Equally upset was Melora Hardin.
“I’ve literally known Brian for, like, years and years and years and years,” she explained. “He’s that person that when I was feeling really insecure or feeling a little nervous, I could look at Brian and he’d just give me a hug.”
After hearing the devastating news, Melora revealed that she even asked Brian, “What am I gonna do without you?”
His response? “You’re gonna keep getting 10s. You’re gonna channel the ghost of me.”
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Dancing With the Stars airs Mondays at 8 p.m. on ABC.