Dianne Buswell and Joe Sugg have shared their extreme disappointments after deciding to cancel their upcoming dance show. The couple, who met on Strictly in 2018, shared identical statements on their Instagram accounts, with Dianne telling fans: "This is not something we wanted to be telling you.
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"We have both worked so hard to create this show and were extremely excited to perform for you all. But unfortunately due to the current circumstances the health and safety of you all comes first. Lots of love from Joe and Dianne x."
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The joint statement from the couple confirmed: "We are sad to announce that in light of the current situation with the coronavirus pandemic, we are no longer in a position to take The Joe and Dianne Show on the road in March and April.
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"We are deeply disappointed not to be able to bring the show to life in front of audiences around the UK, but the health and wellbeing of our fans and everyone involved in the production must come first."
Dianne and Joe shared joint statements on Instagram
It continued: "Your point of purchase is responsible for processing your refund. Please bear with them as this is a challenging time and everything is taking a little longer than normal.
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"We look forward to going on tour in better times but in the meantime take care of yourselves. Joe and Dianne x."
The couple started dating in 2018
In his caption, Joe, 29, also expressed his upset. "So so gutted to have to share this news with you all…" he wrote. "But unfortunately the Joe & Dianne show has been cancelled. It must be done to keep everyone involved safe which is our top priority."
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The couple were inundated with messages of support from fans and famous friends. Stacey Dooley, Karen Hauer and Amy Dowden were among those to post heart emojis in the comments section, while one follower told the stars: "Gutted, but it's important to keep everyone safe first."
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