Transcript for Tamar Braxton Exits 'Dancing' After Medical Emergency
Getting used to the couch. That shocker on "Dancing with the stars" last night. Tamar Braxton drops out reveals a series health scare and Mara schiavocampo here with that. Hey, Mara. Good morning. What she thought might have been pneumonia actually turned out to be something. More serious and now even though Braxton has left the show, she said she considers herself a winner, simply for being able to wake up and still be here. ? Reporter: Overnight a shocking "Dancing with the stars" elimination. Tamar Braxton posting this photo from her hospital bed with partner Val chmerkovskiy saying with a heavy heart I regret to inform you that my season of dwts has come to an end due to blood clouts on her lungs. Tamar and Val. Reporter: Send to the emergency room before Monday's live broadcast. She's really kick. She's in the hospital right now. Just hurts. ? Reporter: The judges forced to score her and Val based on their rehearsal footage. 8. 7. 7. ? Let her into your heart ? Reporter: But then a shocking comeback. Braxton making it back in time for the final performance saving herself from elimination. I'm amazed you're here. Reporter: After seemingly regaining her strength and earning her team a near perfect score. 9. 9. 9. I thought we were going to go and I was okay with that honestly. I was okay with that because I want her to be well. I'm just glad that she's okay and I want her to take care of herself. Reporter: But Braxton now revealing she returned to the er after that performance learning that she didn't have pneumonia like she thought but something way more serious, blood clots in both sides of my lungs. ? Reporter: This is not the first health-related elimination to shock this year. Kim zolciak suffering a mini stroke that kept her out of the ballroom. In the instance of illness or other health-related matters affecting their ability to participate in the game, they must withdraw. Reporter: Now, Braxton's treatment moving forward likely includes long-term blood thinners which could limit certain activities like jumping, pulmonary embow limps are serious and can be life-threatening. I talked to Dr. Ashton before the segment. She said this was not caused by the work of didn't. It's a very physical but that did not cause this. You have to address it right away. She said the symptoms aren't subtle. This is something that even if she weren't doing the show she would have noticed the symptoms associated with this. We wish her well. Thank you. Let's go outside to Michael
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