Tamar Braxton Leaving Dancing With the Stars After Discovering New Health Problems

Tamar Braxton, Valentin Chmerkovskiy, Dancing with the Stars

Tamar Braxton‘s quest for the top spot on Dancing With the Stars is over. The singer took to Instagram to announce her exit from the show with partner Val Chmerkovskiy by her side. She also had to cancel the rest of her tour dates.

“With a Heavy heart I regret to inform you that my season of #dwts has to come to an end along with the rest of my tour dates with @musicbykem. After yesterday’s final #dwts performance I went back to the hospital (after the doctors didn’t want me to leave in the first place) only to find out that I don’t have pneumonia but something way more serious and that is having several P.E.’s (blood clots in both sides of my lungs),” she wrote.

The reality star also praised Val. “Big hugs and kisses to my boo @iamvalc for being beyond a friend, brother and the BEST partner EVER,” she said. You can read her full statement below.

tamar and Val were judged on their dress rehearsal performance on Monday’sDancing With the Stars while Tamar was in the emergency room. She ended upmaking it to the show in time to do her group dance with Backstreet BoysNick Carter and avoided disqualification and elimination. Alexa PenaVega was eliminated.

After the show, Val sent a special message to Tamar through E! News’ Sibley Scoles.

“Tamar, I love you. You are a trooper, you’re a great role model to your son and I’m so proud of you,” Val told us about his partner after Monday’s show.