The Sherlock actress will not be performing at BBC's reality show Strictly Come Dancing this weekend due to sudden medical reasons
Amanda Abbington, Strictly Come Dancing
The recent news about Amanda Abbington's quitting as a participant from Strictly Come Dancing has been making rounds on social media. It was revealed by host Janette Manrara on Friday's spin-off show, It Takes Two, that the 49-year-old actress has been at loggerheads with her professional dance partner, Giovanni Pernice, for weeks, but she has assured viewers that she hopes to be back next week.
What did Janette say?
"We have some breaking news, unfortunately due to medical reasons, Amanda will not be taking part in Strictly Come Dancing this weekend.” Manrara stated, “Strictly Come Dancing protocols mean that all being well, Amanda and Giovanni will return the following week. Amanda, we hope you get well soon my love, sending you all the best wishes.”
A BBC spokesperson has also confirmed the news by saying, “Due to medical reasons Amanda Abbington will not be taking part in Strictly Come Dancing this weekend."
Although they did not reveal the exact reason of her medical issue, fans have flodded sending their prayers to Abbington on social media.