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DWTS Derek Hough Co-Hosts On Live! With Kelly

Looking charming as ever in a dark gray suit and gray satin tie, Derek co-hosted on LIVE! With Kelly today. In the first 15 minutes, they talk of what it’s like to dance and compete on Dancing With The Stars. Kelly asks Derek about his love for Martial Arts and the similarities with dancing. She also congratulates and puts Derek on the spot for making it into People’s Sexiest Man Alive issue. More fun with these two below….

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December 5, 2011 I Written By

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 Tristan MacManus and Nancy Grace Dance On The Talk

Today, Nancy Grace was a guest host on The Talk. They discuss some of the hot topics in the news recently. The girls also try to convince Nancy to dance, but, she makes excuses for how she can’t…not without the right shoes and Tristan who she says is in Ireland. But, guess what? The ladies provide Nancy with some dance shoes, the dance floor, the music, and Tristan MacManus pops in to save the day! Nancy changes her mind and she and Tristan dance. LOL You can view the episode in full at The Talk website. Tristan appears in the fourth segment if you want to fast forward to it. Too cute!!!

Picture above from Nancy’s twitter!!

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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.

Keeping An Eye On: Celebs Who Were Rumored To Dance On DWTS

Just some brief mentions on some celebrities we’ve been keeping an eye on that were rumored to dance in some previous seasons of Dancing With The Stars. First of all, let’s not forget about “Deadliest Catch” star Sig Hanson. This past June, he was reported as saying he will participate on Dancing With The Stars in the Spring. Here is more from Reality Blurred at the time…

Deadliest Catch star and Northwestern captain Sig Hansen said he’ll participate in Dancing with the Stars next spring.

The St. Pete Times’ Eric Deggans reports that “the possibility Hansen might fulfill his longtime dream of competing on Dancing With the Stars in March 2012” is “the kind of success they could scarcely have predicted when [executive producer Thom] Beers first suggested putting a film crew on their boats for the first time.”

Specifically, Sig said, “So they’re looking at it for next March and I’ll do it. I think it’d be good for the brand, once-in-a-lifetime thing, and it’s fuckin’ cool, you know? Why not, you know? … I think it’d be fun. It’s just, you know, why not? I’m living life. It’s been fun and as long as it doesn’t hurt my relationship with my wife, I’m good with it.” (That quotation didn’t make the story but Deggans provided it to me from the transcript of his interview.)

Also, did you note how Lee Meriwether was in the audience watching the show one night this past season?? She tweeted about it and was an avid supporter to J.R. through out the season. As you might know if you are a follower to this site, Lee has been very interested in dancing on the show for the past two seasons. Let’s not forget she’s made it a point to ‘follow’ a lot of Dancing With The Stars fans at twitter. Will Dancing With The Stars Season 14 finally be her time to dance? As you can see from her twitter account, she’s nutty about Tom Bergeron too as many of us are. :)

Then there is pro woman wrestler Velvet Sky. She and her fans have been campaigning hard for her through out the Summer and Fall! I thought this recent tweet made by her on Oct. 1st was especially interesting….


Just wanna thank all u guys for the continued support in voting for me for DWTS! It’s lookin good! Please keep voting. http://t.co/BJPbgzG8
@VelVelHoller
Velvet Sky

Let’s get Heidi’s thoughts:

Heidi:  Velvet was never a rumor, she was a campaigner who made it sound like she was in the running.  Big difference…and I kinda doubt she will be successful.  But, you never know.  :-)

Speaking of campaigns versus actual rumors – Lorenzo Lamas was claiming not too long ago that he was on the “short list” to do the show…yet he (and Donna D’Errico) urged all his fans to vote for him at abc.com.  So, is this a rumor, wishful thinking on his part, or a savvy (kinda) campaign??  Who can tell – it’s Hollywood!! Clearly some are not above stretching the truth and there is no way of telling when someone is. :-)

What about rumors that seemed pretty solid??  Celebuzz said that Kim Richards was all signed up to do the show – wrong.  So, was she signed and got bumped??  Or did she tell Celebuzz what she was hoping for??  Either way, maybe she’ll show up on this coming season of the show. :-)

Then there are those tweeting a list of people who are “going to participate” and they actually get half of them right.  Well, what do you do with the other half of their lists?? Were those people in contention and got bumped or decided not to do it?? Or were they culling rumors like we do and just managed to get half right??  The Henry Winkler and Tiffany Thiessen rumors seem to fall into this category.  Don’t know what to make of it, actually.

