November 21st, 2012
12:09 PM ET
For the second time in as many weeks, two celebrities were given the boot on last night's "Dancing with the Stars: All-Stars" results show.
And for the second time in three "double elimination" episodes, a pair of former winners were told to head home.
Olympic speed skater and season 4 winner Apolo Anton Ohno was the first to be eliminated, even though he garnered his second perfect score of the competition Monday with a rumba set to Michael Jackson's "Man in the Mirror." But Ohno and pro partner Karina Smirnoff were the final couple called safe in the last two elimination episodes, so perhaps their luck had run out.
It was also the final whistle for football great and season 3 winner Emmitt Smith, whose tango set to Jackson's "Leave Me Alone" disappointed the panel. Watch the video above to check out what the eliminated contestants and their pro partners had to say about getting the heave-ho.
Ohno and Smith's departures mean just three celebrities remain for next week's finale: Olympic gymnast and season 8 champ Shawn Johnson, actress and season 1 winner Kelly Monaco and TV personality Melissa Rycroft. This leaves me with a bunch of questions:
Sound off with your thoughts and theories about who will be named the "DWTS" winner below!
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