LOS ANGELES -- "Dancing with the Stars" viewers didn't
give Metta World Peace a chance.
The Los Angeles Lakers forward formerly known as Ron Artest was the first
celebrity ejected Tuesday from the 13th edition of "Dancing with
the Stars." The show's judges gave World Peace the lowest score on
Monday's premiere: 14 out of a possible 30.
World Peace was sent packing after viewer votes were combined
with the judges' scores.
"I had a great time. Awesome," World Peace said following his ouster.
Head judge Len Goodman said the outgoing Laker's footwork was "atrocious" and his routine was "all
sizzle and no sausage."
Among the 11 stars remaining in the competition are World Cup
soccer player Hope Solo; reality stars Rob Kardashian and Kristin
Cavallari; TV personalities Nancy Grace, Carson Kressley and Ricki
Lake; actor David Arquette; and author and activist Chaz Bono.
Information from The Associated Press was used in this report.