She didn't even thanked Tony once during the interview. Matter of fact, Kate has NEVER thanked Tony. Every other contestants on the show has thanked and given all the creidt to their professional dance partners. Kate would never thank anyone.
She did say he was a wonderful teacher, but that could have been the earpeice talking to her.
Kate also claimed that her gut feeling was always right, indicating that she 'knew' it was her time to go.