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Ben Cohen and Kristina Rihanoff reveal marriage plans

Former Strictly couple had first baby together in June

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Ben Cohen and Kristina Rihanoff will marry at “some point”, the former rugby star has said.

The couple became parents to their first child together – a daughter named Mila – in June.

They met during the 2013 series of Strictly Come Dancing and became a couple the following year, after Ben split from his wife of 13 years.

Asked about tying the knot, the 38-year-old former England player told Hello! magazine: “I imagine we will get married at some point.”

Former Strictly professional Kristina, 39, said she wanted to be in better shape when she walks down the aisle.

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“It’s not something that we’re ruling out. We will see what the future holds.

“But with a baby, it’s not something we’ve got time to think about at the moment. And I want to be in better shape on my wedding day than I am now,” she said.

She said her life could not be more different now she is a mother.

“I spent eight years dancing on Strictly but now I enjoy watching it from the sofa,” she said.

“It’s a different life and I wouldn’t want to swap it. When I wake up in the morning and Mila is smiling at me, it’s just the best feeling in the world.

“I was ready for a change in my life. It’s not unusual for dancers to leave it a little later to have babies because you can’t work on a show like Strictly and have a baby. It’s very, very demanding.”

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Ben, who has twin daughters from his previous marriage, added: “Having a baby later on in life, we were both very set in our ways so it has been a big change for both of us.”

Russian-born Kristina revealed her pregnancy news during a stint in the Celebrity Big Brother house earlier this year.

The latest issue of Hello! is out now.