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Strictly viewers fear couple just confirmed their marriage crisis

Viewers are worried all is not well between the pair

Eagle-eyed Strictly fans have spotted that married dancing pros, Karen and Kevin Clifton, weren’t dancing together in last night’s opening group dance.

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Fans were upset to see Kevin dancing with Janette Manrara (Credit: BBC)

The couple, who have been plagued with rumours that their two-year marriage is on the rocks have further ruled speculation that their relationship is in trouble by dancing separately.

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Karen and Kevin could both be seen standing apart from each other in the group opening dance (Credit: BBC)

It is usually tradition on Strictly Come Dancing for married couples to dance together in group dances. Something Karen and Kevin have always done until now.

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Instead of being paired together, Kevin was dancing with Janette Manrara.

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Kevin and Janette put on a lively show together (Credit: BBC)

While the Strictly couple are yet to comment on separation rumours, viewers are convinced that actions speak louder than words and took to social media to share their concerns.

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Karen, in the green dress, was partnered with a different dancer (Credit: BBC)

One fan of the show even wrote on Twitter that she was ‘heartbroken’ to see the couple dancing with different partners…


Other fans also seemed to echo her feelings towards the apparent hint that all is not well in the Cliftons’ marriage…





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One fan was even watching them on Saturday night’s live show – noticing that the pair did their very best to stand as far apart from each other as they could.


This latest controversy surrounding the couple comes in stark comparison to another Strictly Come Dancing couple who are married.

Married couple Janette and Aljaz wowed the audience with their dancing skills on Sunday evening (Credit: BBC)

Janette and Aljaz Škorjanec danced a sensational routine together during Craig David and Bastille’s appearance on the show on Sunday night, leaving the audience on their feet, and cheering by the end.