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Dancing with the Stars: Sherri Shepherd and Val Chmerkovskiy Are Out

UPDATED 04/11/2012 at 08:15 AM EDT Originally published 04/10/2012 at 10:15 PM EDT

Dancing with the Stars Elimination: Sherri Shepherd and Val Are Out
Sherri Shepherd and Val Chmerkovskiy
Gladys Knight may be one of the top soul singers of all time, but her tango on Rock Week at Dancing with the Stars only received 20 points from the judges, landing her at the bottom of the pack Monday night.

Did her performance with partner Tristan MacManus send them both packing? Or did Gavin DeGraw and partner Karina Smirnoff – who improved this week, but have been regulars in the bottom two so far this season – get the boot? Or did a favorite who happened to have an off night end up going home instead?

Keep reading to find out the results ...





Surprise! Both the singers were safe on Tuesday. Instead, in the season's most shocking results night so far, two favorite couples were in the bottom: Sherri Shepherd and Val Chmerkovskiy, and Roshon Fegan and Chelsie Hightower.

"All of us judges are in total shock," head judge Len Goodman said of the turn of events. "This is beyond ... The standard is so high, anyone can be in jeopardy, anyone can be safe."

In the end, Sherri and Val were eliminated.

"I just want to say thank you for letting me live a dream I've always had," the talk show host said with tears in her eyes. "I had the most amazing partner, Val Chmerkovskiy. That thing that scares you the most ... run towards it because it's so amazing on the other side ... I had the most amazing time."

Roshon and Chelsie will be back next week to compete against the other remaining couples.



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