Artem Chigvintsev Stepping Away From DWTS Tour Due To Health Issues

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Artem Chigvintsev is stepping away from the Dancing with the Stars tour due to some unexpected health issues.

The pro dancer wrote a message to his fans explaining why he will no longer be performing in the upcoming show dates. “My time on tour so far has been wonderful – unfortunately I am having to step away from tour for a while, due to some unexpected health issues,” he wrote on Instagram.

“My goal is to recover as quickly as possible so I can rejoin my cast and crew on this incredible tour. Thank you for your patience and understanding. See you soon, Artem.”

A rep from Dancing with the Stars also shared a statement with PEOPLE wishing Artem a quick recovery. “The DWTS: Live!Tour is continuing as planned with our cast of amazing pros — we wish Artem a speedy recovery and look forward to having him back in the show in the very near future.”

Fans and loved ones of Artem took to the comment section to share their well wishes for his recovery. Chigvintsev’s fiancée Nikki Bella left a red heart emoji in the comments section of his post.

“Please feel better, we all miss you so much and wishing you a speedy recovery,” Gleb Savchenko commented, while Sasha Faber wrote, “Rest up and get better soon man.”

The DWTS pros that will still remain on the tour include Brandon Armstrong, Alan Bersten, Sasha Farber, Daniella Karagach, Pasha Pashkov, Gleb Savchenko, Emma Slater, Britt Stewart and Sofia Ghavami.

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