Christine Bleakley bedridden with food poisoning ahead of Dancing On Ice duties
Dancing On Ice host Christine Bleakley is hoping to make a speedy recover in time for tonight's show as she battles food poisoning.
The 32-year-old was bedridden with the illness which caused her to miss an appearance on Irish TV programme, The Late Show.
The former Daybreak star was said to be 'off the radar' for 24 hours because of the illness, reported the Sunday Express.
Get better soon! Christine Bleakley has been holed up in her house after catching food poisoning
She told fans on Twitter last night: 'Been in bed with food poisoning. Worst ever. Starting to feel normal again. Need fresh air.'
Christine will no doubt be hoping tonight's show will go more smoothly than her first last week.
She faced harsh criticism after replacing Holly Willoughby as Phillip Schofield’s co-host.
Bedridden: Christine kept her fans up-to-date on Twitter
The show has already been plagued by injury.
French skater Sylvain Longchambon was forced to quit after tearing a tendon on his right bicep.
But it looks like is well on the way to recovery.
Wearing his arm in a sling, the 30-year-old cuddled up to girlfriend Jennifer Metcalfe, 28, as they enjoyed a weekend break in Amsterdam.
Plagued by injury: Jennifer Metcalfe's boyfriend Sylvain Longchambon was forced to quit after tearing a tendon on his right bicep
He was injured on December 19 during training for Dancing On Ice with celebrity partner Heidi Range.
After undergoing on operation to repair the damage, the Gallic star has been ordered by doctors to rest.
And Jennifer Ellison's dance partner Dan Whiston
But she revealed on Twitter yesterday: 'Hey guys!! We're skating tomorrow whooooooooo hooooooooooo!!!!! X