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Karina Smirnoff and Mario Lopez Back Together Again

In true hollywood fashion, the rumors about Karina Smirnoff and Mario Lopez being back together again are swirling. I’m pretty sure we’ve seen something like this before. The next report will have Mario saying that they’re just good friends. Just wait for it and you’ll see what I mean. Maybe it’s just that in Hollywood friends with benefits is common.

In other Karina Smirnoff news, this was an interesting piece of news I hadn’t heard: Karina Smirnoff gets nose job.

The twenty-nine year old Dancing with the Stars’ actress Karina Smirnoff underwent rhinoplasty on November 2 1997, as stated in the people’s magazine.

According to people’s magazine the twenty-nine year old dancing pro had the rhinoplasty procedure done for medical reasons.

Rhinoplasty is a plastic surgery procedure used to reshape the contour and proportion of the nose. Aside from the aesthetic benefits of rhinoplasty, the plastic surgery procedure can help to correct problems related to breathing.

The procedure can also be used to correct facial disfigurement arising from birth defects, illness as well as physical trauma.When the rhinoplasty procedure is performed for medical reasons, the cost of the procedure may be covered under a patient’s health insurance plan.

Rhinoplasty is one of the least risky cosmetic procedures and a good plastic surgeon will inform you about the pre as well as post rhinoplasty surgery care.

I’m pretty sure it was just so she could breathe better.

August 30, 2008 I Written By

Better known as Charlie.

Official Dancing with the Stars Cast

UPDATE: Vote for your favorite Dancing with the Stars Couple
UPDATE 2: ABC has announced the official Dancing with the Stars Season 8 Cast.

The official cast announcement was made this morning on Good Morning America. This is the third season to have its cast announced on GMA. Some interesting stars and some interesting partnerships. Plus, I’m really intrigued by some of the new professional dancers including Lacey Schwimmer of So You Think You Can Dance fame and Corky Ballas which is the father of Mark Ballas and also trained Julianne and Derek Hough.

Lance Bass, Singer, will be partnered with Lacey Schwimmer
Toni Braxton, Grammy Award Winning Singer, will be partnered with Alec Mazo
Brooke Burke, Model/TV Host, will be partnered with Derek Hough
Rocco DiSpirito, TV Chef, will be partnered with Karina Smirnoff
Maurice Greene, Olympic Champion Sprinter, will be partnered with Cheryl Burke
Kim Kardashian, Model, Stylist And Reality TV Star, will be partnered with Mark Ballas
Cloris Leachman, Oscar Award Winning Actress, will be partnered with Corky Ballas
Cody Linley, Hannah Montana Star, will be partnered with Julianne Hough
Susan Lucci, Daytime Emmy Award Winning Actress, will be partnered with Tony Dovolani
Misty May-Treanor, Olympic Beach Volleyball Professional, will be partnered with Maksim Chmerkovskiy
Ted McGinley, Actor, will be partnered with Inna Brayer
Jeffrey Ross, Comedian, will be partnered with Edyta Śliwińska
Warren Sapp, Former NFL Player, will be partnered with Kym Johnson

The show will continue to be hosted by Tom Bergeron as well as Samantha Harris. Len Goodman, Bruno Tonioli, and Carrie Ann Inaba will continue to be judges this season.

August 25, 2008 I Written By

Better known as Charlie.

Misty May-Treanor Dancing on the AVP Tour and on the Great Wall of China

Misty May-Treanor has been on the list of ever Dancing with the Stars cast spoiler I’ve seen. I must admit that I think having Misty May-Treanor on Dancing with the Stars is an incredible idea. It would be absolutely entertaining and she’d be great television.

Don’t believe me? Check out these videos of Misty May-Treanor dancing.

Here’s a nice collage video of Misty May-Treanor dancing on the AVP tour. Turns out she dances before every match.

If you didn’t like Misty’s freestyle, then Misty May-Treanor also danced with the Beach Girlz (basically a bunch of hot girl dancers on the AVP tour). Definitely respectable.

