Humiliation

Why Millions of Fans Couldn’t Help Bethany Mota Win Dancing with the Stars

Bethany Mota in tears. (Photo: YouTube)

It’s a failure for #TeamInternet, as beauty guru Bethany Mota has lost Dancing With The Stars after being eliminated in fourth place – just missing the finale.

Despite her millions of followers, and help from internet-famous YouTube stars like Tyler Oakley, Connor Franta and Ricky Dillon – Bethany was not able to out-poll the slew of Z-Listers that included an ABC Family star, and the granddaughter of a controversial duck hunter.

Bethany Gets Help From YouTubers

Ricky Dillon praised “Queen” Bethany’s skills at “werking” the dance floor, while Tyler Oakley screamed and Connor Franta did a mic drop – pushing their fans to call the number to vote.

Ricky Dillon loves Bethany.
Connor Franta tells fans to vote.
tyler-oakley-bethany

They were not alone, as Teala Dunn from AwesomenessTV, Meg Deangelis, Lauren Elizabeth, Jennxpenn, Colette Butler, Blair Fowler, Andrea Russett and iJustine also came out to support #TeamInternet.

Teala Dunn backs Bethany.
Meg Deangelis gives number.
Lauren Elizabeth urges fans to vote.
Jennxpenn: Vote for Bethany!
iJustine is on #TeamInternet.
Colette Butler loves Bethany.
Blair Fowler backs Mota.
Andrea Russett says to vote.

After her loss was announced, former Olympian and DWTS finalist Amy Purdy tweeted her sympathies – along with Aeropostale, who Bethany has a home furnishings and clothing line with.

Aeropostale backs Bethany.
Amy Purdy tweets Bethany Mota.

Bethany Doesn’t Update Her Twitter for Two Whole Days

Following her humiliating defeat at the hands of Z-listers, Bethany was suspiciously absent from the internet for an entire two days.

Typically, eliminees immediately decide to thank the people that voted, and comfort their legions of sad fans. Was Bethany angry at fans for not bothering to vote?

Two days later, her first tweet back following her loss did not mention it at all – instead choosing to focus on the positive.

Bethany's first tweet.

Did Bethany’s Fans Even Watch Dancing with the Stars?

Dancing With The Stars is a show primarily enjoyed by Southern grandmothers, according to public demographic data – with a high median age of 61.6 years-old. In fact, over half of all viewers are women over fifty.

Bethany’s fan base of primarily pre-teen and teen girls are not likely to enjoy watching the same show as their grandmothers, or care about the dated ballroom styles branded “boring” by critics.

Who Beat Bethany, Anyway?

Bethany was beaten by the controversial, 17 year-old Sadie Robertson, grand daughter of Phil Robertson, the racist, sexist and homophobic star of Duck Dynasty – known for shocking outbursts in the name of Christianity.

Janel Parrish, who plays the devious Mona Vanderwaal on ABC Family’s Pretty Little Liars, strategically played the sympathy card in a bid to get to the final.

Lastly, Alfonso Ribeiro, best known for “The Carlton” dance and “The French Prince of Bel-Air, is the favorite to take home the Mirror Ball Trophy.

Did Bethany Mota deserve to go? Comment and tell us!

Want to write for us? Click here to apply!

Want updates? Want to comment? Like us on Facebook, follow our Tumblr or Twitter.


Trending Sponsors

Related Gossip You Might Like

Gigi Gorgeous with new dog.

Gigi Gorgeous Debuts New Puppy, Thinks Pet Instagrams Are Super Lame

SuperfameDecember 2, 2014
Alfie Deyes shows fans his extravagant new office.

Alfie Deyes Denies He’ll Break up with Zoella after Revealing Controversial New Office

SuperfameAugust 4, 2015
Gracie Francesca.

Gracie Francesca Slams ‘B*****, Jealous’ Beauty Bloggers for Not Supporting Her

SuperfameOctober 7, 2015
Trisha Paytas.

This Is the Stalker Trisha Paytas Fears Might Kill Her

Eva RocheApril 14, 2016
Zoella and Alfie Deyes.

Obnoxious, Trivial Garbage: Billboard Slams Zoella, Alfie & SDK

SuperfameNovember 22, 2014
Tyler Oakley with Zoella.

Tyler Oakley Attacks a 16-Year-Old Zoella Hater on Tumblr

SuperfameDecember 7, 2014
Alfie Deyes, Zoella and Pewdiepie.

Zoella, Alfie, Pewdiepie Top Debrett’s 500 Most Influential People in Britain List

SuperfameJanuary 26, 2015
Pewdiepie and Zoella.

Pewdiepie: Zoella’s Ghostwriting Drama Gave YouTuber Books a Bad Reputation

SuperfameJuly 7, 2015
Feels Like Trish?

Buyer Beware: We Review Trisha Paytas’ ‘Feel Like Trish’ Skincare Line

SuperfameNovember 29, 2014
Kalel Kitten in glasses.

Kalel Kitten Says She Wants to Date a 2-Year-Old Boy, Fans Disgusted

SuperfameFebruary 7, 2015
Alfie Deyes with puppy Nala.

Watch Alfie & Zoella Meet Their New Puppy Nala for the First Time

SuperfameDecember 2, 2014
Nabela Noor and Dulce Candy.

Trump Fans Attack ‘Illegal Immigrant’ Dulce Candy & ‘Radical’ Nabela Noor

Nick TravisJanuary 28, 2016
Trisha Paytas and Colleen Ballinger.

Seductress Trisha Paytas Fears She Will Tempt Colleen Ballinger’s Fiance

SuperfameNovember 22, 2014
Shane Dawson discusses Bethany Mota and Cameron Dallas.

Shane on Bethany Mota & Cameron Dallas: “They Are Way Less Relevant This Year”

SuperfameSeptember 6, 2015