Carrie Ann Inaba takes a break.
The “Dancing with the Stars” judge announced on Twitter Monday that she would be taking time off from her other job, co-hosting “The Talk.”
“I wanted to let you know personally that I have decided to take time off from ‘The Talk’ to focus on my well-being,” she said in a video. “I know you understand, health is the most important thing.”
Shortly after, she also shared a second clip on the social media site.
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“I appreciate your support, I appreciate the love and support of the ‘The Talk’ family and hope to be back soon,” she said. “Take care of yourself and I’ll keep you posted. Thank you.”
The 53-year-old star did not disclose any additional details, including the length of her leave or any health issues she may be facing.
In the past, Inaba has been open about her struggles with Sjögren’s syndrome, fibromyalgia, lupus, and more.
“I look healthy – and I’m really healthy, all things considered – but then I have these amazing sharp pains like today. [the hairstylist] was doing my hair and he barely touched me but I thought he burned me with a curling iron because my body is in a fibromyalgia flare, ”she recalls during a 2019 episode of “The Talk”, by Women’s Health.
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That same year, she told People magazine about her struggles with chronic disease: “When you have chronic pain, you are exhausted because your body is fighting that pain all the time. Pain is a thief of life. And it is. hidden, so people can I neither see it nor understand it. “
In a statement obtained by Fox News, Inaba’s “The Talk” co-host Sheryl Underwood also shared the news of the dancer’s departure.
“We would like you all to know back home, Carrie Ann is taking time off from the show to focus on her well-being,” the TV personality said. “She appreciates the support of all her fans and her family for ‘The Talk’. We miss you Carrie Ann, and we look forward to seeing you again soon. “
It is not known if Inaba will also take a day off from Dancing with the
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Her temporary departure leaves “The Talk” with just three co-hosts following the recent exit of Sharon Osbourne. Underwood, 57, will remain on the air with Amanda Kloots and Elaine Welteroth.
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Fox News has reached out to representatives of Inaba and “Dancing with the Stars” for comment.
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