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Another Celebrity Had to Leave 'DWTS' Due to an Injury... So Is Season 28 Cursed?


We're only a few weeks into Season 28 of Dancing with the Stars but the contestants are already dropping like flies. Christie Brinkley left the season ahead of its premiere after a shattered arm injury, and now, another contestant is withdrawing from the competition. Football player Ray Lewis announced that he had to quit the dancing show after landing in the bottom two during the first week.

Why did Ray Lewis leave DWTS? What he said about his exit and if he'll be replaced on the show.

Why did Ray Lewis leave DWTS?

The news of Ray's exit shocked fans, as we hadn't heard the retired NFL player mention an injury on the show. But, the athlete cited the resurfacing of an old injury as his reasoning for leaving the show ahead of the second week live show. Host Tom Bergeron addressed Ray's withdrawal from the competition on air by saying that Ray left because "an old injury flared up."