Dancing With the Stars

Will Bristol finally say goodbye to the ballroom?

Nov. 9, 2010 at 11:44 AM ET

Bristol Palin’s trend toward improved performances came to screeching halt when she and pro partner Mark Ballas attempted to samba their way through a song they only learned moments earlier. There were skipped steps, dazed expressions and enough shoulder shimmies to fill the routine but not many well-timed moves. Despite Ballas' gracious attempt to take the blame, it was hard to ignore Palin’s contributions. After all, she's earned her spot in the back of the pack several times in the competition. Is it finally time for Palin to say goodbye to the ballroom? Related:

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