Tony Adams has withdrawn from ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ after sustaining an damage.
The 56-year-old footballer had been participating within the BBC Latin and ballroom competitors with skilled companion Katya Jones however was unable to participate within the dance off on Saturday (12.11.22) so withdrew from the competitors, which means that fellow backside two couple Tyler West and Dianne Buswell went straight by to the Blackpool Tower warmth of the competitors subsequent week.
Host Tess Daly defined on Sunday’s outcomes present: “As a result of an damage sustained on Saturday evening, Tony is unable to participate within the dance-off and has determined to withdraw from the competitors. This implies there can be no dance off tonight and Tyler and Dianne are by to Blackpool.”
Simply earlier than leaving the stage, Tony remarked that he had been on an “emotional journey” on the present and urged others to talk out about their psychological well being as a result of he “cried for the primary month” of the competitors however has “discovered a lot” about himself.
He stated: “It’s been emotional guys, I cried for the primary month. I got here in right here with one message, for those who’ve obtained a difficulty with psychological well being then please don’t undergo in silence and attain out for assist. Little did I do know that I used to be going to be taught lots about myself within the course of. I assumed this ‘journey’ garbage was nonsense, however my god the rollercoaster of emotion. I’ve obtained to be trustworthy, it’s powerful,
bodily it’s actually powerful on the market, however dancing is basically incredible for you. Go on the market and luxuriate in it and decide up new expertise and discover. I suppose I had higher point out this one [Katya] hadn’t I, she is an distinctive human being, she actually is.”
On Saturday’s present, Tony and Katya scored a complete of 24 following their efficiency of the Jive to ‘Land of a Thousand Dances’ and upon his exit, head choose Shirley Ballas described Tony as one of many “nation’s favorite entertainers” as she congratulated him on his eight-week run within the competitors.
She stated: “Tony, from the very first second you stepped foot on the ground along with your tango, to the final second and the final kick, you might have given us 100% of your coronary heart. You may have grown week after week after week, you might have change into one of many nation’s favorite entertainers. On behalf of the judges, we’ve loved watching each second, you’re actually what this present is all about, and we will solely want you the perfect as you progress ahead. Please keep on dancing, keep on entertaining individuals, as a result of you’re a star. Effectively achieved.”
‘Strictly Come Dancing’ returns on Saturday 19 November at 6.30pm with the outcomes present airing the following day at 7:15pm on BBC One.