'DWTS' judges get harsh with Charlotte McKinney

'Dancing With the Stars': The Judges Get Harsh with Charlotte
'Dancing With the Stars': The Judges Get Harsh with Charlotte


Bruno Tonioli shocked the 'DWTS' ballroom Monday during his critique of model Charlotte McKinney and partner Keo Motsepe's rumba.

"You're never going to win the Nobel Prize for quantum physics, but you are easy on the eyes" he told the model.

This content is not available due to your privacy preferences.
Update your settings here to see it.



The harsh comment elicited boos and screams from the live audience and from Bruno's fellow judges -- and when he realized what he had said, the judge covered his mouth, saying, "Oh, sorry!"

Co-host Tom Bergeron -- always quick on his feet -- jumped in, saying, "Bruno, neither are you ..." McKinney, on the other hand, looked at her partner with raised eyebrows -- without uttering a word in response.

Charlotte and Keo ended up getting eliminated later in the show, making them the second couple to leave the show this season.

Though Charlotte had no words for Bruno in the moment, she responded to his comment on "Good Morning America," saying:

"To be honest, I just really thought it was uncalled for ... I've really been trying to be used as a platform for social media bullying and really just stop any negativity and just talk about being positive, and it just came out of nowhere."

Check out her reaction here:

'DWTS' Judge Bruno Booed for Sexist Slam on Charlotte McKinney
'DWTS' Judge Bruno Booed for Sexist Slam on Charlotte McKinney


Also on AOL:
David Cameron reveals he and Kim Kardashian are distant cousins
Paula Patton says she's 'becoming an adult' after split from Robin Thicke
Rumer Willis' hot bod draws comparisons to Demi's 'Striptease' days