Injured Ruth out of dance rehearsal
Strictly Come Dancing hopeful Ruth Langsford is fearing for her performance this weekend after injuring herself barely a day before she is due to return to the stage.
The Loose Women panellist said she was forced to miss yesterday’s rehearsal after pulling her hamstring, but was “pretty sure” she would be able to compete on Saturday.
With just hours to go before week two of the BBC One competition kicks off – and where she plans to perform a fast-paced Charleston with partner Anton Du Beke – she updated her followers in a Twitter video posted yesterday.
The 57-year-old said: “Just before I went down (to the rehearsal studio) I was in my dressing room and I thought, ‘I’ll just walk through my steps and familiarise myself and make sure I know the routine,’ and I kicked my leg out, and I’ve pulled a hamstring.
“So I had to go to the physio, she wouldn’t let me do the rehearsal this afternoon, she’s told me I’ve got to ice it.”
Langsford showed her Twitter followers how she has been instructed to keep her leg in ice, have a hot bath and take ibuprofen.