Mike Bushell: ‘My body feels broken’ Strictly star kicked in the face by Katya Jones

Mike Bushell, 53, and Strictly Come Dancing skilled, Katya Jones, 30, will likely be dancing the Jive to music Do You Love Me by The Contours tomorrow evening.

Their coaching hasn’t gone too easy crusing, as Mike spoke about the accidents he has suffered to date to BBC Radio Solent.

The BBC Breakfast sports activities reporter revealed his body feels “broken” and even stated Katya has by accident “kicked” him in the face throughout rehearsals.

He divulged: “My body at times has felt broken! Aching in all sorts of places… under the balls of the feet because I’m doing the Jive, and you have to jump up and down a lot, and I’m not used to that, so that hurts!”

Mike went on: “I’ve been kicked in the face inadvertently by my accomplice Katya.

“I’ve additionally been hit by a stick, once more inadvertently, I’ve bought bruised ribs and already we’re attempting a number of lifts for the second week!”

He added: “And honestly my arm is so bruised! Not that there’s anything wrong with it, it’s just impact, it’s not used to, and in places it’s not used to!”

Katya noticed the clip of Mike’s interview, which was posted on Twitter, and stated he is “rubbing off” on her.

The Russian-born dancer joked: “@mikebreakfast notorious clumsiness is rubbing off on me!

“I did kick him by accident (obvs), and watch out what you would like for…”

Ahead of tomorrow evening’s present, Mike stated he was going to strive to not “dream about the judges”.

Mike tweeted: “Here we go then on eve of first @bbcstrictly stay present tomorrow night on @BBCOne final try at attempting to sleep and never dream about the judges.

“But if anybody can hold me calm tomorrow it’s the wonderful @Mrs_katjones.”

Katya spoke out about having Mike as a accomplice to Radio Times, and described him as “perfect”.

She spilled: “Mike’s good as a accomplice; he has power and enthusiasm and is so excited to be right here.

“I can already see that he counts the music fairly properly and I’m enthusiastic about instructing him the best way to dance – I imply, what a pupil! We’re right here to create some iconic strikes.”

While Mike stated of his time to date with Katya: “Katya’s a superb ball of enjoyable and power, keen to take dangers and push the boundaries.

“I’m the final dad dancer, however I really like a problem. Over the previous 12 years on BBC Breakfast I’ve tried all kinds of sports activities – and dancing is the final excessive sport.”

All of the celebrities will likely be dancing in the stay present tomorrow evening, and fortuitously for them, nobody will likely be voted off.

Strictly Come Dancing airs tomorrow evening on BBC One at 7pm.

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