Rufus’ tweet continued: “It’s a bit of a kick in the d**k, but just want to give full props to ITV who were super prepared for this sort of thing and have kept me and everyone in the production as safe as they possibly could.
“Will be back asap for more ridiculous icedancing,” he added in view of his one million followers.
Many took to the comments section of his post to share their disappointment.
“Well that sucks!!! I do hope you don’t get that virus and I know you’ll come back better than ever!! I mean, who else is gonna win this thing?” one social media user wrote.