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Myleene Klass breaks silence after shock Dancing on Ice exit

The musician was the first to be voted off

Gemma Strong

Myleene Klass has taken to social media following her exit from Dancing on Ice. The 42-year-old and her skating partner, Lukasz Rozycki, became the first couple to leave the 2021 series on Sunday night, following a skate-off against Lady Leshurr and Brendyn Hatfield.

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Myleene has since taken to social media with two videos. The first shows the star speaking to hosts Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield immediately after being voted off by judges Jayne Torvill, Christopher Dean, Ashley Banjo and John Barrowman.

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"I couldn't have done it without Lukasz and my family and my friends," she says. "I had never skated before, I've got a skill that I learned in lockdown, who would have thought it?"

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The second clip is a montage showing Myleene's progress on the ice, which she captioned: "And it went like…"

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Myleene was the first celebrity to leave the 2021 series

Her fellow DOI competitor Denise van Outen was among those to comment on Myleene's post, writing: "I'm gutted" along with a love heart, and Jason Donovan told the star, "You did great!" Amanda Holden, meanwhile, wrote: "Proud of you."

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Fans were also quick to reach out. "You were amazing and really element! Sorry to see you go," one commented, while a second remarked, "You were robbed Myleene." A third wrote: "You looked fantastic. The one thing I would change about the show is elimination on the first week xx."

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The star was voted off unanimously after a skate-off

Viewers weren’t the only ones surprised by Myleene's exit. The news no doubt came as a shock to host Holly, who had tipped Myleene to win the series.

The This Morning star chatted to HELLO! and other publications in a webinar ahead of the show's launch, as she and Phillip discussed potential champions with judges Jayne and Christopher.

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She said: "I think I’m going to go Myleene... I think she's got musicality because obviously, she's a musician. She's a performer anyway. And I just, I don't know. I think she's going to fall in love with it… That’s my little insider tip!"

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