Gorka Marquez has reportedly been attacked in the street...
We’re hearing reports that Strictly Come Dancing professional Gorka Marquez has been assaulted.
According to BBC News, the assault occurred in the streets of Blackpool after filming the show’s annual special.
The report states that 26-year-old dancer is alleged to have been attacked by a group on Saturday, while he was walking to a nightclub with some colleges from the show.
The BBC have said that Gorka Marquez was ‘sadly the victim of an unprovoked incident.’
A spokesman added: ‘He will be back in training this week and is looking forward to the group routine next weekend.’
Sadly, Gorka is reportedly undergoing dental surgery following the attack, as two of his front teeth were reportedly badly damaged.
Taking to Twitter, Strictly contestant Ore Oduba said: ‘Are people for real? Sending the best to our guy @GorkaMarquez1.’
As are we.
Here’s wishing him a speedy recovery…