As the semi-finals of Dancing On Ice approached, former serious dancer Brendan Cole suggested ‘things are getting personal’ as the contestants braced for elimination. dual
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Brendan Cole is braced for a dramatic night on Dancing On Ice on Sunday.
Former serious team professional player Come Dancing, 45, has wowed the judges since debuting with partner Vanessa Bauer.
However, he has now opened up about the atmosphere behind the scenes as he shared a cryptic post on Instagram.
Confirming that he and Vanessa will be skating to Elvis Costello’s She’s She, Brendan shared a snap of the pair on the ice.
Along with the photo, he wrote: “An exciting weekend ahead… A double elimination and things are getting personal!”
The dancer’s post comes amid reports of tension behind the scenes of the show during one of ITV’s biggest hits.
A source said: “This year, the show is the most competitive ever.
Vanessa Bauer / Instagram)
“They all want to win and the standards are very high, you can cut the atmosphere with a knife, you can really feel the tension.
“They’re all practicing like crazy. Nobody cares about coming in second, they all want to win,” reports OK! Journal.
Mirror has contacted ITV for comment.
Brendan will battle The Vamps’ Connor Ball, Pussycat Dolls star Kimberly Wyatt, BMXer Kye Whyte and dancer Regan Gascoigne, who are all hoping to skate with the trophy.
Brendan and Regan, 26, have been at the center of fixation rumors after fans suggested they had an unfair advantage because of their dance backgrounds.
Regan, son of English football legend Paul Gascoigne, may be one of the favorites to lift the Dancing On Ice trophy, but he was previously enrolled in the Hammond Ballet School as a child and studied theater. opera.
Fans have left him a bit weary of his scores, but Regan told The Mirror that skating is “different from dancing”.
“You are holding your core in a completely different way than you would dance. Lifting is completely different, it is a completely different skill. Ice is a completely different element, he explained.
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Brendan, meanwhile, was called out after his stern colleague Arlene Phillips gave him 10.
“Dancing on Ice Night becomes Fix on Ice! Brendan put his mate on the jury and she gave him a 10 while giving the others up to 2 points lower than the other judges! ” one angry viewer tweeted.
While another said that people with prior dance experience should not be allowed to compete with celebrities who have not had any dance training.
Dancing On Ice airs on ITV at 6 p.m. Sunday.
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