'Dancing' ballroom sizzles on Latin Night

Night also plagued with injuries and an elimination

By Michelle Lacamoire - Producer
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Reality television star NeNe Leakes and partner Tony Dovolani are eliminated in week seven of "Dancing With The Stars."

LOS ANGELES - The ballroom sizzled for Latin Night Monday on Dancing With The Stars, with plenty of shirtless performances and a visit from Latin artist and guest judge, Ricky Martin.

Martin kicked things off with a performance of his new song "Vida."  He then joined the judges table for week seven of the competition.

And did anyone catch former Bachelor Juan Pablo Galavis and Nikki Ferrell in the audience?  Host Tom Bergeron made no mention of the infamous couple.

Danica McKellar, who Tweeted last week about having a broken rib, trudged through her salsa with partner Val Chmerkovskiy.  She scored 33 out of 40.

But Olympian snowboarder Amy Purdy was swept away by ambulance after her rumba with Derek Hough.

"As we walked away from the judging table my upper back cracked & went into spasms..in pain but I'm in good hands," Purdy Tweeted to fans from her hospital bed.

They scored a 36 out of 40, but had to miss out of performing their team dance live.  Instead, the judges had to score their rehearsal performance.  

"Team Loca," which included Purdy, Meryl Davis and Maks Chmerkovskiy, Danica and Val, and Candace Cameron Bure and Mark Ballas got them 39 out of 40.

"Team Vida," which included Charlie White and Sharna Burgess, James Maslow and Peta Murgatroyd, and NeNe Leakes and Tony Dovolani, got 35 out of 40.

And it was NeNe who found herself in jeopardy and the one who was voted out of the ballroom.

The crowd groaned as it was announced that the Real Housewives of Atlanta star would be sent home.

"I'm so proud of myself and I hope I have inspired women all over the world," Leakes said. "This has been an amazing, positive experience for me." 

Davis still remains the one to beat with 78 out of 80, including her team dance score.  Maslow is at the bottom with 70 out of 80.

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