Matt Richardson leaves Dancing On Ice a few days after replacing Rufus Hound on the hit show.

Matt Richardson stopped voting after he tested positive for the coronavirus for the second time at Dancing on Ice, just days after replacing comedian Rufus Hound.

Comedian and his partner Vicky Ogden competed in a match against Colin Jackson MBE and his partner, Klabera Komini.

All four judges decided to save an Olympic athlete instead of Matt.

Matt Richardson left Dancing On Ice.

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Matt, who trained as an understudy ahead of the show, admitted that he had not perfected his skating skills.

“I had a session with my coaches on Thursday and one of them told me. ‘Your problem is your limbs!’

Colin Jackson will be skating again next week.

“How can I do it? Similarly, I cannot remove or replace them. I am just limbs. When I skate, I feel like a drunk giraffe”

Matt replaced fellow comedian Rufus after testing positive for coronavirus again.

Dancing On Ice has confirmed the news Rufus has left on Instagram: “According to the positive test results, we can confirm that @RufusHound is unable to return to Dancing On Ice this weekend.

Rufus Hound had to withdraw from Dancing on Ice after coming into contact with someone who had the coronavirus.
Matt was drafted to replace Rufus Hound.

“The time on the ice for Rufus and his partner @IceJohnstone was too short, but they can be really proud of their work.

“We appreciate all their hard work and dedication to the show. Hopefully @RufusHound will be back in the studio with everyone when the full cast reunites in the series finals.”

Billie Faiers spoke after it was announced that she was forced to withdraw from Dancing on Ice.
Billie Faiers spoke after it was announced that he was forced to withdraw from Dancing on Ice.

On Saturday, Billie Faiers announced that he was injured during training and that the show had to end.

The 31-year-old star of Mummy Diaries was shocked to fall off the ice rink.

This is going to be a big blow to the hit ITV show, as Denis Van Outen had to give up his place in the contest after breaking three shoulders last month.

An ITV spokesperson explained Billie’s exit: “Billie Shepherd crashed during a rehearsal for the show this week.

“According to expert advice from the Dancing On Ice medical team, she is sadly unable to perform this weekend and will retire from the competition.