08/10/2016 12:48 BST

'Strictly Come Dancing' 2016: Danny Mac Brushes Off 'Curse' Worries

'We’re just looking forward.'

Danny Mac has brushed off any concerns about the so-called ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ “curse”, insisting that he and fiancée Carley Stenson are spending plenty of time together while he’s taking part in the current series.

During the years that ‘Strictly’ has been on the air, a number of celebrity contestants - and professional dancers - have ended their relationship while competing in the show, with many ending up dating the star they’ve been partnered with.

However, former ‘Hollyoaks’ actor Danny clearly isn’t worried that could be the case for him and Carley, even revealing that she’s even moved down to London to be with him during his time on the show.

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Danny Mac and Carley Stenson
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Carley with her ex, Ricky Whittle, in 2008

Danny has been partnered with Oti Mabuse for this year’s ‘Strictly’, with the two getting huge praise from the judges for their performances so far, making them hot favourites for victory this year.

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The couple with Danny's professional partner, Oti

Meanwhile, fellow contestant Greg Rutherford recently also spoke about the ‘Strictly’ curse, revealing it’s not something that concerns him either.

‘Strictly’ returns on Saturday (8 October) on BBC One.

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