Simone Biles will not have a coveted Mirrorball trophy to add to her pile of four Olympic golds.
The individual all-around Olympics gymnastics champion and her professional dance partner, Sasha Farber, wereeliminated from the "Dancing With the Stars" semifinals Monday night in a stunner.
This, despite earning a perfect 40 score on their jive:
— Official DWTS (@DancingABC) May 16, 2017
"I thought they were going to pull a Steve Harvey on us," Biles said of the elimination shocker, referring tothe incident whereHarvey accidentally announced the wrong winner of the Miss Universe pageant in 2015.
thank you @DancingABC for the oppurtunity & giving me a friend for life
— Simone Biles (@Simone_Biles) May 16, 2017
Considered one of the best gymnasts of all time, Biles wasafavorite to win Season 24 "Dancing With the Stars" title just a season after her Rio Olympics teammate Laurie Hernandez won the Mirrorball trophy.
NFL running backRashad Jennings, retired Chicago Cub David Ross and Fifth Harmony singer Normani Kordei will dance in the finals next week.