'Dancing With the Stars': Ricki Lake breaks down 'very heated' week


Ricki Lake is taking a deep breath the day after two particularly emotional nights on "Dancing With the Stars.""Wednesdays are hard," Lake tells Zap2it, "because you start over. It's almost like it didn't happen. We lost Chaz [Bono, the latest celebrity contestant eliminated from the ABC show], and he's such a good guy. I really enjoyed getting to know him. He's incredibly brave, strong and quiet, and I think his being there was very important."Lake adds "the Maks thing," with pro dancer Maksim Chmerkovskiy telling judge Len Goodman "maybe it's time to go" during Monday's (Oct. 24) critique of soccer-star dance partner Hope Solo, "was crazy. It's very heated at this point in the competition." (Chmerkovskiy later apologized.)Midway through the 13th "Dancing" season, Lake reflects, "I expected it to be really hard and to sort of consume my life, and also to be the opportunity of my lifetime. It's been all of that, but it's...



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