Offering some support, a previous Dancing On Ice contestant made an appearance.
Jessica Pietersen (previously Taylor), from 2000s pop group Liberty X, who took part in the show back in 2009, tweeted: “You’ll love it, I promise. One of the best things I’ve ever done.”
Also taking part in this year’s ice-skating contest is Denise Van Outen, Colin Jackson, Billie Shepherd, Myleene Klass, Graham Bell, Joe-Warren Plant, Lady Leshurr, Jason Donovan, Fay Brookes, Sonny Jay and Rebekah Vardy.
Dancing On Ice 2021 launches on Sunday at 6pm on ITV.