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Ben Cohen 'offers Strictly's Kristina a place to stay'

Published 17/09/2015

Ben Cohen
Ben Cohen

Ben Cohen is thought to have upset his estranged wife Abby by asking Strictly Come Dancing's Kristina Rihanoff to stay in their former marital home.

(Cover) - EN TV - Rugby ace Ben Cohen has reportedly asked his former Strictly Come Dancing partner Kristina Rihanoff to come stay at his house.

The sportsman and former contestant on the BBC dance show split from his wife Abby last year and they have been living separately, with Ben recently switching houses with her to move back into their martial home. According to sources, he has now told the stunning Kristina she can stay at the country house whenever she wants, much to the annoyance of his estranged wife.

"Abby’s OK about leaving the family home because she felt lost in it and it has so many memories. But she’s not happy at all at the prospect of Kristina staying there," a source told British newspaper The Mirror.

"Ben and Abby came to an arrangement about the houses. He warned her that he had invited Kristina to stay whenever she wants. Abby knows there’s nothing she can do about it except grin and bear it.”

It's not yet known whether dancer Kristina, 37, has taken him up on his offer.

There have been rumours about Ben and Kristina starting an affair since they were paired for the 2013 series of Strictly Come Dancing, with the blonde dancer even saying it almost made her quit the show.

While Abby is thought to be over her ex, the whole situation is still taking its toll.

“The divorce is going ahead and Abby now wants to move on with her life. But the thought of her husband and Kristina in the beautiful home she shared with him for ten years is galling," the source continued.

Kristina was also linked to her 2014 dance partner Simon Webbe.

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