The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills' Lisa Vanderpump, who is fighting what ABC reps are calling a "viral infection," and fainted earlier in the week during rehearsals, was this close to eliminating herself from Dancing With The Stars on Monday night.
"She wasn't feeling well enough to do dress rehearsal," said one ABC rep, "and only decided that she would dance 15 minutes before she went on." Vanderpump, whose husband and daughter were in the audience, was immediately whisked away after the show, "to go home to bed and chicken soup."
There will be three new pros on Dancing with the Stars when Season 16 premieres on Monday (8/7c, ABC). But while Lindsay Arnold, Sharna Burgess and Gleb Savchenko are rookies on the show, they aren't exactly new to the global Dancing family. Here's what you need to know about the fresh faces and what you can expect from them.
Will it be two times the fun on the 16th season of ABC's Dancing With the Stars, which begins March 18? Producers are trying to make up for the lackluster ratings of last season's All Stars by spiking the cast (announced Feb. 26 on Good Morning America) with a double dose of Olympians, country stars and comedians.
The big names include ice-skating legend Dorothy Hamill, 56; singer Wynonna Judd, 48; and...