The actress, 46, dislocated her left shoulder and is “touch and go” to skate with pro star Matt Evers in tonights ITV opening show. She said: “Im hoping and praying I can heal.”
DANCING on Ices Denise van Outen was rushed to health center after a face-first scary fall in practice sessions.
The star fell on her face and harmed her shoulder
Frightened medics dashed to her help and offered her urgent treatment in front of her surprised pro partner Matt Evers before she was hurried to hospital.
” I was rehearsing with Matt, struck my toe choice and went flying.
” Straightaway I knew I d done something. I simply thought, Please dont let it be a break.
” The on-site medics and physio checked me over right away and my shoulder was quickly iced.”
There are now fears Denise may not be well adequate to participate in tonights opening program of the series.
Speaking solely to The Sun on Sunday, Denise, 46, said: “Ive taken a few tumbles given that we started training however with this one I understood instantly it wasnt excellent.
Denise and Matt appeared to start their turn on the ideal track
However within seconds Denise stubbed her toe choice and began to topple forward prior to falling face first
A program medic tends to Denises injuries on set
Physicians have actually bought her to rest to speed up her healing.
” We are taking it hour by hour, Im resting as much as I can and wishing for the best.
Brave Denise was then raced to medical facility following the terrifying fall on the ITV1 programs studio rink at Bovingdon Airfield, Hertfordshire, on Thursday.
An emergency X-ray revealed a dislocated left shoulder and damage to her tendons.
Denise included: “Ultimately I had to have a journey to hospital where I was informed I had a partial dislocation and tendon damage.
” Im dealing with recuperating and hoping and hoping I can do my regimen.
” Its really affected my ability to move my left arm. Its touch and go as to whether I can skate tonight.
We are taking it hour by hour, resting as much as I can and expecting the finest.
Denise van Outen
If she does get the thumbs-up to perform she and US star Matt, 44, will adapt their regular to account for her hurt shoulder.
Denise was left badly bruised and now faces a race against time to be prepared for Dancing on Ices return tonight with its 13th series.
The brave star poses in Covid defense equipment while in hospital
” Matt has actually been fantastic and hes taking excellent care of me. Were working so tough to put on a remarkable program tonight.”
” Im having continuous physio and Im identified that absolutely nothing is going to keep me from getting on the ice.
She added: “I should say that I can not thank the personnel enough for the care they provided me.
” Weve needed to make some changes to not put any extra strain on my shoulder.
Denise likewise heaped praise on the NHS for treating her amidst the Covid-19 crisis.
” Ive got everything crossed that I can recover enough.”
” Im so happy with the routine weve dealt with and I just truly desire to put on a good program.
At a time when the NHS is so overstretched, I must state a massive Thank you to them for looking after me.
Denise van Outen
” At a time when the NHS is so overstretched, I must state an enormous Thank you to them for taking care of me.
” They were amazing. I am so grateful to them.
Denise is touch and go to skate with pro star Matt Evers on Sunday nights opening showCredit: Rex Features
” Ive never ever even skied in my life so when I stepped on to the ice at my very first audition I truly couldnt move.
” For anybody out there who has actually ever stepped on ice theyll know its hard and I take my hat off to everyone who are taking part. Its a huge thing to take on.”
An industry source said: “Denise was extremely brave. Shes a real trouper. The ice is more difficult than concrete and extremely unforgiving.
” She had a nasty fall so shes amazed the entire crew by returning on her skates. Everybody is rooting for her.”
She said: “I enjoy performing so the top half I can do but the bottom half Ive discovered actually hard. Youre skating around with blades on your feet.
Just a day before the mishap skating novice Denise exposed she was discovering it tough managing her body on the ice.
” I was stood in the middle and needed to get somebody to manoeuvre me throughout the ice– so Ive learned from scratch.
The starlet, 46, dislocated her left shoulderCredit: Rex Features
Former Big Breakfast presenter Denise was Strictly runner-up in 2012 and has rekindled her competitiveness for Dancing on Ice.
The show has withstood an accident-riddled week of rehearsals ahead of tonights launching.
” I do things on the ice that you should not do, what a ballet dancer would do, and that just leads to having an accident.”
Denise, who attended the Sylvia Young theatre school as a child, also worried she would have a mishap since of her ballet training.
She discussed: “A great deal of it is the outright opposite to what my body has actually been taught to do, like ballet. All of the discipline which was applied to dance, you have to undo that and re-train your mind and body.
Ski ace Graham Bells professional partner Yebin Mok had her leg slashed open by a blade and could be eliminated for several weeks.
She was so devoted to the show she moved Matt into the home she shows commodities trader beau Eddie Boxshall, 45, and her daughter Betsy, 10, so they might all be in the very same bubble.
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TOP FEARRichard Hammond states hes got too much to live for to do anything dumb.
” We d spoken formerly and I know hes been waiting all year to do the program. When the very first lockdown began last March he had simply completed his run with Ian “H” Watkins on the last series of Dancing on Ice.
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An industry source said: “Denise was incredibly brave. The ice is harder than very unforgiving and concrete.
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She discussed: “Matt has actually been with us given that October. I knew him before. He was a pal anyhow but we was familiar with each other a lot more living together. Its been charming.
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The Aussie vocalist said: “Mental health and physical fitness go together and the adrenaline and physical activity of going to an ice rink every day truly helps.”.
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She discussed: “Matt has been with us considering that October. He was a buddy anyway but we got to know each other a lot more living together.” Hes simply been so lovely and made it simpler for us living together.
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Recently US pro Yebin Mok, 36, was stabbed in the leg by Olympic skier Graham Bells skate blade.
” Hes simply been so lovely and made it easier for us living together. We live near to the rink and hes prepared for us. Eddie cooks for him. Its just been really nice. Hes the ideal housemate.”.
Michael Barrymore, 68, took out prior to last years series even began after breaking his wrist in training.
In 2012, former Brookside star Jennifer Ellison, 37, kicked herself in the head with her own skate blade on live TELEVISION.
Ex-goalie David Seaman, 57, dropped partner Pam OConnor in the first series in 2006. She needed her split chin sewed.
” He had not been house (to the US) or seen any of his buddies or family. He discovered that very first lockdown really hard so I just stated, Come cope with us. He wished to have that feeling of becoming part of a household again.
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He stated: “I have salt magnesium baths every day. I feel in shape and am carefully optimistic.”.
The 52-year-old entertainers work was cancelled as theatres closed.
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DANCING On Ice returns on ITV1 tonight at 6pm, hosted by Phillip Schofield and Holly Willoughby, with judges Jayne Torvill, Christopher Dean, John Barrowman and Ashley Banjo
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