By Sophia Moir For Mailonline. They fell in love after being partnered on the eighth series of Strictly Come Dancing , going on to land the coveted Glitterball Trophy. But Kara Tointon, 32, has hinted that BBC producers contrived her relationship with professional dance partner Artem Chigvintsev by placing the two single stars together. Speaking to the Telegraph. I was so angry. Scroll down for video.
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For the competition, Artem was partnered with Australian model and actress Holly Valance but the pair admited they had been squabbling in practice. We urge you to turn off your ad blocker for The Telegraph website so that you can continue to access our quality content in the future. Visit our adblocking instructions page. Telegraph Culture TV. Strictly Come Dancing: Back to image. TV latest.
Kara Tointon admits she's split from Strictly Come Dancing's Artem Chigvintsev
WHILE her big day may have been just for TV for her new role in Mr Selfridge, the star admits it felt so much like it was her own wedding, she may never do it for real. But it is only now, after ending her three-year relationship with the Russian pro dancer last year, that former EastEnders actress Kara has finally walked down the aisle. She revealed:
The former EastEnders star had promised herself that if she started falling for hunky dance partner Artem Chigvintsev then she would fight her feelings every step of the way. Kara says: Work will take us wherever it takes us. So it is nice to know that he will be in England for that. It has just been fantastic.