THIS weekend’s Dancing On Ice will feature the hardest Judges’ Challenge yet for Sunday’s show including 30 seconds of solo skating.
And at the end of the tough task, TWO couples will be sent home in the show’s first double elimination.
Rex Features Donna Air and Mark Hanretty will be amongst the couples taking part in the tricky Judges’ Challenge on Sunday’s Dancing On Ice
Rex Features Jake Quickenden is the firm favourite to win after consistently topping the leaderboard
The remaining contestants are Brooke Vincent, Alex Beresford, Donna Air, Antony Cotton, Max Evans, Jake Quickenden and Kem Cetinay.
And they’ll all be hoping to successfully complete the week seven challenge where they’ll have to incorporate a sequence where they go from one end of the rink to the other in perfect unison.
To make it even trickier, the couples can’t hold on to each other or be touching in any way.
And according to show officials, the dance must include four semi circle loops.
Rex Features Brooke Vincent and Matej Silecky are in the final six
The contestants learned of the shock double elimination at the end of last week’s show.
Presenter Phillip Schofield announced: “Next week our seven remaining couples take to the rink once more, no doubt they’ll have a few surprises for us. But right now, we’ve got a very big one for them.
“Next week, for the first time, there will be a double elimination. Two couples will leave the competition. Who will survive? Find out next week.”
Speaking on today’s This Morning, professional skater Matt Evers then revealed the double elimination will take place after the show’s first ever triple skate off.
He said: “I’ve got a bit of an exclusive for you guys, it’s a triple skate off, double elimination.
Rex Features Phillip and Holly revealed the news on the last show
Newly-engaged Russell Tovey Declares He’s ‘very Happy’ After Boyfriend’s ‘completely Unexpected’ Proposal
ACTOR Russell Tovey has declared he’s “very, very happy” after his boyfriend Steve Brockman’s “completely unexpected” proposal.
The Being Human star, 36, is planning a big engagement party after his partner popped the question.
Twitter Russell Tovey is ‘very, very happy’ to be engaged to his boyfriend Steve Brockman
The Sun Online revealed the engagement news yesterday, and Russell has now opened up about his happy news.
He currently lives in the US, with Steve flying over for regular visits, but the couple are planning a massive bash to celebrate with friends and family next time they are both back in London.
The actor told the Daily Mail: “[It was] completely unexpected but [I’m] very very happy and looking forward to having a proper party to celebrate when back in London.”
The couple are believed to be living in New York while Russell stars in US TV drama Quantico.
Rex Features The couple are planning a party to celebrate their big news
Last July, Bizarre revealed the romance between Russell and the Kings Cross Steelers player was “getting serious.”
A source said: “Russell has never flaunted his romances but behind closed doors he is infatuated.”
Russell also said he’d be open to marriage in an interview six months earlier, when he said: “Totally, I will do it, when the time is right.”
The star made a name for himself in The History Boys and TV series Sherlock, but believes it wasn’t until he started taking on gay roles around six years ago that he says his career took off.
Getty – Contributor The actor is currently living in New York City
Steve and Russell were reported to be getting serious last year
Jesy Nelson Infuriates Little Mix Fans Who Accuse Her Of Cultural Appropriation As She Posts Picture Of Her Hair Dreadlocked
JESY Nelson has been accused of appropriating black culture by angry Little Mix fans after wearing her hair in dreadlocks.
The singer, 26, uploaded a snap of her deep auburn hair in dreads on Monday night instantly sent ripples of anger throughout her fans who branded her “ignorant” and begged her to delete it.
INSTAGRAM Jesy Nelson has been accused of cultural appropriation after she posted a picture wearing her hair in dreads
One commented on the picture: “This is so offensive to black people Jesy ”
Another wrote: “Jesy I hope u at least apologize. If you don’t, you’ll be labelled as ignorant for the rest of your career. I’m not black but I’m very aware of their culture and I respect it. If someone as simple as a fan like me can get educated on this, it shouldn’t be hard for Jesy to do so too.”
Someone else added: “Sis, no. #culturalappropriation”
Many simply remarked: “Delete this”
Instagram Fans have begged her to delete the picture
And someone else begged: “JESY BABY I LOVE YOU BUT PLEASE APOLOGIZE”
However others defended her, and one person wrote: “People can wear their hair how they want Jesus people. She looks beautiful just because it’s not in her culture per say doesn’t mean she can’t wear her hair like that”
The Little Mix singer Jesy Nelson shares first loved up selfie with boyfriend Harry James
The Sun Online has contacted Jesy’s representative for comment.
Last month has playfully hit back at fans who mocked her for making a spelling mistake while cooking up a storm in the kitchen.
Jesy made the amusing faux pas while showing off her recipe for fajitas on Instagram, writing “wallah” instead of the French expression Voila.
Leona Lewis Joins The Voice As A Mentor To Jennifer Hudson’s Team
LEONA Lewis will join The Voice as a mentor on Jennifer Hudson’s team.
The X Factor winner knows exactly what it’s like to be under pressure on a live TV singing competition, and so she can impart her wisdom on Jennifer’s current batch of hopefuls.
PA:Press Association Leona Lewis is joining Jennifer Hudson as a mentor to her team on The Voice
The two women will also be joined by last year’s winner Mo Jamil for the crucial knockout stages of the show.
Leona and Mo team up with Jennifer to give advice to Team JHud during piano rehearsals as each act performs the song they’ll take to the stage during the Knockout shows next month.
Jennifer said: “I’m so excited that Leona is joining me as a mentor on Team JHud!
“I can’t wait to hear what wonderful advice she has for each act. She is incredibly talented and I really trust and respect her opinion.
Getty – Contributor Mo won the show with Jennifer as his coach last year
ITV The mentors come on board to help the coaches ahead of the crucial knockout stages
“I’m also happy to welcome back Mo, who knows first-hand just what it takes to win this show. I think that will be a valuable point of view for the entire team.”
Meanwhile Leona, who has been friends with Jennifer for years after the pair recorded a song for the Sex and the City 2 soundtrack, said: “It’s been great meeting all the talented singers and working with Jennifer.
“It’s a beautiful thing to play a part in nurturing homegrown talent, to even have a small role in their journey is something very special.”
Mo said: “I’m so excited to be back with my Voice family and Team JHud where it all began!
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