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Dancing With the Stars Backstage Scoop: Shawn's Knee Injury "Not Fun to Relive"

Shawn Johnson, Derek Hough, Dancing with the Stars All-Star Craig Sjodin/ABC

There was a lot of celebration backstage after tonight's episode of Dancing With the Stars!

Sabrina Bryan and Louis Van Amstel as well as Apolo Ohno and Karina Smirnoff both received perfect scores tonight, and overall the vibe backstage was very emotional.

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"It was so embarrassing," Sabrina joked. "We were sad, soppy, happy and glad all at the same time."

"I was emotional because of this one here," Louis said while beaming at his partner. "I love what I do."

Doesn't hurt they also scored a perfect 30! 

"What a nice validation," Louis said. "This week was hard. Not the dancing, but to get it out, the emotions. It was therapeutic. We were happy, we were almost fighting because I was pushing her buttons to get it out."

One pair who had a hard week (but in a different way) was Shawn Johnson and Derek Hough. Shawn reinjured the same knee that ended her Olympic career.

"The knee is OK, it's a little sore at the moment but better than it was at the beginning of the week," Johnson told us about how she was feeling after performing tonight.

"I think the whole event of it was emotionally overwhelming than anything—just thinking my knee could take me out of this like it did the Olympic run," Shawn said backstage. "It was not fun to relive."

"For her to show any pain...I was scared," Derek added. "She doesn't complain, she's not a wuss. She's a strong girl. It worried me for a while. I was happy [we could perform] but still cautious."

In other emotional news, everyone backstage is sending thoughts to those back east who are affected by the storm

—Reporting by WIll Marfuggi

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