ITV has confirmed Dancing On Ice’s Vanessa Bauer is not going to skate this weekend, whereas Brendan Cole will return to rink
Dancing On Ice’s Vanessa Bauer will probably be changed this weekend after testing optimistic for Covid-19.
Her celeb skating associate, former Strictly Come Dancing star Brendan Cole, will stay on the present with a special professional for this weekend.
Brendan will now have one other professional skater performing with him, with Vanessa hoping to return as quickly as doable.
ITV confirmed in a press release: “Sadly, Vanessa Bauer is unable to skate this weekend after testing optimistic for Covid-19. We stay up for Vanessa returning to the competitors quickly.
“Brendan Cole will nonetheless carry out on this Sunday’s present and will probably be partnered with skilled skater Brendyn Hatfield.”
Skater Vanessa, who has topped the leaderboard in current weeks with Brendan, shared her disappointment over the information, as she is pressured to overlook out.
She stated: “I’m upset that I’ve examined optimistic for Covid and gained’t be capable of carry out with Brendan for Musicals Week. However I’m excited that Brendan will get to skate and problem himself with an unimaginable fellow professional and buddy in Brendyn.
“I’ve little question they may completely smash this Sunday. I’m wanting ahead to returning to the competitors to showcase extra inventive routines!”
Brendan confessed he was gutted by the information, however was shared his pleasure to get again on the rink this time with male professional Brendyn.
He stated: “I’m completely gutted that Vanessa is unable to skate this weekend. I do know she would have put collectively one other improbable routine.
“Nevertheless, and with Vanessa’s blessing I’ve been given an incredible alternative to create one thing improbable for Musicals Week with Brendyn.
“He is an exceptionally gifted skater and I’ve little question we can create one thing actually particular for the present! I can’t thank him sufficient for stepping in.”
Brendyn and Brendan will skate this Sunday to Beggin’ by Frankie Valli and The 4 Seasons from Jersey Boys as a part of Musicals Week.
As soon as her isolation interval is full, Vanessa will return to the competitors to skate with Brendan.
Brendyn additionally reacted to changing Vanessa for the week, for now, saying: “I am thrilled that Brendan requested if I’d skate with him this weekend – what an honour!
“Vanessa is a superb choreographer and I’ve cherished watching her and Brendan skate every week. I am wanting ahead to assembling an thrilling routine for this Sunday’s present which I am hoping will impress each the judges and viewers!”
Dancing On Ice airs Sunday at 6pm on ITV.
https://www.mirror.co.uk/television/tv-news/breaking-dancing-ice-chaos-vanessa-26232332 Dancing On Ice chaos as Vanessa Bauer changed after testing optimistic for Covid