Slideshow posted in Entertainment News | Monday, December 20, 2010
Bristol Palin stirred controversy when she appeared on 'Dancing With the Stars' 11th season in 2010. Many voters were outraged she beat out other contestants, such as singer Brandy, to reach the top three.
Her partner, Mark Ballas, had said people voted for the couple because they could identify with Palin's inexperience. Critics said she was bolstered by her mother Sarah's Conservative supporters. One Wisconsin man was reportedly so upset at seeing the two advance in the competition that he fired a gun at his television. Palin ultimately came in third place.
(Pictured: Bristol Palin and Mark Ballas perform on 'Dancing With the Stars' on Monday, Nov. 22, 2010.) (ABC Photo/Adam Larkey)