Ben Cohen’s ex-wife on Kristina Rihanoff: 'If it wasn’t for her, we’d still be married'
Published 31/03/2016 | 10:10
Ben Cohen's estranged wife Abby has broken her silence on his romance with dancer Kristina Rihanoff.
Abby Cohen was married to the former rugby player for 13 years and they have seven-year-old twins together. The former athlete met the 38-year-old dancer when they were partnered on Strictly Come Dancing in 2013. He split from his wife of 10 years Abby following the show.
"I'm Ben Cohen's ex-wife. If it wasn't for that woman me and Ben would still be married. But so what? I'm moving on," she is quoted as telling The Mirror. "I don't want to talk about being the ditched wife. Ben's getting on with his life. I wish him well with his new family."
Kristina is pregnant with their first child and she broke the news during her recent appearance on Celebrity Big Brother.
At the time of the shock announcement, Abby told the paper: This news has come as a shock to us all."
It's said the pair came to a financial agreement while finalising their divorce and Abby will not be permitting her children to take part in any glossy photoshoots Kristina and Ben feature in - a lucrative moneymaker for a reality tv couple.