Donna Air latest star announced for Dancing on Ice

Donna Air has said she has “terrible” posture and needs to work on it before she puts her skates on for the new series of Dancing On Ice.

The TV personality and actress, the ninth celebrity to be confirmed for the revamped ITV series, also said she hopes to gain a “firm bottom” while training for the show.

Air, 38, follows in the footsteps of previously announced contestants, including Corrie’s Brooke Vincent, former Bucks Fizz singer Cheryl Baker, Bake Off’s Candice Brown and cricketer Monty Panesar.

Donna 38, told ITV’s Loose Women while making the announcement: “It is absolutely terrifying. It’s exciting though, it’s looking like it’s going to be a great series. It’s really difficult.

“Apparently my posture’s terrible so I’ve got to work on that. I need to build more core strength.”

She said: “I’ll hopefully end up with a nice firm bottom at the end of it otherwise I’ll be livid. I want a six pack.”

Donna also said her daughter is concerned about being embarrassed by her.

“My daughter’s like ‘oh no, mum you’re going to be so embarrassing’,” she said.

Other celebrities are Good Morning Britain’s weather forecaster Alex Beresford, Love Island’s Kem Cetinay, rugby player Max Evans and singer and reality TV star Jake Quickenden.

The show returns to ITV in the New Year after being off-air for a few years.

A total of 12 celebrities will be skating to impress Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean, Jason Gardiner and one remaining judge, yet to be announced.

Phillip Schofield and Holly Willoughby return as hosts.