On this night time, there wasn’t a dry eye within the ballroom.
The Oct. 17 episode of Dancing With the Stars introduced the top of the street for the season’s most inspiring performer—and one final dance.
As Selma Blair, who had been competing on the present following her MS prognosis in 2018, entered the rehearsal studio to organize for her routine with associate Sasha Farber, she had some tough information to interrupt.
“You already know I have been monitored and in contact with my docs this complete course of,” Selma informed Sasha. “I had these MRIs. The outcomes got here again and all of it simply provides as much as that I am unable to go on with the competitors. I pushed so far as I may.”
Selma defined that if she continued, she would danger intensive harm to her physique, however vowed to make use of it as a studying expertise for her 11-year-old son Arthur, telling Sasha, “I will must settle in and get again to being a mother and exhibiting him I’ve to drag again on one thing that I like doing and typically you make arduous choices.”
To not be deterred, nevertheless, Selma stated, “I actually wish to have one final stunning dance with you.”
And that is precisely what she did.
Set to “What the World Wants Now,” Selma and Sasha danced a beautiful waltz that introduced the ballroom to its toes and virtually each particular person contained in the ballroom reaching for the closest tissue.