Former ‘Dance Moms’ Star Abby Lee Miller Returns To Halfway House After Medical Scare
Former Dance Moms star Abby Lee Miller is back in a halfway house after seeking medical care. Miller went to a hospital earlier this week.
Miller transferred from prison to the halfway house two weeks ago, but the facility subsequently called for medics for an emergency.
The lingering back injury, confirmed to be the cause of the reality star's hospital stint, came after a healthy-looking Miller shared her weight loss progress with Instagram fans.
Miller completed a real estate class while serving time and is doing well. She returned to the halfway house in Long Beach, CA on Tuesday, where she will be serving the remainder of her prison sentence.
Although the Dance Moms alum will eventually need surgery for the issue, it's settled for the moment. Miller was able to walk out of the center and into the awaiting ambulance on her own when she initially left the facility, sources claim.
A Much Nicer Environment
Miller was reportedly in good form in the days leading up to her health scare. She smilingly gave a thumbs up to photographers waiting outside an Easter church service in L.A. on April 1. She was also spotted getting a pedicure two days after her move from prison.
Jennifer Myers, Miller's former prison consultant and coach, confirmed that the life of the Dance Moms star in the halfway house would be much more comfortable than in prison.
"She most likely will not be in a cell, there are actual rooms inside the facility. Usually, the rooms have doors and depending on the situation, she can either be alone or she will have to share with some people," Myers said.
Miller also has more freedom at the halfway house than she did behind bars.
"She will not be wearing an ankle bracelet or anything like that. When she leaves, she can go wherever, she just needs to be back by curfew," she explained.
The 51-year-old was released from the Federal Correctional Complex in Victorville, CA last month. She spent eight and a half months there serving time for bankruptcy fraud.
Early Release For Good Behavior
Miller was transferred to the halfway house to serve the remainder of her sentence. Miller's release date will be on May 25.
She will have served just over half her sentence, which totals one year and one day.
This news came to light earlier this year, just five months after Miller started serving her sentence, which was passed down on July 12, 2017. She's being released early for good behavior.
The Dance Moms alum was indicted on 20 counts of fraud in October 2015. She pled guilty in June 2016, facing millions of dollars in fines and up to five years in prison. Miller blamed fame for her actions, which involved hiding millions in income.
The illegal activity only came to light when a judge, ruling in a bankruptcy case, caught Dance Moms on TV and wondered why Miller was claiming a much lower monthly income than what she was demonstrably earning on television.