You are not likely to succeed in the ballroom. Christie BrinkleyAnd Kim ZolciakAmong the celebrities who were forced to quit are Dancing With the Stars ― though not all for the same reasons.
ABC confirmed the following ahead of the September 2019 premiere of season 28, which will air in September 2019. Us WeeklyAfter suffering an injury to her wrist and arm, Brinkley was unable to compete on the show.
“She is unable to continue her planned participation on the show,” a statement to Us read. “Keeping it all in the family, her daughter Sailor Brinkley-Cook, Sports Illustrated model, has chosen to quickly step in with hours to learn the entire routine and will compete in her mother’s place for the remainder of the season.”
While the National Lampoon’s VacationThe actress was devastated by the situation but she later accepted it and gushed about her daughter after the first night.
“I’m so proud,” Brinkley told Us. “She rose above her own fears to do something for me, you know, because she knew that that would cushion the blow of this crushing, truly crushing disappointment. … Sailor picks up where my message left off because she’s certainly not my age, but she was letting things hold her back and now she’s not.”
The Real Housewives of AtlantaAfter failing to perform on a live performance, star was forced to withdraw from the contest in 2015. Zolciak suffered an unrelated stroke that left her unable travel from her Atlanta home to the Hollywood studios.
“I was cleared to dance on Friday when I was discharged from the hospital, so Saturday morning I was up rehearsing not even 12 hrs after. I had no restrictions BUT flying until today,” the reality star wrote alongside a petition to bring her and her partner Tony DovolaniReturn to the show. “Yes the timing sucked but ultimately my health is first. I wanted to dance here in ATL via satellite last night I can dance I just couldn’t fly. I’m forever grateful for my dance partner @tonydovolani who has always supported me and All Of you my amazing fans!!!!!!!!”
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