Credit: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Photo: David Hasselhoff & Kym Johnson at the DWTS Premiere

How did last season's Dancing with the Stars first loser, Shannen Doherty, react when David Hasselhoff got voted off this week? "I can't believe the Hoff got booted!"

"I was stunned," Doherty tells Zap2it. "He's a huge star with a gigantic fan base. People might have been like, 'He's getting a ton of votes, so I don't need to vote for him.' I thought he was great and super-entertaining, and Jennifer Grey was lovely. And the kid from the Disney Channel (Kyle Massey)? Personality like you would not believe! Since I was on the show last season, I had to watch."

And what of last season? Why did Shannen decide to appear? It was all because of her sick dad. "It was the only reason," she confirms. "They had made me offers since Season 1, and I had never considered it. Being in front of a live audience and many other things went into it where I thought, 'Oh, I don't need to do this.'

"My dad had had his 10th stroke last Christmas, and I was trying to cheer him up. I told him about the latest 'Dancing With the Stars' offer, laughing it off ... and he was like, 'Do it! Do it!' It was very emotional. I remember with the first live performance, I was walking down, and the first person I saw was my dad. The rest of that night was a struggle not to cry."

Guess this notorious "bad girl" has a sort side after all.

Source: Zap2it


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