Alfonso Ribeiro May Be Forced to Leave Dancing with the Stars

The Carlton Dance might cost Alfonso Ribeiro the Mirrorball!

The Dancing with the Stars frontrunner injured his back in rehearsals Wednesday and might not be able to perform on Monday's semifinals.

"We can confirm Alfonso was injured during rehearsal," Ribeiro's rep said in a statement to "He is currently under medical evaluation. It has not been determined whether or not he will be able to perform on Monday." 

According to TMZ, which first reported the news, Ribeiro hurt his back overcompensating for the groin injury he suffered while doing his signature Carlton Dance last month. The back injury is apparently so bad he's having trouble walking and skipped rehearsal Thursday to get an MRI, according to TMZ. Sources tell that Ribeiro is currently watching his partner Witney Carson rehearse their routines with a stand-in.

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Nov 14, 2014 8:06PM EST

NO! How will I see the amazing Fresh Prince dance again?

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