'Dancing With the Stars:' Ricki Lake Threatens to Quit

"I feel a tremendous amount of pressure," the former talk show host tells her partner Derek Hough.
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Ricki Lake may have earned a near-perfect score on Monday's Dancing With the Stars, but she's losing her cool.

"I feel a tremendous amount of pressure," she told her partner (and three-time winner) Derek Hough while rehearsing before the show. "Has anyone ever quit the show?"

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Lake, 43, continued, "I am going to have a breakdown. I just can't do it. It's just very confusing for me. I am not getting it. I want to quit. Like I totally want to quit -- and I am not a quitter."

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But Lake and Hough earned a near-perfect 29 out of 30 for their Psycho-themed tango, becoming the first couple during this season to earn two 10s from the judges.

After accomplishing that,  Lake changed her tune.

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"The highs are so high and the lows are pretty low," she said. "I'm relieved!"

The rankings are below:

1. Ricki Lake (tango to Psycho theme) -- 29 points

2. J.R. Martinez (foxtrot to Pink Panther theme) -- 26

3-5. Hope Solo (foxtrot to "You've Got a Friend in Me" from Toy Story) -- 24

        Rob Kardashian (paso doble to Superman theme) -- 24

        David Arquette (paso doble to Raiders of the Ark theme) -- 24

6-8. Chaz Bono (paso doble to Rocky theme) -- 21

        Chynna Phillips (tango to Mission: Impossible theme) -- 21

        Nancy Grace (paso doble to Flash Gordon theme) -- 21

9. Carson Kressley (Viennese waltz to Pirates of the Caribbean: Curse of the Black Pearl theme) -- 20


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