'Dancing with the Stars' recap: Vernon Davis and Peta Murgatroyd cut after 11 couples dance for votes
By Elizabeth Kwiatkowski, 10/20/2020
Dancing with the Stars eliminated Vernon Davis and his professional partner Peta Murgatroyd after the 11 remaining couples of Season 29 each took the stage and performed a new dance during Monday night's episode on ABC.
The former NFL football player and Peta landed in the bottom-two couples along with figure skater and Olympic medalist Johnny Weir and partner Britt Stewart based on the combination of judges' scores and home-viewer votes cast live asDancing with the Stars aired in the Eastern and Central time zones on Monday night.
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Fifth place on the judges' leaderboard went to Catfish creator and host Nev Schulman and partner Jenna Johnson, who received 26 points for their jazz routine.
The Real co-host and fashion correspondent Jeannie Mai and partner Brandon Armstrong finished in sixth place on the judges' leaderboard with 25 points.
Jeannie and Brandon earned 25 points for their rumba routine.
Two couples tied for seventh place on the judges' leaderboard with 24 points apiece: Rapper Nelly and partner Daniella Karagach as well as Selling Sunset star Chrishell Stause and partner Gleb Savchenko.
Nelly and Daniella performed the Viennese waltz, and Chrishell and Gleb danced a contemporary routine.
Johnny and Britt claimed ninth place on the judges' leaderboard with 22 points for their salsa routine.
And although they were eliminated from the show at the end of Monday night's broadcast, Vernon and Peta did not fall to the very bottom of the judges' leaderboard.
Vernon and Peta finished the night in tenth place on the leaderboard after receiving 21 points for their cha cha performance.
Disney Channel actress Skai Jackson and partner Alan Bersten landed in eleventh -- and last -- place on the judges' leaderboard after they cha cha'd their way to 18 points.