BBC show had brought up "symptoms" that he had checked immediately with a specialist and he had been advised to leave the show. Read more I'm A Celebrity signs up Olympic star for new series The exit comes days before the fourth live episode.
Robert explained his decision in a long statement to fans. Robert said in a statement: “I’m extremely sorry to have to announce that I’m withdrawing from Strictly Come Dancing due to ill health.
Two years ago I had open heart surgery and although I believed I was fit enough to take on Strictly and its demanding schedule, it became clear that I had bitten off way more than I could chew for this stage in my recovery. "I had begun to feel symptoms that led me to seek an urgent consultation with my heart.