October 12th, 2011
10:38 AM ET
Chynna Phillips won't hold on for one more day on "Dancing With the Stars."
The singer was knocked out of the competition last night, one day after she forgot her routine set to the "Mission: Impossible" theme.
"I went blank! I had a blank moment," Phillips told CNN after Tuesday's show. "We all have those blank moments. It's just too bad that it had to happen (Monday night) because I really wanted to go further in the competition."
The elimination surprised a number of fans, as Phillips looked to be an early favorite to win it all this season. She and partner Tony Dovolani were the top scorers in the first week of competition, and finished in a tie for second last week.
"I've met so many beautiful people, so many supportive individuals here," Phillips said. "It's been the time of my life."
Phillips was in the bottom three with reality TV personality Rob Kardashian and HLN's Nancy Grace. For Grace, it was the second time this season she was placed in jeopardy, but she says there's plenty of fight left in her.
"I've gotten e-mails from viewers who have stuck with me since I was paired with Johnnie Cochran (on Court TV), all the way through having the twins. They've stuck with me all this time. I think that they are the ones, other than (pro partner) Tristan (MacManus), who are pulling me through," she said.
Next week, the eight celebrities will dance to music from the 1980s.
What did you think of last night's "Dancing With the Stars" elimination? Do you agree with the result?
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