VIDEO: Margaret Cho Eliminated From Dancing With The Stars

There was no pot of gold at the end of Margaret Cho‘s rainbow.

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The 41-year-old comic was voted off Dancing With The Stars Tuesday night, after her 18-point samba in a rainbow-patterned dress Monday failed to earn her enough votes from the viewers or judges to remain on ABC’s ballroom hit.

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Cho, who was partnered with Louis Van Amstel, said the show has ignited a passion within her for dancing.

“I thought the judges were really hard on me,” Cho said, “but I think you were hard on me because you could see that I am a dancer for real.

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“And I thank you for that,” she said. “I will take that with me forever… thank you for the opportunity to let me dance — I’m going to keep dancing.”

The dance was a tribute to gay pride after a recent spike of gay teen suicides, such as Tyler Clementi, the 18-year-old Rutgers freshman who killed himself after classmates outed him.

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Dancing With The Stars‘ eleventh season continues on ABC next Monday at 8/7c.

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