Maria and partner Derek Hough have been training to perform the Cha-cha-cha during tonight’s show.
A source told the newspaper: “She has been in excruciating pain for the past few weeks during rehearsals, but she is staying strong and working through it. She refuses to give up.”
It remains to be seen how this could impact the match.
[update]UPDATE: Maria Menounos has confirmed her rib injury to her entertainment news show, Extra. Maria confirms to Extra that she suffered two broken ribs during dance practice for the ABC show. She is still set to perform on Dancing with the Stars tonight.[/update]