12:41 AM EDT 10/17/2013
Originally posted 03/30/2011 11:45AM
Mike Catherwood and partner Lacey Schwimmer were sent packing Tuesday night when Dancing with the Stars eliminated the first pair of season 12. Now that he's out of the running for the mirror-ball trophy, the radio personality is hanging up his dancing shoes – for good.
"I'm sure there are a lot of past competitors that sparked a dancer within them, but I am not one of those people," Catherwood told PEOPLE following Tuesday's elimination show. "If anything, the only relief that comes with being eliminated tonight is knowing that I don't have to go back in and frustrate myself and Lacey with my horrible dancing."
While the L.A.-based KROQ disc jockey, who earned the lowest scores in the first two weeks of competition, may not be walking away with a newly instilled passion for the ballroom, he's not exactly leaving empty handed, either.
Originally posted 03/29/2011 01:15PM
The first Dancing with the Stars elimination of this season is almost here – and one couple will have to quickstep their way off the stage for good.
But who deserves to get the boot?
There are three notable celebrity laggards in jeopardy, two of whom faced some choice words from the judges on Monday.
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