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Dancing with the Stars recap: Radio Silence

A dancer chit-chat-chas away from the ballroom; OneRepublic and Selena Gomez perform

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Dancing With the Stars

TV Show
Reality TV
run date:
Tom Bergeron, Carrie Ann Inaba, Bruno Tonioli, Len Goodman, Erin Andrews, Julianne Hough
Current Status:
In Season

On Tuesday night’s Dancing With the Stars, talk show host Wendy Williams was swiftly nudged out of the stable of contenders and can now spend all of her time being busy and important in a different city. Her elimination came as no surprise, even to Wendy. “Despite stereotypes, this is one black girl who can’t even do the Running Man,” she admitted while Maks geared up to execute his own Running Man for the next few minutes. Thigh spasm or no thigh spasm, when the Running Man calls, a Pro answers. To celebrate all of her magical time with Tony in the ballroom, Wendy then promptly left her partner standing center stage while she ran over to fondle some random audience members in the front row. We all show how much we care in such different ways.

What will Wendy miss most about the show? “Craft services,” she told EW. Ho, hum. I could have sworn her answer would be “to wear giant mirrorball rings with purpose.” And big news: Tony Dovolani’s developing a series with The Golf Channel! Teachers will be challenging Our Pro to hit the ball as well as Golf Pros. Will he be able to handle non-Pro status? Not if he can help it, which I guess is the point of this golf show: Tony Dovolani is a Pro at all things. Anyway, I am so not into golf, but I would obviously watch that.

Chris Jericho (who just tweeted “Wow what a mindfunk!!!)  and Kendra Wilkinson joined Wendy in the bottom three. Sugar Ray Leonard is safe this week! I think it was Anna Tre-BUN-skaya’s skillful glove work Monday night that did it. Meanwhile, Hindquarters Ward and Kym got the results show encore dance — and an early “safe” pronouncement to boot.

I loved the way Kirstie Alley playfully mocked Brooke in the celebriquarium when Brooke wouldn’t stop asking how Kirstie felt about The Fall. “You are soooooo pretty, Brooke Burke,” she cooed, while petting her. Because that’s pretty much all you can say to or about Brooke Burke, ever. She really is so pretty. Also, I’ve once again buried the lead in my recap: Brooke was wearing two entirely different earrings — one large hoop and one dangling tassel. She was the LIVING EMBODIMENT of the great and enduring Dancing With the Stars battle: Sequins vs. Fringe. I long ago stopped keeping the tally, so Brooke’s earrings sparked a major guilt trip. Good times.

NEXT: Selena Gomez, OneRepublic, and Hidden Gems of the Week