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Billie Faiers breaks silence following Dancing on Ice exit

The reality star is the third celebrity to leave the ITV skating show

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Hanna Fillingham
Hanna FillinghamUS Managing Editor
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Billie Faiers has broken her silence after the news that her Dancing on Ice journey had been forced to come to an end.

The reality star suffered a head injury on Friday and was unable to carry on with the ITV skating competition.

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Taking to Instagram on Sunday morning, the mother-of-two wrote: "Our first and last dance. I am so so sad that our @dancingonice journey has come to an end after an accident in rehearsals on Friday caused me a head injury, forcing us out of the competition.

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"@markhanretty a true friend for life, you have been the most incredible partner throughout all of this, I mean you taught me to skate for one thank you for being so kind, supportive, patient, understanding, and thank you for being such a happy, positive person when I needed it the most."

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Billie continued: "It’s been a tough couple of weeks personally for me and coming back to skating this week has really been a great distraction I am so so gutted we can’t perform tonight, we worked so so hard on this week’s routine.

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Billie Faiers broke her silence after leaving Dancing on Ice

"However, although it has sadly been cut short , being part of @dancingonice has been the best experience, I have met some wonderful people and I actually feel quite proud of myself that I pushed myself so far out of my comfort zone and faced some of my biggest fears.

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"I’m going to miss being part of this incredible show so much. I wish all of the rest of cast so much luck and I will be cheering you all on every Sunday, you are all amazing!!!"

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The reality star is the third celebrity to leave due to injuries

Billie ended her statement writing: "Thank you to everyone for your kind messages and support throughout all of this. It means so much to me and I am so grateful."

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The former TOWIE star is the third celebrity to leave Dancing on Ice due to injuries this year.

Denise Van Outen was forced to quit after a fall which left her with three bone fractures in her shoulder, while comedian Rufus Hound had to leave after testing positive for coronavirus.

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