Get a Hartford Courant subscription for less than 29 cents per day
Topics

Melissa Gilbert

'Dancing with the Stars' requires grit, pain tolerance

"Dancing with the Stars" brings to mind words and phrases including "waltz," ''paso doble" and "that's a star?"

Then there's this one: "Ouch."

There have been so many injuries and health woes over so many seasons of ABC's dance contest that it could be renamed "Triage with the Stars." Even Olympians have been felled by the seriously grueling demands of competitive ballroom dancing.

This season's first casualty was Kim Zolciak Biermann of "Real Housewives of Atlanta" fame, whose crisis came off the dance floor. She was flying home from Los Angeles after working on the show last week when she suffered a...

Loading
10°