After being identified with a number of sclerosis in 2018, the Legally Blonde actress shared her well being journey with the world when she joined the forged of Dancing With the Stars‘ thirty first season.
“This can be a new chapter of rising my stamina and actually therapeutic,” Blair informed E! Information of becoming a member of the Disney+ competitors collection in September. “Not simply therapeutic, however discovering power and help.”
She added, “It’s for the viewer, as a result of that’s what’s given me help. In darkish occasions in my life, there have been those that got here ahead—strangers on the road or Instagram… I am doing it for them.”
Although she was pressured to exit the competitors early per her docs’ suggestions, noting she may threat in depth injury to her physique if she continued, Blair delivered one final “stunning dance” together with her accomplice, Sasha Farber, fittingly set to “What the World Wants Now.”
And in December, Blair received Competitors Contestant of 2022 on the Individuals’s Alternative Awards, the place she delivered an emotional speech.
“That is form of an enormous deal for me,” the 50-year-old stated. “I’ve been on this city a very long time. I’ve so many wonderful buddies that win issues like this. This feels so wonderful and I am unable to consider the folks gave me one thing after giving me a lot the previous couple of years of studying tips on how to join and to really feel supported by folks. It means a lot.”