In the full glare of the public spotlight, Brendan, Camilla’s partner both on and off the dance floor for the preceding eight years, and her fiance for the previous six months, clearly became increasingly infatuated with the celebrity in his arms.‘When I was pushed against the wall, broken, with nowhere else to go, I remember thinking, “Hang on a minute, there’s something I need to learn from all this because, if I don’t, it’s going to happen again” ’ she says now.
And when she’d finished writing, she insisted on showing it to Brendan.
Opening up: Camilla Dallerup has spoken out about her eight-year romance with Brendan Cole, which came to an abrupt end amid rampant rumours he was having an affair with his Strictly Come Dancing partner Natasha Kaplinsky in 2004Danish-born Camilla, 40, who was paired with antiques expert David Dickinson at the time, also spoke of watching helplessly while her boyfriend became increasingly distant - and the humiliating sight of seeing him kiss Natasha on the lips during a live show.'Because, of all the shows to choose, Brendan chose that one to congratulate his partner by kissing her on the lips.
Right in front of the audience, and right in front of his future parents-in-law, he was kissing the woman I now thought of as my arch-rival for his love.
Ricky Whittle Ricky split from his girlfriend of two years, fellow Hollyoaks star Carley Stenson, and went on to date dance partner Natalie Lowe.
I was broken.'Camilla, who has since quit dancing to become a life coach, has since moved on, and is happily married to actor Kevin Sacre, with whom she shares homes in Surrey and Los Angeles.
She has also penned a new book, Strictly Inspirational, about her time on the show.
The Danish-born dancer, who is married to former Hollyoaks star Kevin Sacre – said: ‘I was not content, I was not at home.
I really just love what I do now, I love encouraging and motivating people.’ This Morning airs weekdays on ITV at 10.30am.