“I was home but not home – I was there in body but not in spirit.
“It wasn’t a normal relationship, and I accept that I neglected him during the series, but when I have a responsibility to someone professionally that takes priority over everything else; it always has done.
The blonde bombshell started dating her celebrity dance partner last year after he split with his wife of 11 years, Abby.
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The pair enjoyed a sizzling romance, before Kristina - who assumed Vincent was single - found out he was expecting a baby with another woman.
In September the blonde bombshell told The Sun she had no idea that Vincent had been in a serious relationship and finding out about the other woman broke her heart.
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