In 2019, there was an accident throughout Dancing with the Stars rehearsals.
Former mannequin, Christie Brinkley, fell throughout observe and broke her arm. She needed to pull out of the present, however DWTS allowed her daughter to exchange her.
Whereas a number of followers falsely claimed that Christie faked her damage to get her daughter on the present, they have been removed from proper. In actual fact, the damage nonetheless impacts Brinkley three years later.
Christie Brinkley’s DWTS accident nonetheless inflicting issues
Christie Brinkley has talked numerous instances because the accident about her damage.
The accident occurred when Christie was training with Val Chmerkovskiy. They deliberate to bounce to the Billy Joel tune Uptown Lady, which was ironic because the singer truly wrote that tune when he was relationship Christie however earlier than the 2 acquired married.
Christie tripped over Val’s heel and tried to interrupt her fall along with her arm.
Most not too long ago, she spoke to HELLO! Magazine about the truth that she nonetheless struggles with the damaged arm’s lingering results.
“After I broke my arm I additionally did one thing to my shoulder which has not recovered,” Christie advised HELLO!. “I’ve accomplished a spherical of MRIs and so they advised me I would like an entire shoulder substitute.”
Nonetheless, the former model, now 68, stated that she is simply too busy to have surgical procedure on her shoulder. As a substitute, she stated that she plans to take a look at numerous options like stem cell remedies to see how that goes for now.
Christie stated that she broke her arm and required a steel plate and screws to “maintain my arm collectively.”
“Im so sorry if I’ve disenchanted anyone! Solely one thing as unhealthy as this might cease me from persevering with to bounce with my fantastic coach for @dancingabc,” she wrote on Instagram on the time of her damage.
Christie Brinkley responds to claims she faked her damage for daughter Sailor
Her daughter Sailor took her mother’s place, however Christie stated that she was “terrified” to bounce within the ballroom. Sailor made it to Week 6 of that season.
This led to Wendy Williams claiming that Christie Brinkley faked her damage, which itself led to her showing on The Discuss, alongside DWTS choose, Carrie Ann Inaba. She said to Wendy in the episode that it’s “a lot extra enjoyable to be type.”
Dancing with the Stars is on hiatus. The dancing actuality competitors sequence will return in late 2022 to its new dwelling on Disney+ streaming.