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Kristina Rihanoff baby daughter was 'accident'

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Kristina Rihanoff baby daughter was 'accident'

Kristina Rihanoff's baby daughter was an "accident."

The former 'Strictly Come Dancing' professional gave birth to her little girl Milena five months ago but has admitted, although she and Ben Cohen had been dating for over a year and knew they wanted to spend the rest of their lives together, she wasn't planning to get pregnant so quickly but wouldn't change her child for the world.

Speaking on the ITV breakfast show 'Lorraine' on Thursday (24.11.16), she said: "It was a accidental pregnancy. He [Ben] is lovely with her."

The 39-year-old dancer and the retired rugby player's relationship has been heavily criticised after they met when they were partnered together on the ballroom and latin show in 2013 and began dating shortly after he divorced Abby Blayney in 2014.

It was initially claimed the pair were having an affair on the programme but both have denied the reports and insist they only got together once Ben had ended it with his childhood sweetheart, whom he has eight-year-old twin girls Harriette and Isabelle.

And, although the rumours got to her at the beginning of their relationship, Kristina has learnt to ignore the cruel comments because she's got a baby to focus on.

She explained: "I think when you have true feelings for each other you know it was meant to be... when you have a little one, it changes your prospective in life."

Ben and Abby - who were married for 13 years after meeting at school - ended on bitter terms but that hasn't stopped his daughters getting along with Milena.

She said: "They get on so well. We all went on a fantastic holiday to Dubai together, and Ben's twins Harriette and Isabelle] are great with Milena."