Rylan Clark-Neal reveals he will MISS Strictly’s It Takes Two filming to self-isolate for two weeks… but reassures fans he’s tested negative for COVID-19
Rylan Clark-Neal has revealed he’ll miss filming for Strictly Come Dancing: It Takes Two for two weeks after being forced to self-isolate.
The presenter tweeted a statement telling fans he’d come into contact with someone who tested positive for COVID-19 and sought a test himself, reassuring fans he’s tested negative.
Rylan has co-hosted It Takes Two with Zoe Ball since the series began last year, with the pair presenting alternate days due to social distancing measures.
Break: Rylan Clark-Neal has revealed he’ll miss filming for Strictly Come Dancing: It Takes Two for two weeks after being forced to self-isolate (pictured with co-host Zoe Ball)
He posted: ‘I found out this week that someone I have been in recent contact with outside of work has tested positive for coronavirus. I am therefore now following the government guidelines and having to self isolate.
‘I have sought a COVID test and thankfully that has returned a negative result.
‘That does mean I will miss the next two weeks of Strictly It Takes Two and my BBC Radio 2 Saturday show.
‘I look forward to being back soon and wish all the couples good luck for this weekend.’
Rylan later clarified that he paid to have a test done privately to ensure there was ‘no immediate risk’ to anyone in his work bubble during Strictly filming.
The star’s isolation also means he’ll be unable to present his Saturday show on BBC Radio 2.
Rylan has been presenting It Takes Two with Zoe on various, with the pair unable to host together this series due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Zoe would host the show Mondays through Wednesdays, with Rylan taking over the duties on Thursdays and Fridays.