Karen Hauer arms £60 engagement ring again to husband
Professional dancer Karen, 41, was given the £60 H. Samuel gold band with a single jewel when Jordan proposed earlier than their marriage ceremony final yr, nevertheless it emerged the couple had cut up final month.
Jordan’s late mom Anne owned the ring and his father Lee mentioned it was returned to him after she died.
But Jordan advised MailOnline: ‘It was my mum’s ring she left it to me when she handed away.’
He added: ‘I knew I wished to provide her my mum’s ring the second I met her.’
Dispute: Strictly star Karen Hauer ‘s estranged husband Jordan Wyn-Jones has insisted her engagement ring was left to him by his mom after she died – as his father claims he owns it
Split: Professional dancer Karen, 41, was given the £60 H. Samuel gold band with a single jewel when Jordan proposed earlier than their marriage ceremony final yr however they’ve just lately cut up
Jordan insists the ring will probably be returned to him as Karen is aware of how a lot it means to him.
He mentioned: ‘She will ship it again. It’s not in her DNA to trigger harm. It was my mums ring she left it to me when she handed away however she is aware of that. It makes me smile once I take into consideration her like that.’
Jordan’s father Lee mentioned this weekend the ring belonged to him earlier than it was given to his son’s ex Karen.
Lee advised The Sun: ‘That’s it then — if she’s despatched the ring again to him as a substitute of me I’ll by no means see it once more. I completely see the place Karen is coming from. She was gifted the ring and it was hers so far as she is aware of.
‘I’m grateful she has returned it to Jordan, nevertheless it truly belongs to me.’
‘It’s not concerning the cash. It is only sentimental worth. Some issues cash can’t purchase.’
MailOnline has contacted Karen for remark.
Jordan and his father Lee fell out when he met Karen an he didn’t attend their marriage ceremony final yr.
Jewel: Jordan’s late mom Anne owned the ring and his father Lee mentioned it was returned to him after she died (Karen pictured)
He added: ‘I vividly keep in mind shopping for it from H Samuel in Brighton — and it holds so many reminiscences.
‘That ring is extraordinarily sentimental to me. And it’s most likely solely value £1,900 now. If issues had been completely different between me and Jordan he might nicely have had my blessing. But the reality is, he didn’t.’
It comes after her husband Jordan blamed Strictly for ruining the pair’s relationship.
The pair married final yr, but cut up after simply 16 months after going by means of a troublesome time.
Jordan has revealed their relationship turned a collection of video calls resulting from her demanding Strictly schedule and tour.
While the pair hoped for kids, being a feminine Strictly skilled makes selections about having a child way more troublesome than for many different girls. It goes with out saying that it might be unimaginable to participate within the present whereas closely pregnant.
But with Karen approaching 40, Jordan, 34, had his coronary heart set on turning into a father.
‘Karen’s devoted to her profession, which she has labored actually laborious for,’ Jordan says. ‘She’s wonderful and I like her for it. That’s one of many causes I wished to marry her – due to how highly effective she is.
‘But we wished various things. There was a plan about having youngsters however then there wasn’t a plan.
Fairytale: Their marriage had collapsed only a yr after what Karen had then described as ‘a fairytale’ marriage ceremony
‘When we first met, we mentioned it. You do say issues like, ‘I wish to have youngsters’. And she’d talked about to me that she wished to have youngsters with me. But within the interview, Karen mentioned ‘youngsters aren’t the long run’ – which did make me unhappy. I’ve at all times wished to be a father.
‘I would not say it was a shock however I knew subconsciously at the back of my head… why would she wish to have a baby with me?
‘I’d grow to be vacant in our relationship. I used to be loving and so caring for her however I used to be vacant due to the state of affairs that we discovered ourselves in.’
While Jordan was Karen’s third husband – she was beforehand married to 2 dance companions, Matthew Hauer and Kevin Clifton, after which dated opera singer David Webb – Kevin had solely been married as soon as earlier than.
Karen reduce a sombre determine as she appeared on a Strictly reside present with comic Eddie Kadi final month, hours after it was reported she had cut up from her husband Jordan.
She and Jordan married final yr, describing the ceremony as a ‘fairytale’ on the time, however sources claimed the pair went their separate methods after a ‘powerful time’.
Of their cut up, a supply advised the Mirror: ‘Karen and Jordan have had a troublesome time previously few months and determined to separate. It’s clearly very unhappy for each of them.
‘But there is no ill-will in any way. The cut up is amicable, and so they want one another one of the best.’
In August this yr Karen revealed she and Jordan had been having counselling to assist them with their relationship.
The present should go on: Karen took to the dance ground with Eddie final month, with information of her cut up from her husband breaking whereas she was on the reside present
She advised Hello! journal: ‘Counselling. You know what I feel communication is huge however studying tips on how to talk, you already know, so we get exterior assist.
‘So every time we’re having tough moments or something like that, it is simply seeing the susceptible aspect of one another and understanding it and figuring out that each of us are engaged on issues as a result of no person is ideal.’
She added: ‘There is not any such factor as a contented marriage or a contented relationship with the proper couple.
‘It’s about coping with issues the proper approach and never simply operating away from issues, and I suppose that is what makes us tick even higher and perceive each other.’