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Dancing With The Stars celebrity contestants Amy Purdy, Derek Hough, Val Chmerkovskiy, Danica McKellar and Candace Cameron Bure appear at a reheasal before the season 18 premiere of the ABC show on March 17, 2014. - Provided courtesy of ABC Photo / Adam Larkey / Rick Rowell

See photos of 12 "Dancing With The Stars" couples rehearsing before the premiere of season 18 of the ABC show on March 17, 2014. The cast includes Amy Purdy, a double amputee, and 1990s show alumni Danica McKellar ("The Wonder Years") and Candace Cameron Bure ("Full House").

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The cast of Dancing With The Stars season 18 appears on the premiere on March 17, 2014. - Provided courtesy of ABC Photo/ Adam Taylor

The first "Dancing With The Stars" celebrity contestants from season 18 were voted off "Dancing With The Stars" on Monday, March 24, after two weeks of performances. Spoiler alert!

The celebrities performed a dance style of their choosing including Swing, Tango, Jive, Salsa, Samba, Rumba and the Cha Cha Cha. Find out which two celebs were the first to be voted off "Dancing With The Stars" this season in a shocking DOUBLE elimination and VOTE in our poll below!

Meryl Davis and Maksim Chmerkovskiy appear in a still from Dancing With The Stars season 18 on March 24, 2014. - Provided courtesy of OTRC

When they say they have surprises this season on "Dancing with the Stars" they mean it! After a splashy opening number, Tom Bergeron started the show with the announcement that we would be seeing a DOUBLE elimination this week. (Find out who was ELIMINATED here.)

Cut to shocked faces on all the celebs and their pro partners. This really is a "DWTS" first. They're also sprinkling the results throughout the show rather than waiting until the very end. And the dances this week are ones the celebrities most wanted to learn.

Candace Cameron Bure of Full House fame and Mark Ballas performed a Contemporary routine on week 1 of ABCs Dancing With The Stars on March 17, 2014. They received 25 out of 30 points from the judges. - Provided courtesy of ABC Photo / Adam Taylor

Yes, dance friends, we've hit season 18 on "Dancing With The Stars."

It seems like only yesterday we were all fighting over whether it was Kelly Monaco or John O'Hurley who REALLY won that first mirror ball trophy.

Zendaya appears at Dancing With The Stars alum Maksim Chermovskiys Cantamessa Men jewelry collection launch party at Tao Downtown Lounge in New York on Feb. 10, 2014. - Provided courtesy of OTRC

See photos of Zendaya and Maksim Chermovskiy at the "Dancing With The Stars" alum's Cantamessa Men launch party at Tao Downtown Lounge in New York on Feb. 10, 2014 -- also includes "DWTS" star Tony Dovolani and former partner and his wife.

Elizabeth Berkley and Val Chmerkovskiy danced the Salsa with Gleb Savchenko and received 30 out of 30 during the trio round on week nine of Dancing With The Stars on Nov. 11, 2013. - Provided courtesy of Lionsgate

See photos of 'Dancing With The Stars' season 17 contestant Elizabeth Berkley of 'Saved By The Bell' fame and partner Val Chmerkovskiy on the show in 2013.

The two were elminated from the ABC show on Monday, Nov. 11 after nine weeks of competing.

Dancing With The Stars pro dancer Val Chmerkovskiy attends a launch party for VALENTIN, his urban streetwear couture brand clothing line, in Los Angeles on Oct. 17, 2013. - Provided courtesy of Michael Simon / Startraksphoto.com

See photos from "Dancing With The Stars" pro dancer Val Chmerkovskiy's VALENTIN clothing line launch party on Oct. 17, 2013 - includes pictures of Val, his brother Maksim Chmerkovskiy, his partner Elizabeth Berkley and other season 17 contestants.


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