The pint-sized star and her professional dance partner Derek Hough had previously been tipped as favorites to take the 2009 title, after consistently earning high scores and praise from the program's judges.
And despite head judge Len Goodman hailing Kim as "one of the best dancers" ever to appear on the show, she became the latest celebrity to be voted off on Tuesday.
Bowing out of the competition, Kim said, "This is one of the greatest experiences I've ever experienced in my life because I brought people who never watched the show."
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