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Strictly’s James Jordan defends comment about his wife Ola’s weight gain

Former Strictly Come Dancing star James Jordan has defended his current controversial feedback about his wife Ola’s weight – after admitting he prefers her ‘smaller’. 

Polish magnificence Ola candidly opened up about her weight gain, revealing she used to weigh 8st and now weighs 11½st, whereas former dancer James has placed on 5st and weighs 16st.

Speaking about how her three stone weight gain has affected their love life, James, 44, advised how intercourse with his wife ‘is certainly not higher with mum and pop bods’.

‘You’re not allowed to be sincere on this phrase’: Former Strictly Come Dancing star James Jordan has defended his current controversial feedback about his wife Ola’s weight – after admitting he prefers her ‘smaller’

Addressing the controversy this week, James advised Express.co.uk: ‘Hang on one second, you are not allowed to be sincere at present on this world.

‘There’s no man, let me let you know girls on the market, there isn’t any man on this planet who will say, ‘Oh no, I a lot desire my wife being a lot larger and heavier’. There’s no man, they do not exist.

‘They would possibly let you know, ‘Oh you look pretty darling’ however would they like you slimmer? Yes they’d. That’s only a reality, I’m simply telling you that each single man 100 per cent feels that approach.’

Ola was inundated with help final month when she admitted to feeling ‘horrified’ and ‘disenchanted’ by her ‘mum bod’ as she shared a bikini snap to social media. 

Addressing the controversy this week, James said: 'There's no man, let me tell you ladies out there, there's no man in the world who will say, 'Oh no, I much prefer my wife being much bigger and heavier'. There's no man, they don't exist.'

Addressing the controversy this week, James mentioned: ‘There’s no man, let me let you know girls on the market, there isn’t any man on this planet who will say, ‘Oh no, I a lot desire my wife being a lot larger and heavier’. There’s no man, they do not exist.’

Speaking about their ‘mum and pop bods’, the couple mentioned they really feel like their intercourse life is not as ‘thrilling’ anymore as they shared their want to ‘get again in form’.

Ola, who appeared on Strictly from 2006 to 2015, advised The Sun: ‘The intercourse life is certainly totally different, if not worse, as a result of we’re so fats and do not wish to transfer after a bag of crisps and a Chinese.

‘The bellies get in the way in which of us on the subject of intercourse and I’m a bit heavy now. It’s not as thrilling.’

James added: ‘Sex is certainly not higher with the mum and pop bods, I am unable to throw her about any extra like I’m used to doing.’

Couple: James went on to say that he 'prefers' Ola and himself 'smaller', saying he doesn't want to upset her but he wants them both to get fitter for their health

Couple: James went on to say that he ‘prefers’ Ola and himself ‘smaller’, saying he would not wish to upset her however he needs them each to get fitter for his or her well being

James went on to say that he ‘prefers’ Ola and himself ‘smaller’, saying he would not wish to upset her however that he needs them each to get fitter for the sake of their well being.

‘I’ll say I desire Ola smaller. Of course I nonetheless love her and fancy her,’ he mentioned.

The couple – who share a two-year-old daughter Ella – mentioned they adopted ‘unhealthy life-style selections’ throughout the Covid-19 lockdown, after James tragically lost his father.

They went on to say that though they’re supporters of physique positivity, they’re each classed as overweight and wish to lose weight for well being causes, and for his or her daughter Ella.

Ola mentioned she by no means needs to make anybody ‘really feel unhealthy’, however mentioned health is vital to her as a result of she needs to really feel ‘wholesome’ once more as she mirrored on her skilled dancer days.

'Disappointed': Their latest comments come after Ola shared a bikini-clad snap with her husband James and admitted she felt 'horrified' and 'shocked' at her 'mum bod'

‘Disappointed’: Their newest feedback come after Ola shared a bikini-clad snap along with her husband James and admitted she felt ‘horrified’ and ‘shocked’ at her ‘mum bod’

Family: Ola and James - who starred as a Strictly professional from 2006 to 2013 - tied the knot back in 2003 and welcomed their first child Ella, now two, together in 2020

Family: Ola and James – who starred as a Strictly skilled from 2006 to 2013 – tied the knot again in 2003 and welcomed their first little one Ella, now two, collectively in 2020

Their newest feedback come after Ola shared a bikini-clad snap along with her husband James and admitted she felt ‘horrified’ and ‘shocked’ at her ‘mum bod’.

