Janette Manrara has revealed that she fell in love with her husband Aljaz Skorjanec ‘all over again’ during the lockdown.
Janette, 37, told TOWIE’s Bobby Norris and journalist Stephen Leng on FUBAR radio on Thursday, “We fell in love again in a very different way.”
The brunette added that she and Aljaz, 31, barely had a fight during the pandemic. “We’ve argued a few times in the past year,” she continued.
Sweet: Janette Manrara, 37, has revealed she fell in love with husband Aljaz Skorjanec, 31, ‘all over again’ during lockdown during an interview on FUBAR radio
“I remember talking to friends and other couples and they said,” You’re very lucky. That’s not the case for a lot of people. ”
Janette also told Bobby and Stephen that she hopes to be present on TV someday.
The star – who has hosted Morning Live’s Strictly Fitness for the past few months – revealed, “Presenting and daytime television is something I really want to get into in the end.”
Janette talked about hosting the popular breakfast show alongside Gethin Jones while Kim Marsh underwent hernia surgery in January, saying, ‘I got the chance to host the show and I just loved it.’
Janette added that she hopes every future television career will revolve around “ what’s good for us emotionally, ” explaining, “ Mental health is such an important topic right now, especially after the year we’ve had. ”
She revealed, “ I’m taking my wellness course just to have a little bit more knowledge of, you know, us as humans, what’s good for us emotionally.
Loved-up: Janette told listeners on Thursday: ‘We fell in love again in a completely different way’
‘I’ve always been interested in it anyway. So I’m trying to get that certification, it takes a lot of time. ‘
As for Aljaz, the star spoke of his grief at the entertainment industry being shut down by the coronavirus pandemic, likened the feeling to having his ‘wings’ cut.
He explained: ‘The entire industry has been at a standstill for over a year. I think it’s going to be so important to go back to the theater, back to concerts, back to festivals, back to restaurants, back to bars to support businesses and help people. ‘
Goals: Janette also told Bobby and Stephen (pictured) that she hopes to present on TV someday
Aljaz continued: ‘When you close the stages and theaters, you cut our wings a little bit and it feels awful. I know there are so many people who have been through this and it is the same way with, you know, all the big business owners who, you know, have not been able to welcome and provide their services. It’s going to be so important to go back, especially theaters. ‘
The couple’s interview comes after Janette credited Strictly with ‘saving’ her and Aljaz’s marriage.
Speaking to The Sun earlier this month, Janette revealed that she would be ‘going back to Los Angeles’, while Aljaz was contemplating a return to his native Slovenia when they were offered their Strictly roles.
Important: Janette added that she hopes every future television career will revolve around ‘what’s emotionally good for us’
She explained, ‘Strictly Come Dancing, it saved us. It really saved us in every way. We’d try the long haul thing and see what happened.
“So when we got that call to join Strictly, it not only gave us stability at work, it also saved our relationship.”
The talented duo tied the knot in 2017 after getting engaged two years earlier. They have been regular members of the Strictly line-up since 2013.
In February, Janette appeared on Loose Women in February and talked about her hopes for a baby with Aljaz ‘when the time is right’.
Close call: It comes after Janette credited Strictly with ‘saving’ her and Aljaz’s marriage, telling Janette she ‘went back to LA’ when they were offered their Strictly roles (photo 2019)
The Strictly admitted to being concerned about the loss of half of their family income while pregnant and on maternity leave.
Janette said candidly on the topic, “To be honest, I’ve always looked forward to becoming a mother.
“I think what Aljaz and I discovered in the first lockdown is how much we really are a team. If we decide to have children in the future, we are more than ready.
For anyone considering becoming a parent, the most important thing is that Mom and Dad have this unity.
“I think Aljaz is going to be the most incredible dad and yes, when the time is right we are more than ready.”
Janette talked about how she would love to return to the show after having a child and continued, ‘Hopefully I can dance to the last second and dance right away.
‘It’s a scary choice, because for me and Aljaz we are a team when it comes to everything.
Kind words: Regarding what kind of dad Aljaz will be, Janette told the Loose Women panel, “I think Aljaz will be the most incredible dad and when the time is right we will be more than ready.”
‘If I get pregnant I would like to spend time with my baby and that’s the scary point, then we lose 50 percent of the family income because we all do it together, that’s the only thing that’s tricky.
“Those nine months to a year when we just don’t know what’s going to happen.”
Meanwhile, The Sun revealed on Sunday that Strictly would return to the screens this fall for a run of 13 shows.
The famous dance competition’s annual trip to Blackpool is also on the agenda, after being scrapped last year in light of the coronavirus pandemic.
Strictly Eighteenth Season faced major setbacks and was forced to continue with strict social distance protocols.
This meant that the annual Blackpool tour was canceled and the contest lasted only nine episodes.
However, the BBC managed to keep the show on the air despite a handful of COVID-19 outbreaks, which included Katya and her famous partner, world champion boxer Nicola Adams, 38, who tested positive for the virus and left the show early. .
Popstar HRVY, 22, also tested positive before the show aired, but was able to recover in time to participate.
Here come the girls! The 2021 female pros are Amy Dowden, Oti, Luba Mushtuk, Nadiya Bychkova, Dianne Buswell, Janette Manrara, Karen Hauer, Katya Jones and Nancy Xu (LR pictured in 2020)
Last month, the BBC confirmed the 16 dancers who will be hitting the dance floor this fall, with fan favorites such as Anton Du Beke, Johannes Radebe and Dianne Buswell all returning.
The female pros are Oti, Janette Manrara, Amy Dowden, Dianne Buswell, Karen Hauer, Katya Jones, Luba Mushtuk, Nadiya Bychkova and Nancy Xu.
While Aljaž Škorjanec, Anton Du Beke, Giovanni Pernice, Gorka Marquez, Graziano Di Prima, Johannes Radebe and Neil Jones are the male pros.
Sarah James, Executive Producer of BBC Studios said of the news: ‘We are so pleased to welcome back our incredible line-up of professional dancers for 2021.
Their passion and dedication for Strictly shone more than ever last year as they all sacrificed so much to deliver an unforgettable series in unprecedented and challenging times.
With so much talent returning to the ballroom, the 2021 series promises more stunning choreographies, memorable performances and world-class dancing.
Pros: Anton Du Beke, Gorka Marquez, Graziano Di Prima, Neil Jones, Aljaž Škorjanec, Giovanni Pernice and Johannes Radebe are the male pros (LR shown in 2020)