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Tamar Braxton, DWTS Contestant, Was Rushed to the Hospital & Missed Her Performance

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When fans tonight tuned in tonight to watch Tamar Braxton on the Dancing With The Stars (DWTS) stage, they were shocked. Unfortunately, the R&B singer was rushed to the emergency room before the show began.

For weeks, Braxton had been battling pneumonia. As seen in her video package, the star had been incredibly busy this past week – something that probably was not beneficial to her recovery. It was hoped that Braxton would make it out of the hospital in time for her individual performance, but, unfortunately, she was unable to reach the DWTS stage in time for her individual performance.

Unlike Kim Zolciak who was disqualified immediately for not being present, Braxton did dance during the dress rehearsal and was filmed as well. This means, come scoring, that the judges had a performance to review for Braxton. Unfortunately, it was apparent that the video was a dress rehearsal and Braxton was given a score of 22/30.

She is still scheduled to partake in the Team Dance, a routine where she is dancing with Val Chemerkovskiy and paired with Nick Carter and Sharna Burgess. Fingers crossed that not only does she make a speedy recovery, but that she makes it back in time for the show.

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