Christina Milian is a rumor that I could get behind…if she was dancing with Derek. :-)  So much pretty on the dance floor. :::sigh:::  :-)  She seemed kinda solid for last season, but we know how that turned out…but never say never. Shawn Marion actually said he was offered, but didn’t want to take a chance with the lockout – as we know, Ron Artest didn’t mind taking the chance. This makes me think that we won’t see Marion any time soon – current basketball players two seasons in a row? Probably not.

Who else seemed like a possibility recently?? Well, Davy Jones, Evelyn Lozado, Matthew Finley….well, the list is too long, really.

Of course, this is where the internet noise machine becomes a problem – one person mentions a name as a “wish” then someone sees it and thinks it’s rumored….and before you know it it’s all over the freakin’ internet as a “fact”.  Let me tell you, sorting through all that crap to find the real deal is nearly impossible.  But at least we’ll tell you when we’re not sure. :-)  Which is MOST of the time.  And this is the time that I chuckle as I remember all the Hope Solo fans who told us, categorically, that Hope was NOT doing the show after we reported she was.  So, all the talk is hard to decipher.

There are probably several hundred other people who were rumored in the past who we should be keeping an eye on – but this is a start for now.  :-)

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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 Val Chmerkovskiy To Teach Master Dance Class In Princeton, New Jersey Dec. 14th

Heads up Val Chmerkovskiy fans living in or wanting to visit the Princeton, New Jersey area. Val is going to be teaching a 45 minute Master Dance class on December 14th at the Fred Astaire Dance Studio. The class is open to the public and is reasonably priced. What a fun way to meet Val (if I only lived a little closer. :mrgreen: ). Here is a take from Princeton Patch. For more information on how to acquire tickets, be sure to visit the link.

“It’s a celebrity coming to town,” Smile said. “It’s exciting, people look forward to it, there’s glamour and movement and you learn new things.”

So why is Val coming to Princeton?

The owner of the Fred Astaire Dance Studio of Princeton, Ilya Ifraimov, is a friend with Chmerkovskiy family. He and Maks became friends when they competed against each other in international dance competition. When Ilya got married, Maks was the best man at his wedding.

Now Val will make an appearance at Ilya’s studio in Princeton.

“He’s a fabulous dancer, a fabulous person, a very humbler person,” Ilya said of Val, who has won numerous dance championships and is currently the U.S. Amateur Latin Champion with partner Daria Chesnokova.

“A very humbler person”….just why I like him and why he’s become one of my fave pros now along with Tristan and Derek!!

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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.

Dancing With The Stars Judge Carrie Anne Inaba Reveals A Few Wedding Details

Saturday night, Carrie Ann and her fiance, Jesse Sloan, attended KIIS FM’s Jingle Ball in Los Angeles. OK! Magazine was able to catch up with the two and asked them about their upcoming wedding. They are planning to get married in her hometown in Hawaii. Check out what she says on her wedding dress and the decorations.

“As soon as I found out that I was going to get married when he proposed to me, I went online and I bought this amazing dress off of like Shop Bop or Blue Fly,” the former In Living Color star said, “I just bought it and I have it so its my first option and its sort of a negligee dress.”

The Hawaii native also explained that she would want the wedding to be back in her hometown.

“Probably Hawaii,” Carrie told reporters of where the ceremony will be and added, “I always thought that wedding would be in a lagoon and we’d say our vows.”

As for the décor? “I love those earthy flowers with the twigs coming out and they look like sculptures. I also sort of like that purple and green!”

Sounds beautiful! You can read more at the link! There’s a cute picture of them there too!! For more pictures of Carrie Anne at the Jingle ball, visit Wire Image.

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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 Kym Johnson For Maxim Magazine December 2011

What a beautiful shoot this is….and sexy as always too!! Kym Johnson did a new shoot for the December issue of Maxim Magazine! There are 5 new pictures in all. You can also read a new interview with her where she talks about dating, Dancing With The Stars, and more. Here is a little preview….

What’s your perfect date?
It depends on the company. I do love piano bars.

What if we’re the ones playing?
I’d love it! I’ve got a crush on Harry Connick Jr. I performed with him, and I couldn’t even say hello. There’s something sexy about a guy who can sing.

Your DWTS partner, David Arquette, wears crazy outfits. Do you like that?
I love dressing up. I have a dress-up closet at home when I have dinner parties. It has tutus and feather boas and hats and stuff.

Go to Maxim.com to see more and be sure to pick up a copy which is on news stands everywhere!!

Adding: If you’d like to see some new stunning pictures of Kym and Tristan together at the “Wicked” premiere from December 1st, see Wire Image.

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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.