Dancing With the Stars

Audrina Patridge's Mom Apologizes for DWTS Rant

10/28/2010 at 07:35 PM EDT

Audrina Patridge's Mom Sorry for Dancing with the Stars Rant
Lynn and Audrina Patridge
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Her maternal instincts got a little out of control.

So says Lynn Patridge in apologizing for a cringe-inducing, profane rant caught on video after her reality star daughter Audrina Patridge was surprisingly eliminated from Dancing with the Stars this week.

"I was extremely emotional after her elimination – it just came as such a shock," Lynn says. "I want to apologize for offending anyone."

Lynn, who admitted she had been drinking, unloaded on the dance show and took shots at her daughter's former Hills castmates in her diatribe Wednesday outside the Hollywood hotspot Beso.

"I am sincerely sorry for the negative things I said in the heat of the moment," Lynn says. "As a mother, there is no pain in this world like seeing your children upset. I am so proud of my daughter and all she has accomplished on Dancing with the Stars."

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