10 Shocking Dancing With The Stars Feuds

  
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Learning a new skill is always frustrating, but what happens when you make it a competition, involving celebrities with egos, then pair them with professional dancers and record it for national television? Well, a little drama is certain to take place. Dancing with the Stars is in its 23rd season, meaning this list has a lot of juicy dirt to dish. This is a countdown of the top feuds that have spiraled from Dancing with the Stars and all its ego-clashing glory.

10. Kate Gosselin and Tony Dovolani, Season 10

Kate Gosselin almost drove Tony Dovolani to quit during DWTS season 10 while rehearsing a jive to Elton John’s “I’m Still Standing.” While growing increasingly frustrated, Kate and Tony experienced some communication issues (to put it lightly). Kate confessed to the camera that Tony had said she was undermining his teaching methods, but she didn’t believe she was and he just didn’t understand the method by which she was most comfortable learning. Things escalated from there, as they always do, Tony pointing to his accomplishments as proof of his teaching abilities and Kate trying to explain herself. The blowout ended with Kate attempting to leave the volatile situation and Tony declaring “I quit.” A short time later Tony returned and apologized, but the pair could not seem to develop the chemistry needed for success and were eliminated in the fifth week of the show.

Adam Larkey / ©ABC / Courtesy Everett Collection

Adam Larkey / ©ABC / Courtesy Everett Collection

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9. Jennifer Grey and Derek Hough, Season 11

With the pressure of competition, things can boil over quickly. During the fifth week of season 11, Jennifer and Derek had it out over a move that Jennifer just could not complete. “You know what, I’m not going to get it when you get angry with me. It doesn’t help.” Derek said that he was just frustrated and that he had to let it out rather than ball it up inside. Jennifer retorted telling him to control his temper and she decided to take a walk to cool off. “Seriously? We’re wasting more time,” Derek sneered as he turned to the camera and said that Jennifer took things way too personally. Eventually, these two kissed and made up and took home the season 11 Mirror Ball, but fans will never forget that uncharacteristic display of impatience by the great Derek Hough.

Adam Larkey / ©ABC / Courtesy Everett Collection

Adam Larkey / ©ABC / Courtesy Everett Collection

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