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Mark Ballas Dishes On Bristol Palin’s Dancing With The Stars Elimination

October 17, 2012 03:00 PM by Stephanie Gustafson

Last night was the night we were all waiting for with unabated glee…Bristol Palin’s elimination from Dancing with the Stars. While the reality wannabe looked a whole lot better than she did during her first time on DWTS, she was not up to the level of the other dancers. What did dance partner Mark Ballas have to say about last night’s elimination episode?

Few contestants on Dancing with the Stars have been as controversial as Bristol Palin. The first time she was on the show, she managed to make it to the finals, despite being an atrocious battle. This time, Bristol wasn’t quite as lucky. The elimination episode was only surprising in that it actually went the way it should: the two worst dancers were in the bottom two and the weakest link was eliminated.

Mark Ballas has his own theory as to why Bristol Palin didn’t make the cut. And it has absolutely nothing to do with her dancing ability (or lack thereof). According to Mark, things would have been fine and dandy if Bristol had just let him wear that damn bunny costume. “You can drag a horse to water but you can’t make it drink…At the end of the day they have to be comfortable when they walk on stage. But this is an all-star season. All these people have been through the process. We have a lot of champions, a lot of finalists and a lot of people who are really open-minded. Look at Gille Marini’s outfit. That’s called stepping out of the box.”

Yeah, that’s right. Gilles Marini won praise from the judges and remained in the running for the mirror ball because he dressed like Aladdin. Not because he’s a talented dancer.

Are you happy to see Bristol go home, or did you enjoy watching her progress during her short tenure on the all star season? Leave a comment and let us know!

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3 Responses to “Mark Ballas Dishes On Bristol Palin’s Dancing With The Stars Elimination”

  1. rhonda Says:
    October 20th, 2012 at 8:19 am

    I was sad only because Mark is my favorite pro and I know Bristol was trying the best she could. I was so hoping that Mark would have been paired with Sabrina and Derek had gotten Bristol. Now Mark can focus on his new album, and Bristol can be with her cute son.

  2. rosie Says:
    October 23rd, 2012 at 10:59 am

    Well I do agree with Bristol , Mark seemed to be somewhere else.

  3. Lily Says:
    October 27th, 2012 at 12:05 pm

    Of course Mark is a gemini! Watch out for gemini men!!


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