Joe Swash: Dancing on Ice star helps partially sighted Libby Clegg drive for first time

Dancing on Ice 2020 contestants Joe Swash, 38, and Libby Clegg, 29, took a break from coaching to go for a drive in Joe’s automotive as we speak. The previous EastEnders star filmed the pair leaving rehearsals as they headed in direction of his automotive on Instagram.

He turned to Libby and mentioned: “What’s the one factor you’ve by no means been capable of do due to your sight?”

Laughing, she replied: “Drive.”

Joe then turned again to the digital camera and advised his followers: “Immediately, I’m going to allow you to drive my automotive all by your self.”

His fellow Dancing on Ice star giggled nervously as she mentioned: “I feel your nuts.”

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Joe then filmed Libby settling into the driving force’s seat, whereas he sat on the passenger’s aspect.

He then could possibly be heard saying: “Earlier than anybody goes mad, we’re in Bovingdon Airfield, it’s non-public land with not a automotive in sight.”

The presenter added:” “Nobody is aware of we’re doing this, so let’s do it earlier than anybody finds out.”

Joe then gave Libby a sequence of directions on the right way to use the brake, accelerator and equipment field.

Her present accomplice Mark Hanretty just lately mentioned he forgets about Libby’s situation on the present, attributable to her coping mechanisms.

Talking on Lorraine Kelly just lately, he mentioned: “I’ve forgotten at inopportune instances the place I’ve left Libby and realised she is in the midst of the ice rink and left her stranded, in order that’s not one of the best.”

Elsewhere, Joe has been skating with Alex Murphy in latest weeks after his accomplice Alex Schauman briefly pulled out attributable to an harm.

She has since taken to Instagram to disclose she shall be returning to the ice imminently.

As a part of a prolonged assertion, she wrote: “The street in direction of restoration has been a tricky one and I need to present my deepest gratitude for all the assistance and help of so many fantastic individuals.

“I’m excited to say that I can lastly see the sunshine on the finish of the tunnel and I can’t wait to be again on the ice very quickly!”

She added of Joe: “I’m so pleased with you and for how far you’ve gotten come. I at all times noticed nice potential in you regardless that you known as your self a Todd Carty.

“Thanks for trusting me to teach you and for at all times doing all the things with such a giant smile on your face. By no means cease smiling!”

Dancing on Ice continues this Sunday at 6pm on ITV.

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