End of an Era: Matt Evers Exits Dancing on Ice
Dancing on Ice star Matt Evers, a professional skater with an impressive 15 series under his belt, has decided to bid farewell to the popular ITV skating show.
The 47-year-old skater’s announcement marks the end of an era for the show.
A History of Memorable Partnerships
Matt Evers, who joined the cast back in 2004, made history on Dancing on Ice by becoming part of the first same-sex pairing on the show.
His partnership with Steps singer Ian ‘H’ Watkins in 2020 was a significant milestone in the show’s history.
Over the years, Evers has partnered with a range of celebrities, including Denise Welch, Pamela Anderson, Patsy Palmer, and Gemma Collins, creating memorable moments on television.
Matt Evers’ Farewell Message
In an official statement to The Sun, Matt Evers expressed his decision to step away from Dancing on Ice for the upcoming series.
He shared his affection for the show and his unforgettable experiences, including the iconic moments created with his partners. From Gemma Collins’s memorable fall to Pamela Anderson’s wardrobe malfunction, Evers recounted some of the show’s most talked-about moments.
Acknowledging a Pioneering Partnership
Evers also highlighted the historic significance of his partnership with Ian ‘H’ Watkins, emphasizing that it marked the first-ever UK same-sex televised partnership.
He went on to express gratitude to all his past partners and fellow cast members on the show, both in front of and behind the camera.
A ‘See You Soon’ Message
While bidding farewell to Dancing on Ice, Evers assured fans that he would continue to watch and comment on the show, offering his unique perspective.
He concluded his statement by stating that this is not a goodbye but a “see you very soon.”
Farewell and Best Wishes from Dancing On Ice
The show’s spokesperson acknowledged Matt Evers’s significant contribution to Dancing on Ice, noting his involvement in creating iconic moments on the show.
From headbangers to victory moments with Suzanne Shaw, Evers has left an indelible mark on the series. The show’s team extended their best wishes to him for his future endeavors.
What’s Next for Dancing on Ice
Dancing on Ice is expected to return to ITV1 in January 2024, and fans will be eager to see the new dynamics on the show as it moves forward without the presence of Matt Evers.