The pair - who were both partnered up on this year's Dancing On Ice series - celebrated freedom from quarantine with a passionate hug outside the hotel
.Joe, 18, and Vanessa, 24, were forced to pull out from the hit ITV show after testing positive for coronavirus.After bringing their belongings with them out of the hotel, the pair held on to a long hug."They hugged for ages. It looked like they might not let go," an onlooker told The Sun.
The pair later shared a sweet selfie together, with pro skater Vanessa saying: "At least I wasn't alone in this."Sharing a lengthy post on Instagram, Vanessa said the pair are now "back in the real world"."After 10days in a hotel room with COVID we are back in the real world," she wrote on social media.
"We are both healthy physically and mentally and although the shock is still there also after missing one show it can now only go upwards..."10days ago @joewarren_plant and I got that call whilst training on the ice.""It was a super busy day as usual, travelling on the train from Blackpool to London, training in the @dancingonice studio. headtopics.com
"Then travelling to another London ice rink to train even more with interviews in our car journeys and then all of a sudden at the end of the day we found ourselves in the hotel where we then spent the past 10days... "It was a shock and it’s still hard to understand as to why this had to happen to us... we had the time of our lives and it ended just like that... "
She went on: "I am naturally such a positive person and I’m sure it all makes sense in the end, for now I am grateful to be healthy..."At least I wasn’t alone in this and I got to work on my handstands :) THANK YOU for your kind messages throughout this time."
Since their departure from the show, fans have been hoping for ITV to make a U-turn and invite them back on. Read more: Mirror Celeb »
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