PUBLISHED: 10:05, Wed, Oct 7, 2020 | UPDATED: 10:05, Wed, Oct 7, 2020
TV presenter Claudia Winkleman, 48, who hosts Strictly Come Dancing with Tess Daly on the BBC, has opened up about her marriage to her husband of 20 years Kris Thykier, also 48. The mum-of-two revealed she put "too much pressure on herself" to have sex every 48 hours.
head shoot off her shoulders
Claudia and film producer Kris, who tied the knot in 2000, are parents to Jake, 17 and Arthur, nine.
She began to open up about their relationship by explaining how she fell in love with him in the beginning.
Claudia shared: "What did it for me was how he behaved in restaurants, bars and planes – indeed, simply around people. 'Thanks so much, no rush, I'll carry it over for you, here, have a drink on us'.
"Having been a waitress every school holiday from the age of 16, it was just that magic characteristic that tipped me over."
READ MORE: Strictly 2020: Claudia Winkleman's major show mistake proves costly
Claudia Winkleman talks sex life with husband (Image: PA)
Claudia Winkleman says she put pressure on herself (Image: PA)
Claudia said discussing politics, history and social issues at the end of the day with Kris was her "kind of foreplay".
The TV host went on to say that she married him because of his impeccable manners.
She told OK! Magazine her partner often asks the cab driver how their day is going and will never take a seat on the tube.
While the presenter admitted her spouse made her "head shoot off her shoulders" when they first met each other, she opened up about the pressure