James Van Der Beek Feels Grateful Following Wife’s Miscarriage

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James Van Der Beek first revealed his wife Kimberly’s miscarriage when he competed on Dancing With the Stars. So, the couple has every right to grieve right now. But the couple was grateful as they celebrated Thanksgiving with their children. Both of them took to Instagram to express their gratitude as they get through this difficult time.

‘DWTS’ contestant James Van Der Beek expresses “newfound gratitude” for his wife Kimberly

James Van Der Beek and his wife Kimberly spent the Thanksgiving holiday with their five kids. This comes shortly after Kimberly revealed that she suffered a miscarriage. On Thursday, Nov. 28, the parents took to Instagram to share loving messages to their family and friends for the ongoing support they received, as reported via People.

“In a place of newfound gratitude to have @vanderkimberly in this world today,” James wrote. “Got really scary for a minute there – scary enough to wake me up to how much appreciation I have for so many things I just take for granted.”


James was referring to Kimberly’s miscarriage, in which she previously revealed “nearly lost my life.”

“I’d never been so open (especially with tragedy) as I’ve been these last few weeks, and you responded with love and support and prayers and shared your own stories, and we felt the energy… and it helped. So thank you,” James concluded his Instagram post.

Kimberly Van Der Beek expresses her gratitude for her body and family during this Thanksgiving holiday

Kimberly took to her respective Instagram account to give fans an update on her body and health.

“I am more grateful for life than I have ever been. For my husband. My children,” Kimberly wrote. “My family. His family that is my family. An incredible hospital nearby.”


Kimberly continued to exclaim that she’s “grateful” to be alive. She wants to continue to use her voice and platform to inspire and uplift others. Kimberly is also grateful for her body. It’s something that she’s “grateful for and will care for it.” No matter how much tragedy the couple has suffered, she’s feeling grateful this Thanksgiving weekend.

James Van Der Beek reached out to fans on social media following his Dancing With the Stars elimination

As previously reported via TV Shows Ace, James previously took to Instagram to reach out to his fans. He shared a photo of his last dance on Dancing With the Stars. In his post, James revealed that he wanted to originally do a freestyle dance for his fans, but then he carried on saying, “but maybe it’s best I leave you with this.”

James even opened up about the personal tragedy that the couple has suffered. In a separate post, the actor revealed how he tried to support his fellow cast members even though they were also his competition. Then he realized it was he and his wife who needed the support the most. And his cast members lived up to their expectations.


He concluded that post by saying, “It’s not the Olympics… it’s a reality dance show. But it’s also a family.”

May James and Kimberly Van Der Beek and the rest of their family have a peaceful and joyful Thanksgiving weekend.

Chanel Adams

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