Artem Chigvintsev Leaving DWTS Tour “Health Issues”


Artem Chigvintsev is bowing out—for now.

39-year old professional dancer said he was leaving the industry. Dancing With the Stars tour due to a medical issue.

“My time on tour so far has been wonderful,”He started in his. NoteThursday, January 20, “unfortunately I am having to step away from tour for a while, due to some unexpected health issues.”

Artem stated that he did not elaborate on his battle. “My goal is to recover as quickly as possible so I can rejoin my cast and crew on this incredible tour.” 

He concluded with, “Thank you for your patience and understanding” “See you soon.” 

The DWTS pro—who shares 17-month-old son Matteo with Nikki Bella—was scheduled to continue the tourWith stops in New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Indiana and Iowa in January alone. It ends in California on March 27, with special guests Kaitlyn Aristowe, Iman Shumpert, Jimmie Allen Amanda Kloots.