Bristol Palin not only posted the lowest scores during Monday’s episode of Dancing with the Stars but she also showed her pouty (and hurt) side during one of the pre-taped segments: She accused Mark Ballas of “being bummed” that he isn’t dancing with former partners Shawn Johnson and Sabrina Bryan, and that he’s emotionally — and sometimes physically — absent during what should be their rehearsal time.
“I swear it God I feel like you want to go home,” she said to Ballas in the segment while crying. Ballas touched her leg in an attempt to comfort her, but Palin left the studio. The entire argument aired right before the couple’s paso doble, which was a massive improvement over their previous two dances but only earned a 22.5 out of a possible 30. (Judge Len Goodman did, however, say it had “aggression,” the “most content I’ve seen in any dance you’ve done” and “easily your best dance.”)
Afterwards, Ballas tried to downplay the on-camera feud. READ FULL STORY