Saturday 23 June 2018

Eliminated Maia Dunphy says DWTS scores were 'oddly contradictory' after positive comments

Broadcaster Maia Dunphy and Robert Rowiński who were voted out ,during the Fifth Live show of RTE’s Dancing with the Stars.
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Broadcaster Maia Dunphy and Robert Rowiński who were voted out ,during the Fifth Live show of RTE’s Dancing with the Stars. kobpix
Maia Dunphy and Robert Rowinski were booted off the show. Photo: Kyran O’Brien

Maia Dunphy has revealed she feels "devastated" after becoming the third celebrity to be booted off Dancing with the Stars on Sunday night.

She has also labelled her low scores "oddly contradictory" after receiving positive comments from the judges.

Last week the TV presenter and her dance partner Robert Rowinski were praised for their ‘beautiful, sensual and romantic rumba’ and this week they danced the tango to Hernandos Hideaway by Werner Muller.

After she performed Maia said “this kind of thing doesn't come naturally... but I have embraced it and I have found my stride...". 

Judge Loraine said, "You looked very comfortable and you took on the role ... I would have liked to see more energy in the dance but it was good".

Julian added, “Maia we just saw your inner dance diva...you got into the characterisation for this on point... this is your best dance yet".

Brian was also complimentary, saying, “this is the type of dancing I like...the dancing was good.... I can see the confidence is staring to grown the song may be called Hernandos Hideaway but you certainly didn't hide away."

However, Maia received a total score of 19 points.

After she was eliminated, Maia took to Twitter to reveal that she is "devastated" and added, "This was the first week I thought I was safe based on the judges comments. Until their oddly contradictory scores appeared.

"Thanks to my #DWTSIrl pals, but especially to my amazing teacher & friend @rowinski_robert He’s something very special."

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