After the last several Dancing With the Stars results shows have ended on a surprising notes this week had to fall in line with expectations ... right?
The ninth week of competition saw the six remaining celebs and their professional partners dancing for once again survival, with two routines apiece.
Corbin Bleu and Karina Smirnoff, Jack Osbourne and Cheryl Burke, Amber Riley and Derek Hough, and Leah Remini and Tony Dovolani were declared safe.
That meant Elizabeth Berkley and Val Chmerkovskiy, and Bill Engvall and Emma Slater were in jeopardy. Bill and Emma prepared for the inevitable.
As Emma wiped the tears away ... Elizabeth and Val were eliminated!
The crowd cheered as the judges shook their heads at the result.
Brooke Burke-Charvet was almost speechless before asking Elizabeth how she was feeling. The judges even called her THE TOP dancer this fall.
Here's a rundown of the scores from last night's show:
- Corbin Bleu and Karina Smirnoff: 28, 30 (58)
- Elizabeth Berkley and Val Chmerkovskiy: 26, 30 (56)
- Leah Remini and Tony Dovolani: 27, 27 (54)
- Jack Osbourne and Cheryl Burke: 29, 25 (54)
- Amber Riley and Derek Hough: 24, 27 (51)
- Bill Engvall and Emma Slater: 21, 21 (42)
So there you go. Elizabeth is out, despite a second-place effort last night and arguably the most talent of anyone on the show this year or ever.
Amber is near the bottom, and Bill is in the semifinals.
Who would have guessed that going into this season?
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