Ugo Monye says he won’t be able to compete on Strictly Come Dancing this Saturday due to again issues.
The previous rugby participant was because of dance with associate Oti Mabuse, however can be absent beneath the recommendation of medical professionals.
He wrote on Twitter: “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 at all times been managed beneath the steering of medical professionals.
“Sadly this has been inflicting me some undesirable issues this week!”
He added: “I’ve been suggested by medical professionals and with enormous assist from Strictly to get some therapy & relaxation to make sure that I can get myself again to full capability & preventing match for subsequent week.
“Gutted Oti & I will not be dancing this weekend however wishing all the opposite contestants the most effective of luck & can be cheering them on from dwelling!”
On Wednesday, comic Robert Webb and his skilled dance associate on Strictly, Dianne Buswell, withdrew from the show over the TV star’s ailing well being.
The Peep Present actor, who had open coronary heart surgical procedure two years in the past, stated he was suggested by a health care provider to give up the programme after he had “begun to really feel signs” whereas coaching.
Sadly I’m not going to have the ability to dance this weekend on the present. I’ve a historical past of again issues which has at all times been managed beneath the steering of medical professionals. Sadly this has been inflicting me some undesirable issues this week! pic.twitter.com/DUxdwXmSHE
— ugo monye (@ugomonye) October 14, 2021
He stated in a press release: “I am extraordinarily sorry to need to announce that I am withdrawing from Strictly Come Dancing because of ailing 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.
“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 could be higher for the sake of my well being to step again from the present.
“I am pleased 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 proficient associate 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.”
He thanked viewers for voting for him and Buswell, including he was “particularly touched by the assist from fellow coronary heart sufferers”.
“I believe maybe I used to be too desirous to impress them. They are going to know that restoration would not at all times go in a straight line, and I hope they don’t seem to be too dissatisfied that I bumped into the boundaries of my resilience a lot earlier than I might hoped,” he stated.
“I go away realizing that Strictly viewers are in very secure palms and I will be cheering for my brother and sister contestants all the way in which to Christmas.
“Regardless of this unhappy ending, it has been a real honour to be a part of this enormous, joyful and barking mad TV present. Lengthy might it proceed.”
Final weekend, McFly star Tom Fletcher and associate Amy Dowden returned to the dancefloor after testing positive for coronavirus.
The duo missed per week of exhibits whereas they have been self-isolating.