"Hi everyone. So I wanted to let you know personally that I have decided to take a leave of absence from The Talk to focus on my well-being," Carrie Ann said in a video on Instagram. "I know you guys understand health is the most important thing."
Carrie Ann added, "I appreciate your support. I appreciate the love and support from The Talk family, and I hope to be back soon. Take care and I'll keep you updated."
Carrie Ann also gave more information about her health crisis in the caption to her post, which included hashtags such as "autoimmunewarrior," "wellness journey," "toughchoices," and "healthfirst."
The caption began, "Important Message to my IG Family. Hi Everyone, I have decided to take a leave of absence from @thetalkcbs to focus on my well being. We all know health is the most precious gift we have. And I need to take care of mine."
She continued, "I appreciate the love and support from all of you and from my family at The Talk. I hope to be back soon! Ready for action! I'm sending you all my love. And I'll update you on my progress... talk soon."
Carrie Ann -- who did not reveal how long her absence will be -- battles several autoimmune conditions such as lupus, Sjogren's, rheumatoid arthritis, fibromyalgia and vasculitis, according toUs Weekly.
Carrie Ann was also diagnosed with coronavirus late last year and recovered in December 2020.
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"I'm so excited to share that Dancing With The Stars will be back for its 30th Season! I am so looking forward to returning to the ballroom with my dwts family @brunotonioliofficial @tyrabanks @derekhough and @grumpylgoodman," Carrie Ann wrote March 30 on Instagram.
"It's such an honor to be a part of this incredible show. I can't believe we are on our 30th season! So.... who's ready for Season 30? [Me!] I know I am!!! #dwts30 @dancingabc @abcnetwork."
A premiere date, the celebrity contestants and pro dancers for Season 30 of Dancing with the Stars will be announced at a later date.
Carrie Ann's The Talk co-host Sheryl Underwood also addressed Carrie Ann's unexpected departure during Monday's episode.
"Before we get started today, we'd like to let you all know at home, Carrie Ann is taking a leave of absence from the show to focus on her well-being," Sheryl, 57, said, according to Us.
"She appreciates the support from all of her fans and her family right here at The Talk. Carrie Ann, we miss you and we look forward to having you back with us soon."
Carrie Ann's exit comes nearly one month after co-host Sharon Osbourne, 68, left The Talk.
Sharon was reportedly let go from the show after she defended Piers Morgan during a heated conversation with her co-hosts about his alleged racist actions.
After the episode aired, Us reported that Sharon faced other accusations -- including that she used racist and homophobic slurs when speaking to former co-hosts Julie Chen and Sara Gilbert.
"The events of the March 10 broadcast were upsetting to everyone involved, including the audience watching at home. As part of our review, we concluded that Sharon's behavior toward her co-hosts during the March 10 episode did not align with our values for a respectful workplace," CBS said in a statement at the time obtained by the magazine.
"We also did not find any evidence that CBS executives orchestrated the discussion or blindsided any of the hosts."
The statement continued, "At the same time, we acknowledge the network and studio teams, as well as the showrunners, are accountable for what happened during that broadcast as it was clear the co-hosts were not properly prepared by the staff for a complex and sensitive discussion involving race."
Sharon, however, denied the racism allegations against her and reportedly said she was very hurt by them.