Jennifer Grey Wins Dancing WIth the Stars
Bristol Palin comes in 3rd amid voting glitches
By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted Nov 23, 2010 10:36 PM CST
Updated Nov 24, 2010 12:01 AM CST
Bristol Palin and her partner Mark Ballas perform on"Dancing with the Stars" Monday night.   (AP Photo/ABC, Adam Larkey)
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(Newser) – Jennifer Grey overcame the competition—and an alleged Tea Party conspiracy—to become the 11th champion of Dancing With the Stars. The 50-year-old beat Bristol Palin, who finished third, and Kyle Massey to win the mirror ball, the AP reports. "I didn't think I was going to compete tonight—and I'm really glad I did," said Grey, who suffered a slipped disc before the finale.

"I've definitely had the time of my life ," said Palin, who earlier said winning would "be like a big middle finger to all the people out there that hate my mom and hate me." ABC said there had been problems with its voting system that affected every finalist equally, E! Online reports. Security was tight at the finale, with the show basically on lockdown after a white powder was mailed to the production office, sources tell PopEater. Even though she lost, you haven't seen the last of Bristol: Click here to see what offers await her now that DWTS is over.