Denise Van Outen managed to push through the pain to perform her very first routine after dislocating her shoulder on Sunday’s Dancing On Ice launch show – nevertheless in spite of her efforts, she finished bottom of the leaderboard.
The West End star, 46, kept a smile on her face as she finished the choreography, which had actually been remodelled by pro partner Matt Evers after her injury, exclaiming ‘oh my arm’ as she came to a stop and dealt with the judges.
In other places in the action packed episode, other accidents were revealed with Rebekah Vardy admitting that she had ‘sliced’ her professional partner Andy Buchanan’s confront with her skating blade during practice sessions.
Well done! Denise Van Outen bravely handled to push through the discomfort to perform her first routine with professional partner Matt Evers after dislocating her shoulder on Thursday
Discussing how she was feeling, Denise informed hosts Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield: ‘It’s really sore, but due to the fact that of the adrenaline it’s alright. I’m more concerned I haven’t shaved my armpits for four days!’
Getting a laugh out of everybody, the star managed to smile before the studio was filled with ‘boos’ from the other pros and celebs who were seeing when Denise and Matt were offered low ratings and a paltry total of 19.5.
Christopher Dean, who was functioning as head judge throughout the launch show, told the star: ‘I understand your upper half is working just need to deal with the skating now’
While John Barrowman told Denise he could ‘see the nerves, pain and tentativeness’ and included you should ‘bend the knees, I can’t wait to see what you’re like without an injury’
One to see! Rebekah Vardy likewise impressed with her abilities on skates after revealing she sliced professional Andy Buchanan’s face throughout training
Ashley also told Denise that he had ‘a lot regard, the ice is no joke’, prior to including that it was ‘intriguing to see the contrast’ of her standing on the stage at the start where she looked ‘so in your home’.
The performer’s low ratings showed up once again towards the end of the program when Denise’s beau Eddie and daughter Betsy video employed to show their support.
Eddie told Holly and Phil: ‘Denise has actually been remarkable, the pressure they’re under training every day … she’s come through it as a correct trouper.
‘ The judges were somewhat stingy with their points, could have had a couple more for bravery!’
Denise likewise appeared to have actually recuperated from the discomfort of carrying out as she rested her hurting shoulder and cheekily declared that she’ll be alright as she’s ‘a hard old bird’.
Somewhere else in the program, Rebekah Vardy exposed that she had actually ‘sliced’ her pro partner’s face with her skating blade during practice sessions.
Talking to the camera, the WAG discussed how the mishap just: ‘Restates how unsafe this sport is, something just almost off can end in almost taking somebody’s eyes out!’
Grin and bear it: The West End star, 46, handled to keep a smile on her face as she finished the choreography, which had been remodelled after her injury
The program must go on! Denise started her regimen on a tiny stage as she showcased her acting talents behind a microphone
So happy: Denise and Matt embraced after their routine, with Denise looking really delighted to have finished it
Although triggering Andy Buchanan’s face to bleed, the pro seemed in good spirits as he rocked a few plasters on his face after the accident.
Becky also exposed that she’s been enjoying her time skating, adding: ‘The ice for me has actually ended up being a safe zone, not for anything happening with our personal lives. It’s simply skating.’
The skating duo charmed during their debut regimen, with Rebekah being raised a number of times and the pair managing to make it look simple as they performed what Phillip Schofield thought to be the series very first shoulder balance lift.
The judges were likewise impressed with Rebekah’s efforts, with Jayne telling her to work on arm positions in the coming weeks however added that she’s so satisfied thinking about the WAG has never done carrying out.
John was likewise filled with praise as he stated her ‘smile oozes self-confidence’, prior to including ‘if I needed to choose you’re my best girl skater.’
Specialist Chris ended up the comments by telling her that she looked like a ‘natural skater’ nevertheless would like to see less lifts as Rebekah was in the air for ’40 seconds during 4 lifts’.
After hearing her remarks, Becky informed Holly: ‘We wished to come out and have a good time and likewise in the situation everyones in, it’s a genuine privilege to be here. We’re actually lucky.’
Sizzling! Rebekah Vardy impressed as she required to the ice with professional partner Andy Buchanan, finishing a remarkable four lifts
Like a pro: The WAG, who was using a pretty pale pink gown and gleaming leggings, appeared like a natural on the ice
Liking it: Rebekah might not stop smiling as she aced the choreography and scored 25 mention of 40
In addition to getting support from her professional partner, Rebekah has actually been getting support from her household in your home, with the Vardy brood calling in to praise her after her efficiency.
