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Bill Nye in 'good spirits' after DWTS spill

Bill Nye took a tumble on week two of "Dancing With the Stars," leaving the Dancing Guy with a partially torn ligament in his knee.

By GABRIELLE LEVY, UPI.com
Bill Nye in 'good spirits' after DWTS spill
Bill Nye and partner Tyne Stecklein in the hospital after Nye fell and injured his knee on "Dancing with the Stars." (Instagram/TheScienceGuy)

Oh, Bill (Bill! Bill! Bill!). That looks like it hurts.

The Dancing Guy took a little spill during Monday's performance on "Dancing with the Stars," injuring his knee on the landing.

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"I stepped on the cuff of these fancy slacks and I went down, I fell down," he explained. "And so, in professional sports, we say, 'He's day to day, day to day."

"We'll do R.I.C.E.-- we'll do rest, ice, compression, elevation -- and see where we get," he said, after the performance."

As it turned out, day two involved a visit to the hospital, where a doc delivered the bad news.

"Here is the scoop: partially torn ligament," Nye wrote on Instagram. "Awaiting the doc's orders with Tyne. We plan to dance! Stand by."

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