Strictly’s Ugo Monye has undergone remedy in hospital for his again damage after being compelled to tug out of Saturday’s dwell present.
The rugby union participant, 38, – who’s partnered with Oti Mabuse – took to Instagram on Friday to disclose to followers that he had had a process and was recovering.
It comes after he advised on Friday that he was affected by ‘again issues’ however can be again on the present the week after.
Lacking out: Strictly’s Ugo Monye has undergone remedy in hospital for his again damage after being compelled to tug out of Saturday’s dwell present
He mentioned: ‘A fast replace. Simply had the process completed and spoke to the physician, he is actually proud of how every thing went.
‘Barely groggy, so going to move dwelling and relaxation up and recuperate over the subsequent couple of days.
‘I simply wish to want all of the contestants all the perfect of luck I am completely gutted that I can not dance this week, that I will not be there.
‘However cannot wait to get again and flying subsequent week, so good luck to everybody I will be cheerleading off the couch. Take care and I am going to see you quickly.’
Replace: The rugby union participant, 38, – who’s partnered with Oti Mabuse – took to Instagram on Friday to disclose to followers that he had had a process and was recovering
Oti added on Instagram the Strictly producers ‘have been so supportive in serving to him get higher’.
She added: ‘We’re doing all we will to get Ugo again on his quick ft and dancing once more’.
The missed present comes amid fury from followers over Ugo’s ‘free move’ into the subsequent week of the competitors – with Twitter customers asking for the present to droop eliminations till he’s again.
Fury: The missed present comes amid fury from followers over Ugo’s ‘free move’ into the subsequent week of the competitors – with Twitter customers asking for the present to droop eliminations till he’s again
Strictly viewers took to social media within the wake of Ugo’s damage, with one writing: ‘I feel everybody needs to be scored however get a free move into subsequent week like week one.
‘It is solely truthful given Robert (Webb’s) departure and Ugo lacking per week.
One other wrote: ‘Btw not saying Ugo should not get a free move, he obvs ought to and that is all the time the rule!!! however imo it feels kinda unfair to nonetheless have an elim this week all issues thought of, what a scorching mess of per week.
One other mentioned: ‘Would like to know if they will nonetheless do that contemplating that Ugo is out this week with a again damage.’
MailOnline has contacted a Strictly consultant for remark.
Ugo introduced on Thursday night that he would not be competing on Saturday’s present as a result of damage.
It got here only a day after one other contestant Robert Webb was compelled to stop the present on account of sick well being.
Tools: Ugo shared one other snap of a chunk of equipment he was utilizing on the hospital, however did not specify what it was
Ugo wrote to followers on Thursday: ‘Sadly I am not going to have the ability to dance this weekend on the present.
‘I’ve a historical past of again issues which has all the time been managed underneath the steerage of medical professionals. Sadly this has been inflicting me some undesirable issues this week!
‘I’ve been suggested by medical professionals and with big help from Strictly to get some remedy & relaxation to make sure that I can get myself again to full capability and preventing match for subsequent week.’
Ugo concluded that he was ‘gutted’ to not be returning to the dance flooring this weekend alongside skilled companion Oti.
Oh expensive: Ugo introduced on Thursday night that he would not be competing on Saturday’s present as a result of damage
‘Wishing all the opposite contestants the very best of luck & can be cheering them on from dwelling,’ the star concluded in his Twitter thread.
Followers instantly flooded the feedback part to want Ugo higher – and mentioned they hoped to ‘see him again on the dancefloor quickly’.
Different skilled dancers and celebrities on the present together with AJ Odudu and Dianne Buswell additionally wished him nicely.
A spokesperson for Strictly Come Dancing advised MailOnline the present will ‘go forward as regular’ on Saturday, which means a contestant will nonetheless be eradicated this weekend.
Upset: Ugo wrote to followers on Thursday: ‘Sadly I am not going to have the ability to dance this weekend on the present’
It comes after on Wednesday Robert bowed out of the present, admitting he had ‘bitten off greater than he might chew’, having an ongoing coronary heart situation two years after present process open-heart surgical procedure.