Last month, she took to Instagram to share an image of herself and her husband absorbing the solar of their swimwear as they stood by their swimming pool.

In a caption, the British-Polish ballroom dancer candidly admitted she felt ‘horrified’ and ‘disenchanted’ at her ‘mum bod’, saying she was posting the snap to ‘inspire’ herself.

She penned: ‘Hi guys, I wasn’t going to publish this image however I’ve determined to as a result of I’m horrified and so disenchanted with myself and by posting it I’m hoping it’ll assist inspire me to do one thing about it. 

‘Our good friend took this snap of us yesterday making an attempt to remain cool by the pool however OMG… it was a complete shock to say the least! When did we get ‘mum and pop bods’ ????

‘We know we’re not in our greatest Strictly form however hey that is what occurs while you cease dancing for hours daily and have a child (I simply wish to know James’ excuse)

‘Stay cool everybody. I believe I must keep away from the ice cream for some time!!! Couples That Eat Together Stay Together @jamesjordan1978.’

Her celeb friends had been fast to flock to the feedback to ship her phrases of help, gushing that she seems ‘gorgeous’ and ‘beautiful’ and urging her to go simple on herself.

Reflecting on the bikini-clad snap, Ola defined that in her Strictly days, she was doing ten-hour full days of dancing and would additionally go to the fitness center, whereas she has since left the present and had a child.

Ola mentioned her physique has ‘modified’ because the present, whereas James additionally agreed that his physique too has reworked since he left Strictly again in 2013 after seven years.

Lifestyle: The couple said they adopted 'bad lifestyle choices' during the Covid-19 lockdown, after James tragically lost his father (Ola is pictured in 2010)

Lifestyle: The couple mentioned they adopted ‘unhealthy life-style selections’ throughout the Covid-19 lockdown, after James tragically lost his father (Ola is pictured in 2010)

James described the beachwear image as ‘nice motivation’ for his or her plans to get ‘again in form’, however admitted they are going to by no means return to ten-hour days of dancing once more.

Mother-of-one Ola mentioned though different individuals inform her she seems ‘nice’, she feels ‘uncomfortable’ with how she seems and mentioned she is ‘unhappy’ that she will not be as match as she needs to be.

It will not be the primary time that the couple have spoken out about physique picture since posting the snap, as they each mentioned their weight gain on Loose Women.

She admitted she feels she has let herself go as she mentioned her weight gain since welcoming her daughter, explaining she and James discover it troublesome to slot in any train.

She mentioned: ‘It’s simply accepting what you are actually. Obviously I had an incredible physique on Strictly, everybody used to look as much as me. Coming to the realisation that it isn’t the identical and it isn’t going to be the identical anymore…’

Motherhood: Ella said  she and James are both classed as obese for their height and want to lose weight for health reasons, and for their daughter Ella

Motherhood: Ella mentioned  she and James are each classed as overweight for his or her top and wish to lose weight for well being causes, and for his or her daughter Ella

James added: ‘We’re not coaching ten hours a day like we used to,’ with Ola agreeing: ‘Yeah, it is actually laborious. It’s discovering time. Ella takes every little thing, she is every little thing.’

The dad-of-one admitted: ‘It’s not rocket science is it? It’s what you eat. If you are not exercising, you are going to placed on weight.

‘I at all times mentioned to Ola, you’ve got at all times flucated with weight, as a result of I used to be coaching a lot on a regular basis, I may eat no matter I needed and mentioned, ‘I do not perceive why individuals placed on weight’, after which placed on three stone after Strictly’.

Speaking about her shallowness, Ola admitted she at present would not really feel pleased along with her present look, explaining: ‘‘People say, ‘you look nice’ however I do not really feel like that. I do not really feel like I’m in my physique, it is bizarre.’

James added: ‘It will get tougher as you become older as effectively.’

