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'Dancing With The Stars': Keyshawn Johnson eliminated 1st

Former Super Bowl champ Keyshawn Johnson and his partner Sharna Burgess talk to Eyewitness News following their elimination on Monday, Sept. 23, 2013.
September 23, 2013 12:00:00 AM PDT
The first couple of season 17 of "Dancing With The Stars" to go home was former Super Bowl champ Keyshawn Johnson and his partner Sharna Burgess.

Get a full dance-by-dance recap of this week's 'Dancing With The Stars'

"I had the great experience. I think Sharna is amazing in terms of a choreographer. I think that her time will come in terms of getting to the next level for her. That's really all I really cared about," said Johnson. "I wanted her to succeed more than me."

Burgess said Johnson is a hard worker and she really admires that about him.

"He came out here and gave it absolutely everything he had and, for me, I couldn't ask for more than that," said Burgess.

When you combine both weeks of dancing, Amber Riley and her partner, Derek Hough, topped the judges' scoreboard. But with all the first week scores now out of the judging, it's Corbin Bleu and Karina Smirnoff who are at the top spot, jiving their way to 26 out of 30 points.

"I want to surprise myself and I want to surprise everyone else," said Bleu. "I just want to come out here every single week. I want to be able to put on a show."

One point behind them, tying for second place this week, were Elizabeth Berkley Lauren and Val Chmerkovskiy, who did the Samba, and Christina Milian and Mark Ballas, who did the Paso Doble.

Three couples scored triple eights to tie for fourth place. Jack Osbourne and Cheryl Burke; Leah Remini and Tony Dovolani; and Derek Hough and Amber Riley.

The 11 remaining couples will perform a variety of dance styles next Monday night.

See photos from all the action in Week 2 of 'Dancing With The Stars'


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