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Inside Strictly star Robert Webb’s secret health battle from ‘slow-killing’ himself with booze to life-saving heart op

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ROBERT Webb stunned fans last night as he announced his shock withdrawal from Strictly after just three performances. The comedian from Boston, Lincolnshire reluctantly stepped away from the show due to an ongoing health battle which saw him undergo open heart surgery in 2019.

The 49-year-old - who is best known for starring alongside David Mitchell in the hit comedy Peep Show - performed three spectacular dances with pro partner Dianne Buswell, before revealing his retirement from Strictly.

In a statement shared on social media, Robert wrote: “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.

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