Selma Blair announced her departure from Dancing With Stars due to persistent health issues before continuing her performance for the last time in her latest episode.
Here’s everything you need to know.
Selma Blair mentions leaving DWTS.
In a pre-recorded packaged clip, Selma Blair brought her professional partner Sasha Farber news about her health concerns.
The 50-year-old actress has revealed that she has been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis since 2018.
She said, ‘I did this MRI and it came out and it all came together. I cannot continue the competition.’
Moreover, the Brutal Intentions star went on to say, ‘With a chronic illness, you have special considerations and my body is clearly taking a hit. Too much for the safety of my bones.’
But Farber replied, ‘My main concern is your health.’
The duo then performed Andra Day’s What the World Needs Now Is Love as a waltz on their most memorable night.
Blair also spoke with Page Six after the show to discuss her fight against disease.
‘It was a very moving night for me,’ she said. It was filled with so much love and so much, really, really, so much love for everyone here has returned.’
“I learned that I could do things I never thought I would do anymore,” Blair said. I learned it with passion [hope] You can feel as beautiful as the people you are looking at. Something that can inspire you.’
Fans react to Selma Blair’s final performance at DWTS.
Many fans have shared on social media their feelings about Selma Blair’s final performance on Dancing With Stars.
In addition, they sent love and support by calling her a ‘hero’, who is acting despite her health condition.
One fan said, ‘I admire Selma’s Hell. Anyone with a chronic illness is a hero.’
Another player said, ‘First perfect score of the season, she deserves it. All the love for Selma.’
Meanwhile, someone else said, ‘You can see the effect Selma had on the other participants. It’s not dry eye syndrome at home.’
Another user said, ‘Selma is exemplary. This is a class act. She will miss the competition very much.’