DANCING On Ice’s Melody Thornton nailed the dangerous headbanger move on last night’s show – after worrying she’d die if it all went wrong.
The singer, 34, became the first celebrity to try out the move this series – and, luckily, it all went well.
The routine saw Melody’s dance partner, Alexander Demetriou, swing her around by the ankles with her head just centimetres away from the ice.
Melody gained a high score of 32.5, beating all of her other celebrity contestants.
On last year’s series the headbanger was first attempted by Jake Quickenden, who eventually won the show.
But it doesn’t always go so well – David Seaman dropped partner Pam O’Connor while rehearsing the move in 2006. She was left needing stitches to her chin.
She said: “I’m just trying not to die… I could crack my head.”
She told the Mirror: “I’ve dated someone I worked with before…
Most read in TV & Showbiz
“I made that mistake later in my career and said to myself this is why you don’t do it.
“Not only would I not want to be working with someone that I’m dating, when I’m at work I need that respect.
“I think sometimes the line gets crossed.
“That would be a no-no for me.”
Got a story? email email@example.com or call us direct on 02077824220.
We pay for videos too. Click here to upload yours.
Book a holiday from £9.50 with The Sun!
FANCY getting away from it all?
Our Hols from £9.50 are back!
This means you could book a break at one of 333 holiday parks across the UK and abroad, for under a tenner!
All you need to do is collect TEN Sun Savers codes or TEN tokens or codewords printed in The Sun. This round is running between Saturday, January 5 and Tuesday, January 29.
If you’re collecting Sun Savers codes: ENTER YOUR CODES HERE
If you’re collecting tokens or codewords use the booking form or book online at thesun.co.uk/holidays
- Price per person based on four sharing. Subject to availability. Terms and conditions and date restrictions apply. For full T&Cs see thesun.co.uk/holidays.