Speaking to Hello, 36-year old Kristina explained that her 4 year long romance with boxer Joe had finished due to the fact that they realised that they both wanted different things from the relationship.
Joe, who was previously married and has 2 sons, had made it clear that he was not looking to have any more children whereas Kristina wanted to marry and have children with him.
She said ‘He wanted a girlfriend at home with his family in Wales, but he didn’t want to get married or have children and I didn’t want to give up that dream. And I won’t live a lie, because life is too short.’
Despite a very successful career that not only includes Strictly Come Dancing but also the West End show Burn The Floor, Kristina said that she would have been willing to give all of this up if Joe had agreed to settle down and have a family.
Another problem seems to have been the fact that Joe did not like some of the sexy dances that Kristina performed with other men. Although they had split up by then one could only imagine his reaction to his girlfriend being manhandled by former rugby star Ben Cohen if the pair had still been going out.
Kristina has certainly tried to bounce back from her romantic heartbreak. After a break back in Russia with her mother when Kristina said that she ‘cried for two weeks’ she returned re-motivated and set about shooting the photos for her 2014 Calendar, which is now available.
Kristina also took part in the Cosmopolitan Lingerie Show that raised money for breast cancer charity CoppaFeel. She wore a sexy nude and black lingerie set and as you can see from the photo here she looks right back on form again.
As far as this year’s Strictly goes she and Ben are still in the hunt and his dance form has improved over recent weeks so they are looking more confident of progressing further in the competition.
In tonight’s Strictly dance-off it was Deborah Meaden who was eliminated from the competition after failing to win over the judges in her dance-off against Patrick Robinson. Deborah was partnered by Robin Windsor this series who is actually Kristina’s professional dance partner.