Claudia Winkleman has issued a grovelling apology to Strictly star Kristina Rihanoff after she falsely claimed her relationship with Ben Cohen started while they were on the show together in 2013.The 50-year-old has said sorry after her comments while filming The Lateish Show with Mo Gilligan on Channel 4."The couple I knew had got together were Ben and Kristina," Claudia revealed, according to MailOnline.READ MORE: Mary Berry rules out Strictly Come Dancing despite close friendship with hostKristina has always stated that her romance with Ben did not start until one year after he was on the BBC show with her.They were partnered together in the competition back in 2013 when, at the time, Ben was with his wife Abby for 11 years.However, following the end of his marriage in 2014, he and Kristina started a relationship.The Strictly dancer was left furious at Claudia's false claims and reportedly even threatened to take legal action against her.This has resulted in the presenter making a grovelling apology to Kristina and CohenIn a message, that seen by MailOnline, Claudia said: "[I] am so, so sorry.
I thought the question was about who has found long-time love [via Strictly]."I said, 'Ben and Kristina', excitedly, and then I said Stacey and Kevin [referring to Stacey Dooley and Kevin Clifton who were on the show together in 2018 and have been together since 2019]."Claudia continued: "So sorry, I'm a moron.Read more on dailystar.co.uk