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MetiNews.Com - The actor and comedian is among the 12 celebrities lined-up for the brand new series of the ITV skating show
Breaking News ! Dancing On Ice star Rufus Hound has revealed a series of anxiety dreams has kept him up at night ahead of the launch show. The actor and comedian is among the 12 celebrities lined-up for the brand new series of the ITV skating show which is set to begin this Sunday (January 17). And due to a 'freak accident' on set, Rufus' debut has been pushed forward a week and he'll now skate in week one of the competition. Graham Bell has had to delay his start in the competition after partner Yebin Mok suffered a horror accident that affectively saw her receive a stab wound from an ice skate blade. Speaking about his nerves ahead of the show, Rufus said: "I have had a series of bizarre anxiety dreams which I think has meant I get about two hours sleep in any one chunk. Read More Related Articles Matt Hancock squirms as Piers Morgan accuses him of being 'shamed' over free schools meals after voting against it Read More Related Articles Pregnant Brooke Vincent on her worries over giving birth during the pandemic "But I now know what it feels like to be chased by a neon coyote." Despite the nerves, Rufus says he "counts his blessing" that he's in work. "During the first lockdown and over the summer, that inability to get on with anything or have any sense of purpose just absolutely did me in. The full Dancing On Ice 2021 line-up (Image: PA) "Even though ice skating has never been at the top of my to do list, it's definitely true that over the last few months because the rules are, broadly, that if you can't work from home you have some ability to get on with it. "And all of the measures ITV has brought in to keep everyone as Covid safe as they possibly can in the face of a new strain and all that.
. I am very, very fortunate to have a job that allows me to get up, get out the house, go and do something with someone very lovely who is very kind and very patient, and actually earn a living.
Rufus has been feeling the nerves ahead of his skating debut
"Certainly over most of last year when that wasn't the case, things were not going well in my brain." And despite ice skating not being what he thought he'd be doing this year, he has gone to extreme lengths to make sure he's ready for the physically impact of starring in the competition. "I pretty much s*** myself at the beginning of all this. So I quit vaping, quit drinking, became vegan and now do two hours of ice skating every day.
"I am told that I am different but the change within me has been so gradual that I don't notice it." He added that mentally, he is much "sunnier now" than he was at the start of the whole process. Rufus will be up against Denise Van Outen, Lady Leshurr, Joe-Warren Plant, Jason Donovan and Rebekah Vardy in the first show of the series. Whoever receives the least amount of votes will be in the skate-off the following Sunday after the next six celebrities have skated.
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