Tamar Braxton Hospitalized, Almost Misses 'Dancing With the Stars'

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Tamar Braxton performs during the 2015 BET Awards on June 28, 2015 in Los Angeles, California.

Tamar Braxton was taken to hospital Monday (Nov. 9) following a dress rehearsal for Dancing With the Stars. Amid all the drama, she was on the verge of being eliminated for missing the show's broadcast, but returned to set with just 20 minutes left.

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Co-host Tom Bergeron announced Braxton's absence at the beginning of the show, People reports. He said, "We don't have all the information right now. She might return in time to dance here. We'll keep you posted as we learn more." 

The show also tweeted a message of support:

TMZ reports Braxton has had pneumonia for two weeks and became extremely sick during rehearsal Monday. According to Peoplethe judges scored video of Braxton's performance during dress rehearsal.

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Braxton would have been disqualified if she missed the entire episode. Earlier this season, Kim Zolciak-Biermann was eliminated when a mini-stroke prevented her from traveling to film the show. Instead, she avoided elimination by dancing with Nick Carter and his partner Sharna Burgess, as well as her partner Val Chmerkovskiy. 

 

 


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