Dancing On Ice: Lucrezia Millarini and Brendyn Hatfield are eliminated

Dancing On Ice: Lucrezia Millarini and Brendyn Hatfield are the second couple to be ELIMINATED after losing to Kevin Kilbane in the skate-off

Lucrezia Millarini and Brendyn Hatfield have become the second couple to be eliminated from Dancing On Ice 2020.

The ITV newsreader, 43, was booted off the show after losing to Kevin Kilbane and Brianne Delcourt in the skate-off.

Speaking to Phillip Schofield and Holly Willoughby about her time on the show, Lucrezia described it as the ‘strangest and craziest’ experience of her life, and praised her ‘amazing’ dance partner Brendyn.

They’re off! Lucrezia Millarini and Brendyn Hatfield have become the second couple to be eliminated from Dancing On Ice 2020

Lucrezia ended up in the skate-off for the second week in a row after failing to impress in the Musicals Special with a Mamma Mia-themed performance.

While the judges said she had vastly improved from the previous week, their execution of the required element – a lunge – was ‘tentative.’

After going head-to-head with Kevin in the skate-off, it was down to the judges who would be safe for another week. 

Farewell! The ITV newsreader was booted off the show after losing to Kevin Kilbane and Brianne Delcourt in the skate-off

Tragic: After being kicked off the show, Lucrezia said: ‘I’ve enjoyed it, it’s been the craziest, weirdest thing I’ve done in my life. It’s been real fun. This guy [Brendyn] is amazing’

Ashley Banjo chose to save Kevin, saying: ‘I don’t think there was a huge amount technically between the two performances, so I’m going to base my decision on which skate moved me more.’

John Barrowman chose to save Lucrezia, but admitted he had noticed a few mistakes in both hers and Kevin’s performance.

Jayne Torvill said: ‘Both couples skated well and it’s always a difficult;t time for the two of you,’ before choosing to save Kevin.

Offering the deciding vote, Christopher then said: ‘Both I thought really fought hard but for me there was one that had more confidence on the ice and was a stronger skate,’ and chose to save Kevin.

Despite being kicked off the show, Lucrezia was gracious in her departure, telling Phil and Holly: ‘I’ve enjoyed it, it’s been the craziest, weirdest thing I’ve done in my life. It’s been real fun. This guy [Brendyn] is amazing.’

Head-to-head: Lucrezia lost out to Kevin and Brianne (pictured) in the skate-off, after both couples struggled during the Musicals Special

Emotional: Lucrezia were forced to perform their Save Me Skate to Landslide by Fleetwood Mac after ending up in the bottom two for the second time

The elimination comes after fans were left baffled by the news that contestant Caprice Bourret had ‘parted ways’ with her professional partner Hamish Gaman.

In a statement a spokesperson for Dancing on Ice told MailOnline that they hope to see the American star ‘back next week,’ after insisting that Hamish remains ‘very much part of our professional team.’

The statement read: ‘Unfortunately, Caprice and Hamish have parted ways.

‘As you saw in our opening number Hamish remains very much part of our professional team and we hope to have Caprice back on the ice next week.’

What’s happened? The elimination comes after fans were left baffled by the news that contestant Caprice Bourret had ‘parted ways’ with her professional partner Hamish Gaman

Drama: The American star (pictured performing last week) was noticeably absent from the show, with a spokesperson for the show confirming that they hope to see her ‘back next week’

At the start of the show, host Holly Willoughby made the same announcement to viewers, and so far there has been no further information around Caprice’s mysterious absence.

The revelation sparked a sea of speculation from viewers who rushed to Twitter to demand answers about Caprice’s absence,

Caprice and Hamish made their debut performance last week to Lewis Capaldi’s Someone You Loved, and ended up in second place on the leaderboard with a respectable 25.5 points out of 40.

They were doing so well! Caprice and Hamish made their debut performance last week to Lewis Capaldi’s Someone You Loved, and ended up in second place on the leaderboard

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