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Andy Akinwolere and Maria Filippov

Andy Akinwolere and Maria Filippov

Andy: I didn’t make Louie Spence randy

Angry Andy Akinwolere claimed last night that Louie Spence gave him the shove from Dancing On Ice because he's "not his type". Former Blue Peter host Andy was stunned as judge Louie scored him just 3.5 out of ten on Sunday night — compared with marks of 5.5 and 5.0 he got from Olympic skate legends Katarina Witt and Robin Cousins.

And after the public vote dumped Andy in a skate-for-survival with Sugababes singer Heidi Range, Louie and Robin voted him out as Katarina was the sole judge to back him. Louie told Andy on the ITV1 show: "The moves are there but very floppy."

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Andy Akinwolere and Maria Filippov

DOI 12 - Meet Andy Akinwolere

Andy Akinwolere hopes natural rhythm will be enough to hide some awful skating on Dancing On Ice! "I’m from Africa we were born with rhythm! I’m hoping that if my hips do a little bit of wiggling, it will distract from the fact that I’m a really bad skater!"

The former Blue Peter presenter, 29, is also counting on partner Maria Fillapov's winning touch to work its magic this year, after she won series four of Dancing On Ice with Ray Quinn, back in 2009.

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