Siva Kaneswaran suffered a “gentle concussion” in coaching for ‘Dancing on Ice’.
The Needed star was “seeing double a bit” whereas gearing up for his debut within the ice rink together with his skilled associate Klabera Komini on the ITV1 present however was deemed okay by the medics to be judged by Christopher Dean, Jayne Torvill, Oti Mabuse and Ashley Banjo on Sunday night time (15.01.23).
The 34-year-old singer advised the Metro newspaper’s Responsible Pleasures column: “I landed on my head, and I’ve obtained gentle concussion as we communicate.
“I actually felt the again of my head considering, ‘Am I damaged?’. The medics came to visit, and stated, ‘You’re all good, only a bump.'”
Siva cited the “braveness” of his late bandmate, Tom Parker – who handed away, aged 33, forsaking his widow Kelsey and two children Bodhi, two, and Aurelia, three, after being recognized with a mind tumour – to why he wished to compete on the Holly Willoughby and Philip Schofield-helmed present alongside Ekin-Su Culculoglu, Patsy Palmer and others.
He stated: “He is likely one of the the explanation why I’ve carried out this present. Witnessing his braveness and power – he took probabilities, he lived his life, he was so inspiring. I wish to take that with me, retaining the dialog going about Tom and about most cancers, and preserve the attention on mind concern – there’s not sufficient funding.
Throughout his pre-dance VT, Siva admitted he was “nonetheless grieving” for Tom, who reunited the band – which additionally consists of Max George, Jay McGuiness and Nathan Sykes – earlier than his passing to boost cash for mind tumour analysis.
He stated: “Once I consider the previous, I simply take into consideration Tom. Final yr, Tom handed away. I suppose I’m nonetheless grieving. I witnessed his braveness when he was preventing together with his sickness and it was so inspiring.”