Love was not lost: Karen and Kevin Clifton showed that there was still a lot of love between them at the Saturday Night Strictly Come Dancing, as they shared an intimate hug on the live show.

In March, they announced that they would be separated after three years of marriage.

But Karen and Kevin Clifton showed that there was still a lot of love between them at the Saturday Night Strictly Come Dancing, while they shared an intimate embrace on the live show, while viewers watched with admiration.

Kevin was seen congratulating Karen, after she and her partner Charles Venn scored 36 impressive points, the highest so far this season.

Love was not lost: Karen and Kevin Clifton showed that there was still a lot of love between them at the Saturday Night Strictly Come Dancing, as they shared an intimate hug on the live show.

Love was not lost: Karen and Kevin Clifton showed that there was still a lot of love between them at the Saturday Night Strictly Come Dancing, as they shared an intimate hug on the live show.

Love was not lost: Karen and Kevin Clifton showed that there was still a lot of love between them at the Saturday Night Strictly Come Dancing, as they shared an intimate hug on the live show.

Love was not lost: Karen and Kevin Clifton showed that there was still a lot of love between them at the Saturday Night Strictly Come Dancing, as they shared an intimate hug on the live show.

Kevin, 35, jumped on the sofa after his wife, 36, received the points and grabbed her for a warm hug.

Then he gave her a score of five, laughing with her and showing that the couple is still very close.

They saw her with her hand on her neck in the background, while hostess Claudia Winkleman talked about the achievement.

The couple had performed a street and commercial routine to get up from that thing by James Brown.

  Split: in March, they announced that they would separate after three years of marriage

  Split: in March, they announced that they would separate after three years of marriage

Split: in March, they announced that they would separate after three years of marriage

The duo has been in the last two places and has been dancing for two weeks in a row, but came back fighting and triumphing on Saturday.

& # 39; Do you know what is lovely? Seeing how happy Kevin is for Karen! One person wrote on Twitter, clearly pleased that the couple is still friends.

"Seeing Karen and Kevin hugging breaks my heart," said another, while someone else wrote: "Awww loved seeing Karen and Kevin hugging after dancing with Charles, I'm glad to see that they're not in bad shape.

Let me talk to her: Kevin, 35, jumped on the couch after his wife, 36, received the points and grabbed her to give her a warm hug.

Let me talk to her: Kevin, 35, jumped on the couch after his wife, 36, received the points and grabbed her to give her a warm hug.

Let me talk to her: Kevin, 35, jumped on the couch after his wife, 36, received the points and grabbed her to give her a warm hug.

Congratulations: Then he gave her a big surprise, laughing with her and showing that the couple is still extremely close.

Congratulations: Then he gave her a big surprise, laughing with her and showing that the couple is still extremely close.

Congratulations: Then he gave her a big surprise, laughing with her and showing that the couple is still extremely close.

The romance of Kevin and Karen may have vanished, but it's good to see that they're still friends, "said a fourth fan of the BBC One show.

Karen and Kevin confirmed their separation during an interview with Chris Evans of Radio 2: in March.

"We wanted everyone to know that we are not together in private anymore, but professionally we are stronger than ever," Kevin told the station. "Dance has always been the thing … dance is the way we unite and it has been the glue that kept us together for years."

Still friends: she was seen with her hand on her neck in the background, while hostess Claudia Winkleman was talking about the achievement.

Still friends: she was seen with her hand on her neck in the background, while hostess Claudia Winkleman was talking about the achievement.

Still friends: she was seen with her hand on her neck in the background, while hostess Claudia Winkleman was talking about the achievement.

Still friends: she was seen with her hand on her neck in the background, while hostess Claudia Winkleman was talking about the achievement.

Still friends: she was seen with her hand on her neck in the background, while hostess Claudia Winkleman was talking about the achievement.

Aiming high: Kevin was seen congratulating Karen, after she and her partner Charles Venn scored 36 impressive points, the highest so far this season

Aiming high: Kevin was seen congratulating Karen, after she and her partner Charles Venn scored 36 impressive points, the highest so far this season

Aiming high: Kevin was seen congratulating Karen, after she and her partner Charles Venn scored 36 impressive points, the highest so far this season

"We are still the best friends, we have a lot of love and respect, I still see Karen every day."

Karen joked that Kevin "will never get rid of me."

They said they wanted to talk and "be honest" with their fans because in recent months there had been a lot of talk about their relationship.

Kevin said: "What we have found is that, since we have been honest with each other about our relationship, a new wealth of creativity has been unlocked.

"We feel we are stronger than ever and that we take our dance and professional relationship partnership to the next level now, so we are so excited about this tour."

Awesome: Danny John-Jules and Amy Dowden scored the first ten of Strictly Come Dancing on Saturday night.

Awesome: Danny John-Jules and Amy Dowden scored the first ten of Strictly Come Dancing on Saturday night.

Awesome: Danny John-Jules and Amy Dowden scored the first ten of Strictly Come Dancing on Saturday night.

Karen continued: "We have such good chemistry and for us it's all about telling stories and offering the best performance."

In fact, the couple continued their own tour together, as a couple, and are once again colleagues this year on Strictly.

Two years ago, there was talk that Kevin had become their 2016 member Louise Redknapp, who later divorced her husband Jamie, but this remains unfounded.

Meanwhile, on Saturday, Danny John-Jules and Amy Dowden scored the first ten of the season, with the actor and professional dancer of the Red Dwarves taking a Jive to Flip, Flop and Fly from Ellis Hall.

This, in turn, brought down the Pussycat Dolls star, Ashley Roberts and Pasha Kovalev, at the top of the leaderboard of the previous weeks.

The duo received, 9, 10, 9, 9, with a total of 37 points, beating Karen and Charles by only one point.

They are back! Karen and Charles scored four nines and a total of 36 points after being in the last two two times

They are back! Karen and Charles scored four nines and a total of 36 points after being in the last two two times

They are back! Karen and Charles scored four nines and a total of 36 points after being in the last two two times

Triumphant Return: Karen and Charles left Shirley, Darcey and Alfonso standing for their impressive and energetic business and street routine.

Triumphant Return: Karen and Charles left Shirley, Darcey and Alfonso standing for their impressive and energetic business and street routine.

Triumphant Return: Karen and Charles left Shirley, Darcey and Alfonso standing for their impressive and energetic business and street routine.

The couple left the judges Shirley, Darcey and Alfonso on their feet after their impressive and energetic routine.

During the feedback, Darcey said: Charles, the command of that style was so strong! I loved it, you got it, wow!

While Shirley added: "That was a breakthrough, a breakthrough. Funky cool! & # 39;

At the bottom of the standings are Sean Walsh and Katya Jones with 24, Lauren Steadman and AJ Pritchard with 24, and Vicky Hope and Graziano Di Prima with 20.

The results of Strictly Come Dancing are aired on Sunday at 7:45 pm on BBC One.

Popular: During the feedback, Darcey said: Charles, the command of that style was so strong! I loved it, you got it, wow & # 39;

Popular: During the feedback, Darcey said: Charles, the command of that style was so strong! I loved it, you got it, wow & # 39;

Popular: During the feedback, Darcey said: Charles, the command of that style was so strong! I loved it, you got it, wow & # 39;

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