Tamar Braxton Rushed to Emergency Room for Pneumonia

Tamar Braxton Rushed to Emergency Room for Pneumonia

Health scare may cost her spot on Dancing With the Stars.

Published November 9, 2015

Tamar Braxton has been rushed to the hospital after suffering a bad bout of pneumonia, TMZ reports. The Real host and Dancing With the Stars contestant has been battling the illness for two weeks, and hit a low during today's rehearsals for the competition series.

"Tamar is not here. You've noticed that. She was taken to the hospital earlier today midday through dress rehearsal," co-host Tom Bergeron said at the top of the broadcast. "Now, I underscored at the top, this is very much a live show. We don't have all the information right now. She might return in time to dance live here. We'll keep you posted as we learn more." Instead of a live performance, the judges scored a taped rehearsal, giving Braxton and her partner Val Chmerkovskiy a 22 out of 30 score.

A source says her husband Vince Herbert took her to the emergency room. While Tamar's health is the most important thing, her absense from DWTS tonight could cost her a chance at the trophy. Earlier in the season, her fellow contestant Kim Zolciak was eliminated after suffering a mini-stroke. 

There's still a chance Tamar will return for the episode's final group dance, but for now, we just hope she feels better soon!

Watch Tamar talk about competing on DWTS on Wendy Williams, below:

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Written by Evelyn Diaz

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