The 34-year-old World of Dance judge took to Instagram on Saturday to reveal that he had emergency surgery to remove his appendix.

"Woke up at 3am with a severe and a sharp pain in my abdomen. Knew something wasn’t right," he wrote alongside a video of himself in his hospital gown. "Turned out it was appendicitis and had surgery to remove my appendix straight away..”

In a couple weeks, Hough, as well as his sister Julianne, will be treating fans to a holiday special called Holidays with the Houghs. "It's definitely that classic variety show, but obviously with family, which is great," he told ET. "We're gonna have some amazing, amazing dances in there. Some really magical moments that we've been planning for a while."