Ashley Roberts revealed as new Dancing On Ice judge

Ashley Roberts
Roberts was in the Pussycat Dolls with X Factor judge Nicole Scherzinger

Ashley Roberts has been announced as a new judge on ITV's Dancing On Ice.

The former Pussycat Dolls singer joins head judge Robin Cousins, who returns for his eighth series.

Ashley Roberts said: "I'm beyond excited to be joining Dancing on Ice as a judge. To work alongside Torvill & Dean is such an honour. They're absolute legends."

Jason Gardiner returns to the show after a year's break with Karen Barber also re-joining the judging line-up.

Ashley Roberts left the Pussycat Dolls in 2010 after going solo and to try her hand at acting.

She was also a contestant on this year's series of I'm a Celebrity... Get me out of Here!

The 31-year-old finished as runner-up to EastEnders star Charlie Brooks.

Next year's contestants include Pamela Anderson, The Only Way Is Essex star Lauren Goodger, Anthea Turner, Keith Chegwin and Coronation Street actress Samia Ghadie.

Emmerdale actor Matthew Wolfenden won last year's series.

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