His professional companion, Dianne may also be leaving the competitors.
Robert mentioned of the choice: ‘I am extraordinarily sorry to should announce that I am withdrawing from Strictly Come Dancing on account of sick well being.
‘Two years in the past I had open coronary heart surgical procedure and though I believed I used to be match sufficient to tackle Strictly and its demanding schedule, it grew to become clear that I had bitten off far more than I might chew for this stage in my restoration.
Disruption: Ugo took to Twitter on Thursday to disclose to followers that he was affected by ‘again issues’ however can be again the week after
‘I had begun to really feel signs that led me to hunt an pressing session with my coronary heart specialist, and it was her view that it will be higher for the sake of my well being to step again from the present.’
He went on: ‘I am happy with the three dances that Dianne Buswell and I managed to carry out and deeply remorse having to let her down like this. I could not have wished for a extra gifted companion or extra affected person trainer, and it is a measure of Dianne’s professionalism and kindness that I used to be in a position to get so far as I did.
‘Thanks too to everybody at dwelling who voted for us. It was all the time going to be a tough mountain to climb (for one factor it is manufactured from glitter so it’s totally skiddy) and I have been particularly touched by the help from fellow coronary heart sufferers.
Bowing out: It got here only a day after one other contestant Robert Webb was compelled to stop the present on account of sick well being
‘I feel maybe I used to be too wanting to impress them. They’ll know that restoration does not all the time go in a straight line, and I hope they are not too disillusioned that I bumped into the boundaries of my resilience a lot before I would hoped.
‘I go away figuring out that Strictly viewers are in very secure fingers and I will be cheering for my brother and sister contestants all the best way to Christmas.
‘Regardless of this unhappy ending, it has been a real honour to be a part of this big, joyful and barking mad TV present. Lengthy might it proceed.’
Dianne added: ‘As a large fan of Robert’s I used to be delighted to seek out out that he was becoming a member of the Strictly household. On prime of this, to seek out out he was my companion was the icing on the cake.
‘We made an awesome staff, labored onerous and had a great snort alongside the best way. I’m so happy with the three wonderful dances we produced.
‘I do know Robert had much more to present to the competitors however his well being after all comes first and I want him a speedy restoration. I really feel fortunate to have danced with him and to name him a good friend.’
STRICTLY COME DANCING 2021: WHO ARE THE COUPLES?
TOM FLETCHER & AMY DOWDEN
Movie star’s Age: 36
Career: McFly musician
Tom says: ‘I’m so happy the information is out it’s been so onerous preserving it secret. Equal components excited and terrified.’
Enjoyable reality: Tom’s McFly bandmate Harry Judd received Strictly Come Dancing in 2011. Tom’s spouse Giovanna Fletcher is the reigning champion of I am A Movie star… Get Me Out Of Right here!
ROBERT WEBB & DIANNE BUSWELL
Movie star’s Age: 48
Career: Actor and comic
Robert says: ‘It’s totally thrilling however with a slight undertone of quivering terror.’
Enjoyable Truth: Robert squeezed right into a shiny leotard to take the title of Let’s Dance For Comedian Aid in 2009, performing What A Feeling from ’80s movie Flashdance, beating the likes of Keith Lemon and Paddy McGuinness to the title.
RHYS STEPHENSON & NANCY XU
Movie star’s Age: 27
Career: CBBC presenter
Rhys says: ‘I’ve dreamt about being on this present, and I do know for a incontrovertible fact that it’ll exceed each expectation’
Enjoyable reality: Rhys has been an actor because the age of ten, performing alongside Matt Smith and Hugh Bonneville.
KATIE MCGLYNN & GORKA MARQUEZ
Movie star’s Age: 28
Katie says: ‘I am actually not a dancer, however I am so excited to study a brand new talent on this loopy journey and can’t wait to slide into some sequins alongside the best way.’
Enjoyable reality: Katie, who performed Sinead Tinker in Corrie, received a NTA for Finest Serial Drama Efficiency in 2020.
