Selma Blair reveals she passed out before Dancing With The Stars rehearsal as she struggles to cope with multiple sclerosis: ‘I pass out a lot’
Selma Blair has always been open about her battle with chronic illness.
And the 50-year-old actress revealed to ET that she once passed out before a rehearsal for Dancing With The Stars, due to multiple sclerosis.
“The thing is, I pass out a lot,” she admitted to the publication, adding that her service dog Scout is there when needed.
Vulnerable: Selma Blair has revealed she once passed out before a rehearsal for Dancing with the Stars, due to multiple sclerosis
Blair explained: ‘That’s part of the reason I have Scout and it doesn’t mean I’m fainting [or] it’s quite an ambulance experience.
“It’s something I lose my sight, gravity pulls me down and I’m very disoriented and off for a spell.”
She added that her furry companion, often seen accompanying her on her travels, is “kind of there to grab me too, you know, to get the ground a little closer with her back.”
The mother-of-one’s DWTS partner, Sasha Farber, shared that during this particular incident, Selma texted explaining that she passed out, but wanted to move forward with their rehearsal. planned.
They’ve got the moves: Dancing with the Stars partner Selma and Sasha Farber coordinated during a Jailhouse Rock rendition
“I’m like, ‘Take the day off, relax,’ he said. ‘She’s like, ‘No!’
The duo planned a two-hour rehearsal, but instead Selma pulled it off and they perfected their moves for five hours.
The Legally Blonde star also said of his condition, “It’s just something that I have to be honest with where I’m from, but also know, like, ‘Wait, I really have this.’ come and go.
Preparation: Selma stretched her leg during the filming of Dancing with the Stars
Selma’s latest Instagram post is a carousel of behind-the-scenes footage from the dance competition.
Sharing with her 3 million followers, she captioned the upload, “Found friends, family and love when I escaped from prison last night…”, referencing her routine on the song Jailhouse Rock.
The movie star donned a festive black and white sequined mini dress for the number, matching her professional dance companion.
During her performance, she cartwheeled and pulled apart, causing visible emotion in longtime friend Sarah Michelle Gellar, who watched from the audience.
Positive: Of her experience on the popular and long-running series, Blair said: “It’s been so encouraging to see what I think it can do for a lot of people who move or show up differently and think they don’t can’t do things”
Of her experience on the popular and long-running series, Blair said: “It’s been so encouraging to see what I think it can do for a lot of people who move or show up differently and think they don’t. can’t do things.”
She continued, “It’s such a blessing to be able to learn fluidity with dance. It really helps me learn to breathe.
“It’s something I never did well, even before MS, being just a Midwestern girl and never really getting close to the breath.”
Her and Farber’s upcoming performance will feature the blindfolded blonde beauty, “so that we enhance the feel of the brain message,” Farber noted.
To be continued: Her and Farber’s next performance will feature the blonde beauty blindfolded, ‘so that we enhance the feel of the brain message,’ noted Farber