Vivica A. Fox Gracefully Exits Dance Floor
October 5, 2006

It was a "Dancing with the Stars" shocker Wednesday night, as starlet Vivica A. Fox took her final bow.

But the big-screen beauty took her exit in stride.

"I learned some moves, represented for the grown and sexy. So this was a celebration," she said. "I don't feel sad. I will continue to be Vivica Fox."

Vivica is indeed a foxy lady, even crediting "Dancing" with making her into a new woman!

"It was wonderful to see my waistline come back," she said. "That's for sure!"

Last season's "Dancing" champ Drew Lachey was in the audience to support his brother Nick, who wooed and crooned the crowd.

Meanwhile, the shockwaves surrounding Vivica's departure continued after the show, with Mario Lopez and Willa Ford turning up with their dance partners at Entertainment Weekly's annual Photo Issue Party.

"We were shocked that Monique and Vivica were both in the bottom two," Mario confessed.

"There were other dancers that weren't necessarily as good as Vivica," Willa confided.

But the other big talk of the night was Paris Hilton and Shanna Moakler's recent brawl in an LA nightclub. The incident occurred just three weeks after TMZ.com caught Paris kissing Shanna's ex, rocker Travis Barker.

So what really happened inside trendy club Hyde? Shanna broke her silence only to "Extra" about who really hit whom.

"I absolutely did not punch Paris Hilton," Shanna said. "I was assaulted in the club and all the details I put in the police report, and I'm going to leave it to the authorities to handle properly."

Paris filed her own police report, but on Tuesday in Santa Monica, she dodged questions.

The truth may rest with one witness: Emmitt Smith's "Dancing" partner Cheryl Burke, who was with Shanna that night.

"I did not see Shanna punch Paris at all," Cheryl insisted.  "Not even touch her."

Instead, Cheryl claims Paris' former flame, Stavros Niarchos, pushed Shanna down a flight of stairs.

"I was in shock. I was in total shock," she said. "I was just walking from the bathroom down the stairs and I saw all this drama happening. And Stavros I really felt was out of line, totally out of line for pushing Shanna, threatening to hit her and pouring a drink all over her."

Watch as more "Dancing" drama unfolds next week on ABC!

 


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