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Tuesday, October 2, 2012
Athletes, led by Johnson, to survive 'DWTS'

By Lynn Hoppes



The four athletes on ABC's "Dancing with the Stars: All-Stars" will survive another week, but they must step it up to win the mirror ball trophy.

It's going to be a no-brainer that Bristol Palin will be sent home on Tuesday after the second week of the dancing elimination show. On Monday night's live show, Palin -- wearing Daisy Dukes shorts -- and professional Mark Ballas danced a painful quickstep to "Redneck Woman" by Gretchen Wilson. They scored 18 out of 30 points.

Shawn Johnson was the leading athlete, scoring 25 points with her jive with Derek Hough. The Olympic gold medalist used some gymnastic moves during her routine. It's probably a little early to bring those out in the 10-week competition, but the judges loved it.

The other athletes were bunched together: Apolo Ohno (24.5), Helio Castroneves (23) and Emmitt Smith (22.5).