Reality Show, Dancing with the Stars: Latest Elimination And Controversy!

Reality show Dancing With The Stars always comes with many talents along with the news. The airing of semi-final episode DWTS, Season 28 was the package of many emotions.

Some elimination brought tears to the eyes, while some were the talk of the day. From heart-breaking elimination to remaining talented contestant, here are some of the top news.

Heart-Breaking Elimination

James good-bye hug to Ally Brooke (Source: Women’s Health)

The semi-final episode which telecasted on November 18 was a quite wholehearted season. Not only the elimination but some of the in-between details made the episode emotional. The twisted voting out of James Van Der Beek shed some of the tears.

The tragic moment took place when he mentioned about his wife’s miscarriage. His wife went through the tragedy before his contemporary dance of the night. Despite, the sorrowful moment he was able to perform as his wife wanted to see him dance.

After the reveal, his first mistake on the stage made sense. His contemporary on Hozier’s “Take Me To Church.” left everyone on tears.

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Tragic Story of  Contestant

Kel Mitchel on the stage (Source: US Weekly)

Another heartwarming story was of another contestant, Kel Mitchell. The saddening story of him losing his childhood friend to gun violence left everyone stunned. Meanwhile, Hannah Brown’s devastating situation she went through was another emotional breakdown.

Former contestant of ‘The Bachelorette’ also has mentioned that DWTS has brought many positive aspects in her life. Furthermore, she also mentioned:

“I’ve been through a lot on television and my whole life has been exposed to everybody. There have been ups and downs.”

“I think this is also something that has those ups and down but it has been such a great therapy for me. And I feel like that’s what people get to see. I get to come out every Monday and shine.”

Conflicts between the contestants

The reality show always comes with some conflicts between the contestant. The competition and the winning mentality definitely creates some cold war. There was a revelation of  James Van Der Beek and partner Emma Slater being against  Ally Brooke and partner Sasha Farber in the bottom two.”

In the episode, Carrie Ann Inaba was all in the tears while she was voting to keep Brooke. While Bruno Tonioli didn’t seem that happy from the vote. Another contestant sobbed into the tears while begging to let her vote to keep James Van Der Beek.

Elimination of James Van Der Beek became the talk of the town

Everyone including the contestant burst into tears while saying goodbye to Van Der Beek. His elimination became the talk of the town. Fans who were fantasized about his dance moves couldn’t stop tweeting about the news.

One of the fans took to Twitter to share his thoughts saying:

Fan tweet about James (Source: Twitter)


“Ally has been in the bottom 3 times and does the easiest dances……. James has been nearly flawless. Wow. And I thought the judges were bad before. This is just awful #DWTS”

Another fan tweeted:

Fan’s tweet about James elimination (Source: Twitter)

“James should’ve won the whole show… I can’t believe they just sent him home like that #DWTS”

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Short bio of James Van Der Beek

Connecticut-born James Van Der Beek is a talented actor. He is active in the acting industry since 1993. Presently, he is a prominent figure in the media for appearing in the Warner Bros. TV series, “Dawson’s Creek”. He played the character of Dawson Leery in the series. Additionally, he is also famous for starring as a fictionalized version of himself on a sitcom, “Don’t Trust the B—- in Apartment 23”. See more bio…