A Dancing on Ice has been pressured to tug out of the brand new sequence launch show after a freak injury in training.
One of probably the most injury susceptible reveals on TV, the ITV programme is not any stranger to casualties and the 2021 run has claimed its first casualty earlier than cameras even begin rolling.
On Wednesday’s This Morning, Phillip Schofield, who additionally presents Dancing on Ice with pal Holly Willoughby, revealed that professional skater Yebin Mok might be absent from the rink when the show returns on Sunday night time attributable to a “nasty” injury when she was stabbed in the leg by a blade and required fast medical help.
On the identical day Dancing on Ice was hit by a coronavirus outbreak, Phillip went onto declare that her wound was so deep you could possibly “see the tendons”.
He informed viewers at residence: “We had a Zoom assembly yesterday with the staff and so they confirmed us an image that we can’t show you on TV.
“Holly could not even have a look at it, she needed to look away – and it was a really nasty stab wound from an ice blade.
“You may see the tendons, it is a very harmful show.”
Yebin is paired with Olympian skier Graham Bell for the brand new sequence and, quite than carry out with one other professional, Graham, who represented Great Britain at 5 Winter Olympics in the Nineteen Eighties and 90s, may also sit out Sunday’s dwell show.
Graham was among the many first batch of celebs set to make their debut in week 1 however in a reshuffle to the order, comic Rufus Hound and his skating companion Robin Johnstone will now carry out every week sooner than deliberate.
Fellow skilled Karina Mantra will prepare with Graham in Yebin’s absence.
Last yr’s sequence of Dancing on Ice noticed comic Michael Barrymore pull out attributable to an injury earlier than the show began after which skilled Vanessa Bauer endure a horrific injury in training when she smashed her face off the facet of the rink throughout training.
This yr’s Dancing on Ice lineup options stars like Jason Donovan, Rebekah Vardy, Colin Jackson and Myleene Klass.