Tuesday night’s episode of ‘Dancing with the Stars’ featured the two bottom couples competing in front of the judges to avoid elimination in the first-ever ‘Dance Duels’. In this case, the stars going head-to-head were Gavin Degraw and Jaleel White.
The potential for elimination made for a heated first duel, as both teams broke out into simultaneous performances of the cha-cha, but in the end one of the couples had to go. In a unanimous decision, the judges made the decision to eliminate Gavin and save Jaleel.
It was certainly a heartbreaking moment for Degraw’s fans, but as judge Len Goodman put it, “It’s not about your favorite couple; It’s not about who you feel sorry for; The dance duel is all about the dancing.”

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