DANCING on Ice star Ben Foden left Rachel Stevens speechless when he called her “the sexiest woman in the world”.
The wife of married rugby player Jackie insists he will “never cheat” before being flirted with the S Club 7 star.
Ben, 36, is speaking to the press ahead of his debut on the ice this weekend.
When asked what she has that is “unique” compared to the rest of the competition, Rachel replied, “Oh my… You just go into it as yourself and take advantage of the opportunity.” association to learn.
“It’s a great, fun show.
“I just want to come in and do the best I can.
“In the end you have to bring yourself and have fun. You’re on a show.
“It’s something very special. We all bring something different and something unique.”
Cheerfully answering questions for her, Ben added: “That and you are the sexiest woman in the world, Rachel.”
Ben has two children Aoife, nine, and Tadgh, six, with ex-wife Una.
He was unfaithful to the The Saturday singer, later admitting: “I was the one who had an affair… Not ideal but we were very friendly.”
Ben married second wife Jackie Belanoff Smith a year and a half after his marriage fell apart.
She told MailOnline he would never cheat on her, adding: “From day one he has never made me feel paranoid or insecure…
“He hasn’t once bothered me. I think you just know, deep down, when that can happen and it’s not a possibility for us, so I’m not concerned.”
Rachel will miss Dancing On Ice this week after breaking her wrist.
The 43-year-old was due to skate with Brendyn Hatfield but was forced to withdraw after falling on the ice during practice and sustaining an injury.
A Dancing On Ice rep said: “Due to a training injury and on the advice of Dancing on Ice’s medical professionals, Rachel Stevens will not be skating on Sunday’s show.
“We look forward to her return to the show next weekend.”
Rachel, who has two daughters with husband Alex Bourne, will skate for the first time in the Week 3 competition on Sunday, January 30.
It comes after Bez was forced to miss next week’s show after testing positive for Covid.
- Dancing on Ice is back on ITV this Sunday.
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