TILLY RAMSAY & NIKITA KUZMIN
Movie star’s Age: 19
Career: CBBC presenter
Tilly says: ’I will put my coronary heart and soul into this and might’t wait to get my dancing sneakers on!’
Enjoyable reality: Tilly’s father is movie star chef Gordon Ramsay and the pair typically star in dancing TikTok movies.
NINA WADIA & NEIL JONES
Movie star’s Age: 52
Nina says: ‘I feel I ought to do that earlier than I’m too previous and might’t stroll anymore. I simply wish to seize life by the horns and simply get pleasure from it.’
Enjoyable reality: Nina is a JDRF Ambassador and was awarded an OBE within the 2021 New 12 months’s Honours Checklist.
ADAM PEATY & KATYA JONES
Movie star’s Age: 26
Adam says: ‘I am actually trying ahead to doing one thing completely completely different and difficult myself away from the pool.’
Enjoyable reality: Adam turning into the primary British swimmer to defend an Olympic title at Tokyo 2020.
UGO MONYE & OTI MABUSE
Movie star’s Age: 38
Career: Rugby participant and sports activities pundit
Ugo says: ‘What a dream come true! Strictly is the largest leisure present on TV and I can’t wait to indicate everybody I’ve received extra than simply dad dancing strikes.
Enjoyable reality: Starting his rugby profession at Harlequins in 2002, Ugo went on to make 241 appearances for the membership the place he scored 89 tries, received a Premiership and made his England debut in 2008.
AJ ODUDU & KAI WIDDRINGTON
Movie star’s Age: 33
Career: TV presenter
AJ says: ‘I feel it should be actually difficult. I can not look ahead to the sequins, the wigs, the glitz and the glamour.’
Enjoyable Truth: Apocalypse Wow hosts AJ has featured on a whopping 14 TV reveals this yr, competing within the likes oF Cooking With The Stars and Movie star Karaoke Membership. She has appeared as a panelist on Strictly Come Dancing: It Takes Two prior to now, too.
JOHN WHAITE & JOHANNES RADEBE
Movie star’s Age: 33
Career: Nice British Bake Off Winner and TV chef
John says: ‘I am so grateful, excited, and nervous to be becoming a member of the Strictly 2021 household… I have been sporting sequins and jazzy apparel since I used to be three years previous and might’t wait to hurl myself, full throttle, round essentially the most glamorous dance flooring on earth’
Enjoyable Truth: The duo are the primary ever all-male partnering – the primary in 17 years of the present.
SARA DAVIES & ALJAZ SKORJANEC
Movie star’s Age: 37
Sara says: ‘I am actually nervous as a result of thus far the producers preserve asking me if I can dance… Fact be advised – I have never received a clue! I’ve not danced since I did ballet classes after I was little.’
Enjoyable reality: Sara was the youngest ever dragon on BBC present Dragons’ Den.
DAN WALKER & NADIYA BYCHKOVA
Movie star’s Age: 44
Dan says: ‘I am having fun with the expertise when it begins of studying to bop. I will be sincere I am not making room on any cabinets in my home for the glitterball.’
Enjoyable reality: Dan just lately stop Soccer Focus after 12 years on the helm and has been masking Tokyo Olympics.
GREG WISE & KAREN HAUER
Movie star’s Age: 55
Greg says: ‘It is about being on the market and exposing your self as somebody who cannot dance, and studying.’
Enjoyable reality: Greg is married to the actress Emma Thompson who he met whereas filming Sense and Sensibility.
ROSE AYLING-ELLIS & GIOVANNI PERNICE
Movie star’s Age: 30
Rose says: ‘I hope I’ll do the deaf neighborhood proud and break down extra limitations. I’m additionally very excited to study an unbelievable new talent.’
Enjoyable reality: Rose will make historical past as Strictly’s first deaf contestant.
JUDI LOVE & GRAZIANO DI PRIMA
Movie star’s Age: 41
Judi says: ‘I’m really trying ahead to pushing myself in one thing that I might have solely dreamed of doing and now it’s truly coming true!’
Enjoyable reality: Judi started comedy when she carried out a set in entrance of her class for a level module.