October 10th, 2012
11:55 AM ET
"Dancing With the Stars: All-Stars" isn't exactly feeling the love for the former boy banders this season.
A week after 'N Sync's Joey Fatone was sent home, 98 Degrees' Drew Lachey and his partner Anna Trebunskaya were sent packing.
But they weren't alone - Tuesday night was a double elimination, and Helio Castroneves and Chelsie Hightower were also cut from the competition.
Hightower, whose quickstep with Castroneves earned a 25.5 on Monday, tried to be diplomatic about the elimination when she spoke with CNN Tuesday night.
"It is what it is. He came out and gave everything he had," she said of the former "DWTS" champion. "He gave three great performances, and I think he can leave at peace ... [I]t was a hard season."
Lachey, who also previously won the Mirror Ball trophy, and his pro partner Trebunskaya said they wouldn't "second guess one step" in their dancing. Monday's cha-cha earned the pair a score of 24.
"I think the judges kind of screwed us over a little bit with their scoring," Trebunskaya told CNN, while Lachey reminisced on what he's going to miss.
"I'm going to miss the live element [of 'DWTS']," he said, "but I'm mostly going to miss [Anna's] face."
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