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Strictly's Motsi Mabuse reduced to tears ahead of family milestone

The TV star is a doting mum to one daughter

Sharnaz Shahid

Motsi Mabuse has penned an emotional message ahead of her daughter's second birthday, just days after celebrating her third wedding anniversary with husband Evgenij Voznyuk.

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The Strictly Come Dancing judge took to her Instagram Stories to reveal that "tears were rolling" down her face as she looks ahead to the new milestone. "Tears rolling realising my baby is turning two and she is going to kindergarten soon without mummy [crying face emoji] oh wow," she wrote.

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Motsi and her husband run a dance school together in Germany, where the mum-of-one has been based for over 20 years. The TV star, the sister of Strictly professional Oti Mabuse, moved there as a young dancer from her native South Africa.

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Although Motsi made her debut on Strictly last autumn in London, her family life in Germany continued, with the judge travelling between her home and the UK every week, so that her daughter's life wouldn’t be disrupted.

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The Strictly judge pictured with husband Evgenij Voznyuk

The star has previously opened up about her family in an interview with HELLO! just ahead of Christmas Day. "It is more magical with my daughter, and this is the first Christmas that she can properly take it in," she shared at the time. "She'll be able to play with her cousins and be more aware of what's going on."

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Motsi also revealed that she enjoys nothing more than dancing with her husband. "We always dance together at home," she said. "My favourite part of Christmas is being together as a family." The lovebirds met following the breakdown of Motsi's 11-year marriage to her first husband Timo Kulczak. The couple won the German Latin American title in 2013, before retiring after a final Rumba on Germany's version of Strictly.

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