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DWTS Season 13, Week 4 – The Results (SPOILERS!!)

Well, the results are in….and Derek dislocated his shoulder in rehearsals.  Oh, wait…you want the other results??

Well, I continue to SUCK at predicting who will go home.  And I’m getting bitter about it.

Chynna and Tony leave us tonight and I have to say that it kinda pisses me off. Yeah, it’s how the show works and we all know that. We had been worried since the beginning that Chynna wasn’t making a big enough impact over all – then to have an off night on top of that??  It is horribly unfortunate.  Hate it.

I wish I had been right for a change.   In other news, Courtney’s record is no better than mine.  I’m in good company. :-)

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I'm a nerd and proud of it. Two degrees in geology also means I love BEER. :-) I'm also a Derek lover - proud of that too. So don't scream at those of us on this site and call us a bunch of "biased Derek-lovers" - it's just ME. :-) It may sound like I hate DWTS at times, but really, I'm just a snarky nitpicker from way back. And I'm cynical and jaded too. But I do love DWTS. :-)

Dancing With The Stars Season 13 Unaired Confessionals Week 4

Just a little something to watch when you are finished watching the show tonight. :)

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I'm a fashion and music fan....and I have always loved dancing too of any kind. Dancing With The Stars seems to have this way of bringing all of those things together. One of my favorite dancing quotes at the moment: "No matter what, nobody can take away the dance you've already had...." ~Gleb Savchenko . For fun music and dance mixes, visit WilUnleashed Soundcloud.

DWTS13 Week 4 Interviews After The Dance Part 2 (Videos)

In Part 2 of our interview posts, we have interviews with Access Hollywood and Entertainment Tonight, but, first let’s go to Hines Ward with his thoughts on the dances last night on Good Morning America HERE. Hines is rooting for David Arquette (since Kym was his partner last season), but, thought Ricki and Derek had the best dance of the night. He thinks they will be in the finals.

Louis van Amstel also reviewed the dances. Below is an excerpt from his new blog at ABC. From a dancing point of view, Louis is most worried for Nancy and Chaz tonight! He liked J.R and Karina’s dance the most. He also liked Ricki and Derek! Here is more of his thoughts on some of the other couples….

3. Carson Kressley and Anna Trebunskaya’s Viennese Waltz

Where would the show be without Carson? Their dance is such a clever way to mix entertainment value and still use elements of the Viennese Waltz. Carson executed the choreography well. Lucky for Carson, Johnny Depp’s portrayal of Jack Sparrow in “Pirates of the Caribbean” is slightly weird and effeminate, which gave Carson some leeway on his movements, which are slightly awkward at times. Len needs to lighten up! Yet he was cute saying he’d vote for them! Scores should have been like Chynna’s (three 7s) or even an 8 for Carson’s entertainment value, given this is movie week and Carson really expressed the dance he was given. (Carson got 6 from Len and two 7s from Carrie Ann and Bruno for a total of 20 out of 30).

4. Nancy Grace and Tristan McManus’ Paso Doble

I thought the video intro package was great and if Nancy can bring her TV persona to this dance she’s going to kill it. Nancy was good at the twist turns, which are the recognizable moves of the dance, but this song did not help a bit to create a powerful paso doble. I could see Nancy’s will to do well, so it wasn’t for her lack of effort. It was a clever move to make the skirt too long because it hid flexed feet and bent legs when they’re supposed to be straight. I kind of agree with the judges, but I don’t agree with Carrie Ann. Nancy needs to improve technique now to stay in the competition. Nancy, point your toes and become more aware of your legs! Wow, I did not agree with the scores. I’m sorry guys I thought this was more a mix of 6 and 7, especially compared to other couples. I love you Nancy, I want you to do well!

5. Hope Solo and Maksim Chmerkovskiy’s Foxtrot

Cute and what works for Hope is she’s solid in knowing the routine. The weird part is when Hope is doing the hard part in close hold she does better than when she’s alone which makes Hope look a little stiff at times. In other words, when it’s difficult choreography she does better than when it’s easier. Less thinking Hope and more doing, get out of your head. Totally agree with Len’s frustration. Team work is everything. Scores are great, on the high side though imo.

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I'm a fashion and music fan....and I have always loved dancing too of any kind. Dancing With The Stars seems to have this way of bringing all of those things together. One of my favorite dancing quotes at the moment: "No matter what, nobody can take away the dance you've already had...." ~Gleb Savchenko . For fun music and dance mixes, visit WilUnleashed Soundcloud.

DWTS Season 13, Week 4 – Dancing by the Numbers

 

Ya know, I almost give up on trying to predict what will happen – my record is for crap this season. :-) I’m in a slump. And this week is worse than most because there is a huge spread between top and bottom, but no spread at all in the lower tier of dancers. Add in the fact that Chynna blanked completely and doesn’t likely have the passionate fanbase as some of the others and you’ve got troubles.

That said – there is such a thing as a pity vote and she’s likely to get it. I actually was a bit worried about Ricki and JR – a whole bunch of pissed off voters voting for the lower level people could mean trouble for them as well. Unlike Courtney, I didn’t get outraged at JR’s scores – I just wasn’t overly impressed with JR’s dance. That said, of course, I think the 8 was ridiculous. But when you have a 20 and a bunch of 21′s, does that one point for JR really matter? Nah, probably not. I did watch the dance again and revised my opinion somewhat – lovely dance. The 8 is still ridiculous. I wonder if he set the bar too high for CAI or if she’s just off her meds. We’ll see next week if he’s back in business.

I should learn by now that when Derek gets that freaked out look on his face upon hearing his music it generally means he’s going to rise to the occasion. :-) Two 10s though? One would have been enough, just because it started a tad rough. But, damn, over all that was impressive. Rather worried that all those people raving on twitter over the dance didn’t vote.

I also have to give major props to Hope and Maks – FINALLY a lovely dance that I can get behind. Well done – very sweet.  And better than Rob and David by more than what the scores indicated.  Not sure what Len is on about unless he’s afraid that she’s not getting the votes because up to now she wasn’t connecting.

Anyway…

Let’s look at the numbers.

The Judges Scores and Percentages

Place Celebrity Score Percentage
1. Ricki 29 13.88
2. JR 26 12.44
3. Hope 24 11.48
3. Rob 24 11.48
5. David 23 11
6. Chynna 21 10.05
6. Chaz 21 10.05
6. Nancy 21 10.05
9. Carson 20 9.57

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I'm a nerd and proud of it. Two degrees in geology also means I love BEER. :-) I'm also a Derek lover - proud of that too. So don't scream at those of us on this site and call us a bunch of "biased Derek-lovers" - it's just ME. :-) It may sound like I hate DWTS at times, but really, I'm just a snarky nitpicker from way back. And I'm cynical and jaded too. But I do love DWTS. :-)

DWTS13 Week 4 Interviews After The Dance Part 1 (Videos)

Where oh where do we begin today? So many cool interviews after another fun dance night!! Let’s begin with the best, George Pennacchio from On The Red Carpet!! Note: There isn’t an interview with Tony and Chynna. Maybe the two passed on being interviewed this time or maybe it will be posted later? Another Note: TWO dances are revealed in these interviews if they make it to next week…

First, we have Maks and Hope talking about Len’s comments of “going all the way.” George asks if the judges comments and scores boosted her confidence. Hope says she honestly gets her confidence from Maks. George points how Maks is a great therapist as well as a dancer. Maks says the “coach” is always the most hated or loved person depending on the results and such is true for dancing.

George tells Chaz that he has something unexplanable inside him. Chaz says he just keeps trying as hard as he can. Chaz also talks of how he felt with the support of his family in the audience. Cher was so proud and gave him a standing ovation. However, she didn’t understand the judges scoring. Chaz and Lacey said, “No one does!” (isn’t that the truth? lol)

Rob is happy for how he is warming up to the judges. Cheryl says Rob is going to really bring it next week and they are going to step it up. They have the Rumba and he’s a little nervous to show a sexy side. Cheryl raves on him and thinks Rob is a serious contender. Hmmm…

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I'm a fashion and music fan....and I have always loved dancing too of any kind. Dancing With The Stars seems to have this way of bringing all of those things together. One of my favorite dancing quotes at the moment: "No matter what, nobody can take away the dance you've already had...." ~Gleb Savchenko . For fun music and dance mixes, visit WilUnleashed Soundcloud.