Who is left on dancing with the stars: Elimination details.
The thirty-first season of Dancing With the Stars has finished, and one couple has emerged victorious, taking home the coveted mirrorball trophy. This is the first season that the competition show has been available to broadcast live coast to coast on Disney+, and it was also the very first show to stream live on the platform overall.
The actress Selma Blair, the drag queen diva Shangela, and the comic Wayne Brady were among the members of a new set of dance darlings who swept the ballroom by storm. Along with host Tyra Banks and new co-host Alfonso Ribeiro, who won Dancing with the Stars season 19, all of the previous judges, including Len Goodman, Carrie Ann Inaba, Bruno Tonioli, and Derek Hough, returned for the new season.
Check out the list below to find out who was removed each week and who took home the trophy for the season.
Jason Lewis and Peta Murgatroyd
After his cha cha performance on the season 31 premiere fell short of the judges’ expectations, Sex and the City star Jason Lewis was the first celebrity to be ousted from the competition.
It is unfortunate to see Smith Jerrod — I mean, Jason Lewis go, but you know that Samantha Jones’ public relations agency would have found a way to spin this in a positive light.
Teresa Giudice and Pasha Pashkov
Teresa Giudice, star of Bravo’s The Real Housewives of New Jersey, participated in week 2’s Elvis night with a performance that left the judges “All Shook Up.” When it came time to decide who would be eliminated, their votes were nearly evenly divided, but in the end, it was head judge Goodman’s decision that sent Giudice packing for the next flight back to Jersey.
Cheryl Ladd and Louis van Amstel
Cheryl Ladd, the star of Charlie’s Angels, disproved the adage “Diamonds Are Forever,” but her role on the program won’t last forever. Her performance of the Bond night Rumba during week 3 received her the second lowest score of the night, and the judges ultimately decided that she should be eliminated.
Sam Champion and Cheryl Burk
Sam Champion, a contributor for Good Morning America and a New York weather anchor, got back together with his longtime friend Cheryl Burke to pursue one of his boyhood goals and dance. The judges, however, were looking for a higher level of intensity from him in his performances, and they decided to dismiss him in week 4.
Selma Blair and Sasha Farber
Due to the hardships caused by her multiple sclerosis, actress Selma Blair was forced to withdraw from the competition, despite the fact that she was not formally eliminated.
During her final performance, she shared her thoughts on the piece by saying, “This is a dance for everyone who had tried and dreamed they could do more, but also the power in realizing when it’s time to walk away.”
Joseph Baena and Daniella Karagach
After receiving accolades from the judges week after week, fitness model Joseph Baena even won the title of “best rumba by a male” from judge Carrie Ann Inaba. But in a surprising turn of events just one day later, Baena was eliminated from the competition.
Jessie James Decker and Alan Bersten
Jessie James Decker, a country singer, continued to demonstrate growth week after week, eventually gaining the title of Prom Queen in week 5’s dance marathon. But she’s Comin’ Home after receiving negative feedback about her salsa on the Michael Bublé night.
Jordin Sparks and Brandon Armstrong
Jordin Sparks, the winner of American Idol, had no prior experience in dance when she entered the competition, but as the weeks progressed, she learned to adore it. Following her elimination in week 7, she expressed her excitement about continuing her dancing career.
Heidi D’Amelio and Artem Chigvintsev
Heidi D’Amelio, star of The D’Amelio Show and mother of Charli and Dixie, who are both influential users on TikTok, was saved by the judges both times that she was in the bottom two of the competition.
However, more than their votes was needed to rescue her in week 8, when she was eliminated due to having the lowest score of the night as well as receiving the least amount of audience votes.
Vinny Guadagnino and Koko Iwasaki
Vinny Guadagnino, star of the show Jersey Shore, fist-pumped his way into the hearts of Americans. In spite of the fact that he had the lowest scores on the leaderboard almost every week, he managed to make it all the way to week 8, where he was eliminated just one week before the semifinals.
Charli D’Amelio and Mark Ballas (winners)
Charli D’Amelio, a sensation on the social media platform TikTok, and her mother Heidi, also a dancer, became the first mother-daughter team to participate on Dancing With the Stars
. Throughout the course of the season, Charli shown that she is a force to be reckoned with in the world of dance, garnering six flawless marks. She was able to impress the judges with her freestyle performance while partnering with professional dancer Mark Ballas, and as a result, she was awarded the mirrorball trophy.