DANCING on Ice star Matt Evers revealed Sonny Jay won the show in an Instagram story.
The professional partner of Faye Brookes posted a video with Faye and Sonny celebrating the radio DJ’s win – ten minutes before he was crowned on the live broadcast.
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Dancing on Ice star Matt revealed the winner on Instagram – before the live show had aired
In the video Matt and Faye shouted: “Woo! He’s won!” as Sonny celebrated behind them.
However it was posted ten minutes before the live broadcast revealed that Sonny had won.
The Radio One DJ beat off Coronation Street star Faye Brookes after Olympian Colin Jackson was eliminated in third place.
After being revealed as the winner of the public vote, he said: “That is mental, thank you so much.”
The DJ was crowned the winner after beating FayeCredit: Rex Features
Faye Brookes, who finished second, said: “All I wanted to do was get here.
“I did it as a personal challenge and it couldn’t have gone to a better guy.”
Colin was eliminated first despite getting two perfect scores on the night.
This year’s series of the ITV show was cut short after injury and illness forced a number of contestants to withdraw.
Sonny and Angela pulled off a win from under bookies’ favourite Faye’s noseCredit: Rex Features
Faye came second in the competition with Matt EversCredit: Rex Features
Emmerdale star Joe-Warren Plant and comedian Rufus Hound both had to leave after testing positive for coronavirus.
Reality TV star Billie Shepherd, singer and actress Denise Van Outen and actor Jason Donovan had to pull out of the series due to injury.
Actress Brookes was the favourite to win the competition.
She jointly topped the judges’ leaderboard last week with Lady Leshurr, who was later eliminated.
Former athlete Jackson narrowly avoided elimination last week after being in the skate-off against rapper Lady Leshurr.
The final also included a video of judges Christopher Dean and Jayne Torvill performing together that was filmed in covid-secure conditions before the series began.
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