Denise Richards Done On ‘Dancing’

Her time on this season of reality television dance competition Dancing With the Stars has come to a close and Denise Richards was surprisingly composed backstage when the news broke. “For a minute, I thought we had a shot at staying,” Denise confessed to E! after she and partner Maksim Chmerkovskiy were booted after performing their samba.

“I’m really glad I got to do the dance over again and get better scores and a better reaction. It was better to go out on that note than last night,” Richards said after some reflection.

At least she’s earned herself a new fan. Lil’ Kim said of her competitor, “I’ve met a totally different person than what we read or see [in the media]. Sometimes that press bothers her–she talked to me [about it]. She’s really a sweet girl.” That’s nice of her to say, but I’ll stick with thinking she’s bat-shit crazy, thanks.

Gallery Info: Screengrabs from Denise Richards on Dancing With the Stars.