Her husband Jamie stated: ‘I’m over the moon for her, she’s put a lot of work into it, watching videos in the house all the time … which gets a bit annoying sometimes!’
While Rebekah’s daughter Megan added: ‘I would have given her a strong 10!’
Holly assembled the amusing interview which saw the children sitting and smiling with their footballer daddy by joking to Rebekah: ‘You’re doing this to leave house education aren’t you?’
Hosts Holly and Phillip opened the program, with the glamorous duo joking that it was ‘great to get dressed up’ and be out of ‘elasticated waists’ after months of remaining at home in the middle of the coronavirus pandemic.
The This Morning host even showed golden ticket specifically positioned inside a plastic wallet to make it ‘sanitised for Phillip’ to ensure all the rules were followed.
This all-important ticket was later on handed over to Rufus Hound after the judges unanimously decided that he ought to be sent out through to the musicals week for his impressive gaming-inspired performance.
It’s back! Dancing On Ice began with hosts Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield celebrating a factor to get dressed up on Sunday night
The new normal! Phillip smiled as he held up a ‘sanitised for Phillip’ golden ticket inside a plastic wallet
And Rufus was plainly gotten rid of with emotion as he was handed the pre-sanitised golden ticket.
Asked how he felt, he informed hosts Philip and Holly: ‘Thank you. I’ve invested most of this year not being extremely emotionally stable due to the fact that the world stopped making sense. And this does not make more sense of it. However thank you. I don’t know what is happening.’
Rufus then continued to get political as he referenced the current scandal of school kids being sent out food parcels which were expected to consist of ₤ 30 worth of item, however numerous appeared to contain much less.
He stated: ‘We reside in a world where individuals we elect do not want to feed hungry people, this is the least mad thing that’s taken place to me in a very long time.’
Rufus had actually carried out a gaming-inspired regimen after his launching efficiency was moved forwards following professional Yebin Mok and Graham Bell’s mishap in wedding rehearsals on Monday
The comedian handled to nab a 23.5 explain of 40, with judge Ashley Banjo stating that the regimen might have been ‘his favourite’ of the night after being impressed by the theme
Jayne was also ‘so amazed’ with the skating and Rufus’ efficiency however she had to mark him lower – with a 5.5 – as she was looking at the relocations.
Actioning in: Rufus Hound carried out a gaming-inspired routine after his launching efficiency was moved forwards following pro Yebin Mok and Graham Bell’s mishap in wedding rehearsals on Monday.
So good: The comic handled to catch a 23.5 points out of 40, with Ashley Banjo declaring that the regimen might have been ‘his preferred’ of the night after being impressed by the theme.
Remarkable: The first golden ticket of the series was later turned over to Rufus after the judges unanimously chose that he must be sent through to the musicals week for his impressive gaming-inspired efficiency
Chris joked that the star was an ‘unlikely’ dancer however surprisingly was terrific on the ice.
Jason Donovan had actually opened the 2021 season with a suave routine together with professional partner Alexandra, who has actually been on the show for seven series and even won the program two years ago.
The entertainer appeared confident as he finished his routine – even doing the Swan and Rotating Stag moves – and scoring 25 out of 40 to make a not so shoddy very first rating of the season.
Speaking after the routine to Micheal Buble’s variation of Moondance, Jason stated: ‘It is difficult coming out initially, however it’s such a fantastic program and look what we’re doing in this extremely tough time. we’re offering individuals hope.’
While Alex likewise seemed pleased with their efforts, telling the panel: ‘To be dancing with Jason Donovan, it’s a childhood dream become a reality!’
Safe: The ticket means Rufus will make it through to musicals week after skating on Sunday
Like a pro: Joe-Warren Plant and Vanessa Bauer managed to impress with their fun regimen, although the Emmerdale star fell on the ice
Chris, who was functioning as head judge on Sunday, applauded Jason for his excellent very first skate informing him he has ‘lots of style, however a little more compound’ would be good for next time.
Ashley Banjo also agreed, telling Jason his ‘showmanship’ was eye-catching and might make him a severe contender for the entire program while Jayne Torvill added: ‘Micheal Buble on ice, what can I say!’
Somewhere Else, Joe-Warren Plant had an intriguing start to his time in the competition after falling on the ice.
Although decking it, the Emmerdale star managed to get back up with a smile on his face and continue the regular together with professional partner Vanessa Bauer.
