Wednesday, November 26, 2008

Brooke Burke and Tom Bergeon are winners of “Dancing With the Stars” Season 7

American television personality and model Brooke Burke won the seventh season of “Dancing with the Stars.” The grand finale of season seven took place on November 25, 2008. Brooke Burke and her partner Tom Bergeon raised their hands in triumph and hugged one another after co-host Tom Bergeron announced their names. Asked about her reaction Brooke replied “Unbelievable.” The season finale, which was a two hour show, Brooke and Derek danced Samba, Freestyle, and Viennese Waltz. In Samba and Freestyle, Brooke and Derek scored 58 out of 60. They received another perfect 10 in the Viennese Waltz which made their total score 88 out of 90. The overwhelming viewer votes did the rest. People Magazine reports:

With her win, Burke joins an elite group of female stars–season one’s Kelly Monaco and season six’s Kristi Yamaguchi–who have hoisted the mirror-ball trophy and helped narrow the gap between the number of men to women Dancing winners to 4:3.

NFL star Warren Sapp and his partner Kym Johnson took the second place. Although Warren Sapp had been audience favorite althrough the season, his poor foot work failed to impress the judges. Sapp and Johnson scored 80. Lance Bass, former member of popular boy band ‘NSync and Lacey Schwimmer obtained third place scoring 81.

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