AJ Pritchard breaks his silence on girlfriend Abbie Quinnen’s fire accident
AJ Pritchard has damaged his silence on his girlfriend’s Abbie Quinnen’s horrifying fire accident, which left her with three-degree burns and needing three pores and skin grafts.
The previous Strictly Come Dancing star, 26, declared ‘our followers’ messages maintain us all going’ as he thanked them for his or her assist through the newest episode of his podcast, AJ v Curtis, with his brother.
Skilled dancer Abbie, 23, was filming a video along with her beau when the accident occurred on January 19 and was pushed to Ealing Hospital in London by Love Island star Curtis, 25.
‘Your messages maintain us going’: AJ Pritchard has damaged his silence on his girlfriend’s Abbie Quinnen’s fire accident, which left her with three-degree burns and needing three pores and skin grafts
Revealing he’ll share extra particulars on the scary ordeal within the close to future, AJ stated: ‘It got here out that the there was an accident with Abby. And I simply need to say simply make it fairly transient, to be trustworthy.
‘For anyone that hasn’t seen the story yesterday the place Abby had an accident. That is why I am simply saying thanks for all the beautiful messages, thanks very a lot for all of the love and assist and the sort messages.
‘I do know we have not replied to all people. However yeah, thanks for that. And we’ll discuss it additional down the road once we each really feel comfy.
Horrible: Skilled dancer Abbie, 23, was filming a video along with her beau, 26, when the accident occurred on January 19 and was pushed to Ealing Hospital in London
Because the terrible incident, The Sun On Sunday reported that Abbie wanted three pores and skin grafts and made 20 hospital visits with AJ caring for her as she recovers at dwelling inbetween appointments.
Photos obtained by the publication additionally confirmed a heavily-bandaged Abbie mendacity in mattress with solely a small part of her face seen beneath the dressings.
A supply defined how AJ rapidly reacted to the fire and tried to place out the flames with a moist tea towel earlier than calling 999.
They informed the publication: ‘Abbie was shocked and in quite a lot of ache however AJ sprang into motion to place out the fire with a moist tea towel.
Restoration: Because the terrible accident in January, Abbie has wanted three pores and skin grafts and made 20 hospital visits
‘He was terrified himself however he did all he may to cease her from burning. Abbie’s complete higher physique went up in flames. It was like one thing from a horror movie.’
Revealing how the duo are holding up, the supply added that AJ has been there ‘24/7′ for his girlfriend and has been altering her bandages.
The 999 operator reportedly knowledgeable AJ an ambulance would take a while to reach so he and Curtis drove Abbie, who was in ‘agony’, to the hospital themselves.
Abbie is assumed to have then been admitted to intensive care earlier than being despatched to a specialist burns unit at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital the subsequent day.
Talking about how the accident occurred, the supply stated that AJ and Abbie had been filming a video for his or her Instagram followers.
The clip concerned dipping a rope in a flammable chemical and setting fire to it as soon as wrapped across the bottle in an effort to minimize the bottle in half and make a vase.
Nonetheless the couple’s try went horribly incorrect, with the bottle blowing up and inflicting Abbie’s hair and clothes to catch fire.
Assist: AJ has been caring for Abbie at their dwelling and altering her bandages
A spokesperson for the couple informed The Solar On Sunday that Abbie is constant to obtain therapy and the duo want to thank all of the docs for his or her ‘unbelievable’ care.
MailOnline has contacted Abbie and AJ’s consultant for additional remark.
AJ and Abbie have been courting since 2018 and appear to have gone from power to power throughout lockdown.
The I’m A Celebrity contestant lately gushed over his professional dancer love as he detailed how they have been discussing the long run tons through the pandemic.
He informed The Sun: ‘You recognize while you see a collection like Under Deck or Promoting Sundown and there is a marriage ceremony? We at all times love speaking about weddings.
‘We have been greatest pals earlier than we have been in a relationship and I feel that actually hits dwelling that we love spending time collectively.
Assist: Curtis, 25, drove Abbie and AJ to the hospital on the night time of the accident after they have been informed an ambulance would take a while to reach (the brothers are pictured collectively in 2020)
‘We love doing all the pieces collectively, to be trustworthy, and it has been nice. There was no draw back, there’s been no arguments.’
Abbie has additionally gushed over her dancer beau prior to now, admitting she believes AJ is ‘The One’ and that she was ‘going loopy’ with out him by her facet throughout his stint within the Welsh I am A Celeb camp final yr.
In an unique interview with MailOnline, Abbie stated: ‘I’m so determined to see him – I’m going loopy I really feel like I’ve been misplaced with out him.
‘All I need to do is hug him and kiss him – it has been too lengthy now! I positively can see he’s lacking me.
‘Whereas AJ has been within the citadel he organised some items for me that I might have throughout his time in there to point out he was nonetheless pondering of me.’
Couple: Abbie and AJ have been courting since 2018
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