He explained: “I was terrified, I was also quite gutted as well. I wasn’t sad but I was obviously missing out on what I wanted to do.
“I was so terrified to fall and hit the metal finger on the ice, I was in so much pain and the finger was all taped up.
“It gave me a disadvantage at the start but I’ve thrown myself into it and I’ve moved on from the injury.”
Since making his debut on the ITV show, there’s been speculation Joey and Vanessa are growing closer off of the ice.
During Musicals week, the duo performed a routine dressed as the two main characters from the 80s classic Grease.