Dick and partner Sharna Burgess struggled through an 18-point samba and earned 25 additional points for their group dance as part of Team Samba. And Ortiz and partner Lindsay Arnold failed to impress the judges with their rumba, which earned 18 points. They later added 22-points as part of Team Paso.
Did Dick or Ortiz get the boot at the end of Tuesday’s elimination episode? Or was there a surprise dismissal? Read on to find out …
The three couples in jeopardy of going home were Sean Lowe and Peta Murgatroyd, Ortiz and Arnold and Dick and Burgess.
But Dick was safe, leaving Lowe and Ortiz in the bottom two.
In the end, Ortiz and Arnold were eliminated. The couple smiled as they walked into the crowd after hearing the news, waving to the audience and seemingly content with the results.
“I had a blast. I made great friends,” Ortiz said. “At the end of the day, it was a heck of an experience … I’m happy to get this far.”