better than ever, explaining that they don't take each other "for granted".

"Every day is a new day and I never take Jamie or my relationship for granted," she said. "You always have to work on it and focus on putting each other first when you can. Long may it continue."

Read the full interview in the latest issue of HELLO! out now. 

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