Jack Wagner 'Very Sad' About 'Dancing With The Stars' Exit

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Jack Wagner and Anna Trebunskaya chat with Access Hollywood on April 3, 2012 -- Access Hollywood

Actor Jack Wagner was sent packing on Tuesday's "Dancing with the Stars," and despite feeling down about his elimination, the 52-year-old says he's taking away a great deal from the ballroom.

"This has been a very cool ride and I've had a very cool partner and I got to reflect on this stuff with gratitude," he told Access Hollywood after his elimination, referencing professional partner Anna Trebunskaya.

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"Am I sad? Very sad, but I'm taking all the positives from this. I got a great memory," he explained.

"I like to work hard and I like to be challenged and dance certainly was challenging and my partner challenged me with her choreography for sure, so thanks for that," he said, turning to Anna.

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The "DWTS" pro said she saw a great deal of growth in her partner over the course of the season.

"Jack has a lot of talent and a lot of potential... I did see him improve over the month that we spent together and it was really an honor to have such a great student," she said.

And will the TV star continue to dance in the future?

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"I have no plans to dance tomorrow now, but I don't know about the day after that, so we'll see," he added.

"Dancing with the Stars" returns Monday, April 9 at 8/7c on ABC.

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