Ugo Monye ‘gutted’ as he PULLS OUT of Strictly Come Dancing over ‘unwanted problems’

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The former rugby player was due to take to the dance floor this weekend with his dance partner Oti Mabuse. However, Ugo confirmed in a post on social media on Thursday that he is unable to take part due to back problems.

The Strictly star penned in view of his followers: “Unfortunately I’m not going to be able to dance this weekend on the show.

“I have a history of back problems which has always been managed under the guidance of medical professionals.

“Unfortunately, this has been causing me some unwanted problems this week.”

He continued: “I have been advised by medical professionals and with huge support from Strictly to get some treatment & rest to ensure that I can get myself back to full capacity & fighting fit for next week.”

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“Gutted Oti & I won’t be dancing this weekend but wishing all the other contestants the best of luck & will be cheering them on from home! @bbcstrictly,” Ugo concluded.

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