Dancing On Ice 2013: Karen Barber thinks Matt Lapinskas is the one to beat

Karen Barber (Dancing On Ice 2013)

Karen Barber reckons Matt Lapinskas and Gareth Thomas are the ones to beat on Dancing On Ice 2013 this year.

Together with Beth Tweddle, Karen reckons one of the trio will win the show, despite both Matt and Gareth haven been in the bottom two already.

Karen said: "From day one, my top three predictions were Matt Lapinskas, Gareth Thomas and Beth Tweddle. I'm sticking with that."

The DOI judge was coy about Samia Ghadie and Sylvain Longchambon's apparent romance, teasing: "Sam and Sylvain train in the north, so I only see them on show days and when they've got skates on.

"They seem to be getting on, working hard and they're very professional."

Meanwhile, Karen said she was glad to be back on the panel and was loving bonding with new judge Ashley Roberts... but not so much Jason Gardiner!

She said: "I love being back! I hadn't done it for two years, but I feel confident about my judging. I have 40 years of experience and I know my skating inside out.

"Ashley's doing great. She's a lovely person She's friend and approachable, we clicked straight away."

Browse pictures of last Sunday's latest Dancing On Ice performances below...

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