17/08/2016 17:41 BST

'Strictly Come Dancing' To Offer Contestants Relationship Counselling To Overcome Show 'Curse'

The new celebs have already been warned to beware of the 'Strictly curse'.

Strictly Come Dancing’ bosses are to offer relationship counselling to this year’s contestants, to avoid any of them falling victim to the dreaded ‘Strictly curse’, it has been claimed. 

Over the years the show has been on air, many celebrities including Susanna Reid and Caroline Flack have fallen victim to the so-called “curse”, breaking up with long-term partners while competing.

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Ben Cohen fell victim to the 'Strictly' curse

This year’s line-up includes model Daisy Lowe, TV personality pop singer Louise Redknapp, ‘Pop Idol’ winner Will Young, former Labour MP Ed Balls, presenter Laura Whitmore, ‘BBC Breakfast’ regular Ore Oduba, former ‘Xtra Factor’ host Melvin Odoom, and ex-’Hollyoaks’ actor Danny Mac.

More contestants will be announced in the coming days, ahead of the new series’ launch next month. 

Take a look at more victims of the ‘Strictly’ curse in the gallery below...

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