'So much pain!’ Strictly's Gorka supported by Gemma Atkinson as he's forced to exit show

Strictly Come Dancing star Gorka Marquez has been forced to withdraw from the Strictly Presents tour due to a serious injury that has left him struggling to walk. The star’s wife-to-be Gemma Atkinson has sent her fiancé her love, as she informed fans he was in “so much pain”.

“I am so sad to announce that, following medical advice, I have to withdraw from the ‘Strictly Presents’ tour,” Gorka shared on Twitter. 

“During the ‘Strictly Professionals’ tour I suffered an injury that, with treatment and care, let me carry on through the last few weeks of the tour.

“Unfortunately last week I had a flair up of my injury causing me a lot of pain and problems, even to walk. 

“Following the advise from doctors and physios, I have had to stop my involvement in this new tour.

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“Proud of him for getting through it. Now, on the advice of doctors and physios, it’s rest and rehab ready for Strictly 2022!”

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