7 Most Shocking DWTS Upsets Ever!

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Dancing with the Stars has become one of the most popular reality TV shows of the decade but is the competition really about the best dancer – or the most popular celebrity. Over the years, countless deserving contestants have been booted from the show prematurely, leaving viewers shocked and the judges stunned.

Over the past 16 seasons, there have been many upsets on the show. We’ll recap the 7 most shocking moments from past seasons. Take a look and let us know if you agree:

7. Brandy 

Season: DWTS Season 11

Viewers of Dancing with the Stars Season 11 were convinced that the final two couples would be Brandy and Maks and and Jennifer and Derek. In one of the most shocking (and unfair) eliminations ever, Brandy was eliminated in the semi-finals while Bristol Palin two-stepped her way into the final three.


6. Kristin Cavallari

Season: DWTS Season 13

Kristin Cavallari was one of the most promising contestants on Season 13 of Dancing with the Stars. So when she was eliminated in week 3, everyone was shocked. Kristin never had the opportunity to reach her full potential on the dance floor while other, less promising contestants like Chaz Bono, David Arquette and Nancy Grace danced their way into week 4.