'Dancing With the Stars' backstage: Shawn and Derek fire back at Len, 'We're doing something right'

"Dancing With the Stars: All-Stars" judge Len Goodman drew the ire of fans after his harsh critique of Shawn Johnson's spirited samba with partner Derek Hough and Mark Ballas Monday night (Nov. 12). Backstage after the show, we caught up with the dancers for their reactions to Len's smackdown and shockingly low score (a 7, compared to a 9 and 10 from the other judges). "So far this season, the lower the score from Len, the better we're doing, [so] we're doing something right," laughed Derek, who stands by his choreography. "This has been a dedication to all the loyal fans of 'Dancing With the Stars' who've seen [thousands of] sambas and cha-chas. I feel it's my responsibility as a choreographer to say, 'How am I going to keep them entertained? How am I going to keep them watching?' "To be honest with you, I just wanted to see this girl [Shawn] get tribal. Should...


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