They confirmed their split in March after three years of marriage, following months of speculation.

Yet Karen and Kevin Clifton still appeared on friendly terms with each other as they were spotted exchanging a cosy hug in London.

The former couple, both aged 36 and 35, appeared deep in thought as they talked outside what appeared to be a theatre or ticket office, as they were joined by her dog Betty.

Summery: Karen and Kevin Clifton still appeared on friendly terms with each other as they were spotted exchanging a cosy hug in London

Summery: Karen and Kevin Clifton still appeared on friendly terms with each other as they were spotted exchanging a cosy hug in London

Summery: Karen and Kevin Clifton still appeared on friendly terms with each other as they were spotted exchanging a cosy hug in London

At one stage, Kevin reassuringly put his hand on Karen’s shoulder before pulling her in for a friendly hug.

The Strictly Come Dancing professionals were also joined by some fans, as they happily posed and smiled for photographs.

Karen, who appeared to still be wearing her wedding ring, showed off her toned physique in a ruffled red and white floral patterned tea dress, which had a red bow to its side.

Deep in thought: The former couple, both aged 36 and 35, appeared deep in thought outside what appeared to be a theatre or ticket office, as they were joined by her dog Betty

Deep in thought: The former couple, both aged 36 and 35, appeared deep in thought outside what appeared to be a theatre or ticket office, as they were joined by her dog Betty

Deep in thought: The former couple, both aged 36 and 35, appeared deep in thought outside what appeared to be a theatre or ticket office, as they were joined by her dog Betty

Friends: At one stage, Kevin reassuringly put his hand on Karen's shoulder before pulling her in for a friendly hug

Friends: At one stage, Kevin reassuringly put his hand on Karen's shoulder before pulling her in for a friendly hug

Friends: At one stage, Kevin reassuringly put his hand on Karen’s shoulder before pulling her in for a friendly hug

Fans: The Strictly Come Dancing professionals were also joined by some fans, as they happily posed and smiled for photographs

Fans: The Strictly Come Dancing professionals were also joined by some fans, as they happily posed and smiled for photographs

Fans: The Strictly Come Dancing professionals were also joined by some fans, as they happily posed and smiled for photographs

She styled her ombré blonde locks into a tousled and curly hairdo, adding a slick of make-up.

While Kevin wore a long-sleeved white top with a pair of dark jeans for his London outing. 

In March, the former couple – who married in 2015, said they are still partners on a professional level, despite their split, and will continue with their joint tour, which kicked off in May and runs until July.

Stylish: Karen, who appeared to still be wearing her wedding ring, showed off her toned physique in a ruffled red and white floral patterned tea dress, which had a red bow to its side

Stylish: Karen, who appeared to still be wearing her wedding ring, showed off her toned physique in a ruffled red and white floral patterned tea dress, which had a red bow to its side

Stylish: Karen, who appeared to still be wearing her wedding ring, showed off her toned physique in a ruffled red and white floral patterned tea dress, which had a red bow to its side

Gorgeous: She styled her ombré blonde locks into a tousled and curly hairdo, adding a slick of make-up

Gorgeous: She styled her ombré blonde locks into a tousled and curly hairdo, adding a slick of make-up

Gorgeous: She styled her ombré blonde locks into a tousled and curly hairdo, adding a slick of make-up

Casual: While Kevin wore a long-sleeved white top with a pair of dark jeans for his London outing

Casual: While Kevin wore a long-sleeved white top with a pair of dark jeans for his London outing

Casual: While Kevin wore a long-sleeved white top with a pair of dark jeans for his London outing

Kevin told BBC Radio 2’s Chris Evans: ‘We wanted to let everyone know that privately we’re not together anymore, but professionally we are stronger than ever.

‘Dance has always been the thing… dance is how we came together and has been the glue that held us together for years now.

‘We’re still the best of friends, we’ve got a lot of love and respect for each other, I still pretty much see Karen every day.’

Karen joked that Kevin will ‘never get rid of me’.

It's over: They confirmed their split in March after three years of marriage, following months of speculation

It's over: They confirmed their split in March after three years of marriage, following months of speculation

It’s over: They confirmed their split in March after three years of marriage, following months of speculation

Professionals: In March, the former couple - who married in 2015, said they are still partners on a professional level, despite their split

Professionals: In March, the former couple - who married in 2015, said they are still partners on a professional level, despite their split

Professionals: In March, the former couple – who married in 2015, said they are still partners on a professional level, despite their split

They said they wanted to speak out and ‘be upfront’ with their fans because there had been ‘a lot of talk’ about their relationship in recent months.

Kevin said: ‘What we’ve found is, since we’ve been honest with each other about our relationship, it’s unlocked a new wealth of creativity.

‘We feel like we’re stronger than ever and taking our dance partnership and professional relationship to the next level now, which is why we’re so excited about this tour.’ 

MailOnline has contacted Karen and Kevin’s representatives for comment.  

Tour: They also revealed that they would continue with their joint tour, which kicked off in May and runs until July

Tour: They also revealed that they would continue with their joint tour, which kicked off in May and runs until July

Tour: They also revealed that they would continue with their joint tour, which kicked off in May and runs until July

Candid: Kevin told BBC Radio 2’s Chris Evans: 'We wanted to let everyone know that privately we’re not together anymore, but professionally we are stronger than ever.'

Candid: Kevin told BBC Radio 2’s Chris Evans: 'We wanted to let everyone know that privately we’re not together anymore, but professionally we are stronger than ever.'

Candid: Kevin told BBC Radio 2’s Chris Evans: ‘We wanted to let everyone know that privately we’re not together anymore, but professionally we are stronger than ever.’

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