Kate Gosselin on 'Dancing With the Stars' Elimination: 'I Knew It Would Be Me'

"I am amazed that I lasted to just about halfway," she said. "It is due to my fans and viewers that believed in us. I'll take that with me always."

The former "Jon and Kate Plus 8" star will launch a new series on TLC in August called "Twist of Kate."

The show will feature Gosselin visiting parents across the country as they try to balance work, family and "other challenges life throws at them," according to the network.

Gosselin will also star in June in a series of specials called "Kate Plus 8" featuring her children.

Actor Aiden Turner Sent Home

Soap star Aiden Turner and his vivacious partner, Edyta Sliwinska, last week rumba'd their way off the dance floor .

"I feel I got robbed," the actor said on "Good Morning America."

"The judges really hated us," Sliwinska said.

Turner received a standing ovation from the crowd and bid an emotional farewell to the show and his professional partner, the only dancer to have appeared on all 10 seasons of "Dancing With the Stars."

"I just appreciate all the dance moves that she's given to me," he said on the show, tearing up.

Sliwinska called the response from the audience "amazing."

"That's why we do it," she said. "We don't really do it for the three judges. We do it for the audience. … It's really, really awesome to see that they gave a standing ovation to Aiden. ... It was harsh to be eliminated so early."

The judges are "either sitting on nails and they were grouchy … or we did something to them in our past life," Turner joked on "GMA." "They told me to be more carefree. I went out there and did everything that Len said."

Despite his early elimination, Turner said he's glad he appeared on the show.

"It's a big challenge," he said. "To be comfortable may feel good, but you've got to do things in life that put you out of your comfort zone. You've got to 'live like you're dying,'" he said, referring to the Tim McGraw song he performed to this week.

Astronaut Buzz Aldrin was the second star to be sent home from "Dancing With the Stars."

"I'm very proud to have had the opportunity to inspire a number of us who are trying to keep very active," Aldrin said on "Good Morning America."

Despite his low scores, the fan favorite wowed the crowd with his performance, and his elimination was met with groans.

"I did this show for the fighter pilots out there, the military people and the elder geezers like me who would just like to see an elder come back week after week," Aldrin said on the show.

'Dancing With the Stars' Season 10 Kicks Off With a Bang

Shannen Doherty was the first star sent home from the 10th season of "Dancing With the Stars." The actress's father recently had a stroke, and, she said, "I did do this for him.

"My dad doesn't have his speech 100 percent back yet, but the first words he learned were, 'I love you,'" Doherty said on "Good Morning America." "He was crying, and he said, 'I love you and I'm proud of you.'"

After the first two nights of dancing, Pussycat Doll Nicole Scherzinger held the lead with 53 out of 60 possible points.

Scherzinger and partner Derek Hough earned the first 10s of the season from judges Carrie Ann Inaba and Bruno Tonioli for their jive. Tonioli called her performance "phenomenal."

"I have never seen a jive that good the second week," he said. Watch "Dancing With the Stars" Monday at 8 p.m. ET on ABC.

ABC News' Brian Braiker contributed to this report.

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