“You don’t go to McDonald’s if you have a hamburger at home!” Marcel, Fleur East’s husband, digs into Strictly’s Vito Coppola as he reveals why he’s NOT worried about the show’s ‘curse’
Fleur East’s husband, Marcel Badiane-Robin, has revealed why he’s not worried about the strict curse during a Monday appearance on the Hits Radio Breakfast Show.
The former X Factor star, 35, is currently competing in the BBC ballroom show and has been linked to professional dancer, Vito Coppola, 30, who Marcel did a playful dig at.
Her fashion designer partner, 34, said, “Don’t worry, you’re not going to McDonald’s if you have a burger at home!”
“You don’t go to McDonald’s if you have a burger at home!” Fleur East’s husband Marcel made a dig at Strictly’s Vito Coppola as he reveals why he’s NOT worried about the show’s ‘curse’
Fleur and Vito have progressed to the semi-finals which, in another football-forced TV schedule change, will take place this weekend Strictly on Sunday.
Fleur, who hosts the radio show, said: ‘I’m figuring out my brand new dances today, and we’ve got two for the semi-finals this week.
“I’m stressed enough to do one, let alone two, and even though we have an extra day this week, the pressure is on.”
Just last month, Fleur revealed that Strictly Come Dancing “brightened up her marriage.”
Talented: The former X Factor star, 35, is currently competing in the BBC ballroom show and has been paired with professional dancer, Vito, 30, with whom Marcel did a playful dig (pictured on Friday)
The Sax singer and French fashion designer married in Morocco in 2019, with Fleur saying her sexy strict costumes and routines have taken her and her partner back to the early days of their relationship.
said Fleur The mirrorTo rekindle the spark in your marriage, do it Strictly. When has he ever seen me in a new look every week, moving my hips like that? When do you ever do that for your partner? It’s like I perform for him every Saturday night.
She added that Marcel, who came to Blackpool on Saturday to support her, is: ‘the one who tells me to be sexier and more passionate.
“Doing Strictly definitely spiced up our marriage. It’s like our second honeymoon. We both love it.’
With Fleur noting that her marriage is stronger than ever, it’s good for her to be protected from the dreaded Strictly curse.
The long-running show has earned an unwanted reputation for unraveling previously stable relationships, with more than a dozen celebrity contestants striking up new romances with their respective dance partners over its 18-year history.
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Happy couple: The radio host and French fashion designer married in Morocco in 2019 after first getting together 12 years ago