Christie Brinkley breaks her arm taking her out of Dancing With The Stars

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Christie Brinkley broke her arm while rehearsing for the hit series Dancing With The Stars.

The blonde model, 65, now has to drop out of the competition show, which will debut on Monday evening. But there is good news: her supermodel daughter Sailor Brinkley Cook will take her place.

Monday - Morning - ABC - Statement - Sports

On Monday morning ABC released a statement on the Sports Illustrated star's departure.

'While rehearsing for the premiere of Dancing with the Stars, Christie Brinkley suffered injuries which required surgery to her wrist and arm,' the release said.

'She - Participation - Show - Family - Daughter

'She is unable to continue her planned participation on the show. Keeping it all in the family, her daughter Sailor Brinkley-Cook, a Sports Illustrated model, has chosen to quickly step in with hours to learn the entire routine and will compete in her mother's place for the remainder of the season.

'We wish Christie a full and speedy recovery and look forward to seeing her in the audience, whenever possible, proudly supporting Sailor.'

Bombshell - Season - Stars - Monday

The bombshell was all set to debut on season 28 of Dancing with the Stars on Monday.

But now she will have to sit it out in the audience with her daughter Alexa Ray Joel as they watch Sailor try the Samba.

Christie - Statement - Monday

Christie also made a statement on Monday.

She shared an image of Sailor in her blue outfit and wrote: 'Sailor Breezes I n to Save the Day! I just broke my arm into a 1000 pieces requiring surgery with a metal plate and screws to hold my arm together..Im so sorry! Only something like that cold stop me from continuing to dance with my wonderful coach...I was having a blast!

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'It was quite literally a crushing disappointment ,i never ever want to let anyone down, so I looked for a silver lining and i think this one is solid gold!

'But my student/ @imgmodels Sailor would...
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