The DANCING on Ice Bez star planned to cover the floor of his kitchen with liquid to create a makeshift training ground while he is in quarantine after catching Covid.
But the Happy Mondays legend, 57, couldn’t help but worry when he realized the wooden floors of his country house on the Welsh border wouldn’t provide the slides and slides he needed.
So instead, he used gliding across the bathroom floor in soft socks to try to perfect his balance – something that was lacking for him. debut performance on Sunday night show.
Bez, who tested positive for Covid on Monday, said: “I have wood down there on the kitchen floor, so it won’t work.
“I’m isolated in my house, so I put these soft socks on and I’m sliding on a lino in the bathroom and I have this big full-length mirror that I’m looking at. , so I’m still practicing balancing and not falling.”
The wobbly Bez is happy to stay upright in her Sunday to Happy Monday routine.
But the TV judges, including teenage girl Oti Mabuse, gave him a total score of just 12.5 out of 40.
The Nineties logo is back on the ice January 30 for Movie Week.
Bez said: “I’m just desperate to get back there, you know what I mean?
“I am totally fine and I am sending my love to anyone who has Covid with terrible symptoms.
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“I’m just relieved that ITV’s testing process is so strict because otherwise I wouldn’t have known I had it, you know what I mean?
“I’m juicing, juicing, juicing with my cold juicer, which sounds like a combine harvester, but I’m doing it so vitamin C beats this. , and apple cider vinegar and cayenne pepper.”
Bez plans to have a video call with professional partner Angela Egan, 33 years old, to keep his training on track.
A source said: “Bez realizes he’s not the Brendan Cole for the general public, he’s there to entertain.
“But he still wants to improve and get better every week.
“He was so disappointed when one of the ITV tests showed a positive result after the rowdy incident on Sunday, now he’s really excited to be back there and back with all the goodies. flaming gun.”
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Last night, an ITV spokeswoman said: “We have strict protocols in place to ensure the health and safety of all our contributors and employees.
Bez made Dancing on Ice history when he was asked by ITV bosses to wear a helmet to skate.
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