Lapinskas' painful ice accident

Matt Lapinskas has told fans he is feeling fine

Matt Lapinskas has told fans he is feeling fine

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Dancing On Ice's Matt Lapinskas has assured fans he is "absolutely fine" after getting kneed in the groin by former rugby ace Gareth Thomas.

The former EastEnders star was pictured buckled over in pain after the painful accident while the pair worked on a fight scene for the ITV1 show.

But Matt tweeted: "I'm absolutely fine me and @gareththomas14 are just going all out to entertain u guys, x we cant wait till Sunday."

He later quipped: "Just to let you all know myself and @gareththomas14 will be skating to the nutcracker on Sunday : )"

Meanwhile, Gareth revealed he was struggling to make it to rehearsals as a result of weather conditions and city traffic.

He told followers: "Looks like I'm not gonna make my skating this morning. Been in the car for over an hour and moved about 100 yards.London traffic!!"

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