Dancing on Ice 2023: Holly Willoughby calls for medic after Carley Stenson’s shocking injury

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Dancing on Ice fans were left in shock after Holly Willoughby had to call for a medic following Carley Stenson’s horrific injury

Holly Willoughby was forced to call Dancing on Ice medics during Sunday night’s live show after Carley Stenson had a nasty injury.

The television host, 42, from Brighton, made the call after the Hollyoaks actress, 40, from Wigan, was left in tears after her routine.

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Dancing on Ice contestants faced ‘Prop Week’ which saw the celebrities skate with items such as a surfboard, an airport trolley and a double bed.

As the show progressed, the skate off between Carley and her skating partner Mark Hanretty and Siva Kaneswaran and his partner Klabera Komin took a dramatic turn.

Carley Stenson faced a horrible injury on Sunday night’s Dancing on Ice (@markhanretty - Instagram)Carley Stenson faced a horrible injury on Sunday night’s Dancing on Ice (@markhanretty - Instagram)
Carley Stenson faced a horrible injury on Sunday night’s Dancing on Ice (@markhanretty - Instagram) | @markhanretty - Instagram

Carley finished her performance in tears as she revealed she had suffered a painful injury during her routine.

She explained that her shoulder came out and she had to “pop it back in” following the end of her performance.

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As she skated towards hosts Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield, she shared that the routine had been “painful” for her with Mark confirming her shoulder had popped out.

Holly Willoughby looked worried as she asked the actress: “And you just popped it back in? Okay, we’ll get a medic to take a look at you now.”

Despite dislocating her shoulder, Carley was unfortunately voted off the ice skating competition by the four judges, Jayne Torvill, Christopher Dean, Ashley Banjo and Oti Mabuse.

Christopher Dean said: "The skate off is always do or die and tonight there were some mistakes," after Ashley and Oti voted to save the The Wanted singer.

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Jayne Torvill finished off a clean sweep for the musician after she voted to save Siva and Klabera.

Fans took to Twitter to share their thoughts on the shock elimination with one person tweeting: “We loved watching you both each week and gutted to see you go. Hope your shoulder is ok Carley? You had a tough week training and went out and performed amazing. Be very proud.”

Another said: “Personally it’s right result for me. Although they’re an amazing pairing, their performances

tonight left me slightly underwhelmed. Quite a few mistakes were made.

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“I love Siva and I’m so happy he got through. He’s so deserving of it and continues to improve week after week.”

Carley Stenson and Oti Mabuse have a good friendship after Oti danced with Carley’s husband Danny on Strictly Come Dancing (@dannymaconline - Instagram)Carley Stenson and Oti Mabuse have a good friendship after Oti danced with Carley’s husband Danny on Strictly Come Dancing (@dannymaconline - Instagram)
Carley Stenson and Oti Mabuse have a good friendship after Oti danced with Carley’s husband Danny on Strictly Come Dancing (@dannymaconline - Instagram) | @dannymaconline - Instagram

With a third person adding: “Did feel sorry for her & performing with a nasty injury. Should have been Molly in the dance off, she’s well behind the rest !”

It was revealed in the pre-skate video that Carley had spent most of the week rehearsing with a different partner after Mark was left ill and unable to skate.

The celebrity contestants faced the skate-off after a shock announcement from Phillip Schofield that Dancing on Ice would face a major change next week.

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Fans heard the news at the same time as the celebrity contestants that next week two couples would be facing elimination.

Phillip Schofield said: "Next week there will be a double elimination, not one but two couples will be leaving the competition in a double elimination.

"And this is the first time they have all heard that,"

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