The Olympic boxer was within the present’s first ever same-sex pairing, however needed to drop out of the competitors when her professional associate, Katya Jones, examined optimistic for coronavirus.
The information, introduced yesterday, meant that Nicola is now in a 14-day quarantine and can now not have the ability to take part.
After an outpouring of help for her and Katya from followers unhappy to see them go, a touched Nicola has taken to Twitter and Instagram to vow she is going to proceed to stand-up for LGBT rights.
She stated: ‘Hey everybody. I simply needed to say thanks for the stunning messages and the help, like, it’s been unbelievable, and I didn’t anticipate such a pleasant response.
‘It’s utterly blown me away. I’ve by no means acquired a lot love from people who I don’t even know and it actually hit residence to me what this journey meant, not simply to me however to everyone else as nicely.’
Nicola was emotional as she realised how a lot her involvement meant to individuals (Image: Twitter)
‘I simply need you to know that, whatever the scenario, I’ll proceed to interrupt boundaries and make adjustments, and proceed combating for what’s proper,’ she concluded.
‘Simply thanks for having my again, and being there after I wanted you.’
Strictly was hit with numerous points on Thursday resulting from coronavirus – with Rylan Clark-Neal, who hosts spin-off chat present It Takes Two, the primary to disclose he was having to self-isolate after coming into contact with somebody who examined optimistic.
Nicola Adams and Katya Jones have been pressured out of Strictly resulting from Covid
It was shortly adopted by the information of Nicola and Katya’s departure, which noticed Strictly execs and celebs share their unhappiness and well-wishes.
Choose Motsi Mabuse was additionally pressured to fly residence to Germany for an pressing matter, which means that she will also be missing from the line-up this weekend.
She might be replaced by Strictly veteran, Anton Du Beke for the upcoming reside present.
It’s now being hoped that Nicola might be allowed to return in the 2021 series to proceed her quest for the Strictly glitterball.
Strictly Come Dancing continues Saturday at 7.10pm on BBC One.