However this did strike him in ball games, with Ashley declaring he takes ‘an entire point off’ if there’s a fall in the regimen.
Brilliant: The dup rocked brilliantly coloured matches for the launch show
The ice panel: Ashley Banjo, John Barrowman, Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean make up the judges in 2021, with them sitting apart and between plastic screens
What a method to begin! Jason Donovan and his professional partner Alexandra Schauman set the requirements high for the season
To begin with: The entertainer looked like a natural on the ice
Chris included: ‘You gave a performance, despite the fact that there was a fall, there’s intricacy in the footwork and you looked comfy on the ice’.
Girl Leshurr likewise made sure to display her skills as she wowed the judges with a high energy performance and even rapped at the start
She completed a cartwheel, shoulder sit and release split lift during the busy routine, managing to do it all after hurting her knee in rehearsals
Not to be forgotten, Woman Leshurr’s partner Brendon also performed a small rap at the end to complete their time on the rink after getting ratings.
Later in the program, Holly revealed that Little Mix had actually tweeted about Woman Leshurr’s spectacular routine stating they had actually taken pleasure in the dance set to their tune Salute.
Real skill! Lady Leshurr likewise made sure to showcase her skills as she wowed the judges with a high energy efficiency and even rapped at the start.
Pro in the making: She completed a cartwheel, shoulder sit and release split lift during the busy regimen, managing to do everything after injuring her knee in practice sessions.
The professional skaters opened the program was a great and vibrant routine with each duo putting on a different coloured outfit to create a cool rainbow throughout the ice.
Nevertheless judge John Barrowman attempted his finest to match their gleaming entryway in his own multi-coloured sequin blazer, shaking his stuff as he stepped onto the ice for the first time this year.
On the other hand, host Holly Willoughby looked radiant as ever as she wore her very first clothing for this year’s series.
The TELEVISION presenter, 39, was back in action for the new season of the ITV show and wore a pink sheer sleeveless gown for her first night of hosting.
The mother-of-three cut an attractive figure in the figure hugging garment which featured a sequinned detail and a feathered neck line.
The This Morning star shared a stunning breeze of herself to Instagram right before she required to the phase along with co-host Phillip and informed of her delight at the program going back to screens amid the continuous coronavirus lockdown.
She wrote: ‘Well its back … on at 6pm … it’s incredible that the dazzling group, team and superstars have made this happened … it’s not been simple and I feel so happy. Gosh it feels excellent to put a sequin on!’
So interesting! Judge John Barrowman could not contain his happiness at being back on the ice panel as he rocked a multi-coloured blazer
Incredible: Rebekah commanded attention as she was lifted around the rink by Andy
Stars also trying to impress with their new-found skating abilities consist of Myleene Klass, Billie Faiers, Sonny Jay and Graham Bell, who will all properly carry out next Sunday after making a fast look in a group dance throughout the launch show.
Sunday’s launch follows Denise dislocated her shoulder throughout practice sessions, with the uncomfortable moment caught on video camera to reveal her taking quite the tumble after losing her footing and falling forward.
Pro skater Matt goes to grab her, however she slips from his grasp and tumbles onto the ice. While in another shot, a few moments later on, she is seen being tended to by a medic, rink-side.
Denise thanked her fans for their assistance after she was rushed to healthcare facility on Thursday following the shock fall.
She took to Instagram on Sunday early morning to share honest images from a medical centre after partly dislocate her shoulder, and sources state she will still make her debut on the program later on in the day.
The minute Dancing On Ice’s Denise Van Outen dislocated her shoulder during practice session was captured on cam in harrowing video footage
And the starlet, 46, took quite the tumble in the painful-looking moment, as she’s seen falling on her side on the difficult rink
Media personality Denise likewise expressed her gratitude towards ITV and her professional partner Matt for ‘looking after me when I feel like crying’.
The TV star composed: ‘Thank you for all your lovely messages today. Told you I’m clumsy on the ice!.
‘ Massive thanks to everyone (Medics & production) and our remarkable for looking after me since I understand how overstretched you are at the moment.
‘ Likewise thank you to for being a real good friend and looking after me and making me laugh when I seem like sobbing ❤. #dancingonice.’ (sic).
‘ Told you I’m clumsy!’ Denise thanked her fans for their support after she was hurried to hospital on Thursday following the shock fall.
Support: Denise’s partner Eddie Boxshall exposes the DOI star will carry out a ‘altered routine’ for launch program.
According to, Denise will perform despite her injury, with an insider declaring: ‘Denise had a substantial scare, however she’s figured out not to let a dislocated shoulder stop her from carrying out on the launch show.
