Wrong elimination call on "Dancing With The Stars"

ESPN reporter and former Paralympic swimmer Victoria Arlen and Val Chmerkovskiy were eliminated from Season 25 of Dancing with the Stars last night – just one week shy of competing for the Mirrorball Trophy.

For her final two dances of the competition, Arlen and Val first performed a Waltz to “To Build a Home” (feat. Patrick Watson) by Cinematic Orchestra; they earned a 27/30 – before delivering a recreation of Season 17 winners Derek Hough and Amber Riley’s Charleston to “Bang Bang” by will.i.am that earned her first 10s from judges Len Goodman and Bruno Tonioli for a total of 29/30.

“I want to say thank you so much to Victoria. Thank you to the show for trusting me with such an amazing, young woman. The future is bright for you,” Chmerkovskiy said as he stood by his visibly upset partner.

With Arlen’s departure, there are four couples heading to the finals: Jordan Fisher and Lindsay Arnold, Lindsey Stirling and Mark Ballas, Drew Scott and Emma Slater, and Frankie Muniz and Witney Carson.

Retired football pro Terrell Owens, singer Nick Lachey and his wife Vanessa, pro wrestler Nikki Bella, actress Sasha Pieterse, former NBA player Derek Fisher, recording artist Debbie Gibson and reality TV personality Barbara Corcoran, along with their professional partners, were previously sent packing this season.

Fans and viewers have learned that Arlen slowly regained the ability to speak, eat, walk, and move after being diagnosed at age 11 with a neurological condition and an autoimmune disease which affected her spinal cord and left her in a vegetative state for four years. she was paralyzed from the waist down for nearly a decade. Last week, she suffered a painful injury when her whole right side of her body went into a spasm. She did not hold back her emotions when told she was eliminated...

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