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Andy: I've lost too much weight

Dancing on Ice star Andy Whyment has revealed that he cannot wait to start putting weight back on now that’s he’s out of the show. The Coronation Street actor is naturally thin, and while the rest of the celebrity skaters have seen their muscles grow, Andy has shrunk and lost a stone since he started training in October.

He has become so thin that his wife can’t take him seriously, and speaking to TV Biz he said: “My wife took a picture of me and said, ‘Does this look like a 30-year-old man or a 12-year-old boy?’

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Andy Whyment is out

Coronation Street star Andy Whyment has been eliminated from Dancing On Ice 2012 after failing to make it through his first skate-off.

The 30-year-old actor - who plays Kirk Sutherland in the soap - had proven popular with viewers during the series despite frequently finishing in the bottom half of the judges' scoreboard - but his luck finally ran out after he found himself skating for survival against Chemmy Allcott.

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Chemmy and Andy to be eliminated?

Chemmy Alcott and Andy Whyment are the bookies' favourites to be voted off Dancing on Ice on Sunday night. The skier and the Coronation Street actor are being widely tipped to appear in the skate-off.

Bookmakers William Hill have said that Whyment is their 6/5 favourite to get voted off, with Chemmy Alcott priced at 7/4. A spokesman for the bookies also revealed that Jorgie Porter is the 8/11 favourite to be crowned the winner of the ice dance contest.

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Matthew and Andy W to join DOI tour

Andy Whyment and Matthew Wolfenden have been confirmed for the upcoming Dancing on Ice tour. The soap actors will take a break from filming to take part in the event which begins in Newcastle on April 13.

Emmerdale star Wolfenden is the bookies' favourite to be crowned the winner of his year's competition. Whyment, who plays Kirk Sutherland in Coronation Street, is one of the surprise success stories from the current series.

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Jorgie Porter frozen out of show

Dancing On Ice was in crisis yesterday after three of its northern-based stars were in danger of being frozen out of rehearsals – due to the sub-zero temperatures.

Frantic producers were doing everything they could to find alternative transport back to London for Jorgie Porter, Jennifer Ellison and Andy Whyment after trains suffered severe disruption.

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Coronation Street stars waiting for Andy to fall

Coronation Street actor Andy Whyment has admitted that his co-stars are taking pleasure in his clumsiness on the ice. The Dancing on Ice star revealed that his Corrie colleagues are tuning in to see if he falls.

Andy told What's On TV: "Some are saying they're expecting `Bambi on Ice' because they think I'll just keep falling over." He added: "Alan Halsall, who plays Tyrone, says that when he comes to watch me he hopes I fall cause it'll be funny.

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Andy wants to stay on Coronation Street

If you’re married to a soap star, seeing your other half cuddling up to someone else on TV goes with the territory. But Coronation Street star Andy Whyment reckons his sexy moves on Dancing On Ice with partner Vicky Ogden are causing no end of trouble at home with wife Nicola.

“She doesn’t think it’s great but it is part of the show,” he says nervously. “If I were in her shoes I don’t think I would like it either. It is hard, too, because I’m training every day so you are out for hours and then I am in London all weekend...”

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Kym Marsh backing Matthew and Andy

Kym Marsh has admitted she is torn over who she will support in the upcoming series of Dancing On Ice. The line-up for the show includes Marsh's Coronation Street co-star Andy Whyment and Emmerdale actor Matthew Wolfenden.

Wolfenden is engaged to co-star Charley Webb, who is the sister of Kym's boyfriend Jamie Lomas. Marsh wrote in her new! magazine column: "I can't wait for Dancing On Ice to start this weekend.

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DOI 12 - Meet Andy Whyment

Coronation Street actor Andy Whyment has been the butt of his Corrie castmates' jokes, since they discovered he was taking part in Dancing on Ice.

He said: “All the lads from work have been winding me up saying 'It's going to be like bambi on ice', and then they add 'when I watch it, I'll be hoping you fall.'”

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Soap star to make his point on ice

Coronation Street star Andy Whyment is hoping to prove his castmates wrong by nailing his first performance on Dancing On Ice. The actor, who plays loveable factory worker Kirk Sutherland in the soap, is one of 15 celebrities set to compete in the new series of the ITV1 show.

Father-of-two Andy admitted his Corrie co-stars were surprised to learn he was donning ice-skates and skin-tight Lycra for the contest.
 

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