Helen Skelton hinted that her marriage was split in the latest episode of Be sure to come dance.
During the broadcast, which took place on Friday (December 2nd) instead of the usual Saturday, the country file The presenter explained why she said yes to the BBC dance competition.
“I did Strict this year because sometimes you just have to take the opportunity and chance to put a big smile on your face,” she said.
Skelton reached out months after the revelation that her ex, Richie Myler, had “left the family home” just four months after the birth of their third child.
“Very sad to say that Richie and I are no longer a couple,” she wrote on Instagram in April. “He left the family home. We will do our best to raise our little children together.”
Skelton, who married Myler in 2013, accompanied the post with two heartbroken emojis.
the previous Blue Peter The host hasn’t addressed the series’ breakup since it began in September, but felt uncomfortable in an early episode after her professional partner Gorka Márquez referred to the issue.
In the latest episode, however, Skelton said the series “helped her remember who I am and what I’m about” after her challenging year.
“Strict has given me so much already,” she said, adding, “I have a lot to be grateful for and I know what I have to offer and the great thing for me is that this dance is about that .”
Skelton and Márquez, along with Will Mellor, topped the rankings with their Couple’s Choice dance to the song “My Lord.” cabaretearns 39 points.
She previously admitted she wasn’t convinced Strict would be a good idea for her until her best friend steps in.
StrictThe results show will be broadcast earlier at 17:40 on Saturday (3 December) as the BBC covers the World Cup in Qatar.
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