Well-known Gogglebox star Stephen Lustig-Webb has been forced to quit the new series of Dancing on Ice after suffering an ankle injury during training.

Previously, the TV personality announced that he would be quitting Gogglebox alongside his husband Danial Lustig, telling fans: "We feel the time is right to move on and explore other opportunities".

The sad news that the star would not be taking to the ice in 2024 was announced by the programme's official X (formally Twitter) account.

Gogglebox star Stephen Lustig-Webb quits Dancing on Ice after injuring his ankle during training

Speaking of the Gogglebox star's future on the show, it told Dancing on Ice viewers: "Some News.

"Stephen Lustig-Webb has to withdraw from this year’s show due an injury he sustained to his ankle during training.

"He is still very much a part of the our DOI family and we will be helping to support Stephen. We wish him well with his recovery.

This year's round-up of celebrity guests includes the likes of DJ and broadcaster Adele Roberts, Olympic gold medalist and presenter Greg Rutherford MBE and world champion boxer Ricky Hatton MBE.

Stephen Lustig-Webb isn't the only person to be hanging up their skates this year with professional skater Matt Evers also leaving the show.

This news was announced soon after Stephen Lustig-Webb's departure, with the official account saying: "Some more news from DOI HQ @TheMattEvers is hanging up his skates and won't be taking part in the new series. Matt will always be a part of the Dancing On Ice family and we wish him all the very best for the future."