What happened to pro Val Chmerkovskiy? Dancer will miss Dancing With The Stars (DWTS) season 31 Halloween episode

Dance pro Valentin Chmerkovskiy, also known as Val, will not be able to perform on Monday’s live episode of Dancing with the stars. The world Latin dance champion revealed in an Instagram video on Friday October 28 that he had tested positive for Covid.

He shared that his dance partner and Bachelorette Star Gabby Windey has tested negative for Covid and will be dancing in the Halloween-themed episode after her fantastic performance last week, for which the duo received a score of 46/50.

Jessie James Decker’s dance partner Alan Bersten, who was eliminated last week on October 24, will learn the routine that Val and Gabby were supposed to perform and come on the show on Monday for the dance performance. He asked his fans to vote for Gabby and reassured viewers that he would be back on the show next week.

Alan and Gabby will perform on the District 78 track Thrill.


Val Chmerkovskiy said he was disappointed to jump Dancing with the stars season 31 episode 8

The competition is intense for all performers right now as there are only nine pairs left in the series. Val Chmerkovskiy said in his Instagram video that he was disappointed and the whole situation was a “huge disappointment”. He also felt he let some people down and was “selfishly” looking forward to Argentine tango for the Halloween-themed episode.

He said Gabby already knew the routine and was sure Alan Bersten would perform well. Adding to the statement, he said:

“I feel good, I’ll be back – it’s a small setback for a big comeback, and thank you.”

He reassured fans in a instagram commenting that his wife Jenna Johnson Chmerkovskiy was fine and revealed she had tested negative for Covid. Jenna is currently pregnant with a baby boy, due in January 2023.


The performances of Val Chmerkovskiy and Gabby Windey on Dancing with the stars

On the night of the premiere, Gabby and Val received a score of 7 from each judge after jumping on Harry Style’s As it was. The couple landed in the top four after the episode. For Elvis Night, the duo performed on I can’t help falling in love and scored 8 points out of four judges. They moved up to 3rd place in the competition after their performance.

The pair maintained their third position on James Bond night Dancing with the stars with a score of 33. Gabby and Val dance the Cha-cha-cha style to that of Madonna die another day. In week four, Val and Gabby received a 9 from all four judges after their Quickstep performance for Mr. Blue Sky and ranks in the top 3.

For the two nights of Dancing with the stars Week 5, the couple performed well and received a total score of 82, landing in first place. They danced on If the world should ever stop and Good girls turn bad.

Gabby and Val received a total score of 46 from five judges in week 6 after their Rumba dance at House and comes second.


Dancing with the stars streams live on Disney+ every Monday at 8 p.m. ET. To watch the series, fans can purchase the $7.99 monthly plan or the $79.99 annual plan from the streaming site. Episodes of the show are made available on Disney+ as soon as the two-hour live stream ends.

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