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Frosty reception Una Healy's ex-husband Ben Foden is first celebrity to be axed from Dancing on Ice

The 36-year-old's elimination was met with a mixed reaction online

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Ben with his partner Robin Johnstone

Ben with his partner Robin Johnstone

Ben with his partner Robin Johnstone

Una Healy’s ex-husband Ben Foden was the first celebrity to be kicked off Dancing on Ice 2022.

He was booted from the ice-skating competition with his partner Robin Johnstone after going head-to-head against ITV presenter Ria Hebden and her partner Łukasz Różycki.

Judges Ashley Banjo, Oti Mabuse, Jayne Torvill, and Christopher Dean voted unaminously to save Ria and Łukasz, meaning rugby player Ben was sent packing.

The 36-year-old's elimination was met with a mixed reaction online, with some fans of the show sharing that they were “delighted” to see Ben go.

One viewer remarked that Ben being kicked out of the competition was karma for cheating on The Saturdays singer Una during their six-year marriage.

They tweeted: “Ben Foden was always getting voted off week one because the public are still salty over what he did to Una… If he was chocolate he’d eat himself. I said it. #DancingOnIce”

However, others expressed their disappointment and said Ben deserved better.

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Una Healy and Ben Foden before their split in 2018

Una Healy and Ben Foden before their split in 2018

Una Healy and Ben Foden before their split in 2018

A fan said: “#dancingonice results unfair. Ria had a week to work on the feedback she received last week but Ben didn't get the same opportunity to work on his feedback. Not an even playing field. And as for Bez last week.... what can I say. Outrageous he wasn't in the skate off.”

Another wrote: "Robbed !!! @ben_foden had so much potential and deserved more, he was not the worst act by far! #DancingOnIce”

A third chimed in: “Ben skated alone and did lifts, Ria got dragged around like a Henry Hoover and got through but I guess @ITVcan’t have itv employee going.”

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Una and Ben tied the knot in 2012 but ended their marriage in 2018 amid rumours that the English rugby star had been unfaithful.

They share two children together: Aoife Belle (9) and Tadhg (6).

Ben has since remarried and has a one-and-half-year-old daughter, Farrah, with his new wife Jackie Belanoff.

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