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(CBS NEWS) – Brooke Burke-Charvet is exiting the “Dancing with the Stars” ballroom.

The TV personality, who won the show and then became Tom Bergeron’s co-host for seven seasons, announced her “DWTS” elimination via Twitter on Friday.

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She also confirmed her departure in a statement to E! News: “I have enjoyed seven seasons co-hosting ‘DWTS’ but understand the need for change considering the position of the show at this juncture. I’ve always been one to embrace change and looking forward to pursuing opportunities I previously wasn’t able to entertain because of contractual obligations to the show. I’ve seen my fair share of shocking eliminations in the ballroom but this one takes the cake.”

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