Dancing With The Stars 2012 eliminates Melissa Gilbert and Roshon Fegan. It was the last dance for not one, but two couples on Tuesday’s Dancing with the Stars. With the recently-introduced Dance Duel tabled for the rest of the season, two duos were sent home based on the judges’ points and viewers’ votes. Roshon Fegan & Chelsie Hightower and Melissa Gilbert & Maksim Chmerkovskiy were the pairs surprisingly eliminated.

To top it off, it was Gilbert’s birthday! the 20-year-old didn’t shed a tear when his time came. Instead he clung to partner Chelsie Hightower and simply said, “I’m definitely happy that I can add ballroom dancing to my dance moves.”In the end it came down to two celebs with very different dance floor reputations: this season’s reigning Dancing queen Katherine Jenkins and this season’s struggling star (at least as far as the judges have been concerned), Melissa Gilbert.

“I can’t even describe what a learning and growing experience this has been,” Melissa said through heavy tears after learning her fate. “It’s been a real blessing and a joy.” As for the star’s partner, whose temper took the spotlight during recent rehearsals, she called him “an incredible teacher, an incredible friend.”

Four couples will continue on to next week’s semi-finals: Donald Driver & Peta Murgatroyd, William Levy & Cheryl Burke, Katherine Jenkins & Mark Ballas, and Maria Menounos & Derek Hough.

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