Tyra Banks, cried as she bid goodbye to Jeannie Mai, on Monday’s episode of Dancing With The Stars. Mai had to leave the show for a medical emergency. Banks told her, “Just know you are still a part of this family until the final episode of this season.”
The 41-year old Real co-host, Jeannie Mai, had to withdraw from the competition as she underwent emergency surgery for epiglottis, which is a rare condition that affects breathing. If untreated, it can become fatal.
“I am absolutely devastated that my journey on Dancing With The Stars has to end this way,” said a teary eyed and husky voiced Jeannie, from her hospital room.
Jeezy, her 43-year old fiancé was by her side at the hospital. Her doctor announced that the surgery was a success and that she was “out of danger.” “If we had waited one more day, your throat would have closed up,” he emphasized.
Jeannie’s partner, Brandon Armstrong remained optimistic and positive about the withdrawal of the pair from the competition. Her 29-year old partner only said that he was glad that Jeannie was okay. This season has been hit with injuries and falls of other stars as well.
— Tyra Banks (@tyrabanks) November 3, 2020
Source: Daily Mail