The "Original King of Comedy" D.L. Hughley and pro partner Cheryl Burke packed their bags after being eliminated in the fifth week of competition on ABC's "Dancing with the Stars" April 16.
But despite their elimination, the duo, who found themselves at the bottom of the leaderboard in previous weeks, remained in good spirits.
"I’ve had a ball. I played with house money,” said Hughley. “Thank you team DL and Cheryl for keeping us in this long. I’ve had a ball.”
Hughley and Burke tied for last place with comedian Andy Dick and pro partner Sharna Burgess on Monday's episode, but Dick and Burgess will return to compete again next week.
Also returning to the competition are Boston's own Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman and partner Mark Ballas, who earned a 27/30 for her samba performance on Monday night. Raisman dedicated the dance to those affected by the Boston Marathon bombings.
Disney star Zendaya, former "American Idol" contestant and country music artist Kelly Pickler, NFL player Jacoby Jones, "General Hospital" star Ingo Rademacher, pro boxer Victor Ortiz, comedian Andy Dick, and former "Bachelor" Sean Lowe will also return to the competition next Monday.
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