Kye Whyte Denies ‘Dancing On Ice’ Correction Allegations Ahead of Show Semi-Final
The Olympic BMX medalist will compete in Sunday’s semi-final, taking on four other celebrities whose backgrounds in the scene have led some to argue that the series this year is a solution because amateur dancers were so unlikely to reach the final .
He will face the Pussycat Doll Kimberly Wyatt, former Strictly pro Brendan ColeVamps pop star Connor Ball and dancer Regan Gascoigne.
But Whyte, 22, said The sun“I love being the underdog, I love it so much. I just try to live up to all their standards.
“It makes me love skating more, knowing my scores aren’t too far off from them guys – although I think if they could get past a 10 they probably would be.”
He also declined to be fired on the fixed claims, saying the outcome was in the hands of the judges and the public.
Whyte added that he didn’t think his result was set, saying: “But when it comes to the skate-off, whoever is left is up to the judges and I was the one they picked. I’m so thankful for that.”
The final of Dancing on the ice has been one week delayed as ITV has purchased the rights to a double football match schedule which will be shown at the same time as the original date.
It will now take place on Sunday, March 27.
This series again saw a number of skaters injured and tested positive for coronavirus, although it has didn’t affect the show as much as last year’s when five celebrities were forced to drop out, the series took a week-long mid-term hiatus and the finale was brought forward a week.
The Dancing On Ice semi-final airs Sunday at 7.30pm on ITV.
Watch: Connor Ball falls and cuts his leg Dancing on the ice