Dancing On Ice 2022: Torvill and Dean issue apology after skating routine backlash – Wales Online

Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean have apologised viewers who were left ‘uncomfortable’ following their performance
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Legendary ice skaters Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean have issued an apology following their Dancing On Ice performance on the weekend.
The DOI judges took to the rink on Sunday night with a stunning and unique routine to the Beatles' Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds, which was filmed entirely in one shot by a drone.
And while many fans were blown away by the skate, others complained they were left feeling sick and dizzy due to the camera movements.
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So much so that Torvill and Dean have now apologised and promised their routine will use stationary cameras for their next performance.
Posting on Twitter, the pair said: "Hello everyone. Apologies for those who felt uncomfortable watching the drone number. We have always wanted to push boundaries with skating and technology. A new frontier for us. But just to reassure everyone our next routine is back to DOI stationary cameras classic T&D."
"No need to apologise for pushing boundaries and trying something new," one fan responded. "I personally preferred the guy with the camera following you on ice. You are the still the best part of Dancing on Ice."
Another added: "It was a great idea but I definitely felt a little travel sick watching it as it blurred you guys as well. Thank you for trying to push the boundaries but I'm glad it's going back to stationary filming so that we can see you guys skating so beautifully."
While a third commented: "Yes, I thought the drone number was unfortunately dreadful, purely because it made you feel sick. It was like being on a rollercoaster. We just want to see your amazing skating, you are so fantastic, never stop please."
Sunday night saw former rugby player Ben Foden leave the ice rink after the first skate off.
Dancing On Ice returns Sunday at 6:30pm on ITV.
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