According to a new People.com report tonight, Melissa Rycroft fell during camera blocking today while preparing for Dancing With The Stars. She has suffered a head and neck injury. There is no word on whether she will be able to compete on Monday. Below is more….
Former Bachelor star Melissa Rycroft was rushed to a Los Angeles hospital Sunday afternoon after suffering a head and neck injury during rehearsals for Monday’s Dancing with the Stars episode.
“Melissa was taken by ambulance to a local hospital where she is currently being examined,” Rycroft’s rep tells PEOPLE. “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.”
Rycroft fell while doing camera blocking for Monday’s group number at CBS studios.
Please everyone, be sending Melissa your positive thoughts and prayers that she is ok. Stay tuned. If we find out more, we’ll be sure to let you know.
UPDATE: E News is reporting that Melissa was released from the hospital last night. They are also reporting that the accident happened during a rehearsal for a Tango. You can read more here. Thanks to Jen and Lori for sending us this news this morning.
ADDING: Here is a ET rehearsal interview with Tony and Melissa that most likely took place last Friday. Note how she talks on fatigue and their new tango.