Who knew dancing was such a violent sport? Gilles Marini reveals to E! that his partner Cheryl Burke had quite a spill in salsa rehearsal for Dancing With the Stars, slipping through his hands, but rallied right away.


"She hit her head so hard that the music was covered by the sound of her head hitting the floor," Gilles tells E!’s Marc Malkin. "It was a scary moment. She had an egg on the back of her head, but she doesn’t complain…She got up and said, ‘Let’s do it again one more time.’ "


One might think a lump like that would hamper a dance performance, but not for Gilles and Cheryl – they pulled off a perfect 30 in both dances last night.

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