Despite being delivered a perfect score by judges, Simone Biles was still voted off of Dancing With The Stars on Monday night.
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According to the Los Angeles Times, after performing two new dances-—Faith” by Stevie Wonder, featuring Ariana Grande and a rumba to “Skyscraper” by Demi Lovato—it appeared that Biles wowed judges who awarded her the maximu of 40 points each for a total of a whopping 80 points for the night.
The five-time Olympic gold medalist beat out Fifth Harmony stunner Normani Kordei, NFL running back Rashad Jennings and two-time World Series champ David Ross. But sadly that wasn’t enough to help her reach the season finale.
Apparently the show’s fans may have turned on her given her quip last week. As we previously reported, in the show’s quarterfinals host Tom Bergeron asked Biles why she wasn’t smiling when the judges were handing down kind words.
Her response was priceless: “Smiling doesn’t win you gold medals.”
Last week Biles told Entertainment Tonight that she has struggled to connect with the judges throughout the season.
“I feel like everyone has their own opinion, clearly, and I feel it’s just how you take it,” she said. “I feel like I am trying, I am being honest, but if they don’t see that, I don’t know what more I can do.”
And while Biles was stoic taking in the judges criticisms during the show, she felt differently on the inside when it was happening.
“I had tears in my eyes,” she said. “I almost ran to the bathroom at one point, but I pulled it together.”
When reflecting on her time on the show Biles said the experience was “scary.”
“I think it’s just bringing out the emotional side because I’ve never had to do that before. If I was emotional, it was behind closed doors. But this is in front of all of America,” she recently told US Weekly about working with pro Sasha Farber. “It’s a bit scary.”
She also talked about the anxiety of performing in front of millions.
“Yeah, sometimes it is hard, but you try not to think of it,” Biles. “But sometimes you go back to what you’re used to and muscle memory and not showing [emotion]. That gets you.”
Here’s what we know: Champion or not, Simone you are always a winner in our hearts!
Simone Biles’ Best Instagram Moments [PHOTOS]
1. Simone shows off her medalsSource:Instagram 1 of 32
2. Simone is hyped for her Saturday morning practiceSource:Instagram 2 of 32
3. But there’s still always school work to do…Source:Instagram 3 of 32
4. Just relaxin’Source:Instagram 4 of 32
5. The moment the US women’s gymnastics team became world championsSource:Instagram 5 of 32
6. That moment when Simone became the Female Olympic Athlete of the YearSource:Instagram 6 of 32
7. The perks of being sponsored by Coke…well almost. Simone says’s she’ll stick to water.Source:Instagram 7 of 32
8. Simone on set with Vogue MagazineSource:Instagram 8 of 32
9. Even Simone eats pizza too!Source:Instagram 9 of 32
10. Sister, sisterSource:Instagram 10 of 32
11. The US team at the 2016 Pac Rim ChampionshipsSource:Instagram 11 of 32
12. Simone goes tumbling over her protein powderSource:Instagram 12 of 32
13. How Simone spends Mother’s DaySource:Instagram 13 of 32
14. The last Team USA campfire before the OlympicsSource:Instagram 14 of 32
15. Beach day!Source:Instagram 15 of 32
16. They’re just so adorable…Source:Instagram 16 of 32
17. This is how Simone takes a rest daySource:Instagram 17 of 32
18. Breakfast of champions: Special KSource:Instagram 18 of 32
19. Simone kills it at the 2016 P+G ChampionshipsSource:Instagram 19 of 32
20. But there’s more work to do in the gym before RioSource:Instagram 20 of 32
21. Simone throws the first pitch for the Houston Astros in her signature styleSource:Instagram 21 of 32
22. The US Olympic team trials. We know what happened here!Source:Instagram 22 of 32
23. Simone shows just how strong she is by climbing the ropeSource:Instagram 23 of 32
24. The amount of tape a gymnast needs to compete at the OlympicsSource:Instagram 24 of 32
25. Behind the scenes are the 2016 Rio OlympicsSource:Instagram 25 of 32
26. #squadgoalsSource:Instagram 26 of 32
27. The US women’s gymnastics team showing off their national prideSource:Instagram 27 of 32
28. More patriotic leotards from the US women’s gymnastics teamSource:Instagram 28 of 32
29. Simone at the 2016 Rio OlympicsSource:Instagram 29 of 32
30. Simone called this picture “podium training”…these girls are coming for gold!Source:Instagram 30 of 32
31. Fun time out of the gym for the US women’s gymnastics teamSource:Instagram 31 of 32
32. Simone heads to qualifiers where she will smash the competitionSource:Instagram 32 of 32