Joe Swash leaves Dancing On Ice rehearsals with HUGE bandage on his head as he suffers ear infection before the final


JOE Swash left Dancing On Ice with a huge bandage wrapped around his head tonight.

Stacey Solomon was left worried when her boyfriend was hours late from rehearsals and his phone as switched off.

Joe Swash came back from Dancing On Ice rehearsals with a big bandage on his head tonight

But as soon as he walked in the door she realised why he was late – he has been struck with an ear infection.

And it appears show bosses are taking no chances on the ice as they have wrapped his head in bandages.

“Joe is safe and well and still dancing he just had some sort of ear infection and it looks to me like they’re being precautious,” she shared with fans on Instagram.

The big bandage gave Stacey a laugh when Joe got home from work but he didn’t look too pleased.

Stacey Solomon couldn’t help but laugh at her boyfriend’s appearance

She reassured fans he will still be in the final

Joe has been a big hit on the show

Stacey was worried when Joe was a few hours late home from training

Last weekend, Joe delighted fans as he showed off his body transformation at the Dancing On Ice semi-final.

The 38-year-old star playfully tore open his shirt at the end of his first performance – after skating to Rod Stewart’s hit Do Ya Think I’m Sexy.

Joe ripped open his shirt at the end of his performance tonight

The father-of-two shocked Dancing On Ice viewers at home as well as the ITV judges, with John Barrowman even asking Joe to show off his six-pack for a second time as he gave his critique.

Meanwhile, fans flocked to social media to share their reaction to Joe’s impressive abs, with one writing: “Bloody hell, Joe Swash is in good nick isn’t he?!”

Another added: “Joe Swash is fit as f***k”.

A third gushed: “Wow, Joe was certainly sexy!”

Joe previously told us that he has GAINED weight on Dancing On Ice

Joe previously claimed that he has been GAINING weight while competing on Dancing On Ice, insisting that he can’t stop snacking during the gruelling training.

Speaking to The Sun Online, the star revealed: “I went to see Sharon (the show physio) and I swear to god I’ve put on weight.

“At least a couple of pounds.

Judge John Barrowman heaped praise on the star’s six pack
Joe is in a relationship with Stacey Solomon

“I thought I felt a bit heavy, I’m a couple of pounds heavier than when I started.

“It’s not muscle. It’s from snacking!”

Joe – who is dating Stacey Solomon – still has another performance to go this evening, which will be a moving tribute to his late father.