The 56 year old has a cyst on her lumbar spine, and now the gold medallist has put her health first by withdrawing from the competition on doctors orders after just two weeks on the programme.
Announcing the news during the live show on Tuesday night (26Mar13), she explained, "I've taken the advice from my spine surgeon and I need to withdraw from the competition. It could be irreparable nerve damage and it would be completely unfair for me to stay in this and have any of these people (fellow contestants) go home.
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Tristan MacManus and Dorothy Hamill - Dorothy Hamill and Tristan MacManus horse around outside the rehearsal studio for 'Dancing with the Stars' in Hollywood - Los Angeles, California, United States - Sunday 17th March 2013
Kellie Pickler, Wynona Judd and 'Real Housewives' legend Lisa Vanderpump have joined the line-up of ballroom dancing competition 'Dancing With the Stars'.
ABC announced that the trio - along with a host of other celebrities - will all take to the dancefloor for the show's sixteenth season next month.
'American Idol' contestant Kellie, country singer Wynona and 'Real Housewives of Beverly Hills' breakout star Lisa will be joined by London 2012 gymnast Aly Raisman, comedian Andy Dick and American football player Jacoby Jones.
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