Making a change! Lindsay Arnold introduced that she is exiting Dancing With the Stars amid her plans to develop her household.
“I needed to allow you to all know that I’ve determined to not be part of Dancing With the Stars this season,” the 38-year-old dancer wrote through Instagram on Wednesday, August 31. “This has been one of many hardest choices to make however in the end, I’ve chosen what I really feel is greatest for myself and my household.”
The So You Assume You Can Dance alum defined that after greater than 10 years with the present she nonetheless loves it “with all of my coronary heart,” however her family members have to come back first. Arnold shares 22-month-old daughter Sage with husband Sam Cusick.
“As a lot of you already know my household and I stay in [Utah] and with the intention to do DWTS I’ve to maneuver myself and my daughter Sage out to LA and depart behind my husband Sam who works full time right here in Utah,” she continued. “Logistically there’s SO a lot concerned with making this occur and there’s a lot of sacrifice that needs to be made that sadly simply didn’t really feel proper for us this time round.”
The Dancing With the Stars: Junior mentor insisted that she and Cusick “exhausted each choice we may consider to make it work” however in the end they selected this path. “On the finish of the day not one of the choices felt good in my coronary heart or felt like the precise factor for our lives proper now,” she added.
Arnold additional defined that she is “attempting to develop” her household, saying, “that in itself is an advanced logistical factor as I’m certain a lot of you perceive.”
The TV character identified that regardless of leaving the present, her time with the ABC collection — which is transferring to Disney+ this fall — has meant “the world” to her.
“None of this has something to do with my love for the present as that may NEVER change and it additionally doesn’t imply that that is the top for me and DWTS,” she wrote. “Though this determination has been so arduous to make I really feel a lot peace about it and know that it’s the proper factor to do.”
The Utah native added that she “can’t wait” to look at season 31 and “see all of my mates dance.” She confessed that she plans to be the “greatest fangirl” as she continues to maintain her followers up to date on her motherhood journey and extra.
“Thanks all in your continued love and help for me and my household it means a lot!” Arnold concluded.
The ballroom dancer married Cusick in 2015, two years after she first appeared on Dancing With the Stars. Arnold took a hiatus from the collection throughout season 29, which is when she welcomed Sage. She returned to the ballroom for season 30 and competed with The Bachelor’s Matt James.
Arnold’s announcement got here simply minutes after new mother Sharna Burgess introduced that she wouldn’t be a professional for the upcoming season. The Australia native, 37 — who welcomed her first little one, son Zane, with Brian Austin Inexperienced in June — has since determined to not compete on DWTS this season. She did, nevertheless, tease that she can be again “in some capability.”
Season 31 of Dancing With the Stars premieres on Disney+ Monday, September 19.
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By: Information Zone TV