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Published: Wednesday, 9/21/2011 - Updated: 2 years ago

Metta World Peace first to depart 'Dancing with the Stars'

BLADE NEWS SERVICES

Dancing with the Stars viewers didn’t give Metta World Peace a chance.

The basketball star formerly known as Ron Artest was the first celebrity ejected last night from the 13th edition of Dancing with the Stars. The show’s judges gave World Peace the lowest score on Monday’s premiere: 14 out of a possible 30.

World Peace was sent packing after viewer votes were combined with the judges’ scores.

Head judge Len Goodman said the outgoing Los Angeles Lakers forward’s footwork was "atrocious" and his routine was "all sizzle and no sausage."

Among the 11 stars remaining in the competition are World Cup soccer player Hope Solo; reality stars Rob Kardashian and Kristin Cavallari; TV personalities Nancy Grace, Carson Kressley, and Ricki Lake; actor David Arquette; and author and activist Chaz Bono.



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