The co-host of “The Real” underwent an operation after her laryngeal cap blocked the flow of air into her lungs and was forced to leave Season 29 of “Dancing with the Stars”.
On Monday’s “DWTS”, host Tyra Banks featured a video Mai shot from her hospital room.
“I have some sad news. Jeannie Mai had emergency surgery last night and she is recovering. She is doing well. However, she had to withdraw from this competition. And she did.” Share her touching story from the hospital room. She did it for you. ” She really wants you to see that, and you should be able to see it a little later. Now, since Jeannie dropped out of school, we won̵7;t have tonight’s duel elimination. But a couple will go home, “Banks said.
Mai told the audience: “I found out that I had an abscess of my throat, tonsils and throat so infected that it started spreading to the rest of my neck and ears, causing me to have emergency surgery” Why am I here now. “
Adding that she was “utterly devastated that my journey on ‘Dancing with the Stars’ had to end this way”, she said the surgery had gone “amazing and she was lucky. when admitted to hospital.
“If you wait another day, your throat will close,” a doctor told her.
On Monday, Mai revealed that she had been hospitalized and forced out of the program.