Jake McLean was put in prison for his part in an armed raid two days before Christmas in 2006.
[Lauren Goodger with Dancing on Ice professional partner Michael Zenezini]
During his trial, the court heard how he held his hand over the screaming mum's mouth while her two young children hid in a cupboard.
McLean posed as an estate agent as he tricked the mother into opening the door of her six-bedroom home. It was then raided by a gang in balaclavas carrying imitation pistols.
It is believed the burglars threatened to kill the inhabitants unless they kept quiet. The home was then searched for valuables, and the gang stole luxury sports cars.
The gang were jailed for a variety of sentences, ranging from three to seven years.
According to the Daily Mail, McLean, from Chingford, Essex, pleaded guilty to aggravated burglary at St Albans Crown Court and was jailed for three years, but it is believed he only served half of his sentence.
Goodger will be a contestant on the eighth series of Dancing on Ice, which is due to begin on Sunday, January 6 on ITV1.
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