"I was sad. I was very sad because we worked so hard and when you come into competition you want to go as far as you can. But it's completely changed my life. I feel like I've tapped back into my confidence and my power. This show has brought the best out in me [and] thanks to Maks. I don't know who's going to win but I know who I want to win ... Kyle Massey."
-Singer and recently dismissed "Dancing With the Stars" contestant Brandy, telling the hosts of "The View" about her experience on the show. She appeared on Thursday morning's (November 17) edition of the show alongside professional dance partner Maksim Chmerkovskiy to discuss the fallout of her exit from the show, which was something of an upset. While Brandy was a strong competitor throughout the show, she was ousted in favor of clearly inferior dancers Massey and Bristol Palin.
But Brandy didn't hold any ill will toward Palin. "Well, I think Bristol did a great job. She has improved [and] one of the great things about 'Dancing With the Stars' is the fans can get behind you and vote," she explained to the panel of hosts.
Chmerkovskiy expressed a similar sentiment. "I'm not ticked off," Chmerkovskiy said. "I'm not ticked off because I feel everyone has the right to be on. We had a lot of controversial eliminations this season. I feel like we should stay true to who we are now."
The finals of "Dancing With the Stars" will air next week with a three-way competition between Massey, Palin and favorite Jennifer Grey.