DANCING On Ice stars have been left racked with nerves after watching Connor Ball’s gory backstage accident on Sunday evening.
The Vamps star, 25, smashed his chin off the follow rink simply minutes earlier than he was attributable to skate first.
Left lined in blood and needing stitches, bosses have been pressured to rejig the working order.
Dan Whiston, the present’s affiliate inventive director, has now revealed the impact it had on Connor’s co-stars.
He informed The Solar: “It was very, very scary for him at that second, and it might knock your confidence, particularly understanding you would need to skate out.
“He nonetheless went out with stitches in his chin in a dwell present and carried out rather well.
“As a result of the opposite contestants had seen it backstage, clearly you might see it had made everybody very nervy. It’s these little reminders that remind everybody how harmful it’s what we’re doing. Something can occur at any time.
“When one thing like that occurs there’s blood immediately, a variety of it, it was on his costume they usually have been scraping the blood off the ice as nicely.”
Dan mentioned the musician had “balls of metal” for the best way he dealt with the entire ordeal and in addition praised the medical crew for his or her quick reactions.
On an evening of excessive drama, it was Rachel Stevens who turned the third contestant to be eradicated after a skate off in opposition to BMXer Kye Whyte.
There was a grumbling amongst some viewers that the pair have been within the backside two whereas Blissful Mondays star Bez sailed by way of.
However Dan believes the Mancunian embodies the spirit of the present and is doing his all to enhance and entertain viewers.
He mentioned: “Bez is so great as a result of although he’s fairly tongue in cheek, he does deal with it very significantly. He needs to do nicely. He needs his marks to go up each week and it’s actually vital to him.
“For me, he embodies what Dancing On Ice is all about. He’s a middle-aged man, he’s attempting his greatest, he’s studying a brand new ability and giving it all the things he’s received. I feel the general public can see that and are supporting him.”
Dancing On Ice is on ITV on Sunday evening at 6.30pm
https://www.thesun.ie/television/8341217/dancing-on-ice-connor-balls-brutal-accident-celebs-fear/ Dancing On Ice star Connor Ball’s brutal accident leaves celebs racked with worry after his blood stains the rink