Suni Lee gives a health update after becoming sick while dancing with the stars


Suni Lee is involved with “a lot of things [people] don’t know about”While she recuperates from being sick Dancing With the Stars‘ Queen night. The Olympian (18 years old) fell ill after performing the paso doble Monday with Sasha Farber. She took to Instagram Thursday to answer questions from fans. 

Lee was asked how she felt mentally after the difficult week in the ballroom. “Could def be better. But it’s just a lot on my plate all at one time & a lot of things ppl don’t know about.”Auburn University is also home to the gymnast, who is competing in the ABC Dance Competition. “ahead in school”Usually after show days. “So gymnastics 10-1 [and] DWTS 3:30-6:30,”She explained her schedule. 

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Lee was able to run off stage with her stomach still in her hands, but she returned for the relay dancing, which Farber explained. Us WeeklyIt was a week of sickness for his partner. “Right before the dance started … we were standing in the tunnel, and she just kinda, like, 10 seconds in, vomited in her mouth and tears started to come out and she started walking away, saying, like, ‘No, I can’t do it.’ I was like, ‘Suni, you’ve got this. Come on. This is game time,'” Farber recalled. “And she turned around and she was, like, holding it in, and she held it in for a minute 35 and then the second the dance was over, she ran to a trashcan.”

Farber stated that Lee took it easy during the dances and eventually decided to try their Relay dance. “I’m like, ‘Let’s just chill. We got this. You don’t have to rehearse. I’m going to go extra slow. I’ve got you. I want all your worries, like, let me worry. You just hold on and hold your breath. Don’t throw up on me, and we got this,'”The pro dancer also shared. 

“Hopefully she’s feeling better. We have a new week, two dances. It’s a new challenge,”Russia natives were added. “It’s going to be a hard week, but hopefully she’s feeling better and I’m just so proud to be dancing with such a warrior.”