Melissa was only answering the question put to her. She didn't go on and on about it other than to say that wasn't the LT she knew. Tony has given other statements, as well as other DWTS pros, that say basically what Melissa did in this clip. They are all shocked about it, but she isn't the only one who has said more than "no comment".
eta: Tony echoed Mel's words
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