Dancing With The Stars 2012 Week 9 Elimination Result: Maria Menounos eliminated despite having a perfect scoreBy Angel Cuala on May 16, 2012 in Entertainment, Television, United States •
Updated: May 22, 2012 10:00 a.m.
Maria Menounos was eliminated from Dancing With The Stars 2012 on Tuesday, May 15, 2012 on their Week 9 elimination night or semi-finals, despite leading the scores on Monday and received a perfect score from the judges.
Maria Menounos & Derek Hough, during Dancing With
The Stars 2012 semi-finals performance night
Image Credit: ABC video
As featured at ABC on Tuesday night, Maria Menounos & Derek Hough were voted out from the DWTS 2012 semi-finals, with the show now with only 3 dancing pairs left; while William Levy & Cheryl Burke was requested to repeat their performance last time which they did.
As reported earlier, Maria & Derek led the scores on Monday night (59/60) and received a perfect score from the judges in Round 1, while William & Cheryl landed second (58/60) and received a perfect score in Round 2.
On the first part of the show on Tuesday, Katherine Jenkins & Mark Ballas were the first ones to be announced as safe while Maria & Derek landed in the jeopardy after Alannis Morrisette performed her latest single “Guardian” from her upcoming album ‘Havoc and Bright Lights’.
Later, Carrie Underwood sang her latest song “Good Girl”, the first single off her new album “Blown Away”; and William Levy & Cheryl Burke were announced as safe while Donald Driver & Peta Murgatroyd were announced to be joining Maria & Derek in the jeopardy.
Apparently, Maria Menounos, who also received a perfect score during Week 7 in the episode called ‘Classical Week’ after she dressed up as a vampire and bite Derek‘s neck on the last part, was the eliminated one and the crowd seen surprised after the result was announced.
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