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'DWTS': Was Bruno Too Brutish to Bolton?

There was plenty of drama on "Dancing with the Stars" this week -- from the audience booing (disagreeing with the judges, not for Sarah Palin), to Judge Bruno Tonioli's brutal criticism of Michael Bolton's performance.

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Bruno thought Bolton's jive with partner Chelsie Hightower was "probably the worst jive in 11 seasons" and that he "hated it." The now eliminated Bolton told "DWTS" host Brooke Burke he felt Bruno was "disrespectful and inappropriate." In an appearance on "Good Morning America," Bolton thought he should get an apology, saying, "He just, to me, let everybody down. My mom was there, she flew in, she's 90

Now other celebrities are weighing in, including Kirstie Alley, who tweeted, "There is friendly suggestion which makes a person improve. Then there is FRIENDLY FIRE which destroys a person. SHAME on you BRUNO! appologize [sic]"

But the "Dancing with the Stars" producer released this following statement: "Bruno's role as a judge is to give his honest opinions on the quality of the dances he's judging, which is what he did in this case. While we respect the feelings of our celebrities and dancers, we don't feel Bruno should be expected to apologize for doing his job."

"Extra" and PopEater.com want to know if think Bruno went too far.

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