Bill Nye: Injured, Hoping For Dancing With the Stars Return

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After suffering a torn ligament from falling mid-routine on Monday's episode, Bill Nye the Science Guy is down but not out on Dancing With the Stars.

The 57-year-old is "in good spirits and is really hoping he can continue to compete."

Bill Nye the Science Guy

Nye, a fan favorite on the ABC show, "stepped on the cuff of these fancy slacks and I went down," he said following his nasty tumble earlier this week.

"We'll do R.I.C.E. - just rest, ice, compression, elevation [and] see where we get."

The injury sent him to the hospital after the Dancing With the Stars results show.

"Bill Nye was injured during his performance and is currently seeking medical attention," the show said. "We will continue to keep you posted on his progress.”

The former TV host, who claimed the first big injury of the season, posted an Instagram photo on Tuesday with dance partner Tyne Stecklein by his side.

"Here is the scoop: partially torn ligament," Nye wrote on his account thescienceguy. "Awaiting the doc's orders with Tyne. We plan to dance! Stand by."

Feel better, Bill!

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