Also, if you watched the Olympics, then you probably saw the piece done on Misty May-Treanor where she’s dancing on the steps of the Great Wall of China. I can’t find that clip anywhere yet, but you can see what kind of a ham Misty May-Treanor is by just watching this video of her before and after she dances on the Great Wall of China:

I think this means Misty May-Treanor will make for some really great Dancing with the Stars television.

August 24, 2008 I Written By

Better known as Charlie.

Dancing with the Stars Exclusive Cast Incorrectly Revealed

Gossip Sauce posted a list of Dancing with the Stars cast members on August 21st. This prompted at least 5 other sites to use the Gossip Sauce list of Dancing with the Stars contestants for their own website. Here’s the list provided by Gossip Sauce.
Kim Kardashian
Lance Bass
Toni Braxton
Brooke Burke
Maurice Greene
Cody Linley
Susan Lucci
Warren Sapp
Misty May-Treanor
Ted McGinley
Mark McGrath
Cloris Leachman
Jeff Ross

There’s only one major problem with this list of Dancing with the Stars Contestants. I know for sure that one of these people on the list isn’t going to be here this year. They were going to be on the show, but something happened and that’s changed.

My guess is that a number of people on this list are going to be on the show, but my sources are telling me that it’s definitely not an entirely accurate list.

Of course, guessing who is on the list is great fodder for discussion. So, here’s some of the other rumors I’ve seen floating around the internet.

There’s been a number of rumors about George Lopez being on the show. My guess is that George Lopez would be a horrible dancer, but entertaining regardless of his dance skills.

This site called Reality TV Spoilers posted their Dancing with the Stars spoilers.

N*SYNC member Lance Bass, “Keeping Up with the Kardashians” Kim Kardashian, singer Toni Braxton, rodeo star and Jewel’s husband Ty Murray, “The Brady Bunch” mom Florence Henderson and original Batman Adam West who, at 79, would be the oldest participant ever. Former Miami Dolphin Dan Marino was approached, but he declined.

Warren Sapp has also been listed as a potential contestant on Dancing with the Stars. Can you imagine big bad Warren Sapp doing a quickstep? At least he could lift any of the girls, but he might also snap them in half on accident.

Misty May-Treanor and Ted Mcginley were also offered on Twitter as possible Dancing with the Stars cast members. I bet those twitters came from the original Dancing with the Stars spoiler at the top.

The good part about all this is that we’re going to find out who it really is tomorrow.

I Written By

Better known as Charlie.

Julianne Hough Dating Chuck Wicks

It’s official. I’ve actually known this for a couple days, but unfortunately I wasn’t allowed to say anything. Looks like People broke the news first. That’s alright with me. Whatever makes Julianne happy.

Here’s some good quotes from the People article:

With her hectic life, Hough told PEOPLE, “It’s very difficult to date – I just got kind of lucky!” Indeed, she got to know Wicks this summer when the two joined Brad Paisley on tour.

“He’s just a great guy! He’s awesome and really, really talented,” Hough says of the “Stealing Cinderella” singer. “I’m having a great time getting to know him.”

Hough, 20, says she and Wicks, 29, have been work-out buddies on the road.

“When we play amphitheaters, we’ll run up and down the stairs,” she says. “And all of us – all the bands – bought bikes and we go mountain biking and we’ll go to amusements parks and things like that.”

It will be interesting to see how their relationship will do considering how incredibly busy Julianne is between Dancing with the Stars and being on tour with Brad Paisley. Not to mention that Chuck Wicks is busy in his own right. Either way, I think we all can appreciate the joy of being with someone you enjoy.

Ok, it’s about time to hear who the new couples will be on Dancing with the Stars. The wait is almost over.

August 22, 2008 I Written By

Better known as Charlie.

Visiting Julianne’s Mom’s House

I’m sitting here at Julianne’s mom’s house. It’s kind of crazy. Look forward to a lot of interesting content to come.

