Petra Nemcova and Dmitry Chaplin
04/19/2011 at 03:00 PM EDT
After a night of patriotic performances
, three couples – Kendra Wilkinson
and Louis van Amstel, Ralph Macchio and Karina Smirnoff and Petra Nemcova and Dmitry Chaplan – were tied at the bottom of the leader board with just 22 points a piece when the confetti settled on Dancing with the Stars
In the end, Petra Nemcova was eliminated.
The supermodel was joined in jeopardy Tuesday night by Chris Jericho and Cheryl Burke
and Kirstie Alley
and Maksim Chmerkovskiy.
"It's been a life-changing journey," she said after the decision was announced, "and I've made amazing friends. So many people got inspired because of ... Dancing with the Stars
On Tuesday's show, host Tom Bergeron also announced that DWTS
pro Mark Ballas
would be performing on a future episode with recently-ousted American Idol
contestant (and rumored girlfriend)