Swimmer Diana Nyad and former pro hockey player Sean Avery were sent home in the first eliminations of season 18 of "Dancing With the Stars."
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Avery and his partner Karina Smirnoff scored a 21, but it wasn't enough to save him from elimination on Monday night.
Afterwards, Avery tweeted "I will tell everyone on #GMA tomorrow why i was voted off......my partner @Karina_Smirnoff is AMAZING."
This morning he explained the message.
"I think we knew as of probably Monday last week that our fate was sealed," he said. "I had a conversation with Conrad, one of the producers, and I was upset at the package that they had brought in the week previous, and it was a very tacky attempt to show me as the bad boy of 'DWTS.' And I think in reality TV or some sort of competition, if you have a disagreement with the producers then generally that seals your fate quite early."
ABC had no comment on the situation.
Avery did find some positives from doing the show.
"[Karina and I] had a fantastic time. I have a friend for life," he said. "I did the show for an amazing charity called Friends In Deed which is based in New York, so I mean it was a win-win for me."
Avery later tweeted to all the haters saying he was a sore loser.
"To all u non-competitive s--t talkers....not being happy about losing is usually a trait successful people carry. I tell it like it is :)" he wrote.
"Star Wars" star Billy Dee Williams and his partner Emma Slater scored the lowest of the night at 15.