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Kelly and Val survived the latest elimination round. Bristol and Mark were sent home. Next week will feature the stars performing freestyle dances to their favorite guilty pleasure song.

Original article October 16.

Facing steep competition from Giles & Shawn, who both garnered the first 10s of the season, Kelly and Val gave a contemporary, a.k.a lyrical, dance, full of passion. In spite of a broken toe, Monaco still managed to wow the judges. Carrie Ann gave the duo a 9, while Len, Bruno and Paula gave them 9.5s.

What did you think of Kelly and Val’s contemporary dance? Check out the video and let know what you think. You can read the full Dancing with the Stars recap on Reality TV Magazine.