Bristol Palin, the daughter of former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin, doesn’t have any regrets about appearing on “Dancing with the Stars: All-Stars” for such a short time.
When the 21-year-old single mom was eliminated from the ABC reality series on Oct. 16, Palin and her professional dance partner Mark Ballas then went on Jimmy Kimmel Live to discuss why they thought they were voted off of the show.
"I think I was optimistic about every week. I'd never been in the actual bottom two, so it was hard to process it all, but it is what it is," Palin said. "Good luck to everyone else."
Even though the two of them got into a mini argument this season, Ballas said explained that he was honored to have worked with the native Alaskan for a second time around. The two first competed together during the 2010 season of “DWTS.”
"Every season, at some point, the couples fight. . . It's always over something stupid. This is our second time dancing together. We did our first season a couple years ago and made it all the way to the finals," the 26-year-old pro dancer explained on Jimmy Kimmel Live.
"For us to get through a season and a third of a season and to have our first little predicament, I thought that was pretty cool," he said.
The single mother and advocate of safe sex appeared on Good Morning America on October 17, where she explained that she wasn’t heartbroken about being sent home from the show.
"I'm glad we went out with decent scores, and we made an improvement," she said.
The “Not Afraid of Life: My Journey So Far” author revealed that her son, Tripp, 3, was proud of how his mother did on the show.
"He had a blast. He's going to look back on this and think it's just hilarious," Palin said. "I'm glad that I did it, and I'm glad that he's gotten to be a part of it."
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