Has the Strictly Curse struck again?
It has been reported that former Strictly contestant Judge Rinder has split from his husband Seth after four years of marriage.
The 39-year-old has been married to hubby Seth Cummings since 2013. The pair had some star-studded nuptials, as none other than friend Benedict Cumberbatch officiated the civil ceremony, held in Ibiza.
The couple were together for over 11 years, and The Sun, for whom Robert Rinder is a legal columnist, state that he is “very upset about the situation”.
The publication also reported that the outspoken TV judge won’t be commenting on the split, revealing how he is keen to keep the situation private.
They reported that a source shared, “It’s very sad news but Rob is separating from his partner of 11-and-a-half-years.
“He very much wants to focus on his work, including Judge Rinder on ITV which he absolutely adores.”
The reason for the couple’s sad separation is yet to come to light.
Judge Robert Rinder and Sherlock actor Benedict Cumberbatch became firm friends back in their student days at Manchester University. Who knew, eh?
The pair have been close pals ever since, and Benedict has spoken about how pleased he was to officiate his bud’s wedding ceremony.
In 2015, he admitted it was “a very private, lovely thing to be asked to do”.
And it seems Judge Rinder returned the favour too, acting as one of Benedict’s best men at his wedding to Sophie Hunter in 2015.
Of his close friend, Judge Rinder has previously said “We’re good friends from Manchester Uni. He officiated at our civil ceremony.
“But I’d never want to piggy back on his superstardom. Never have, never would.”
Judge Rinder also famously took part in the 2016 series of Strictly Come Dancing. He and his professional partner Oksana Platero survived the competition until Week 11, when they were eliminated.