'DWTS' Results: D.L. Hughley Has Been Eliminated

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The "DWTS" results are in and D.L. Hughley has been eliminated.

Joining D.L. in the Bottom 3 were soap star Ingo Rademacher and his partner Kym Johnson along with professional boxer Victor Ortiz and his partner Lindsay Arnold.

The comedian took the "DWTS" results in stride, joking to head judge Len Goodman that he "need[s] to work on his hip action." "The hip replacement that Bruno said I should have, I'm willing it to you," he added as the judges laughed.

D.L. had been at the bottom of the leaderboard throughout the competition, earning harsh criticism from the judges. Previously, audience votes kept him in the competition, but the "DWTS" results were not in his favor on Tuesday. Still, he told co-hosts Tom Bergeron and Brooke Burke Charvet that he "had a ball." "I applaud how well you handled the criticism, my friend. Really," Tom told D.L.

On Monday night, the "DWTS" contestants tackled Len's "side-by-side" challenge, which forced each star and his/her pro to perform alongside a pair of professional dancers. While some of the "DWTS" contestants rose to the occasion, the mirror image effect also exposed any flaws in their routines. D.L. performed a tango that earned 6's from all three judges. Len felt that his routine lacked attack, but Bruno thought he really went for it.

As for the rest of the "DWTS" results, unsurprisingly, Disney star Zendaya and her partner Val Chmerkovskiy -- who earned two 10's on Tuesday night -- moved on, as did country singer Kellie Pickler and Derek Hough; NFL Super Bowl champ Jacoby Jones and Karina Smirnoff; Olympic gold medal-winning gymnast Aly Raisman and Mark Ballas; former "Bachelor" Sean Lowe and Peta Murgatroyd; and D.L.'s fellow comedian Andy Dick and Sharna Burgess, who also had an 18 after Monday night's performances.

Jacoby's jive with pros Karina, returning favorite Maks Chmerkovskiy and Anna Trebunskaya was the judges' pick for the encore performance. Even though it didn't earn the high scores that Zendaya's Argentine tango did, Len said, "One of our stars had a dream to do the encore and this is the place where dreams come true."

Besides the contestants and pros, three more acts took the stage: The Band Perry performed their hit "Better Take Two"; Kerli played her hit "Love Me Or Leave Me"; and Selena Gomez, controversial bindi and all, performed her new single "Come And Get It" just before the "DWTS" results came in.

Next week, Stevie Wonder will join the "DWTS" contestants for a night full of his music. It will also be the first time in Season 16 that the celebrities will dance in teams, headed by frontrunners Zendaya and Kellie. Team Paso will dance to "Higher Ground," while Team Samba will dance to "Superstition."

When asked which team he hopes to join, Andy Dick joked, "I would love to be on your team, Kelly, just saw we can all it Team Pickler-Dick."

Do agree with tonight's "DWTS" results? Did the right person go home? Who was your favorite this week? Sound off in the comments!

"Dancing With The Stars" airs Monday at 8 p.m. ET and Tuesdays at 9 p.m. ET on ABC.

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