Lacey Unleashes Fury on 'Inappropriate' Judges


It was an unfortunate end to an emotional week for Chaz Bono and partner Lacey Schwimmer as the pair was eliminated from the competition with tempers still simmering from the previous night.

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Although Chaz appeared quite calm backstage on Tuesday, Monday night was a whole other story. Maksim Chmerkovskiy's tirade at the judges made headlines, but it wasn't until the show came to a close that we would learn Chaz was riled up as well, specifically at Bruno's "Ewok" and "penguin" comparisons which he felt were nothing but mean and insensitive ridicule.

Lacey Schwimmer took to Twitter to express her outrage over the judge's likening her partner to an "animal," but it wasn't until Tuesday's post-elimination interview that she really let it all out in front of cameras.

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"I think a lot of [Bruno's] comments are inappropriate," she tells ET with overwhelming emotion. "I think he should think twice before he starts judging people upon what they look like rather than what they're dancing."

And it's not just Bruno that Lacey is aiming her biting words at, she thinks the entire panel should take a good hard look at the way they've come to critique the dancers.

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"I think the judges are not necessarily judging on dancing anymore. I don't know when that trend started becoming more and more popular, but it is what it is, and you've got to take this show for what it is, and we had a great time doing it."

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