The Countryfile presenter announced last month on Instagram she had split from husband Richie, who plays his club rugby for Leeds Rhinos, and he had left their family home. HELEN Skelton is one of the top targets for bosses on Strictly Come Dancing this year, we hear.
Strictly Come Dancing bosses are hoping to sign up Helen Skelton for their 2022 series[/caption]
“She relocated to France in 2015 for three years while Richie was playing there and has also taken time out for her three pregnancies. READ MORE ON HELEN SKELTON Sources say Helen who recently separated from rugby league star Richie Myler, has been in the casting team’s sights ever since she impressed as a contestant in the 2012 Strictly festive special. “There was also the suggestion that Richie wasn’t sure about her taking part.
After everything she’s been through, she deserves a bit of sparkle. Let’s hope Helen does sign up for the show. “But this year, the bosses feel the situation might be different.”
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He has since begun a relationship with Stephanie Thirkill, daughter of Rhinos’ multi-millionaire president Andrew Thirkill, and has unfollowed his ex on Instagram. Show producers hope this might be the year she finally agrees to take part in the full show.