Also, you can take a look at the page that she made for Julianne the first year she competed.

August 18, 2008 I Written By

Better known as Charlie.

Mark Ballas, Derek Hough, and Kristi Yamaguchi Robbed in Minneapolis

A few members of the Dancing with the Stars crew, Mark Ballas, Derek Hough, and Kristi Yamaguchi, were robbed in Minneapolis while taking part in a charity event to raise money to fight cancer.

According to reports:

Ballas and Hough, along with Kristi Yamaguchi and other DWTS members, had been dining at an Outback Steakhouse Saturday night when the robbery occurred. They were in town to take part in a charity event to raise money to fight cancer.

The van is owned by Hough, who was scheduled to play at the benefit with his band, Almost Amy. Among the personal items pinched were passports, wallets, laptop computers, iPods, cell phones, diaries and photos from the tour.

Hough and Almost Amy is offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to the safe return of the goods. The band is soliciting tips via its MySpace page.

Well, I didn’t know that Mark and Derek had a band named Almost Amy. While it’s sad that they got robbed, looking on the bright side of things at least this is good PR for their band. I’m pretty sure thousands of people will be visiting their myspace page because of this incident.

Dancing with the Stars’ seventh season kicks off Sept. 22 with a three-night live premiere event.

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Better known as Charlie.

Dancing with the Stars is Finally Moved In

It’s taken quite a bit of work, but I’ve finally gotten all of my Dancing with the Stars content moved from Something for Nothing over to this blog. It looks much better with all the post on it.

Now we can get to work on posting information about Dancing with the Stars. I’ve got some amazing things planned for this site, so just wait and see what I’ve got in the works for Dancing with the Stars.

In the meantime, might as well go back and check out all the incredible Dancing with the Stars Music. I can’t wait to see the music they use this year.

August 14, 2008 I Written By

Better known as Charlie.

Pure Dancing with the Stars Music, Videos and News

Welcome to Pure Dancing with the Stars! This blog plans to be your best source for Dancing with the Stars Music, Videos and News. Luckily, we already have a good start on covering Dancing with the Stars, because we’ve been doing it for a couple years on Something for Nothing and Dancing with the Stars on SYTYCD.

Very soon I’ll be moving all my Dancing with the Stars posts from the other blogs into this blog to get it started. Let me know if you’re interested in participating in the Pure Dancing with the Stars blog. I’m always interested in giving people a platform to speak their mind about TV shows like Dancing with the Stars.

August 7, 2008 I Written By

Better known as Charlie.

Dan Quayle and Kathy Griffin Turn Down Dancing with the Stars 2008

TV Guide is reporting that both Dan Quayle and Kathy Griffin turned down chances to be on Dancing with the Stars season 7.

Kathy Griffin said about the offer:

“I have a hard offer for Dancing with the Stars,” raucous redhead and proud D-Lister Kathy Griffin tells TV’s Extra. But when asked if she plans to accept ABC’s invite, she says, “No! I can’t even touch my toes!”

I don’t know about you, but Kathy is known for her whit. I don’t want to see her red head going around the dance floor at all. Thank you Kathy for not accepting the offer.

Similarly, a spokesperson for former U.S. vice president Dan Quayle tells IndyStar.com, “There was contact [made]” and “there was interest in having him be on the show,” but at the end of the day the Indianapolis native said noe. Er, no. “I can tell you that he is not doing the show,” says the rep.

I actually think that it would be quite entertaining to have Dan Quayle on the show. I’m sure he’d be horrible, but sometimes that’s funny and endearing. I read one person commenting on the story that said, “Dan Quayle did enough to ruin the vice presidency. Thank you Dan for not doing the same to the cast of Dancing with the Stars.”

The Dancing with the Stars 2008 cast will be officially revealed the morning of Aug. 25, on ABC’s Good Morning America. There’s got to be somewhere that spoils it. If you find it, let me know.

August 5, 2008 I Written By

Better known as Charlie.