Last night on the first elimination show of the season just before Tom Bergeron announced who would be the first celeb eliminated, Dorothy Hamill announced she would be leaving the show. In an emotional speech she told everyone that because of Doctors orders she had to withdraw from the competition. “It’s a cyst on the lumbar spine and it’s pinching a nerve,” she said. When the nerve in the lower back is pinched she losers balance on her right foot.
“I’ve taken the advice of my spine surgeon and I need to withdraw from the competition,” explained Hamil “I have an injury that could be irreparable. I wish that I could give it my all but I can’t. It’s been wonderful ride.”