Dancing On Ice 2013 judges: Ashley Roberts loves the UK (apart from the weather!)

Ashley Roberts (Dancing On Ice 2013)

Dancing On Ice 2013 star Ashley Roberts has admitted she's loving everything about the UK but the weather!

The US singer joined the ITV series as a new judge this year, and has revealed she's moved to the country for the duration of the series.

And it's fair to say that Ashley has had a tough time moving to a currently snow battered Blighty from the coast of California in the States.

Ashley said: "There's not the LA weather but everything else is so amazing, there's such an energy here that I don't find in LA... and I really enjoy that.

"I was going back and forth, but I think I'm going to stay..."

Ashley was a surprise choice as a judge on the show, joining Karen Barber, Jason Gardiner and Robin Cousins on a new look panel when the show started earlier this month.

Speaking on This Morning, Ashley revealed how she was offered the job after hitting it off in a screen test with Robin and Karen.

She explained: "When I was over here doing promo [after I'm a Celebrity] they [at DOI] were like 'can you meet to do a chemistry test with Robin and Karen, so I did, and they called me a couple of days after saying 'we'd really like you to be a part of this' and I said 'yes!’"

But while Ashley has hit it off with Karen and Robin, she confessed that Jason's ruthless comments have shocked her.

She said: "He has no filter - not one at all! But that's Jason and that's his opinion, so..."

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