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After a tense week on Dancing With the Stars that saw Maksim Chmerkovskiy call out Len Goodman and raise new questions of favoritism, who got the chop Tuesday?

With J.R. Martinez and Ricki Lake sitting pretty at 29 points, the other five dancers were pretty much all in jeopardy heading into the dreaded DWTS results show.

Last night saw Maksim Chmerkovskiy man up and apologize for his comments Monday, but would that be enough to save his partner Hope Solo from elimination?

Was last night the end of the line for Hope, Chaz or Nancy?

Of the top seven celebrities remaining, J.R., Ricki, David Arquette and Rob Kardashian were safe, with one of the three couples now watching from the sidelines.

Chaz Bono had the lowest score of the week, with Hope not far behind. Did one of them get the heave-ho, or did the slowly-improving Nancy Grace fall from it?

Follow the jump to find out …

Chaz Bono, despite a very strong run this fall, has been sent home.

“I took so much away from this,” he said. “This was an amazing journey that really pushed me and showed me I could do so much more than I ever thought I could.”

“I came on this show,” he continued, “because I wanted to show America a different kind of man. And I know that if there was somebody like me on TV when I was growing up, my whole life would have been different.”

“So I dedicate everything I did to the people out there like me, the kids and teens who are struggling. You can have a wonderful, great life and be successful and happy.”

“You get all 10s for that, my friend,” said classy host Tom Bergeron.

So after all the controversy, Chaz Bono went out on top, although prior to the results show, he had some criticism of his own for the judges the night before.

“We were upset, not with the scores but with the comments toward me personally,” Chaz said of Bruno Tonioli’s likening him to a cute, fluffy penguin.

“We thought we did a good job. The judges always have a favorite or two,” partner Lacey Schwimmer added. “We are just not that couple this season.”

“For Middle America who knows nothing about ballroom dancing,” she explained, “they think [the judges] know everything about ballroom dancing. And when they make comments like that, it does influence how people will vote.”

Do you agree? Are the judges biased? Comment and vote below …

Did Chaz Bono deserve to be voted off Dancing With the Stars?