'Dancing With the Stars' backstage: Shawn Johnson, Melissa Rycroft and Kelly Monaco celebrate first-ever female-only final

With the elimination Monday (Nov. 20) of Apolo Ohno and Emmitt Smith on "Dancing With the Stars: All-Stars," the reality competition will see its first all-female finale in 15 seasons. We caught up with the three finalists -- Shawn Johnson, Kelly Monaco and Melissa Rycroft -- backstage after the results show to get their reactions on making "DWTS" history. "I embrace girl power," Kelly told us. "I think it's awesome. I'm honored to be up there with two amazing women." "How flippin' great is that?" enthused Melissa. "The girls beat the boys in this competition. I don't think that anybody had that written in the cards." Added the former "Bachelor" contestant, who knows a thing or two about competing against women, "It feels so good and to be in the company we're in -- it's going to be so great." "I'm so excited!" agreed Shawn, the trio's bubbly blonde. "Being all girls -- it's a...


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