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DWTS' Cody Rigsby opens up about future on the show following major health update

Get well soon Cheryl!

Ahad Sanwari

Peloton instructor Cody Rigsby has already become a huge fan favorite on the newest season of Dancing with the Stars as he tango-ed his way into their hearts with dance partner Cheryl Burke.

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However, a major setback on the team might have put his run on the show in jeopardy as his tenure hangs in the balance.

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WATCH: Cody Rigsby speaks up about DWTS health setback

In an emotional video she shared on Sunday night, his partner Cheryl revealed that she'd tested positive for COVID-19.

"OK, guys, so I have really bad news. I am positive, which means I have COVID," she revealed in the clip right after taking a PCR test.

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She was in tears for a majority of it as she drove around in her car and tried to compose herself for the camera.

"I feel so bad for Cody, I feel like I'm letting him down," she said through sobs. "I just feel like s***, to be quite honest."

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Cheryl revealed in an emotional video that she'd tested positive for COVID-19

She also revealed that due to the fact that the next live show was the day right after, she would be unable to do anything to prepare. Health mandates also would require her to quarantine for ten days as a fully vaccinated individual.

Cody himself took to his Instagram Stories to reveal how the situation would affect him going forward. He extended his well wishes to his teammate and talked about his own experience with COVID-19.

However, he clarified that the show would go on and he would, fortunately, still be competing, although how he would do so hadn't been revealed.

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Several of Cheryl's teammates flooded her post with support as well, as Amanda Kloots wrote, "Oh Cheryl! We will miss you and I'm praying for you," while Kenya Moore commented, "We love you Cheryl, stay strong sending you love and prayers."

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The Peloton instructor and his partner were one of the favorites coming out of week one

Cody and Cheryl left fans and the judges impressed with their performance on the show's premiere, dancing the tango to Dua Lipa's Physical.

The duo received a 24 out of a possible 40, putting him in a four way tie for ninth place coming out of the first show.

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