"I was extremely emotional after her elimination," Lynn Patridge says. "It just came as a shock"

By Mike Fleeman Jessica Wedemeyer
October 28, 2010 07:35 PM
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Her maternal instincts got a little out of control.

So says Lynn Patridge in apologizing for a cringe-inducing, profane rant caught on video after her reality star daughter Audrina Patridge was surprisingly eliminated from Dancing with the Stars this week.

“I was extremely emotional after her elimination – it just came as such a shock,” Lynn says. “I want to apologize for offending anyone.”

Lynn, who admitted she had been drinking, unloaded on the dance show and took shots at her daughter’s former Hills castmates in her diatribe Wednesday outside the Hollywood hotspot Beso.

“I am sincerely sorry for the negative things I said in the heat of the moment,” Lynn says. “As a mother, there is no pain in this world like seeing your children upset. I am so proud of my daughter and all she has accomplished on Dancing with the Stars.