Alfonso Ribeiro May Quit 'Dancing with the Stars' due to Back Injury

November 15, 2014 5:26 AM

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Alfonso Ribeiro, one of the frontrunners on "", may have to quit the competition. The actor injured his back during rehearsal on Wednesday night, November 12 while he was trying to overcompensate for a groin injury which he sustained during his performance of The Carlton Dance in October, TMZ reports.

According to the site, Ribeiro skipped rehearsal on Thursday to get an MRI. Doctors reportedly say the next 48 hours are critical and he may not be able to perform on Monday night on the semifinals. An insider says to Us Weekly that producers are "worried he could cause long-term damage to his back....

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