Sunetra Sarker had broken toe for two months

Sunetra Sarker

Sunetra Sarker

Sunetra Sarker has revealed she's had a broken toe for the last two months, making her time on 'Strictly Come Dancing' even harder.

Sunetra Sarker competed on 'Strictly Come Dancing' with a broken toe for two months.

The 'Casualty' actress was voted off the BBC One celebrity dance contest last night (01.11.14) after losing the dance-off to former 'The Only Way Is Essex' star Mark Wright, and she's now revealed she's been hiding an injury since the second week of training.

She said: "My poor feet - I cracked a bone in my metatarsal in week two and it's been strapped up ever since.

"Every person who looked at it said 'rest!' but how could I? I had to learn the waltz, and then the foxtrot and then the samba!"

The 41-year-old star explained the bone broke when her professional dance partner Brendan Cole stood on her toe during rehearsals.

She continued: "I didn't think it was that bad at first, but then about three or four days later I realised I was hurting."

Sunetra confessed that although she gave the competition her all, even practising on the set of her BBC medical drama, she feels a sense of relief at being voted off.

She explained to The Sun newspaper: "I never knew I was taking on so much. Casualty is a five or six day a week job ... It has been hard, but also amazing. And there's only a couple of weeks of Strictly I'm not going to be involved in.

"But now I'm out I can finally give my toe a rest."


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