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After a season of controversy and surprise, Dancing with the Stars crowned its 11th winner Tuesday night. With the competition coming down to Jennifer Grey, Kyle Massey and Bristol Palin, tensions were running high before the big news was announced. So, who took home the mirror ball trophy?
It was the original dirty dancer, Jennifer Grey!
Grey, 50, and partner Derek Hough (now a three-time champ) came out on top, leaving Massey and Palin in second and third place, respectively.
"I didn't think I was going to compete tonight—and I'm really glad I did!" Grey said, referring to a slipped disc that almost kept her off the floor.
Palin held her head high as she was eliminated. "I have so many good memories from this competition," the young mom said. "It's definitely been such a life-changing experience. I've definitely had the time of my life."
Adding to the drama of the season, ABC confirmed that, just hours before the finalists took to the floor on Tuesday, they had encountered some problems with the at-home voting system.
"Due to a record amount of activity, some viewers reported experiencing difficulties registering their votes for the Dancing with the Stars finale, which affected each finalist equally. The issue was promptly addressed and voting lines remained open online until 11:00 a.m. ET on abc.com," a DWTS production rep said in a statement.
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