Newsbeat entertainment reporter
4 November 2014
- From the section Entertainment
Strictly Come Dancing host Claudia Winkleman has revealed she missed the weekend’s show because her daughter “was involved in an accident” while celebrating Halloween.
A statement from the family read; “She is having the best care possible and we are hopeful of a full recovery.
“We would like to thank everyone that has been so supportive”, it continued.
We understand that Claudia was with her eight-year-old daughter, Matilda, when the accident happened.
Exact details of what caused the injuries haven’t been released although Newsbeat understands Matilda was badly burnt.
And Claudia Winkleman used the statement to warn others of the dangers of using or handling fireworks especially at this time of year.
“We would like to remind anyone taking part in fireworks parties or Guy Fawkes celebrations to be vigilant about the dangers of candles, open fires and fireworks.
“Please have the appropriate safety measures in place and to hand.”
The star also thanked the medical team who were looking after daughter.
“Particularly the NHS doctors, nurses and staff who have been absolutely incredible.”
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Source:: BBC Entertainment