"Dancing With the Stars" Drama: Injured Melissa Rycroft May Not Perform

"Melissa's ability to perform in tonight's show will be a show time decision," a rep for ABC tells E! News of Rycroft's herniated disc.

By Tierney Bricker
|  Tuesday, Oct 23, 2012  |  Updated 12:57 PM CDT
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"Dancing With The Stars" contestants Melissa Rycroft and Tony Dovolani. Rycroft may miss Monday night's performance (10/22/12) due to an injury she sustained while rehearsing.

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After suffering an on-set injury during rehearsals, "Dancing With the Stars: All Star" Melissa Rycroft may not be able to perform during Monday night's show, E! News has confirmed.

"Melissa Rycroft suffered an on set injury during yesterday's Sunday camera blocking rehearsal and was immediately taken to the hospital," a rep for ABC tells us. "We can confirm Melissa was diagnosed with a disc herniation at the C4-C5 level of her cervical spine. At this time, Melissa's ability to perform in tonight's show will be a show time decision."

Melissa was rushed the the hospital yesterday after suffering an injury at rehearsal

Rycroft was sent to a Los Angeles hospital yesterday, but was released shortly after.

"Melissa was taken by ambulance to a local hospital where she is currently being examined," the Bachelor star's rep told People after her release. "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."

Fingers crossed that Rycroft will be able to continue on in the competition!

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