Tuesday, 21 January, 2020

Dancing On Ice celebs struck down by ‘killer flu’ 24 hours before the launch show!

Three Dancing On Ice celebrity skaters have been taken ill just 24 hours before the live launch show is due to air on ITV.

Matt Evers and Candice Brown
Matt Evers and Candice Brown

The Dancing On Ice launch show is again in jeopardy after several celebrities have been taken ill with Britain’s ‘killer flu’.

Bake Off winner Candice Brown is one of the celeb skaters that’s been struck down by the flu, according to the Daily Star she’s been on flu remedies in a bid to gain energy before Sunday’s live show.

Hollyoaks’ Stephanie Waring and Good Morning Britain weatherman Alex Beresford have also been hit by the flu.

Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield will reunite as hosts of the popular dance contest, Dancing On Ice, after a four-year break.

The six celebrities confirmed to perform on Sunday’s show are: Kem Cetinay, Stephanie Waring, Antony Cotton, Perri Shakes-Drayton, Jake Quickenden and Candice Brown.

Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield
Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield

The other six celebrity contestants will have to wait until the following week before they skate for the judges, however, they’ll still take to the ice in a special group number.

Dancing On Ice bosses have revealed they’ve lined up some of the world’s best skating pros that’ll take part in a very special performance later in the show.

Dancing On Ice 2018 launches this Sunday on ITV at 6pm.

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