Strictly Curse: Joanne Clifton splits from lover Joe Edward-Bader
Strictly curse is an infamous curse that plague’s romantic relationships among Strictly Come Dancing professional dancers.
The Strictly curse has struck again and its latest victim is Professional dancer Joanne Clifton who won the 2016 Gilterball trophy with partner Ore Oduba.
It was gathered that Strictly Clifton split from Joe Edward-Bader came weeks after she lifted the Glitterball trophy with Ore Oduba.
Despite the former lovers describing themselves as “the Two Jos” as a nod to the Two Ronnies, there were reports that they had been planning a future together.
Strictly Clifton split from Joe Edward-Bader did not come as a surprised because that has been a norm among Strictly pro dancers.
The former couple had met during their appearance in the musical, Norma Jeane and since then, they have been together until recently.
However, Showbiz report on the matter also confirmed Strictly Clifton split from Joe Edward-Bader.
Source told the media outfit that “The relationship broke down and everyone’s a bit in shock. She’s taken it really badly and is struggling at the moment.
“They were inseparable ever since they started dating last June and continued their relationship throughout Strictly.
“It’s a real shame because Jo was really happy – especially after beating her brother Kevin in this year’s final.”
Although the cause of the split is yet unknown, but Last week, Joanne reported tweeted a picture of a man pointing a gun at a cupid with the caption “#goaway” on Valentine’s Day.
Strictly Come Dancing Victims (sub)
The first Strictly victim was recorded in 2004 with Natasha Kaplinsky, 44, splitting from Brendan Cole, 40.
Also, Ali Bastian and Brian Fortuna. The duo got in together in 2009 and were both single at the time, but later split a year after.
Flavia Cacace got involved with Di Angelo in 2007, just after the show ended.
Flavia Cacace later dumped her fellow professional dance partner and boyfriend Vincent Simone for the EastEnders actor.
But in 2010, they went their separate ways and Flavia went on to date another celebrity Jimi Misty contestant a few weeks later.
Another victims of the curse were Kara Tointon and Artem Chigvintsev. The duo were partnered up in 2010, and they won the whole series due to their chemistry.
But unfortunately in 2013 they announced their split.
Still In 2013 Rachel Riley and Ben Cohen split from their partners after participating in the show . Cohen split from his wife Abby of 11 years and he later had a child with former dance partner Kristina Rihanoff, 39.
Whilst Countdown star Rachel Riley ended her 15 months marriage to Jamie in 2013 and announced her relationship with her dance partner Pasha in 2014.
Also, Georgia was dating her former Corrie co-star Sean Ward when she took part in Strictly Come Dancing 2015.
But after a short romance, the couple announced they were no more, while Georgia later began dating professional partner Giovanni Pernice and later they also split.
Model Daisy Lowe, 28, split with her boyfriend Bradley “Frankie” Wade during last year’s series of the BBC dance programme after struggling to find time to spend together.