Dancing on Ice’s Bez obligé de porter un équipement de sécurité le soir du lancement du spectacle en premier

NINETIES icon Bez has been such a disaster in training Dancing on Ice bosses are making him wear a helmet when he performs on Sunday night.

Le Happy Mondays groover, 57, will be the first celebrity ever to wear safety gear live on the ITV Afficher.

Bez will appear alongside his pro skating partner Angela Egan in protective gear

Bez will appear alongside his pro skating partner Angela Egan in protective gearCrédit: ITV
The 57-year-old took a tumble on the ice during training this week

The 57-year-old took a tumble on the ice during training this week

Il a dit: “Falling over is a daily occurrence to me.

“If I don’t bang my head on the ice, I don’t feel I’ve been doing it properly.”

Photos from training have shown Bez’s helmet fly off because he struck the ice so hard.

And bosses are concerned how bad his fall could be under the pressure of live TV, when the show returns on Sunday.

A show source said: “Health and safety is obviously of utmost importance and Bez has had some spectacular falls.

“While it’s all part of the showand he does it with a smilewhen his helmet flew off and he bashed his head on the ice, producers took the unusual step of asking him to perform wearing a helmet.

“It’s not ideal, actually it’s quite embarrassing for him, but Bez has taken it on the chin like a trooper.”

Bez is dancing with Angela Egan, 34, who reached the final last year with Sonny Jay.

Bez said: “On Wednesday I’d made a huge step and I only fell over once, which is really good for me.

"Aujourd'hui, I’m hoping to get through a full session without falling.

“But I definitely have more Frank Spencer moments than any man I know.”

Last year the show was forced to skip a week, and then were forced to cut the show short after seven stars were forced to drop out, including five celebrity contestants, through injury and Covid.

Australian actor Jason Donovan picked up a back injury, tandis que Joe-Warren Plant and his partner Vanessa Bauer had to leave the series after testing positive for coronavirus.

Comedian Rufus Hound had to leave for the same reasons and Billie Shepherd sadly quit after she hurt herself during rehearsals.

Denise Van Outen also left early in the series after she picked up a shoulder injury.

Cette année, professional dancers like former Strictement pro Brendan Cole, Pussycat Doll Kimberly Wyatt et Regan Gascoigne top the bill.

CorrieS Sally Dynevor, Île de l'amourS Liberty Poole, The Vamp’s Connor Ball, Femmes LâchesS Ria Hebden, Olympic BMXer Kye Whyte and Paralympian Stef Reid will skate as well.

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He whacked his head on the ice after losing his balance

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The star struggled to get back up after the brutal fall

The star struggled to get back up after the brutal fall
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