Strictly’s Jamie Laing’s agonising condition and extreme treatment to appear on show

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Made In Chelsea star Jamie Laing has won an army of news fans with his hilarious Strictly Come Dancing routines – as well as praise from the judges.

Jamie left Strictly fans in hysterics when he appeared to drop his partner Karen Hauer during last week's show-stopping performance.

The action packed routine, which saw Jamie dress as Zeuss, ended with him picking up pro dancer, Karen, and seemingly tip her onto the ballroom floor by accident.

But Jamie's Strictly journey has been far from straight forward after he was forced to pull out of last year's series due to injury.

It was a double blow to the reality star, who had undergone extreme medical treatment to ensure he was in the best physical shape to take part.

Strictly Come Dancing star Jamie Laing appeared to drop his partner Karen Hauer
(Image: BBC)

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Before his planned appearance on the BBC One show last year – which was cancelled after he sustained a foot injury in a group dance – Jamie underwent a four-month course of treatment in a bid to get his IBS (  Irritable Bowel Syndrome  ) under control.

Jamie, 31, took an intensive course of probiotics after revealing how the agonising condition had caused him many an embarrassing moment – including when he was trying to sell his house.

"I was trying to sell my flat but I had to poo, and I ran out the door and they were walking in and I was like 'Oh god they're going to go in the bathroom, please don't go in the bathroom', and then I couldn't go back in,'" he shared on his Private Parts podcast.

It's not the first stomach-related health crisis Jamie has suffered either.

Back in 2017, he was rushed to hospital for emergency surgery on Christmas Eve after suffering extreme stomach pains, The Sun reported.

Jamie Laing had to have stomach surgery
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Just hours after tweeting, "I do not feel good," the star shared pictures of himself hooked up to an IV drip at Cheltenham Hospital, along with pictures of his abdomen covered in surgery scars.

He wrote: "Spending Christmas Eve in Cheltenham Hospital isn’t the one but at least I have these lovely ladies looking after me.

"Had my little operation. So sore!”

Outside of his TV work, Jamie is heir to the McVitie's estimated £485million biscuit fortune.

But with so much cash floating around, Jamie's dad appointed a stern bank manager known as 'Frank' to manage his son's trust fund.

And he's a hard task master.

"Frank is one of the scariest people around but my father loves him. My dad doesn’t want to handle my finances so he hired him,’ Jamie once told the Daily Mail.

"All of our family have their money in a private bank and when I go over my allowance, I am called in to meet Frank, whom I used to try to charm initially but now that tactic doesn’t work.

"On one occasion I was in Cheltenham and I went to get money out of the bank but my card wouldn’t work. So I rang Frank and he said I wasn’t getting any more money and that I would have to find another way home."

Luckily for Jamie, he's said to be worth £2million in his own right thanks to his confectionery company, Candy Kittens, and various TV appearances.