*Elimination Results Following the 200th Dancing with the Stars Episode Recap.
Dancing with the Stars celebrated their 200th episode with a very special show. Many celebrity guests were invited to return to DWTS to take part in the Season 11 celebration. The dance pros opened the 200th show with a very energetic performance to “Crazy In Love.” Celebrity stars from past seasons of Dancing with the Stars were highlighted in the audience.
This week the contestants on Dancing with the Stars were separated in to two groups with past DWTS Olympians as team captains. The contestants performed a team dance in addition to their partner dances. Team dance scores were added to each duo’s performance scores.
Team Kristi (Yamaguchi) consisting of Mark and Bristol, Lacey and Kyle, and Rick and Cheryl performed the first dance of the evening on DWTS. The six performed a Cha-Cha-Cha. The performance received a standing ovation from the audience.
Judges Score – 24
Team Apolo (Ohno) with Jennifer and Derek, Kurt and Anna, and Brandy and Maksim followed on Dancing with the Stars. Their Cha-Cha-Cha performance also received a standing ovation from the audience.
Judges Score – 27
After the team dances on DWTS 200th episode, six past contestants joined the judges one at a time to score the remaining performances. The guest judges were returning stars Helio Castroneves, Kelly Osborne, Mel B, Drew Lachey, Emmitt Smith, and Gilles Marini.
Mel B was the first returning star to join the judges table. Mel B was runner-up on Season 5 of Dancing with the Stars. Kyle and Lacey went first in the pair dances on the DWTS 200th episode with their version of Mel B’s “Free Your Mind.” Mel B, and all the judges, had very positive remarks to give for Kyle and Lacey’s rendition of the Paso Doble. Kyle Massey’s performance was his best on DWTS so far!
Kyle and Lacey’s Score – 35 / 40
Kyle’s Total Score – 59 / 70
Emmitt Smith joined the judges table next to judge Kurt and Anna. Emmitt Smith won Season 3 of Dancing with the Stars. Kurt and Anna performed a rendition of Emmitt’s Tango. Kurt’s dancing was a vast improvement from last week on DWTS (when he received the lowest score), and the judges complimented his performance.
Kurt and Anna’s Score – 34 / 40
Kurt’s Total Score – 61 / 70
Season 9 DWTS favorite Kelly Osborne was the next guest judge. Bristol and Mark performed their interpretation of Kelly’s Viennese Waltz. Although complimenting Bristol’s dancing, the main judges still noted Bristol’s lack of emotion in her performance. Kelly Osborne gave Bristol Palin completely positive feedback.
Bristol and Mark’s Score – 33 / 40
Bristol’s Total Score – 57 / 70
Helio Castroneves, winner of Season 5, was the next guest star at the judges table on Dancing with the Stars 200th episode. Rick and Cheryl performed their version of Helio’s Quickstep. Rick switched from Helio’s yellow suit to a green one and Carrie Ann dubbed him the “Golly Green Giant.” Rick Fox danced with high emotion and the judges complimented his performance. Rick wore a huge smile throughout the entire dance.
Rick and Cheryl’s Score – 37 / 40
Rick’s Total Score – 61 / 70
Gilles Marini became the next guest judge on Dancing with the Stars. Brandy and Maksim danced to Gilles’s “Fever” Foxtrot. Throughout rehearsals, Brandy continuously voiced her desire to stay on top and eventually win Season 11 of DWTS. Brandy’s desire led to a very strong performance, although she did experience a misstep loudly yelling “Ahh” during the dance.
Brandy and Maksim’s Score – 37 / 40
Brandy’s Total Score – 64 / 70
Season 2 champion, Drew Lachey, was the final guest judge on Dancing with the Star’s 200th episode. Jennifer and Derek performed their rendition of Drew’s perfect scoring Tango. Although experiencing body fatigue and medical issues during rehearsals, Jennifer’s performance showed none of it. Jennifer and Derek’s Tango was amazing! The judges gave the dance high praise.
Jennifer and Derek’s Score – 37 / 40
Jennifer’s Total Score – 64 / 70
Who was eliminated this week on Season 11 of Dancing with the Stars?
As last week demonstrated with the elimination of Audrina Patridge, results can be shocking! Even contestants with strong scores can end up being eliminated on DTWS.
Rick Fox and Cheryl Burke were eliminated from Dancing with the Stars this week. Although Rick Fox received his highest scores of the competition, he was still sent home.
Bristol Palin was saved once again by her fans, as she had received the lowest scores on the 200th episode of DWTS. Will she be able to avoid elimination next week?
Tune in next week to Dancing with the Stars to find out!!
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