25 October 2020 04:39
Strictly Come Dancing stars Janette Manrara and Aljaz Skorjanec tied the knot in July 2017, and over the years the loved up couple have shared a number of sweet snaps from their big day. Celebrating alongside the bride and groom was Janette's brother and in 2019 the Strictly star wished him a happy birthday, posting several photos of her sibling on Instagram. RELATED: Aljaz Skorjanec reveals the surprising comment Janette Manrara made about living apart Janette and Aljaz got married in July 2017 READ: Strictly's Chris Ramsey and his wife Rosie Winter share hilarious throwbacks of their wedding day Janette shared more photos on Instagram to wish her brother a happy birthday "Happy birthday to the BEST little brother I could ask for! You are MY BEST FRIEND, & I'm forever grateful to have you always to talk to, laugh with, dance with, & see many sunrises with!" RELATED: Look back at the Strictly pros' wedding and engagement photos Janette and Aljaz celebrated their third wedding anniversary in July, and had not one – but three – wedding ceremonies in London, Florida and Slovenia over the course of three weeks. For one of the celebrations, Janette wore an ivory strapless wedding dress that was designed for her by Julien Macdonald, her close friend and former Strictly partner in 2013.
GALLERY: See the Strictly pros' wedding dresses "We got married three times, so we had two renewals of the vows done within a week," Aljaz said in an exclusive interview with HELLO!. Janette, 35, added: "Yes, it was the perfect wedding. The couple also discussed starting a family together, with Janette telling us: "It's never going to be the perfect time to have a baby but we do talk about it a lot and we are very much looking forward to becoming a mum and dad. Sign up to our newsletter to get other stories like this delivered straight to your inbox. Get all the Strictly glitter and goss straight to your inbox with our Strictly Come Dancing newsletter Subscribe Thank you for subscribing We have more newsletters Show me See our privacy notice Invalid Email Strictly Come Dancing professional Janette Manrara shared a deeply personal post ahead of the first live show as she's forced to live apart from husband Aljaz Skorjanec for the first time in years.
I can't handle it." Janette agreed and explained she enjoys getting treated to a massage from her partner in spite of her lack of skill in that area. She laughed: "I love getting massages but I am too tough for him." Aljaz also revealed that he and Janette never get "jealous" of each other's celebrity dance partners on Strictly. Janette Manrara admitted she's not the best at giving her husband Aljaz massages Janette Manrara and Aljaz Skorjanec are having to spend time apart due to Strictly's bubbles He explained to The Sun: "We never get jealous of each other's dance partners. "We put so much effort into the dancing and making sure the celebrities look incredible in whatever they do, we have no time to think about anything but the steps. This year's Strictly stars have formed bubbles with their professional partners, so Aljaz and Janette had to be separated in order to perform with their partners Clara Amfo and HRVY. Subscribe Thank you for subscribing We have more newsletters Show me See our privacy notice Invalid Email Strictly Come Dancing professional Janette Manrara has been reflecting on living apart from husband Aljaz Skorjanec for the first time in years. Janette, 36, shared a deeply personal post ahead of tonight's kick off of the live shows. She is set to make her dancing debut with celebrity partner HRVY as they perform a Jive to Faith by Stevie Wonder feat. This year, the professionals and celebs partnered up are in CCCs (Close Contact Cohort), which means that one half of the pairing needs to live alone in order for them to be able to dance together amid the pandemic. As a result, both Janette and Aljaz have had to live apart for the first time since they became engaged in 2015 and later wed in 2017. Ahead of tonight's live show, Janette shared an Instagram post explaining that she was "humbled" to take part in the show and be "a part of something bigger, something that the UK needs right now in this very difficult time". Janette, who joined Strictly in 2013, also said that this series would hole "a special place in her heart forever". "To know that I am a part of something bigger, something that the UK needs right now in this very difficult time, truly humbles me. (Image: Planet Earth Publicity) "To know that dance can do this for people.... But this series, this moment that commences tomorrow, will hold one of the most special places in my heart forever. "To all the contestants (especially my gorgeous @hrvy) good luck & leave your heart out on that special ballroom floor! Aljaz responded with a heart emoji, commenting: "Wife." *Strictly Come Dancing airs tonight at 7.25pm on BBC One