Highest scoring couple of the season sent home in shocking 'DWTS' elimination

The Bachelor's "Grocery Store" Joe Amabile and Fuller House's Juan Pablo Di Pace were eliminated during the Dancing With the Stars semi-finals. Considering Joe had the lowest judges score for the season, his exit was expected. But Juan Pablo's elimination was a total shock.

Juan Pablo and his partner Cheryl Burke were the highest scoring couple throughout the season. And even more impressive was that their last 4 dances all received perfect scores from the judges.

After the couple performed a flawless salsa, head judge Len Goodman said, "If you're not in the final, I'm going to go home and pickle me walnuts."Len, along with judges Carrie Ann Inaba and Bruno Tonioli, were completely shocked by the elimination.

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LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 15: Juan Pablo Di Pace (L) and Cheryl Burke pose at 'Dancing with the Stars' Season 27 at CBS Televison City on October 15, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by David Livingston/Getty Images)
DANCING WITH THE STARS - 'Las Vegas Night' - After taking in the music and culture of New York City on last night's show, the 12 remaining couples are set to celebrate the allure of Sin City and take a gamble on dancing to some of the city's most iconic songs as Las Vegas Night comes to 'Dancing with the Stars,' live TUESDAY, OCT. 2 (8:00-10:01 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network. (Eric McCandless/ABC via Getty Images) CHERYL BURKE, JUAN PABLO DI PACE
DANCING WITH THE STARS - 'Las Vegas Night' - After taking in the music and culture of New York City on last night's show, the 12 remaining couples are set to celebrate the allure of Sin City and take a gamble on dancing to some of the city's most iconic songs as Las Vegas Night comes to 'Dancing with the Stars,' live TUESDAY, OCT. 2 (8:00-10:01 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network. (Eric McCandless/ABC via Getty Images) JUAN PABLO DI PACE, CHERYL BURKE
LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 01: Juan Pablo Di Pace (L) and Cheryl Burke pose at 'Dancing with the Stars' Season 27 at CBS Televison City on October 1, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by David Livingston/Getty Images)
DANCING WITH THE STARS - 'New York City Night' - The 12 remaining couples take a bite out of the Big Apple and dance to iconic songs from the city that never sleeps, as New York City Night comes to 'Dancing with the Stars,' live, MONDAY, OCT. 1 (8:00-10:00 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network. (Eric McCandless via Getty Images) CHERYL BURKE, JUAN PABLO DI PACE
DANCING WITH THE STARS - 'Episode 2701 - 'Dancing with the Stars' is back with a new, dynamic cast of 13 celebrities who are ready to move out of their comfort zones and hit the ballroom floor on a special two-night premiere. The competition begins with a two-hour season premiere, live, MONDAY, SEPT. 24 (8:00-10:00 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network. (Eric McCandless/ABC via Getty Images) JUAN PABLO DI PACE, CHERYL BURKE
DANCING WITH THE STARS - 'Episode 2701 - 'Dancing with the Stars' is back with a new, dynamic cast of 13 celebrities who are ready to move out of their comfort zones and hit the ballroom floor on a special two-night premiere. The competition begins with a two-hour season premiere, live, MONDAY, SEPT. 24 (8:00-10:00 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network. (Eric McCandless/ABC via Getty Images) JUAN PABLO DI PACE, CHERYL BURKE
DANCING WITH THE STARS - 'Episode 2701 - 'Dancing with the Stars' is back with a new, dynamic cast of 13 celebrities who are ready to move out of their comfort zones and hit the ballroom floor on a special two-night premiere. The competition begins with a two-hour season premiere, live, MONDAY, SEPT. 24 (8:00-10:00 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network. (Eric McCandless/ABC via Getty Images) CHERYL BURKE, JUAN PABLO DI PACE
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As the credits rolled, a frustrated Len said, "I know the Americans, we like fair play but mostly we like justice. And there's no justice here."

Twitterverse was just as shocked as the judges. One viewer tweeted, "The elimination of Juan Pablo and Cheryl is one of the worst things to ever happen in #DWTS history."

In fact, Twitter was so outraged, that Juan Pablo sent a late tweet to calm them down.But even though the elimination was heartbreaking for viewers, for Juan Pablo the experience was as magnificent as his dancing.

When asked about his unexpected departure, Juan Pablo said "I love dancing so much, and at least I got to do it in front of millions of people with this beautiful girl."

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Danelle Umstead and Artem Chigvintsev

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Lindsay Arnold and DeMarcus Ware

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Sasha Farber and Mary Lou Retton

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"Grocery Store Joe" and Jenna Johnson

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Val Chmerkovskiy and Nancy McKeon

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Tinashe and Brandon Armstrong

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Witney Carson and Milo Manheim

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Alan Bersten and Alexis Ren

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Evanna Lynch and Keo Motsepe

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Cheryl Burke and Juan Pablo di Pace

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Emma Slater and John Schneider

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Bobby Bones and Sharna Burgess

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Nikki Glaser and Gleb Savchenko

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