Melissa Gilbert ‘Dancing With The Stars’ Went From Size 6 to 2

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Not winning the Mirror Ball trophy was the only thing Melissa Gilbert lost on “Dancing With The Stars” — she also lost a few pounds. Though Melissa is not sure exactly how much weight she lost in pounds, she knows that she went from a size six to a two, Us Weekly reported.

After performing on the show for eight weeks, the Little House on the Prairie actress and  professional dancer was not able to survive the double elimination along with her partner, Maksim Chmerkovskiy.

But the actress, who just happened to be celebrating her 48th birthday on the same day she was kicked off the hit show, told Us Weekly she was happy to be exiting “DWTS” on a “high note.”

“I did things that I didn’t think I’d do so… we are definitely going out on a high note,” she said. “I’m definitely okay.”

Melissa was even able to drop some weight while she was on the show.  “I don’t know pounds [lost] but I went from a size 6 to a 2,” the now slender star explained told the magazine. “I have a 26 inch waist now.”

But the actress isn’t too down about getting sent to pack her bags this week. She revealed to Us Weekly, “There was a revealing outfit coming up, so I wasn’t going to get to eat this week and now I can!”

At least now she was able to enjoy her own birthday cake.

Though Melissa had tears in her eyes as she spoke, she explained to the mag, “I’m amazed I even made it this far.”

Chmerkovskiy added, “I’m so proud of her.”

“DWTS” is definitely going to miss them!