The first Dancing on Ice contestant was revealed this week to be Coronation Street beauty Brooke Vincent, 25, with DOI presenters Holly Willoughby, 36, and Phillip Schofield, 55, confirming the exciting news on This Morning.
The hosts broke the news that the brunette beauty would be strapping on her skates when the hit ITV programme returns at the start of next year, with them teasing several hints before making the grand unveiling.
Holly explained: "We have to unveil you first because you are the worst at keeping secrets."
Dancing on Ice is set to return to screens early 2018
Brooke Vincent was the first celebrity confirmed for Dancing on Ice
Dancing on Ice 2017: Confirmed and rumoured line-up
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"It's killed me to keep it a secret," Brooke admitted, saying that she has been hitting the gym in preparation for slipping into the skintight leotards.
The second star to then be confirmed was Bucks Fizz singer Cheryl Baker, 63, who appeared on Lorraine and said: "Yes, I just fell over a couple of times. I started [training] yesterday and it was such fun.”
Cheryl’s news came just before Love Island winner Kem Cetinay was announced to compete as the third hopeful, with it being confirmed that the heartthrob will meet his professional skating partner in the coming days before embarking on training ahead of the new series.
Cheryl Baker announced that she'd be joining the line-up on Lorraine
Kem Cetinay will also be taking to the ice rink
Kem gushed of starring on the show: "I still can't believe I'm going to be on Dancing on Ice! Never in my wildest dreams did I ever think I'd be strapping on a pair of skates and dancing in some lycra.
“Anyone who knows me will know how competitive I am, so I'm going to work very hard to stay on my feet! I can't wait to get my skates on."
The fourth contestant set to compete is Great British Bake Off winner Candice Brown, 32, who was unveiled on Chris Evans', 51, BBC Radio Two Show.
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Great British Bake Off winner Candice Brown will be competing
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Candice, who won the Channel 4 show last year, admitted that she is nervous ahead of the challenge, adding: "My friends call me Bambi on Ice and that's just normal day to day!"
Meanwhile, Chris also confirmed that Rugby star Max Evans, 34, will strap on his skates when the series returns early next year.
Max confessed that he hasn't skated since he was a child, but rugby players have had relative success on Dancing On Ice in the past, with kyran Bracken, 42, winning the show in 2007.
Jake Quickenden will be getting his skates on
Jake Quickenden, 29, was also confirmed to be starring on the ITV show as he appeared on Lorraine shortly after Candice and Max were announced, with him gushing about how excited he was.
Speaking about starting training, Jake said: “I think he thought I was on the booze before because in the first 10 minutes I was all over the place. I’m buzzing.”
He added of the injuries that he might suffer: “Yeah [it is quite dangerous]. [But I'm] more worried about injuring my dance partner. Im quite nervous about doing the lifts, but more nervous about Jason [Gardiner]. I’ve met him before and he was lovely, but I wasn’t ice skating in front of him.”
Monty Panesar became the seventh celebrity to be announced for the show
Monty Panesar became the seventh celebrity confirmed for the show, with the cricketer gushing about meeting his professional skating partner.
Monty, 35, shared: "This is a great opportunity to keep myself fit and motivated and try a different sport. I’m looking forward to it, it’s going to be very exciting.”
The 12 celebrities will be skating to impress the ice panel; consisting of skating legends Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean, show favourite Jason and one remaining judge, as well as the viewers at home.
Dancing On Ice returns January 2018 on ITV.