Lisa Vanderpump ‘In Shock’ After Fainting During Dancing With The Stars Rehearsal
First Published: April 8, 2013 11:25 AM EDT Credit: ABC
LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- Lisa Vanderpump was seeing the wrong kind of stars last week while rehearsing for “Dancing with the Stars.”
“The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” star opened up about fainting while practicing the cha cha with partner Gleb Savchenko.
“I was exhausted and everything felt off. Gleb and I were rehearsing our cha cha and suddenly I just blacked out,” she told People.
“I was in shock when I woke up. I fainted only once before in my life. The doctor found that I had a viral infection with fever and swollen glands. And between trying to fight that and all of the stress on my body from running around, I ended up with low blood pressure and a rapid heart rate, which is why I fainted,” she continued.
The 52-year-old reality star who danced the Viennese waltz last week and scored 21/30 has vowed to continue on.
“I am still fighting the bug and feeling under the weather but I am staying in the game as long as they say I can. And I will give it my best!,” she told the mag. “The cha cha is a very difficult dance but this is a style of dance, which Gleb excels and I want to make him proud.”
-- Jesse Spero
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