Update: A rep for ABC tells Hollywood.com that Rycroft is “meeting again with doctors” Monday morning.
Earlier: Will we be missing Dancing with the Stars: All-Stars competitor Melissa Rycroft on Monday night’s episode? The former Bachelor winner was rushed to the hospital Sunday for a neck and head injury that reportedly happened during rehearsals, People reports.
“Melissa was taken by ambulance to a local hospital where she is currently being examined,” Rycroft’s rep said. “She was accompanied to the hospital by her husband, Tye Strickland, and her dance partner, Tony Dovolani. Everyone is taking all necessary precautions at this time.” According to the report, Rycroft fell while attempting to do camera blocking for Monday’s group dance.
While ABC has yet to confirm if Rycroft will make it back the competition in time for Monday’s episode, Rycroft’s rep did tell E! that the she has been released from the hospital. And Rycroft also took to Twitter Sunday night to share a promising message. “Just FYI – You can vote for DWTS this Monday AND TUESDAY!! Tony and I actually dance our guilty pleasure first on TUESDAY!! :-)” she wrote.
Just FYI – You can vote for DWTS this Monday AND TUESDAY!! Tony and I actually dance our guilty pleasure first on TUESDAY!! 🙂
— Melissa Rycroft (@MelissaRycroft) October 21, 2012
Rycroft and her partner Dovolani are one of the eight couples remaining in the competition. If she makes it back in time for Monday’s episode, will you be cheering them on?
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