Photographers were on scene when ‘Dance Moms’ star Abby Lee Miller went to the hospital in excruciating pain. Abby motioned that she was unable to speak and struggled to walk while carrying her bags. Abby fell ill while staying at a halfway house after her release from prison for bankruptcy fraud. At the hospital she needed help getting out of her car, but things were about to get worse. The 51-year-old TV personality needed emergency surgery after contracting a rare spinal infection.