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Dancing With the Stars: Gilles Marini Injures Himself In The Man Area

March 02, 2009 04:25 PM by Paulene Hinds


Following in the footsteps of one of this seasons Dancing With The Stars contestants Jewel, Gilles Marini has also injured himself. He however does not have tendonitis in his knees as she does, it is in his groin!

His rep confirmed that Gilles Marini has been diagnosed with tendonitis in his groin and shoulder. “It’s like you dance with a knife next to your thing,” Gilles Marini, told E! “It keeps stabbing me.”

Gilles Marini said that he first felt pain during rehearsal with his pro partner Cheryl Burke and said, “I felt something, but I say, ‘Lemme just work through it. Today, I am going to [a doctor] to see what’s up and so they can fix me.”

Don’t count Gilles Marini out just yet though, the model turned actor told E! that he will perform no matter what! “If it’s hip replacement I need to do, I will,” he said. “I will recover in 24 hours so I can dance with Cheryl. It will happen!”

Adoctor has prescribedGilles Marinianti-inflammatory medications, so the Naked Guy from the Sex and the City should be fine to compete in next Monday’s season 8 premiere of Dancing With The Starswhichkicks offon ABCat 8 PM ET. “He’s in great shape so he should be fine,” Gilles Marini’s rep also confirmed!

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