Dancing With the Stars Recap: Find Out Who Was Eliminated—and Who Got Slapped!

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Danica McKellar, Dancing with the Stars
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"I have no clue who is going home. I have no clue who is going to win it."

We couldn't have put it any better ourselves, Len Goodman

Dancing With the Stars' Season 18's cast is not messing around, y'all! Come on, you know the competition between the final six is serious when even special guest judge Abby Lee Miller, from Dance Moms fame, had little criticism for the couples on Monday May 5's outing of the ABC reality hit.

Alas, we still had to say goodbye to one couple: Danica McKellar and Val Chermkovskiy were eliminated from the ABC reality hit. "I've had the best time ever," The Wonder Years star said after being ousted, with Val adding, "It's been a blast." Also in the bottom three? Candace Cameron Bure and James Maslow

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Aside from the surprising elimination, there was also a bit of drama during and after Meryl Davis and Maksim Chmerkovskiy's routine, which was a heated rumba to "Read All About It (Pt. III)" and found the Olympian slapping her professional partner as part of the perfomance.

"Maks, I would never hit you, just saying," Abby said to the DWTS pro, before giving Meryl negative feedback (or, you know, "constructive criticism") for her footwork. 

Not pleased with her comments? Maks! "I really don't care for anything she has to say," he bluntly told Erin Andrews after the judges gave their comments. Classic Maks!

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Here is a rundown of the night's performances and scores:

Amy Purdy and Derek Hough: 40 points for their rumba
Charlie White and Sharna Burgess: 40 points for their quickstep
Danica McKellar and Val Chmerkovskiy: 38 points for their tango (eliminated)
James Maslow and Peta Murgatroyd: 36 points for their Viennese waltz
Candace Cameron Bure and Mark Ballas: 36 points for their foxtrot
Meryl Davis and Maksim Chmerkovskiy: 36 points for their rumba 

Then came the celebrity dance duels, which gave each couple a chance to score an additional set of scores: 
Danica and Val & Meryl and Maks perform the samba: 34 points
Candace and Mark & Charlie and Sharna perform a contemporary dance: 38 points
James and Peta & Amy and Derek perform the jive: 39 points 

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Do you think the right celeb went home? Do you think Maks was too harsh on Abby? Sound off in the comments!

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