‘Everything was different.’ Gethin Jones remembers Katherine Jenkins’ ‘strange’ Strictly romance.
During an interview with Oti Mabuse on her podcast, GETHIN JONES discussed his allegedly “strange” relationship with Katherine Jenkins.
While speaking with Strictly Come Dancing pro Oti Mabuse, Gethin Jones, 43, discussed his affair with Katherine Jenkins, 41. Last week, she discussed it on her podcast, Rhythm of Life.
She was really well-known, and I had never had any exposure to celebrity.
Gethin Jones is a character in the film Gethin Jones
The broadcaster talked about his stint on Strictly Come Dancing in 2007, before going on to star in the famous spin-off It Takes Two.
Gethin was asked what he took away from his time on the hit show by the Strictly professional.
“I had never worn makeup before, and I had no idea what television was,” Gethin explained. I was quite gullible.”
Many fans will be surprised by this, as he has been a familiar figure on our television screens for many years.
“It was strange for me because I met someone you know on the program, and it was bizarre because she was really high profile, and I hadn’t experienced any kind of fame,” Gethin explained.
“I’d gone from Blue Peter to the largest show on television, dating a world-famous singer,” she said.
“I gained a lot of self-confidence from being able to express myself via dance, but everything changed as our relationship progressed.”
Katherine performed on the show during Gethin’s participation in Series 5 of the show.
Prior to this, he was a presenter on Blue Peter, where he gained enormous reputation as a result of the show.
He began a personal relationship with the Opera singing beauty in December 2007.
According to reports, the two met on the show while Katherine and Andrea Bocelli sang Time to Say Goodbye.
The couple became engaged in February 2011, however on December 30 of same year, it was revealed that they had broken up.
Katherine has been married to Andrew Levitas, an American painter, since 2014.
Gethin made it obvious throughout the podcast that there were positive aspects to his time on Strictly.
“I can’t say it hasn’t affected me in certain ways, but I like to think I got out okay,” he said.
“I could have taken a completely different route.”
Gethin began hosting the BBC1 show Morning Live five days a week in 2020.
“You went from people’s TV every Saturday,” Oti told him. “Brinkwire Summary News.”