It was a big night for Alexa Penavega, the actress revealed for the first time her struggle with bulimia and performed an intense dance routine illustrating her struggle with the demons of the eating disorder. The routine got her a perfect score of 10. Then while teaming up with Bindi Irwin and her partner Derek Hough Alexa and her pro again were awarded a perfect score.
However that couldn’t save one half of “Dancing With The Stars” first-ever married couple being sent home this week. Based on scores from last week and viewers votes, it was Alexa Penavega who was sent home. Leaving her husband and fellow competitor Carlos Penavega an emotional wreck. .
Alexa, who is a Christian has used her last few dance routines to in some way showcase her faith. Last week she picked the biblical story of David and Goliath saying that there “are heroes in the Bible”.
You can watch this week’s dance in the video above