Dancing On Ice’s Didi Conn rushes back to sick husband in the US after show exit

DIDI Conn has rushed back to her sick husband’s side in the US just hours after her Dancing on Ice exit.

The Grease legend lost out in the skate off against Saara Aalto on Sunday’s show.

Didi Conn has jetted straight back to America after her Dancing on Ice exit to be with her sick husband
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But The Sun’s Dan Wootton revealed on today’s Lorraine that Didi, 67, had to jet straight back to America to be by husband David Shire’s hospital bedside.

He told Lorraine Kelly: “I adore Didi and she’s actually gutted she couldn’t be here as she’s had to dash back to America because bless her, her husband is in hospital dealing with a bit of a health issue. “So we totally understand why she had to go back.”

Didi, who has been married to second husband David since 1982, left fans devastated by her departure from Dancing on Ice last night.

Didi jetted straight back to be with second husband David Shire
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Didi lost out in the skate off against Saara Aalto
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Dan Wootton revealed the news on today’s Lorraine
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One wrote: “That’s wrong that Didi should go before Gemma ! At least she didn’t fall #dancingonice”

A second said: “That’s it not watching #DancingOnIce anymore (not really) Didi Conn is a legend and should have stayed.”

Another added: “Totally wrong, Didi just went home, the most funny and lovable person ever to be on DOI. :(”

Judge Jason Gardiner said the show had “lost a little bit of its heart” as the actress exited the ITV competition.

Didi left fans devastated by her departure from the show
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Didi, best known for playing Frenchie in the 1978 film Grease, said she had “loved” the experience.

“And I enjoyed my partner,” she said of professional skater Lukasz Rozycki.

“He’s the best in the world. And he’s a good cook too.”

Didi and Saara ended up in the bottom two after a public vote, and judges Gardiner, Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean and Ashley Banjo chose to save the X Factor star.


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