H from Steps admitted he auditioned twice earlier than for the present and succeeded along with his first try. He joins a star-studded line-up of 12 celebs who will all compete in opposition to one another to be topped king or queen of the ice rink.
Does Ian H Watkins have kids?
H and his associate Craig Ryder turned fathers in March 2016.
They’re mother and father of dual boys Macsen and Cybi and 43-year-old H mentioned turn out to be a father was “an emotional whirlwind”.
The delivery got here after a surrogate mom miscarried their unborn baby in 2012.
He mentioned again in 2011: “I’ve at all times recognized that I wished kids ever since I can bear in mind.
“I turned 35 this yr and most of my associates have settled down and had infants and I suppose it simply feels actually pure that we’re doing this now.”
H and Craig began attempting to have a toddler by way of adoption in 2015 however later determined it wasn’t proper for them.
They mentioned on the time: “The entire course of was fairly gruelling.
“Rightly so, they delve fairly deeply into all points of your lives, however mainly on the finish of the entire course of we weren’t assured to have a toddler.”
In 2017, H’s previous band Steps reunited for a UK tour which meant he needed to get again into form with visits to the fitness center after being a stay-at-home dad because the boys had been born.
Dancing on Ice 2020
H’s half in Dancing on Ice was introduced in September after rumours had circulated the 90s pop-star could be lacing up his skates.
The information of the primary same-sex coupling didn’t come till a number of weeks later when it was confirmed he could be partnered with skilled Matt Evers.
It appears having two folks of the identical intercourse dancing collectively doesn’t come with out its challenges, particularly relating to their “manhoods”.
Chatting with The Solar, the veteran ice skating skilled revealed one of many challenges dancing with a person poses: “We’re in full-on apply mode. There’s a sensible distinction, although.
“Components of his anatomy get in the way in which in sure strikes, on a few of the lifts.
“We’re having to change the lifts as a result of it’s by no means been accomplished earlier than,” Matt added and it appears the pair are urgent on regardless.
Followers bought their first glimpse of the lads in motion throughout a particular festive version of the fact present on December 21.