There is no harsher "Dancing with the Stars" elimination than one that comes after achieving a high score. Christina Milian and Mark Ballas tied for the highest score of the night -- 28 points -- in week 5. But when it came time for the results, Christina and Mark were sent home.
Apparently, not very many people voted for them.
This marks the first time in "DWTS" Season 17 that popularity has been the deciding factor in sending someone home. The first three eliminations were, after all, of dancers with low scores. Valerie Harper and Bill Nye even got to stay longer than their scores would indicate, thanks to votes from viewers.
The opposite effect seems to be what sank Christina.
It was "Most Memorable Year" night in the ballroom, and Christina and Mark seemed to be unstoppable in their opening-number cha-cha. The couple earned 28 points and high praise from the judges -- »
Similar News Items"Dancing with the Stars" (2005/I)
- Did Doctor Who Outdo Himself? Is Dave Annable the Best Medicine? What Are Laura's Real Mysteries? And More Qs (From TVLine.com. 19 September 2014, 10:57 AM, PDT)
- Will Smith Wishes Wife Jada Pinkett Smith a Happy Birthday With This Amazing Photo (From E! Online. 18 September 2014, 7:51 PM, PDT)
- Castle's Season 7 Premiere: 12 Teasers (From TVLine.com. 18 September 2014, 2:19 PM, PDT)
- Candace Cameron Bure Offers Advice to Dancing With the Stars Contestants (From Us Weekly. 17 September 2014, 7:19 AM, PDT)
- Dancing With The Stars 19 Eliminated Lolo Jones & Keo Motsepe Tonight,September 16th (From OnTheFlix. 16 September 2014, 6:59 PM, PDT)
- Sadie Robertson Boyfriend, 2014 DWTS - Who is Duck Dynasty Teen Dating? (From National Ledger. 16 September 2014, 5:18 PM, PDT)
- High School Musical Reunion! Vanessa Hudgens, Ashley Tisdale, Corbin Bleu, More: Pictures (From Us Weekly. 31 August 2014, 3:03 AM, PDT)
- High School Musical Reunion: Ashley Tisdale, Vanessa Hudgens and More Co-Stars Come Together for Group Dinner (From E! Online. 30 August 2014, 5:59 PM, PDT)
- The Healthy Helpers: The Top 10 Movie Nurses (From SoundOnSight. 20 June 2014, 2:42 PM, PDT)