With seven cast members being forced to withdraw over the course of the run, it's fair to say producers had a lot to contend with last year.
The former TOWIE star will not be taking part in this week's live show.
"Once one person did it, they all decided to jump on the bandwagon and try and get some money..."
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'Samantha helped me to get him to latch on.'
'It's the most wonderful time of the year' 🎶.
'We can’t wait to meet you baby.'