By People Staff
May 13, 2008 12:00 AM
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Once again Marissa Jaret Winokur and her partner Tony Dovolani found themselves at the bottom of the leader board after Monday’s show–and this time they finally danced their last rumba.

After defying the odds week after week, the Winokur wave finally came to an end last night.

“Ah, so close!” Winokur exclaimed as she and Dovolani came onto the dancefloor to say their final farewell.

“No one expected us to get this far,” Jaret Winokur told host Samantha Harris. “I didn’t expect us to get this far. Tony didn’t expect me to get this far… This has been such an incredible, incredible experience.”

Despite posting the lowest scores among the remaining dancers, Jaret Winokur and Dovolani kept moving on in the competition–even surprising viewers last week by edging out Mario & Karina for a spot in the semifinals. And while tears were shed, Jaret Winokur’s final words were anything but sad. She told the audience and viewers at home: “I want everyone to go out and do something fun and do something that makes you feel sexy and shake what your momma gave you!”

So going into next week’s final are Kristi Yamaguchi & Mark Ballas, Jason Taylor & Edyta Sliwinska, and Cristian de la Fuente & Cheryl Burke.

Tell us: Who are you rooting for to win DWTS? Will another woman finally lift up the disco-ball trophy, or will it come down to a competition between BFFs Cristian and Jason?

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