See ya, Snooks. In yet another upset, Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi was sent home -- per viewer's votes, or lack thereof -- on the Monday, Oct. 28 episode of Dancing with the Stars. The Jersey Shore standout, 25, had consistently earned high scores during her time on the ABC dance competition, so when she learned her fate -- lowest-scoring couple Bill Engvall and Emma Slater made it through -- Polizzi was visibly distraught.
"I can't even talk right now," the engaged mom to Lorenzo, 14 months, said on camera, looking tearful. "I love everybody here, so it sucks."
During the post-show interviews, the reformed party girl vainly choked back tears as she chatted with reporters. "I definitely didn't think I was going to to go home yet and I'm not ready to go home. This experience has been amazing. Sasha's amazing," she began before bursting into tears.
"I don't want to go," she said. What she'll miss most? "I just love everybody on the show!" she added, admitted she never thought she'd fall in love so deeply with dancing. "I'm a lot stronger than I thought I was," she concluded.
Standouts of the evening including Amber Riley and Derek Hough, who danced through a back injury to score 29 points for a Paso Doble plus Jack Osbourne and Cheryl Burke, who nabbed their first 10 of the season, garnering a 27 for their jive.
Tell Us: Did Snooki really deserve to go home?