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BRISTOL PALIN, SEASON 11
Bristol Palin was heavily scrutinized because of her mother's politics. But being Sarah Palin's daughter played a key role in keeping Bristol in the competition -- whether or not she deserved it.
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HOPE SOLO, SEASON 13
The world's greatest goalkeeper certainly didn't like her time in the ballroom and it showed. In her autobiography, Solo: A Memoir of Hope, Hope alleged the show was rigged and that partner Maksim Chermkovskiy slapped her.
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LOLO JONES, SEASON 19
The athlete's unremarkable run was over before it began. She danced like a stiff in rehearsals and then made excuses for her poor debut, saying the sound effects threw her off. She was first to be ousted that season.
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SADIE ROBERTSON, SEASON 19
The gal could move, but like Palin, she was dogged with accusations that right-leaning voters who watch her family's show Duck Dynasty kept her in the ballroom.
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CLORIS LEACHMAN, SEASON 7
Look, she was charming as heck and who doesn't like to break records about being the oldest contestant ever? But the 82-year-old actress really had no business donning the Danskins.
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TOM DELAY, SEASON 9
The former House Majority Leader who promoted the "birther" conspiracy theory about President Barack Obama thought the show would help improve his image. It didn't.
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He was great to ogle, but let's be honest: the talented Ukrainian American made it hard for us to like him sometimes. He constantly sparred with the judges and once famously announced "this is my show" when Len Goodman challenged his technique.