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Danniella Westbrook misses out on Dancing on Ice final

Danniella Westbrook
Westbrook scored 23 out of 30 for her first performance

Former EastEnders star Danniella Westbrook has been voted out of ITV1's Dancing on Ice, missing the chance to appear in next week's final.

The 36-year-old went up against actor Gary Lucy in the dance-off but the judges chose to save The Bill star by three votes to two.

After hearing the verdict, Westbrook said: "To come this far is amazing, it's been an absolute journey."

Lucy now joins actors Hayley Tamaddon and Kieron Richardson in the final.

Lucy, speaking after his performance, said: "I'm just so relieved, I didn't trip, I didn't drop [skating partner] Maria, I didn't take the cameraman out. It went well, it was great."

Former Emmerdale star Tamaddon - who is the favourite to win the skating contest - had the evening's highest score with 27.5 out of 30 as they skated to Bette Midler hit In My Life.

Head judge Robin Cousins said: "It was nice and serene and controlled. You had everything right tonight for me. Very nicely done."



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