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Dancing On Ice's Caprice Bourret accuses show of not having a 'duty of care'

Dancing On Ice's Caprice Bourret has broken her silence over her time on the show, and accused bosses of not having a 'duty of care'.

Speaking to The Sun about her decision to leave the show on Wednesday, the TV personality, 48, also claimed producers sided with her ex skating partner Hamish Gaman, 36, in the wake of their nasty feud.

Caprice, who quit the series earlier this month, told the publication: 'There is no duty of care. In America, they have to have it or they get sued.

Hitting out: Dancing On Ice's Caprice Bourret accused the show of not having a 'duty of care' and claims bosses sided with 'bullying' Hamish Gaman on Wednesday

'It's just thinking about other people, it's just common decency, I think, when it comes to these kind of destructive shows. We have to have a soul at some point for God's sakes. 

She went on to claim the ice skating professional had been 'bullying' her but said she was grateful that people were 'talking about' what had happened, and added that she wouldn't go on reality TV again. 

ITV refuted Caprice's claim, as they told the publication in a statement: 'We take our duty of care very seriously. We have always been fully committed to ensuring that everyone involved on Dancing On Ice is fully supported.'

MailOnline have contacted ITV and Caprice's representatives for comment. 

Feud: Caprice, who quit the series earlier this month, split with 'bullying' Hamish Gaman (pictured together in January) after just two weeks on the show

Earlier this month, Caprice announced she had quit Dancing On Ice and hit back at her former pro partner Hamish after she made allegations of bullying behaviour against him.

The model's rep told MailOnline at the time: 'It’s true that Caprice is no longer participating in Dancing On Ice. It’s been a hard few months and she’s had to keep silent for contractual reasons.

'Her mental wellbeing has been affected over the last two months and recent stories leaked to the press are not only salacious but extremely hurtful.

'Now she’s taking some time to recover and look after herself and her family.' 

During the feud: Caprice briefly skated with Oscar Peter on the show, before she decided to quit altogether to take 'some time to recover'

On Sunday Hamish made his first appearance on Dancing On Ice since quitting the show the week before. 

The dancer declared that he was having the worst time of his life following the aftermath of Caprice's departure from the show. 

He said in a statement just a week before: 'The past three-and-a-half months have been the worst of my life, and I'm struggling. It might look like things have been calming down, but they aren't' 

Tweeting on Sunday the dancer wrote: 'Hi everyone. I’m excited to be returning to @dancingonice tonight. Thank you to everyone who reached out to me when I was really struggling.'

Thoughts: Caprice claimed the ice skating professional had been 'bullying' her, but said she was grateful people were 'talking about' what had happened