Strictly’s Katya Jones and Dianne Buswell lead the stars rallying around AJ Pritchard and his brother after they were attacked by eight yobs in a club.
AJ Pritchard, 24, and his brother Curtis, 23, were beaten up in a nightclub attack on Friday night.
And, on Saturday morning, the professional dancer saw messages of support flood in from his Strictly Come Dancing co-stars, who took to social media to share their shock at the awful news and to send their best wishes to the pair.
Katya Jones, 29, led the troops, tweeting: ‘I can’t believe what happen to @Aj11Ace and @CurtisPritchard. Sending lots of love your way. It’s Christmas people! Where is humanity going? #disappointed.’Dianne Buswell, 29, who made it to the final in the latest season of Strictly, tweeted: ‘So sad to hear about @Aj11Ace and @CurtisPritchard hope you boys are ok xxxxxx.’
Dianne’s celebrity dance partner-turned boyfriend Joe Sugg, 27, sent his best wishes to the brothers on Twitter.He wrote: Saddened to hear about what happened to @Aj11Ace and his brother @CurtisPritchard the other night. [Fingers crossed] for a speedy recovery boys.’
Gorka Márquez was in disbelief over the horrific attack, tweeting: So disgusted at the sad news about @Aj11Ace and @CurtisPritchard sending you all my love and support.’EIGHT lads on two! Wtf? I hope justice is served properly. Stay strong AJ & Curtis!’
In November 2016, Gorka allegedly had two teeth broken when he was ‘battered by thugs’ following a show in Blackpool, Lancashire.
Aljaz Skorjanec, 28, was clearly emotional, furiously tweeting: ‘So upset by the news about @Aj11Ace and @CurtisPritchard!!
‘Two lovely guys that mean no harm to anyone ever!! I can not believe it. To the thugs that did that.. shall we dance???? #fuming.’
Giovanni Pernice, 28, raged: ‘Wtf is wrong with this people ????? Guys I’m so sorry @CurtisPritchard I’m with you all the way !! Disgusting !!!!’ followed by a string of angry face emojis.