BILLY BELL Drops Out of So You Think You Can Dance

Pre-season favorite and Adam Shankman tear inducer, the  19 year old  West Palm Beach young dancer Billy Bell has withdrawn from season 6 due to illness.

Official word from FOX, who released the following statement from head judge and executive producer Nigel Lythgoe. “We are disappointed that Billy cannot continue dancing in the competition on the advice of his doctor and wish him a speedy recovery.”

On Monday afternoon, the Bell family reportedly posted a message on the dancer’sFacebook page thanking fans for their support of the young man.


“Billy’s family would like to thank all of his fans for the support they have shown him this season. Billy was released from the hospital today and is feeling better. Please respect the family’s privacy,” the statement read.

“As of right now, Billy hopes to try out again for season 7…

Thank you so much for sharing your love and support with our family!

The Bell Family.”