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In what might be the strangest semifinal week in "Dancing With the Stars" history, the five remaining All-Stars were tasked with performing both an "offbeat" routine and a tribute to Michael Jackson's "Bad."

Kelly Monaco and her pro partner, Val Chmerkovskiy provided two of the night's most memorable moments: a passionate kiss at the end of their rumba and Val stripping down to a Speedo and splashing in the water for their "surfer flamenco" routine.

Unfortunately, the pair were not rewarded by the judges, who gave them the night's lowest score (25.5) for their offbeat entry.

When we caught up with Kelly and Val backstage after the show, our first question was about that kiss --which will undoubtedly fuel more rumors of a show-mance between the sultry couple. Was it spontaneous?

"No, it was planned," Kelly told us. "It was part of the choreography." When a reporter jokingly asked how long they rehearsed the kiss, »

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