Debbie McGee hasn't been able to move after she injured her back on 'Strictly Come Dancing'.

Debbie McGee and Giovanni Pernice

Debbie McGee and Giovanni Pernice

The 59-year-old TV assistant - who was previously married to the late Paul Daniels - is set to take to the dance floor tomorrow night (11.11.17) for the ballroom and latin show but she's concerned her routine won't be ready as she hasn't been able to train properly this week after twisting her back wrong during rehearsals at the beginning of the week.

Writing in her column in the Daily Telegraph newspaper, Debbie said: "We've got three lifts, but I've injured my back again so we haven't been able to practice them much.

"I couldn't even get up out of a chair earlier in the week. But that's the Strictly journey I suppose.

"It's surreal that everyone's calling me Bendy McGee. I never thought that I would be this supple again. I guess it goes to prove that adage that 'if you don't use it, you lose it'.

"The thought of getting to Blackpool is so exciting. I'd do anything to dance on that ballroom floor - even the sailor's hornpipe."

Debbie is a frontrunner to lift the glitterball trophy on the BBC One show on December 16, after scoring a perfect 40 for her tango with professional dancer partner Giovanni Pernice last weekend.

When judge Craig Revel Horwood was asked by host Tess Daly for his comments on their performance, he remained silent and walked down in front of the judging table, leaving everyone unsure what was about to happen. He then knelt in front of Debbie and praised her, before returning to his seat next to the other judges - Shirley Ballas, Bruno Tonioli and Darcey Bussell - who were visibly shocked.

Just in case they are victorious on the live final, Debbie will reportedly no longer be starring as fairy Adorabella Marigold Angelpi in 'Beauty and the Beast' at the Grand Opera House in York, Northeast England on December 15 and 16.

Instead, the entertainer's understudy is to replace her for the two shows, for which Debbie was to perform alongside Blue singer Anthony Costa.

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