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James Jordan: 'Not sure what's going on' Strictly star addresses dad's health amid stroke

Former Strictly Come Dancing sensation James Jordan, 42, admitted he “would be a mess” following the struggles his dad Allan has recently faced but said knowing how “strong” his father is has been a source of comfort. The Dancing On Ice champion’s admission comes after his dad was hospitalised in March after he suffered a stroke.



Back in April, James had revealed his seriously ill dad had tested positive for coronavirus after being hospitalised with a stroke.

The TV star’s father has been in and out of hospital after he also suffered seizures.

James has since given an update on Allan’s health and explained he is back in the hospital for further treatment.

Speaking in his latest column for HELLO! Magazine, with his wife Ola Jordan, James stated his dad is a “strong man”.

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James Jordan on dad’s health amid stroke ‘Not sure what’s going on’ (Image: WENN/GETTY)

James Jordan explained that his dad has been admitted to hospital (Image: WENN)

“Dad is back in hospital at the moment,” James explains. “But he is just a different breed to anyone else. “

“I would be a mess, but he’s just a very strong man.”

He then joked: “Just so you know if it’s not good news, I’m going to take up drinking and smoking.

“I’m still positive, and we’re not sure what’s going on yet.”

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James Jordan and Ola Jordan welcomed their daughter earlier this year (Image: GETTY)

Elsewhere, the former professional dancer issued an urgent plea to fans after his baby daughter Ella suffered a “rash”.

The Dancing On Ice winner took to Twitter and asked fans for help as “spots began appearing” over Ella’s body.

In view of his 269,000 followers, James penned: “Hi Guys… My baby has a rash on her front and back. Doctor says not to worry unless accompanied with a fever.

“It’s been going on for at least 4 weeks and now spots are appearing all over her body. Any suggestions of who we can see as I AM worried. Thank you x.”(sic)


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James Jordan revealed his joy at becoming a dad for the first time (Image: INSTAGRAM JAMES JORDAN)

Fans flocked to comment on the post, with many informing the professional dancer to go back to his doctor for the best advice.

One person asked: “If you’re concerned James, take her to A&E. Parents’ intuition shouldn’t be disregarded.”

Another person commented: “Is it itchy? Is she uncomfortable? It could be an allergy to washing powder or the soap you’re using for her.”

James’ urgent plea comes after he recently revealed the couple’s daughter suffered from reflux and had to be rushed to hospital back in April.

James and his wife Ola welcomed their daughter Ella in February after the couple’s three-year IVF battle.

The former Strictly professional recently expressed his joy at becoming a father for the first time.

Taking to Twitter, James posted a heartwarming photo of Ella’s feet placed in his hands.

He captioned the post: “I’m the happiest man in the world #daddy.”

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