Tom DeLay hurts foot in 'Dancing' practice

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Former House Majority Leader Tom DeLay confirmed on his Facebook page that he hurt his foot during rehearsals.

DeLay posted a Twitter message on Tuesday saying that old age is catching up with him and that he has a "pre-stress fracture" in his foot.

Doctors will determine if he can continue with the show.

The 62 year old is teamed up with two time winner Cheryl Burke.

Other "Dancing" contestants include entertainer Donny Osmond; singers Mya, Macy Gray and Aaron Carter; actors Melissa Joan Hart, Debi Mazar and Ashley Hamilton (son of George); models Joanna Krupa and Kathy Ireland; reality stars Kelly Osbourne and Mark Dacascos ("the Chairman" on Food Network's "Iron Chef America"); mixed martial artist Chuck Liddell; professional snowboarder Louie Vito; Olympic swimmer Natalie Coughlin; and former Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Michael Irvin.

The ninth season of "Dancing With the Stars" premieres Sept. 21st here on 6abc.

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