James Middleton surprises Dancing On Ice viewers as he cheers on Donna Air

Dancing On Ice viewers were in for a shock during last night’s [14 January] show, with fans being left stunned when they spotted the Duchess of Cambridge’s brother, James Middleton, sitting in the live studio audience.

James swapped royalty for reality TV as he sat among the crowd to cheer on his girlfriend Donna Air as she made her debut in the competition.

James sat in the live studio audience to cheer on his girlfriend. Copyright: [Rex/ ITV]

As Donna took to the ice for her first solo routine, James was shown proudly applauding – seemingly confirming that the pair are back on solid terms after four years of an on/off relationship, with the couple last believed to have split in October last year.

James and Donna have had an on/ off relationship. Copyright: [ITV]

Taking to social media, Dancing On Ice viewers loved James’ surprise cameo on the show, writing:

Donna is far from Kate Middleton’s only link to the reality TV circuit, with her and James’ sister, Pippa, famously marrying Spencer Matthews’ brother, James Matthews, last year.

Spencer Matthew looked chuffed as he greeted the princes at Pippa Middleton’s wedding. Copyright: [Rex]

Spencer shot to fame on reality TV show Made In Chelsea and was papped beaming as he greeted Prince William and Prince Harry at Pippa and James’ wedding at St. Mark’s Church in May of last year.

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