Dancing on Ice commentator QUITS skating show after just one episode

Joann Johnston
January 13, 2018

And while Matt himself initially thanked viewers for their comments, adding he planned to "win the rest round" in the following nine weeks, it seems the correspondent did a bit of a U-Turn after sensationally quitting following the first episode.

"After Sunday's show Matt told producers they would have to look elsewhere for a commentator for the rest of the series".

Let's hope Dancing On Ice bosses find someone soon, otherwise Iain may just get that call.

TalkSport commentator Sam Matterface may be on safe ground when it comes to talking about football but he faces a whole new challenge this weekend as he takes up his new position as part of the Dancing on Ice presentation team.

He said: "There has been some controversy, the guy who does the commentary has gone".

He has been at the radio station since 2010.

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ITV racing pundit Matt left his role on "DOI" after receiving a backlash from viewers over his gregarious presenting style.

He said that he has chose to "hang up the skates" and "leave the rink". And I'm so glad that I made the right decision because we're having so much fun doing the show.

Singer Lemar has since stepped in.

The source spilled to The Sun: "Matt decided he couldn't make his diary quite work as he thought".

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