North East UK news Jason Donovan the latest star to quit 'cursed' Dancing on Ice PremierLeague-News.Com
PremierLeague-News.Com - Actor and singer Jason Donovan has become the fifth celeb to quit Dancing on Ice before being voted out
PremierLeague-News.Com - Breaking Sport Transfer News ! Dancing on Ice fans have said the show is 'cursed' after Jason Donovan became the latest celebrity to quit, a day after the live shows was shelved to a mounting contestant crisis. Since the show started in the middle of January, five skating stars have left the show without being voted out by the public. Denise Van Outen and Billie Faiers both quit due to injury, with Denise being replaced by reserve Amy Tinkler, while Rufus Hound and Joe-Warren Plant has to withdraw after testing positive for coronavirus. Rufus was replaced by second reserve Matt Richardson and with only two stand-ins per series, both were used by the time the fourth live show took place. And now, after being missed from the February 14 live show as he rested a back injury, former Neighbours star Jason has now become the latest casualty of the Dancing on Ice rink this year. Jason Donovan (Image: Instagram/@jdonofficial) His departure was confirmed on Monday evening. Speaking to fans in a video, Jason said: "I am devastated to announce that due to this ongoing back issue that occurred on Dancing on Ice about 10 days ago, and at the advice of my medical team in the show, that unfortunately I can't continue in the competition and therefore have to withdraw. "We put so much work into getting to this point but I have to respect my health and I have to respect my body moving forward.
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." Reacting to the news about Jason. one fan tweeted: "Cancel this season honestly, it's absolutely cursed this year. Invite the cast back next year," and, in agreement, another wrote: " #DancingOnIce truly is cursed this year isn't it?" As well as five celebs bowing out of the show, pros Yebin Mok and Hamish Gaman were also forced out of the competition due to injuries in training.
On Monday's This Morning, host and Dancing on Ice presenter Phillip Schofield appeared to cast doubt on the live shows resuming this weekend when he said: "Hopefully we are back up and running with that next week. With a bit of luck. Who knows frankly?" Holly quickly said: "It will be fine. Remain positive."
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