Kym Johnson Hospitalized After Dancing With the Stars Rehearsal Fall

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Dancing With the Stars pro Kym Johnson was taken via ambulance to an L.A. area hospital this afternoon after injuring her neck during rehearsals.

The Aussie, who's partnered with Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Hines Ward, "was taken to hospital for precautionary measures," her rep says.

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Kym was hospitalized "to assure she is okay,” the rep adds, and she is.

There was no word yet on whether Johnson’s injury will impact the couple’s ability to perform three routines in the semifinals on Monday night.

Just four couples remain: Kym and Hines, Ralph Macchio and Karina Smirnoff, Chelsea Kane and Mark Ballas, and Kristie Alley and Maksim Chmerkovskiy.

Last week, Macchio hobbled through his waltz and cha cha routines because of a ruptured cyst behind his knee, but was saved by the voters.

If Kym, whose injury is unclear, is unable to go, Hines would likely be paired with one of the other DWTS pros who has already been eliminated.

Johnson is listed as day-to-day. Get well soon, girl!

UPDATE: "After several tests, she was cleared by the medical staff, though she is bruised, sore and currently wearing a neck brace," DWTS says.

"Kym Johnson plans to continue with Hines Ward in the competition and resume rehearsals as soon as possible."


Dancing with the Stars Quotes

We should have started dancing with one arm waaay before.

Cristian de la Fuente [following his injury, trip to the hospital and subsequent stellar performance]

I am not the best dancer, and I have not been the best dancer from the beginning. I am happy we made it this far.

Cristian de la Fuente