The former EastEnders actress likes to be spoiled

Kara Tointon enjoys loving gestures from the man in her life so Artem Chigvintsev had better get friendly with his local florist.

‘The most romantic thing anyone has ever done for me is when an

ex-boyfriend hid roses where I was working,’ Kara recalls.

‘I kept finding then

throughout the day and each one had a different message attached.’

The former EastEnders

actress, 27, and hunky Russian dance partner Artem, 28, now have to get to know each other after the thrill of winning Strictly Come Dancing.

In case they have the odd row, Kara knows how to cheer herself up.

‘When I am feeling down I put on a romantic comedy,’ she reveals. ‘I watch films like

The Holiday with Cameron Diaz and Jude Law over and over again.’

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