Alex Beresford joins Dancing on Ice

  • Bang Showbiz
  • 3 November 2017
Alex Beresford

Alex Beresford

Alex Beresford is looking forward to taking part in 'Dancing on Ice' next year

Alex Beresford has become the latest celebrity to sign up to 'Dancing on Ice'.

The 'Good Morning Britain' weatherman can't wait to get stuck into training after he announced that he'd be taking part in the skating series' reboot when it returns to screens next year while presenting a segment for the breakfast show from the festive-themed ice rink at the Natural History Museum in London this morning (03.11.17).

Speaking to Ben Shepard and Kate Garraway via video link, the 37-year-old hunk said he's "always wanted" to compete on the ITV talent show and is so proud of his seven-year-old son Cruz, whom he has with his wife Natalie, for keeping his secret since July.

And his 'GMB' co-stars can't wait to see him show off his fancy footwork on the rink.

The official Twitter account said: "Woo! We're delighted to announce that our very own @alexberesfordTV is the latest addition to the @dancingonice cast! (sic)"

Alex will join the likes of cricketer Monty Panesar, rugby hunk Max Evans, Coronation Street's Brooke Vincent, Jake Quickenden, Love Island's Kem Cetinay, Great British Bake Off's Candice Brown and Bucks Fizz's Cheryl Baker on the ice in January.

More celebrities will be announced in due course but, for now, it's been confirmed that acid-tongue Australian Jason Gardiner has reclaimed his position on the judging panel alongside Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean - who previously mentored the contestants but have now switched positions - and Diversity dancer Ashley Banjo.

And it looks like there will be some animosity on the panel as Ashley is adamant he won't allow Jason to "bully" him and will give as good as he gets.

He said: "I can imagine us clashing. Do I look like I can be bullied? No chance. I'm going to have to start thinking of witty one-liners. Jason is very good at that. He is the king of the one-liners, let's hope he's not lost it."

Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield will return as hosts.

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