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Shock announcement: Grant Denyer pulls out of Dancing With The Stars

This is serious...

Amanda Keller will be riding solo on tonight’s episode of Dancing With The Stars after co-host Grant Denyer was rushed to hospital on Saturday evening.

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The 41-year-old phoned into his 2Day FM breakfast show to break the news to colleagues, telling Ed Kavalee and Ash London that he’s bowed out of both gigs after injuring himself at his rural property.

“It was a weird little thing. To be honest it looked like I was in a calendar shoot for RM Williams,” he began, setting the scene.

“I was down the paddock mate with my Akubra on, my flannos, just slamming away on a star picket with a huge sledgehammer and twang – away it went.” 

“He’s got a bulging disc,” said his wife Chezzi, who rushed him to hospital after the tree-planting incident. “[The disc] is quite low down, so the problem is when he moves from standing to sitting. He can’t get comfortable.”

As a result, Grant said he’s unable to stand long enough to fulfill his Dancing duties.

Get well soon, Grant!

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