Watch Bristol Palin Cha-Cha-Cha on 'Dancing With the Stars'

Bristol Palin made her debut last night on Dancing With the Stars, cha cha cha-ing her way to a respectable score of 18/30. The score was good enough to put her in fifth place, tied with Mrs. Brady, Florence Henderson.

The judges were duly impressed with her first performance, considering her lack of dance training. "This is clearly virgin territory for you," judge Bruno Tonioli said, seemingly taking a dig at Palin's tabloid past.

Here's the video of her Cha Cha Cha with partner Mark Ballas:

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Kevin Fallon is a reporter for the Daily Beast. He's a former entertainment editor at TheWeek.com and former writer and producer for The Atlantic's entertainment channel.

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