Kenya Moore Discloses Painful Injury on ‘Dancing With the Stars’
Dancing With the Stars is a reality show that airs on ABC. Kenya Moore’s Disney Week was anything but wonderful. Moore confessed that she had to dance through a terrible injury after a lift gone wrong left her convinced she “broke her ribs” when the Real Housewives of Atlanta actress and her pro dancing partner Brandon Armstrong headed into the ballroom for another week of dancing. Moore was injured while doing a modern dance to “How Far I’ll Go” from Moana during Monday night’s Disney Heroes night. Moore revealed that she “wasn’t feeling good” during her Monday night performance, which left her in “excruciating pain,” in a post-show presser following the two-night Disney Week event, according to Us Weekly. She continued by saying she hurt herself when she “jumped on” Armstrong for a lift and “just fell badly.” I feared I had broken my two bottom ribs when I landed on them.” Moore stated that she was “confident I cracked my ribs” while still “in the air.” I couldn’t breathe because I went [gasp].” Moore eventually had to consult a doctor, despite her initial belief that she could walk it off.
“I told Brandon afterwards that I needed to go to urgent care and get an x-ray.’ “I believe I cracked my ribs,” she said. “So, the doctor arrived today, and everything is OK.” He stated that it would simply take some time. And, yes, the show was quite helpful in ensuring that I was okay. But I’m in a lot of discomfort.” Moore returned to the ballroom on Tuesday for night two of Disney Week, performing a Viennese Waltz to Ariana Grande’s “Dangerous Woman,” an homage to Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, despite her injuries. Moore said she “danced through” her injuries, which included rib and knee issues, for the performance, which left them in the bottom two alongside Matt James and Lindsay Arnold. Judges Derek Hough and Len Goodman, on the other hand, were on Moore and Armstrong’s side and spared them from being sent home.
“They claim they realized the benefit in our participation in the competition. So that’s something we respect,” Moore added, later adding, “When you dance with the pain, you know, we dance through it.” And I believe that’s what champions are made of as well – having that focus and… Summary of Entertainment News from Brinkwire.