Bristol and Mark had the lowest scores of All-Stars Season 15, Week 2: Performance, but they were revealed as safe with 20 minutes still to go during the Results Show. Of course, before they were revealed as safe, some drama was set up for later weeks. During their low-scoring Quickstep, we heard judge Bruno Tonioli call out “mess!” Judge Carrie Ann Inaba told Bristol and Mark that breaking hold in their dance was a slam in the judges’ faces, so they were slamming back. The cameras cut to Maksim Chmerkovskiy in the skybox, having a giggle fit about Carrie Ann going after someone else for once. Do you think the judges’ comments actually helped Bristol by making her the underdog (again), so fans jumped to her defense? It’s not like it was her fault Mark choreographed a break in the middle of their Quickstep.
Bristol got three 6s for her score of 18 out of 30 and she told the cameras, "It is what it is. I'm going to get 6s no matter what."
It feels like Season 11 all over again. Low scores. Defensive Bristol and her passionate supporters vs. the DWTS world. Do you have the energy to do this again? Are you fired up on her behalf? Are you one of the many people voting for her and Mark to keep going? If so, are you voting more for Bristol or for Mark, or for their partnership together?
Catch a new episode of Dancing With the Stars Season 15: All-Stars on Monday, October 8 at 8 p.m. ET/PT onABC.
Gina Carbone is a contributing writer at Wetpaint Entertainment. Follow her on Twitter@ginacarbone.