Dancing On Ice star Denise Van Outen has recalled the horrific moment she broke her shoulder in three places during rehearsals for the show.
The actress, 46, says she vowed to continue competing on the ITV competition after revealing she vomited straight after it happened.
Without complaining, Denise put on her skates and performed with her partner Matt Evers for the final time before she quit due to her injury.
Speaking to The Sun about the events that followed after her fall, she said: "I just wanted to get on with the show.
"I came off after that show and vomited, and I nearly passed out because I was in so much pain."
Denise revealed she was "literally clinging on to Matt for dear life" in a bid to get through the live episode after she suffered the accident.
The Dancing on Ice hopeful added that she and Matt had to "completely re-choreograph the entire routine" and took out all of the lifts she had been working on for months.
Putting her disappointment aside, Denise continued nevertheless and described herself as "a tough old Essex bird" and insisted "the show must go on".
She added: "At the same time it was still good to be part of it. It's just such a shame. I would love to have carried on. I'll never ever know what I'd be capable of doing."
She performed through the pain until doctors told her she would end up with a body full of metal pins which prompted her to drop out of the competition earlier this week.
Denise suffered the fall just days before the first live show which was the second episode.
At first, it was thought she had dislocated her shoulder and damaged her tendons but it was revealed she was dealing with much worse.
The star admitted she can't rotate her arm or even move it too much.
Denise said she is "very limited with movement" and there was "only ever going to be so much she could do on the ice".
Doctors suggested it was "too dangerous" for her to go back on and continue.
After careful consideration, Denise decided to drop out as she "didn't want to end up on a surgeon's table with pins".
She added that she did the live show "on paracetamol" to help ease the pain.
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