12 Dancing With The Stars Contestants Who Let Us Down

  
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Dancing With the Stars has seen super competitive seasons, and others that were rather lacking in talent, but either way almost every season has had stars that were expected to do well right away. Either for physical ability, previous dance experience, or sheer confidence, many fans picked out some stars to be frontrunners who ended up being extremely disappointing in the competition! From natural athletes, to stars who were promoted as big draws for the season, many times they didn’t last nearly as long fans expected or wanted them to! So, here are 12 Dancing With the Stars contestants who let us down:

12. Sabrina Bryan

Season five of Dancing With the Stars kicked off in September of 2007, and right away there were some who were expected to do better than others. One of those contestants was Sabrina Bryan, who had danced before and was best known as a part of the girl group The Cheetah Girls. Her past experience, as well as her off-screen blossoming romance with partner Mark Ballas at the time, meant Bryan was pegged for a top contender all season. Despite landing three of the highest scores in weeks one, three and four, the pair ended being eliminated sixth in what is still considered one of the show’s most shocking eliminations of all time. After the disappointing finish, Bryan was brought back in season 15 for the “All-Stars” season and many hoped she would get her redemption, but once again she was eliminated sixth, landing in eighth place!

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11. Shannen Doherty

Season ten of Dancing With the Stars boasted 11 pretty popular stars from reality stars to athletes and it also included former Beverly Hills, 90210 and Charmed actress Shannen Doherty. Following her time on Charmed, Doherty had fallen off the radar and many were excited to see her back in the spotlight and maybe boost her career with her turn on the dancefloor in 2010. Unfortunately, all of the high hopes, expectations, and excitement fans had for seeing the actress compete came to an end extremely quickly. After the first two episodes, Doherty and her pro partner Mark Ballas became the first to be eliminated despite scoring higher than the three pairs that were eliminated after them.

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