LOS ANGELES (RPRN) 5/6/09–Lil KimLil Kim was eliminated with partner Derek Hough from ABC’s popular dance show Dancing With The Stars yesterday evening (May 5), just before reaching the semifinals.
Since the season’s start, the rapper received high scores from the judges, but in this week’s show she received the second lowest score of 52 out of 60 points.
“There was a real shock in the room,” said host Tom Bergeron, regarding Kim’s departure.
“She’s an amazing person, an amazing soul, an amazing spirit and an amazing dancer,” professional dancer Hough said of Kim.
“This is one of the greatest experiences I’ve ever experienced in my life,” Lil Kim said, “because I brought people who never watched the show.”
Kim was voted out with Rodeo champ Ty Murray who was in last with 46 points, but viewers kept him there for next week’s semifinal round.
source: Yo! Raps