Melissa Gilbert Suffers Concussion, Whiplash After ‘Dancing With the Stars’ Performance (VIDEO)
According to multiple reports, Melissa was taken to the hospital as a precaution after feeling lightheaded and dizzy.
“She injured herself, and as a precaution she’s gone to the hospital to get checked out,” host Tom Bergeron told the audience following the incident.
The 47-year-old actress and former star of Little House on the Prairie finally gave fans an update on her Twitter early Tuesday morning, tweeting: “I’m alright. Mild concussion and whiplash. Very soon I will be safely home resting and being taken care of.”
“@MaksimC you are my champion. I adore you. @GavinDeGraw bless your heart for carrying me down those stairs!” she added, in a separate tweet.
The results show of Dancing With the Stars airs tonight on ABC.
See Melissa’s Paso Doble below: