David Alan Grier and Kym Johnson on DWTS

Copyright 2009 Craig Sjodin / ABC

Copyright 2009 Craig Sjodin / ABC


David Alan Grier is paired with Kym Johnson on Dancing with the Stars 2009. David is a pretty recognizable person, but I’m not sure he really has the fan following to get a ton of votes on the show. He seems like he’s in good shape and should be able to move pretty well. If he gets tossed a waltz or some other proper dance with nice lines to start I think that will prove beneficial to him.

Kym is one of my favorite dancers and someone who for some reason has always ended up with a partner who was not very good (see Jerry Springer, Mark Cuban etc). Unfortunately, I don’t think David Alan Grier is much better of a partner than before. At least this time Kym can go all out with the choreography. She won’t have to dumb it down for someone who just can’t move. I wonder if Kym has resigned herself to just enjoying the show for what it is or if she wishes they’d finally give her a great partner to compliment her incredible moves.

At the end of the day, I don’t see Kym and David making it past the half way point and probably will be gone near the beginning of the show. David may surprise me, but someone with less dance skill but more popular will stay on and he’ll be sent home early.