Strictly Come Dancing star Dianne Buswell has shared an update as her dad continues his battle with ill health.

Dianne, 34, has been partnered with EastEnders' star Bobby Brazier, 20, for this year's series, and the pair continue to wow fans every week. However, away from the screens, Dianne has shared a heartfelt update on her dad Mark who has been unwell.

He has been receiving chemotherapy treatment, and she took to Instagram to share a photograph of her dad in hospital. Dianne shared an update to say she was "so proud" of him.

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Answering questions from fans, someone asked her how her dad was doing, to which she replied: "It's so hard to see your dad go through so much and from so far away!

"I cannot wait to see him at Christmas and hug him. Meanwhile I will continue to make him proud dancing my heart out as that's all he wants for me. It brings him so much joy. Thank you for asking."

In another post, she replied to one fan that her family was "strong" as she shared a heart-warming picture of them together.

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