Posted on Tue Oct 4, 2011 10:00 AM PDT
Week 3's theme on DWTS was "The Most Memorable Year Of My Life," and emotions ran high.
Rob Kardashian dedicated his performance (above) to his late father, Robert Kardashian, who died of cancer in 2003, when Rob was just 15. Sister Kim Kardashian and a tearful Kris Jenner were in the audience.
â€œI feel like my dadâ€™s with me tonight," Rob said. "It [the dance] was a celebration of his life."
Kim Tweeted later, "You definitely made dad proud tonight @RobKardashian You are just like him!"
But the waterworks didn't stop there. Next, David Arquette opened up about the collapse of his marriage to Courteney Cox (right), who was in the audience with daughter Coco. David dedicated his dance to Coco, calling her "magnificent."
Iraq War veteran J.R. Martinez and partner Karina Smirnoff brought the house down with a dance to Tim McGraw's "If You're Reading This," a song about wives who lose their husbands in war. At the end, Martinez was crying.
Ricki Lake> spoke about last year, when she got divorced and her house burned down. Lake had the night's top score with 27, but Chynna Phillips, who spoke about her substance abuse problems, was close behind with 26.
Phillips danced to Wilson Phillips's "Hold On," and the other two members of her trio, Carnie Wilson and Wendy Phillips, were in the audience.
Jay Cutler was in the crowd to cheer on former fiancÃ©e Kristin Cavallari as she scored 24.
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