Lynette Rice
September 25, 2017 AT 10:04 PM EDT

Aww, the 25th-anniversary celebration has only just begun!

Sadly, one less celebrity will be able to participate in the fun — at least for the new few months. On Monday, the judges and the voting audience sent their first competitor home. And that person is…

Shark Tank’s Barbara Corcoran.

Hey, at least the 68-year-old businesswoman was smiling while waiting for host Tom Bergeron to say her name!

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“How am I going to live without him?” she told the hosts of her partner Keo Motsepe. “It was such an honor.”

On premiere night, the shark earned a 14 out of 30, the lowest score of the night, after dancing the salsa to “Money Maker.” During the second week’s rehearsal video, Corcoran talked about being bullied as a child because of her dyslexia.

“I’ve been dyslexic my whole life,” she said. “It definitely affects you. I was always the stupid kid they made fun of. I don’t want anybody laughing at me.”

She went on to say, “everything I have ever done in life has been to prove that I’m not stupid. I’m very capable. Because I am.”

Click here for our full recap.

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