Melissa has had a number of accidents over time. In 2012, she fell throughout an episode of Dancing with the Stars. She was rushed to the hospital with a gentle head concussion and whiplash after tripping throughout a paso doble routine.
The star broke her again for the second time in 2010, whereas engaged on the Little Home on the Prairie, the Musical. The damage led to ramifications within the long-term, and in Might 2016, she dropped out of the race for Michigan’s eighth Congressional District attributable to well being issues.
“Whereas I’ve acquired the most effective therapy and remedy I may have requested for, these accidents have solely gotten worse […] As a lot because it breaks my coronary heart to say this, my docs have informed me I’m bodily unable to proceed my run for Congress,” she informed Detroit Free Press by way of a press launch on the time.
Though her political profession could have been lower brief attributable to her well being struggles, Melissa did not let it get in the way in which of her pursuit of a extremely profitable performing profession. Through the years, she has accepted a number of new roles. In 2019, she appeared in a drama titled When We Final Spoke, and in 2018, she starred in a TV present titled Hometown Christmas.