‘ She’s had big support from her skating partner Matt Evers. He’s going to be on hand to make sure tonight goes to plan, in spite of the hard situations.’.
In one image, the mother-of-one appears to be breathing in air through a gadget, while another picture saw her flashing a thumbs down sign as she held an ice bag up to her forehead.
American pair skater Matt, 44, also posted his well wishes for his buddy on social networks, branding her ‘the most improved star’ he’s dealt with in the competition’s history.
The sportsperson, who has functioned as a dancer on the series considering that its beginning in 2006, stated: ‘You have actually come a long method child!
Regrettable: The actress required to Instagram on Sunday early morning to share honest images from a medical centre after partially dislocating her shoulder.
What’s going to happen? The mother-of-one is expected to still make her launching on the program.
‘ A true good friend’: The TOWIE storyteller likewise expressed her thankfulness to ITV and her professional partner for ‘taking care of me when I seem like sobbing’ (envisioned above with a medic).
‘ Tonight is the night! Out of my 13 celebrities for many years you get the most enhanced star. Evidence that through effort and dedication you can make a modification and even find out to skate.’ (sic).
TOWIE narrator Denise initially revealed the news to, mentioning: ‘I’ve taken a couple of topples given that we began training but with this one I knew right away it wasn’t good.’.
Following the evaluation at the studio rink at Bovingdon Airfield, Hertfordshire, she was required to A&E where she had an emergency X-Ray done.
The procedure exposed she had actually partly dislocated her left shoulder and harmed her tendons, while she was likewise badly bruised.
According to the publication, Denise was encouraged to rest in order to recuperate and assist enhance her chances of making her debut.
‘ You’ve come a long method child!’ Matt Evers, 44, posted his well wants his buddy on social networks, branding her ‘the most better star’ he’s worked with in the competitors’s history.
Denise claimed she could not move her shoulder much following the injury and felt it was ‘touch and go’ whether she could skate before Sunday, though she said she is having ongoing physio.
She included that she and Matt have actually changed their routine so that she doesn’t put excessive strain on her shoulder, if she will be able to skate.
Rather than rush her recovery, Denise discussed that she and Matt are taking things ‘hour by hour’ and will decide prior to the show airs.
Following the news, Denise shared a post from Lady Leshurr who wished her a fast healing as she shared an image of them posing in a socially distanced snap.
Regardless of being a West End star, with professional dance training and previous experience competing in a live TELEVISION show following her look on Strictly Come Dancing, Denise confessed on Thursday that she’s still ‘petrified’ of doing Dancing On Ice.
She discussed: ‘You would not believe it– I would fall over from standing talking but you do get used to it. I am less bruised now, which is excellent. I am less likely to fall than I was three months back.
‘ I have always been scared of being on the ice and having an injury and falling. I have fallen over in most of my sessions. I was so worried when I was initially on the ice that my entire body would tense and after that I would keep tipping over.
‘ I am trying to stay unwinded and not think of injuries so much due to the fact that you can never forecast what you’re going to occur when you’re on ice.
‘ I hope I can survive the competition and not be taken over by injury. It is scary.’.
Dancing On Ice professional Yebin Mok was also injured ahead of the program’s launch after superstars Graham Bell ‘lacerated her leg’ throughout training on Monday.
She was required to health center for treatment and is now out of action for a ‘number of weeks’ while resting and getting physio for her injury. Requiring to Instagram after the mishap, Yebin stated she was ‘absolutely gutted’.
Stars attempting to impress with their new-found skating capabilities include Rebekah Vardy, Myleene Klass, Billie Faiers, Sonny Jay and Jason Donovan.
ITV reassured fans on previously this month that the show will be back as prepared in spite of the UK being plunged into a 3rd lockdown, nevertheless a few new precautions will remain in place including perspex dividers in between the judges and no audience.
The news came amid claims the celebs and their expert skating partners were worried about coronavirus striking the program and it being cancelled.
The judging panel will be sat far apart, restraining with social distancing steps, and perspex panels will be put in between them.
For the very first time in its history the studio at Bovingdon Airfield in Hertfordshire will have no audience, a relocation matching that of Strictly Come Dancing.
The skating celebs will likewise enjoy each other carry out from socially-distanced tables to keep everyone safe from COVID-19.
Changes: The brand-new series will see the judges protected by perspex screens and there will be no studio audience amid the continuous COVID-19 pandemic, and there will be no audience