Posted on Mon Oct 24th, 2011 9:00pm PDT By X17 Staff
Broadway was the theme for tonight's Dancing With the Stars contestants, and with only seven celebrities left to compete, the pressure is definitely on!
Things got heated up fast when judge Bruno called Hope Solo and Maksim Chmerkovskiy's rumba “your worst dance of the whole season.” Not one to take the criticism lying down, Maks responded:
- “With all due respect, this is my show. I helped make it what it is. I love every aspect of it. I’m a little tired that we’re being judged some on effort, and some being picked on heel-leads.”
The couple earned a mere 20 out of 30 points.
Former TV talk show host Ricki Lake wowed the judges with her quickstep to “Luck Be a Lady Tonight” from “Guys and Dolls,” earning her 29 points -- tying with actor J.R. Martinez for the highest score of the night.
Rob Kardashian had his own cheering section tonight, with Kim and hubby Kris, and Khloe and hubby Lamar showing up to watch their little bro do the cha-cha to “Walk Like a Man” from “Jersey Boys”. Unfortunately the judges said it "lacked movement and charisma" and gave him just 22 points.
CNN host Nancy Grace did a bit better with her foxtrot to “Always Look on the Bright Side of Life” from “Monty Python’s Spamalot”, earning her 24 points.
Chaz Bono's tango to the theme from “The Phantom of the Opera” won night’s lowest score with 19 points, with Judge Bruno calling him “a cute little penguin trying to be a menacing bird of prey.” Ouch.
Who should be sent home this week?
Ricki Lake and Derek Hough: 29
J.R. Martinez and Karina Smirnoff: 29
Rob Kardashian and Cheryl Burke: 22
David Arquette and Kym Johnson: 23
Hope Solo and Maksim Chmerkovskiy:
Nancy Grace and Tristan MacManus: 24
Chaz Bono and Lacey Schwimmer: 19
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