Dancing On Ice's The Vivienne reveals huge weight loss through training for show debut | The Sun

Dancing On Ice's The Vivienne reveals huge weight loss through training for show debut | The Sun

01/20/2023

DANCING On Ice's The Vivienne has revealed her huge weight loss through training for her show debut.

The drag queen, who won season one of RuPaul's Drag Race UK in 2019, is taking part in the ITV skating competition this year.


The Vivienne, real name James Williams, will take to the rink this weekend for the first time.

Today she appeared on ITV's Lorraine to talk about her upcoming debut and how much she has loved taking part in the show.

Host Lorraine pointed out how amazing she looks and said: "Look at you there, look at that!"

The Vivienne replied: "It's got me in the best shape of my life. I lost nearly two stone!"

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The star also confessed that she has fallen in love with the ice.

She told Lorraine: "I've been skating for nearly three months and I already I'm thinking, once the show ends, I want to make this part of my life because I'll miss it so much!

"So I'm going to fight for a drag on ice tour because I want to continue doing this. It's fantastic!"

Back in October it was revealed The Vivienne will be taking part in Dancing On Ice 2023.

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Announcing the news on Instagram, she said: "I'm beyond excited to announce that I will be competing in Dancing on Ice in 2023!

"This is honestly a dream come true and I can't wait to start training on the ice.

"To be the first drag artist to take part in one of the big UK reality competition shows is truly an honour.

"I think it's a big step forward for queer representation on TV."

The Vivienne, Carley Stenson, Mollie Gallagher, John Fashanu and Darren Harriott are due to show off their skills on the ice this Sunday.

Nile Wilson is currently at the top of the leader board with an impressive 29.5 points.

Ekin-Su Cülcüloğlu found herself in the bottom two and will be fighting for her place in the competition this weekend.



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