October 5th, 2011
10:40 AM ET
It doesn't take a lot to upset the audience 0f "Dancing With the Stars." As soon as a judge starts criticizing a celebrity's performance, the "boo birds" rain down the auditorium.
So when reality TV star Kristin Cavallari was eliminated from the show last night, the crowd let the voters at home have it. Even the judges were shocked at the sight of Cavallari and soccer star Hope Solo in the bottom two, with judge Len Goodman noting that both had potential to contend for the Mirrorball Trophy.
Cavallari had been one of the better dancers this season, performing the highest-rated quickstep last week and finishing in a tie for fourth among all performers Monday. But host Tom Bergeron noted that Cavallari may have been a victim of fans opting not to vote for her, thinking she would be safe for next week.
Nevertheless, Cavallari is looking at the bright side.
"I'm a little surprised, but I've had a great time and an awesome experience," she said. "It is what it is."
HLN legal eagle Nancy Grace is one of nine celebrities advancing to dance another day. She told "Showbiz Tonight's" A.J. Hammer after the show that she's contemplating a little "role reversal" next week with partner Tristan MacManus.
"I'm tired of the man always being in charge of every single dance. It's so 1940," Grace lamented. "[Tristan's] going to be wearing the push-up bra and the sequins."
While we're not sure if Tristan is in support of Nancy's plan, we can tell you that next week's show will feature a "movie score" theme.
What did you think of last night's "Dancing With the Stars" elimination?
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