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Cannon fodder: Bristol Palin
Partner: Mark Ballas
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Sep. 20, 2012
"Star" cred: Daughter of Sarah Palin, reality TV show participant
Original season finish: Season 11, 3rd
Wow. I'd forgotten how really weak Season 11 was in terms of good dancing. Don't believe me? Let me say some names to you: Kurt Warner (Mr. Pancake Hands). Rick Fox. David Hasselhoff. Michael Bolton. Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino. Is it any wonder Bristol managed to hang on 'til third place? Never forget: This is a woman whose OWN PARTNER had her dance in a gorilla suit one week. The same partner she'll have this season, incidentally.