‘Dancing With The Stars’ Second Elimination, Rick Perry Voted Off ‘DWTS’ (Video)

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dancing with the stars eliminated September 27 2016

By Michael Lewittes |

dancing with the stars eliminated September 27 2016


Rick Perry and Emma Slater were the second pair eliminated from Season 23 of “Dancing With The Stars” on Tuesday. They received the lowest scores from the judges and number of votes combined from Monday’s “Face Off” competition. See video below of their elimination.

During the “Face Off” show, two pairs went toe-to-toe doing routines in the same dance style. The couple with the higher score was automatically saved from elimination, while their competitor was in jeopardy. Both Jana Kramer and her partner Gleb Savchenko and Babyface Edmonds and Allison Holker performed jive routines. And while their scores were separated by just one point, Kramer was immune, and Edmonds faced elimination.

Rick Perry and Emma Slater went up against Vanilla Ice and Witney Carson. Both pairs danced the paso doble, and received scores of 23 out of 40, which were the lowest of the night. Since they were tied, head judge Len Goodman had to decide who was safe. After Goodman’s decision, Perry was in jeopardy once again.

James Hinchcliffe and Sharna Burgess competed against Ryan Lochte and Cheryl Burke in the cha cha, and the race car driver beat the Olympian by a score of 29 to 25. That left Lochte in peril for the second week in a row. Next, Terra Jole and Sasha Farber danced a Viennese waltz against Calvin Johnson and Lindsay Arnold, and while both pairs danced very well, the football player’s score of 32 out of 40 points earned him immunity.

Showing off their salsa skills were Amber Rose and Maksim Chmerkovskiy and Maureen McCormick and Artem Chigvintsev. “The Brady Bunch” star emerged victorious, and again Rose faced elimination. She was also in the bottom four last week.

And the final pairs to compete were Laurie Hernandez and Val Chmerkovskiy and Marilu Henner and Derek Hough. Not surprisingly, the Olympic gold medalist, who has topped the leader board since the beginning of the season, was the evening’s tango champ with a score of 31 out of 40. And even though Henner gave a strong performance, she was also left in jeopardy.

But during the elimination show, Henner and Hough, Edmonds and Holker, and Lochte and Burke were safe. In jeopardy were Rose and Maksim Chmerkovskiy, Perry and Slater, and Jole and Farber. In the end, Rick Perry and Emma Slater were the second team to be voted off Season 23 of “Dancing with the Stars.”

As Gossip Cop reported last week, Jake Austin and Jenna Johnson were the first pair to be sent home. Watch the video below of Perry and Slater’s elimination from “Dancing With The Stars.”


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