Davina McCall's husband doesn't want her to do Strictly Come Dancing
Davina McCall's husband doesn't want her to do 'Strictly Come Dancing'.
The 49-year-old presenter has admitted she turns down the BBC One ballroom and latin show each year, because she doesn't think her husband Matthew Robertson would like to see her getting up close and personal with a professional dancer in front of the nation.
Speaking to new! magazine, she said: "I get asked to do it ('Strictly...') every year and I'd love to, but I couldn't because I know how hard those contestants have to work.
"You have to rehearse all week and film all weekend, and it's brutal on family life."
And 'The Jump' host thinks she'd feel absolutely the same if her husband, with whom she has children Holly, 15, Tilly 13, and 10-year-old son Chester, was asked to compete because she's convinced they'd end up falling victim to the 'Strictly...' curse, which has seen several celebrities and professional dancers form relationships.
She explained: "Matthew would not like me being with all those sexy men in their tight trouser with their pert bottoms either. Not on your nelly. I'm not sure if I would like it if Matthew did it either. The show has got quite an intense track record. Every season something happens with someone. Marriage does not appear to be an obstacle."