And First Off DWTS Is ...

Actress Shannen Doherty gets the boot
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Mar 30, 2010 10:49 PM CDT
And First Off DWTS Is ...
Shannen Doherty and partner Mark Ballas were first to be eliminated from ABC's "Dancing With the Stars."   (AP Photo)

Actress Shannen Doherty was the first celebrity eliminated from the new season of ABC's Dancing With the Stars. She and professional partner Mark Ballas were axed during tonight's episode. "Dancing isn't really my thing," she said after learning her fate. "I did it for my dad." The 38-year-old Charmed and 90210 star said last week that she joined the Dancing cast to honor her father, a big fan of the show who recently suffered a stroke. He sat in the audience, watching his daughter perform. (More Dancing with the Stars stories.)

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