"I didn't have any idea," Fox said when asked if he expected to get the boot along with partner Cheryl Burke.
"You stay in a positive frame of mind," he added.
"It is, though, the seventh week and so the numbers do decline and you know someone goes home at the end of the night. It's been a transformational journey for me. It's been amazing. My relationships have been transformed with my girlfriend, my daughter. It's been the most enjoyable time."
Still in the running for the coveted mirror ball trophy, along with their professional dance partners, are Bristol Palin, Kurt Warner, Jennifer Grey, Brandy and Kyle Massey.