According to reports, SERIOUS star Oti Mabuse will “leave the show” – after replacing John Barrowman in Dancing On Ice.
Yesterday, the professional dancer was announced to join the ITV tape panel alongside fellow judges Ashley Banjo, Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean in January 2022.
The 31-year-old will replace John, who has been in the skating competition standings since 2019 after appearing as a contestant in 2006.
Now, Oti, who has won the Serious twice since she joined in 2015, could step down from the BBC’s lead after signing a big deal.
According to the report of Metro, famous publicist and publicist Harry Rutter predicts a big money deal that will entice Oti to ITV after six years at Beeb.
He said: “Movements like this don’t happen very often, but more than likely a very attractive offer has been put on the table by ITV bosses.
“Oti has been doing Serious to Dancing since 2015 and has built a sizable audience both on TV and online, which is something ITV has taken into account.”
Earlier this year, ITV confirmed John Barrowman would not be returning as a judge for the Dancing On Ice sequel.
John said his departure was unrelated to allegations that he repeatedly exposed himself on the set of Doctor Who and its sister show Torchwood.
The actor, who plays Captain Jack Harkness, said his exit was prompted by him taking on another role on All Star Musicals, another ITV series.
Phillip Schofield and Holly Willoughby will return to present the 2022 star-studded show, which will also feature Coronation Street actress Sally Dynevor, Love Island’s Liberty Poole, Happy Mondays Bez dancer and Paralympian Stef Reid.
Rugby star Ben Foden, Pussycat Doll Kimberly Wyatt, son of Paul Gascoigne and dancer Regan Gascoigne will join pop star Rachel Stevens, professional dancer Brendan Cole, showrunner Ria Hebden, winner BMX Olympic silver medalist Kye Whyte and The Vamps’ Connor Ball for live skating. week.
Guiding the novice celebs to their routine will be reigning pro champion Angela Egan, who lifted the trophy with Sonny Jay on the previous series, and Matt Evers, who has been on the show since its debut. in 2006.
Alexandra Schauman and husband Lukasz Rozycki, Andy Buchanan and wife Robin Johnstone will return to the ITV series this year alongside Mark Hanretty, Brendyn Hatfield, Vanessa Bauer, Karina Manta and Joe Johnson.
Completing the professional team are three brand new additions as competitive figure skaters Morgan Swales, Tippy Packard and Colin Grafton all make their Dancing on Ice debut.
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https://www.thesun.co.uk/tv/17133455/strictlys-oti-mabuse-leave-dancing-on-ice-job/ Serious’s Oti Mabuse ‘will leave show and never return’ after landing Dancing On Ice job