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Lacey Schwimmer, who is partnered with Iron Chef America hunk Mark Dacascos, missed Monday night’s Dancing With The Stars with a case of the flu, leaving gorgeous understudy Anna Trebunskaya to take her spot.
Unfortunately, the results were not kind, as the inexperienced couple danced their way to a lousy 19, leaving Dacascos vulnerable for Tuesday night’s results show; Schwimmer, who went home to rest, is expected back next week.
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Elsewhere, the hopefuls on this season's edition aren't just mastering the art of the ballroom floor: this week's edition featured costumes designed by the contestants themselves.
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Backstage at Monday's episode, RadarOnline.com's Tina Malave caught up with some of this season's competitors for a word on the unique looks their partners created for them.
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"Don't mess with my dresses, or I'll make you wear tasseled pants!" joked Kelly Osbourne to her partner, Louis Van Amstel, for whom she designed a pair of shaggy blue trousers Malave compared to the Sesame Street staple, Cookie Monster. Osbourne said she likely started a tasseled trousers trend that will endure on future episodes of the show.
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Donny Osmond's design went over well with partner Kym Johnson, who said she loved the sparkly, pattern-heavy dress the showman came up with for her.
Said a proud Osmond about his design: "Armani -- Osmond ... she's wearing a Donny Osmond!"
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Dancing With The Stars airs Monday at 8/7c and Tuesday at 9/8c on ABC.