FAYE BROOKES & JASON DONOVAN CONFIRMED FOR DANCING ON ICE 2021
Fourth and fifth celebrities announced.
Faye appeared live on Lorraine to confirm the news this morning. Faye told Lorraine: “This is the first time I think people are just going to see me, not being a character… Just being me – Faye!”
Speaking about former Coronation Street colleagues, Jane Danson and Brooke Vincent who have both previously taken part in Dancing on Ice, Faye told Lorraine she’d had to keep the secret from them until today’s big announcement saying: “As soon as this interview is over I can contact them but I’ve obviously had to keep this to myself. It’s the biggest secret I’ve kept in my life! I saw Brooke yesterday and I was desperate to tell her but I thought one more day and I’ll be able to. She’ll be my first text message after I’ve finished this interview."
Jason was live on This Morning to confirm the news that he will be joining the competition alongside the already announced Myleene Klass, Joe-Warren Plant, Denise Van Outen and Faye Brookes.
In conversation with Holly and Phil, Jason told them he'd signed up because "I've always been a big fan of winter sports, whether it's ski-ing, skating, snowboarding...après ski-ing!" He went on to say "My daughter Molly is very excited about me doing shapes on the dancefloor or maybe not...depending on how it goes! And also the opportunity to spend a Sunday night with you guys."
He added: "Skating is all about balance and confidence. I’ve done a little bit of skating in my youth, in Australia surprisingly in the heat of an Australian summer. I’ve surfed, I’ve skied a lot so I guess I’ll bring a little bit of that confidence."