Candid: It is not the first time that the couple have spoken out about body image since posting the snap, as they both discussed their weight gain on Loose Women

Candid: It will not be the primary time that the couple have spoken out about physique picture since posting the snap, as they each mentioned their weight gain on Loose Women 

Ola additionally not too long ago spoke about studying to just accept her ‘mum bod’ after sharing her bikini snap. 

Speaking solely to MailOnline, Ola revealed that James likes to ‘take the mickey’ out of her for her weight, however admits she is aware of ‘he loves me no matter measurement I’m’, regardless of neither of them being in ‘Strictly form’.

She mentioned: ‘You know what James is like – he is at all times taking the mickey. He jokes I’m not the lady he married however then I say to him – what about you and your massive stomach?! 

‘But clearly we do not actually imply it – a lot! I do know he loves me no matter measurement I’m however let’s face it neither of us look in Strictly form can we – so we have matching mum and pop bods now!’

The star opened up on how her priorities have modified since having her daughter, along with her not worrying as a lot about her weight-reduction plan.

She mentioned: ‘To be sincere I’ve at all times struggled with my weight. I used to be at all times one of many curviest women on Strictly amongst the skilled dancers.

‘It’s by no means been simple for me. So now it has been pleasurable to not be watching what I’ve been consuming and to have a drink and a few chocolate once I need.

‘And undoubtedly since having Ella my priorities have modified – she is my primary precedence now. So I’ve higher issues to assume about than a 24 inch waist!’

She added: ‘My outlook has completely modified since being a mom. I’m taking care of this little one that completely is dependent upon me, so worrying about how I look will not be high of my checklist.’

Despite this, Ola confessed she nonetheless has her low moments, admitting: ‘I do not really feel like I’m in my proper physique as a result of I’ve by no means been this massive earlier than and I’m not used to having to cover up my physique and conceal away behind dishevelled garments.

Confidence: Speaking about her self-esteem, Ola (pictured in November 2006) admitted she currently doesn't feel happy with her current appearance

Confidence: Speaking about her shallowness, Ola (pictured in November 2006) admitted she at present would not really feel pleased along with her present look 

Ola shared that her bikini snap with James was a ‘turning level’ in regaining her physique confidence, remarking that she would not wish to ‘settle for my physique like this’.

Explaining why she felt it was vital to share the picture, she mentioned: ‘When I first noticed the image (which a good friend took at our home) I used to be completely horrified – and mortified.

‘You know what it is like, when you’ve placed on a little bit of weight, you disguise away in dishevelled garments and keep away from trying in full Iength mirrors! So this was a little bit of a shock.

‘But I assumed – you recognize what I’ve had a child and no I do not appear to be I did in my time on Strictly – however I’m not dancing for six hours a day. So I assumed I ought to simply be sincere and share it as a result of that is mum life proper? Also I’m not alone – I’ve had a child. What’s James’s excuse?’

Despite being nervous about what the response can be, Ola reveals she has been inundated with constructive and supportive messages. 

She mentioned: ‘I used to be nervous that folks can be actually imply as a result of I do not appear to be the woman within the catsuit any extra. But truly I’ve been overwhelmed with how supportive individuals have been. I’ve not had one nasty message in any respect.’

Ola – who together with James has been classed as ‘clinically overweight’ – admitted in a candid Instagram video that she fears she might by no means get her dancer’s determine again.

Speaking of their joint column in Hello! journal, Ola and James – who give up Strictly in 2015 – advised how they troublesome it’s to lose the kilos amid elevating Ella, earlier than including they’re motivated to take action for the sake of the tot.

Ola went on to say that she felt like she was ‘hiding’ beforehand, however has been warmed by the overwhelming help she acquired from her image as she advised how individuals may relate because it’s ‘laborious’ to lose the weight.

Marriage: Ola revealed that husband James loves to 'take the mickey' out of her for her weight, but she takes it right back, pointing out that she's had a baby (pictured in 2019)

Marriage: Ola revealed that husband James likes to ‘take the mickey’ out of her for her weight, however she takes it proper again, stating that she’s had a child (pictured in 2019)

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