Sep 28, 2015 06:00 AM EDT

'Dancing With The Stars' Season 21: Kim Zolciak's Return Reportedly Bleak Amid Stroke Crisis

"Dancing With The Stars" Season 21 contender Kim Zolciak's return to the ABC show reportedly in jeopardy after suffering a stroke last Wednesday where she was rushed to a hospital in Atlanta.

Kim Zolciak said she hoped her stint in "Dancing With The Stars" Season 21 will not be affected by her medical emergency and that the stroke she suffered will not make her bid farewell to dancing.

On Friday, the "Don't Be Tardy" star was released from the hospital and in a statement through her representative, the "Dancing With The Stars" Season 21 contestant thanked everyone for the love and support they have showered her over the past days.

Kim Zolciak added she's now at home with her family and that she's resting and taking good care of her health. "I can't express enough how much I love dancing and this whole experience, and I hope this will not be the end of dancing," as per Gossip Cop. 

Prior to her hospital release, Kim Zolciak also posted on Instagram a photo of herself with the caption: "Going in for one more procedure, things are looking up! don't let the oxygen scare you its just protocol. I wanted to THANK all of you for the love! I feel so overwhelmed with all the texts, comments etc. I'm so grateful to have all of you!#TheyDontCallMeToughieForNothing"

Another is a snap of her "Dancing With The Stars" Season 21 partner Tony Dovolani who has been keeping her company and cheering her up. She wrote: "This guy @tonydovolani has been by my side for 2 days! he even brings me my favorite coffee. Although he is always dancing around the room lol he keeps me smiling!"


E!News reported ABC has not issued any statements regarding Kim Zolciak's future in "Dancing With The Stars" Season 21. Her chances may be up though, now that she's out of the hospital and improving at home.

Meanwhile, TV Guide has learned that Alfonso Ribeiro will be "Dancing With The Stars" Season 21 Episode 5 LIVE guest judge which will be featuring songs honoring iconic shows on TV.

Would you like to see more of Kim Zolciak in "Dancing With The Stars" Season 21 after her stroke? Sound off below.

"Dancing With The Stars" Season 21 airs tonight, Sept. 28 at 8 p.m. on ABC.

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