It’s left Strictly followers feeling emotional forward of the brand new season (Picture: Rex/Shutterstock)Strictly Come Dancing followers throughout the UK have been getting emotional about Amy Dowden after she acquired help messages from Diane Buswell and Shirley Ballas.
The Welsh dancer, 33, has been a daily face on the BBC actuality competitors since 2017, and completed as runner-up with Karim Zeroual in 2019.
Sadly, Amy is about to overlook the present sequence after being identified with breast most cancers earlier this 12 months – she is presently present process chemotherapy.
A particular visitor look of some sort has been deliberate for Amy earlier than this present season ends in December, however followers have been lacking her all the identical.
And now they’re in floods of tears after fellow professional dancer Diane and head decide Shirley despatched her touching messages of help.
Amy posted an emotional video of her instant household slicing off items of her hair as she prepares to shave her head forward of her chemo remedy.
In a brand new video on Instagram, Amy Dowden let her household shave her hair off (Picture: Amy Dowden/Instagram)She mentioned within the caption: ‘I do know it’s solely hair, however these previous few months I’ve had what seems like a lot taken away from me that has made me not really feel like Amy.’
‘I simply wished to maintain my identification with my hair and I attempted telling myself it wouldn’t go. But I might dread the ache of waking as much as the shredding day by day.’
Diane posted a message to Amy, saying: ‘You are nonetheless all of the belongings you had been earlier than, simply with added energy and dedication.
‘One factor about you is you don’t let something take you over. You all the time mentioned to me, “I’m not Amy with Crohn’s, I’m Amy the Dancer – you’re nonetheless Amy the Dancer.’
Amy (third from the left) is hoping to look on Strictly this 12 months (Picture: PA)
Dianne Buswell has mentioned Amy ‘by no means lets something take over her’ (Picture: Shutterstock)In response, Shirley left a touching message that left Strictly viewers feeling extremely emotional as she referred to as her ‘sturdy’ and ‘courageous’.
‘My dearest Amy. I love you. We are all considering of you lovely girl. The magnificence shines from inside and I believe you look completely lovely.’
‘We all love you so very a lot. You are courageous. You are sturdy. This too shall go. Sending you the most important hugs. See you on the dance ground actual quickly, darling.’
Fans responded to Shirley and Diane, saying their phrases ‘got here from the guts’ and admitting they had been choked up by the video Amy posted.
‘Aww made me cry ❤️❤️’, one fan responded.
‘Beautiful phrases Dianne you’re proper Amy will all the time be Amy with or with out hair. xx❤️❤️’, praised one other.
‘I echo this. Such a lovely individual with a lot energy xx😍’, one added.
Strictly Come Dancing returns on Saturday evening, with 12 movie star hopefuls aiming to take residence the well-known glitterball trophy.
Watch Strictly Come Dancing at 6:15pm tomorrow on BBC One and iPlayer.
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