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DWTS Maksim Chmerkovskiy Blogs About 2011, Family, Friends, & His Birthday Bash

Maks has written a new blog today wrapping up 2011 for what he’s learned from a year full of ups and downs. He’s expresses how much love he has for his family, friends, and fans. He mentions how he is going on vacation and then afterwards he will return to New York for his birthday bash at Dance With Me Studios. Below is a take where he mentions a few details and teasers for what he knows and doesn’t know. Note how he mentions inviting his “LA LA land” friends as well. I wonder who that will be? :)

This year, I’m really excited because my studios and family have found a way to let me express myself through dance. And they still have found a way to let me bring both my worlds together.

My friends from Hollywood will see my world and where I come from. They will experience a show that they will enjoy and also get to meet my family and then celebrate my bday with me.

And the studios, my creative team, and family have also been doing some planning “behind my back” surprises for me and the fans. I say that and smile because it is actually right under my nose and in corners, here and there when I’m around but too busy to know what they are up to.

So there will be parts of the show that even I don’t know about. I am personally looking forward to seeing what is in store. I trust them to make it fun for us both.

What I do know is Tony and Val have been contacting our La La land friends. So there are some surprises I can only speculate about. I have asked. And on this one, their lips are sealed. So if it isn’t all great, you can blame them not me. LOL!

I also know my family has been whipping out photo albums and videos in spades. I have no idea why anyone would want to even try to go through what they are for this. Because when I say my family has lots of videos. I’m talking about boxes of VHS tapes. BOXES!!! So I just wish them luck. And as I know what is in those boxes, we’ll see how surprised I will be. But I think it’s kind of cute that they are trying so hard for me. And I appreciate them for it.

You can read the full blog here.

December 23, 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.

Happy Holidays From DWTS Louis Van Amstel And The LaBlast Dancers (Photoshoot Video)

Dancing With The Stars Louis Van Amstel and his dancers take us behind the scenes of a new LaBlast photoshoot. He promises a new LaBlast DVD series is coming out soon. While doing so, they wish everyone “Happy Holidays” as well. More below…

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 Judge Len Goodman On “Better Late Than Never”! (Video)

PureDWTS reader @ElmariL sent us “an oldie, but goldie”. Below is Dancing With The Stars and Strictly Come Dancing judge Len Goodman dishing on his life and dancing career up to the point he became a judge. Did you know he didn’t start dancing until he was 21? He didn’t have a son until he was 40. He never was asked to do anything on TV until he was 60. He shares pictures, tells stories, and more. Just a mere example of why Len might be “Len. If you’d like to know more, you can order his book “Better Late Than Never: My Story” here.

Fascinating! I get put out by Len’s harshness sometimes, but, I really would not trade him being a judge on Dancing With The Stars for anything, would you? That doesn’t mean we can’t complain though when he’s been over the top, right? LOL!

Thanks Elmari!!! That was fun!! ;)

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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.