'Dancing with the Stars: All-Stars' Elimination: Why Did Gilles Marini Go Home?

It wasn't supposed to happen this way. After narrowly missing out on winning Dancing with the Stars in his original season, Gilles Marini was supposed to return triumphant to the ballroom. Instead, he landed in sixth place after his elimination in week 8 of Dancing with the Stars: All-Stars . So why did that happen?

'Dancing With the Stars' eliminee: 'It was a great run'

No matter which two couples were sent home on "Dancing With the Stars: All-Stars" tonight (Nov. 13), it was going to hurt. But Kirstie Alley, who got the boot tonight with Gilles Marini, took the news with charm and humor. "I'm so glad I did it -- it was a great run," the actress told us backstage after the show with pro partner Maksim Chmerkovskiy. "Maks tried his hardest, but come on! The bottom line is there are extraordinary dancers here."The first time we did the show everyone was a little even, [but] from the time I saw this cast, I was slightly flipping out -- and rightfully so." But what the 61-year-old comedian lacked in technical skill she more than compensated in entertainment, including her rapid-fire repartee with Maks. She ascribes her partner's atypical even temper this season to "horse tranquilizers -- the human ones didn't really work" and says "gas pains" are to...

Dancing with the Stars: All-Stars' Double Elimination! Who Made the Semifinals?

Dancing with the Stars boots two more couples! Did Kirstie overcome her 20-point deficit? Find out who made the semifinals and what new dances we'll see next week.

‘Dancing With the Stars: All-Stars’: Who Was Voted Off?

Gilles Marini was pegged by many as the winner going into the all-star season, especially because he lost to Shawn Johnson by less than 1% in the spring of 2009. Many thought he should have won the Mirror Ball then. But magic didn’t strike twice, and he and partner Peta Murgatroyd were one of the two eliminated couples on Tuesday’s “Dancing with the Stars.”

DWTS All-Stars: Who Is Dancing to What Crazy Style and Theme on the Semifinals?

Just when you think things can’t get weirder! On Monday’s Dancing With the Stars All-Stars Week 8 Performance Show, Tom Bergeron said the Week 9 Semifinals would feature dances performed to music of Michael Jackson's Bad album. But we’re in two (or even three?) dance territory, and on Tuesday’s Week 8 Results Show, they did another competitors’ choice twist, with the then-six remaining couples getting assigned funky new dance styles that were already paired with...