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DWTS Season 14, Week 3 – The Cheesecake Awards!!

Yes, folks, we are GOING THERE. Be prepared. :-)

Easter Bunny Cheryl

Gaudy Peep

The “Can’t Hit the Broad Side of A Barn” Award: Derek and Maria Menounos for a disturbing inability to high five…or kiss on the mouth…on the first try.

Heidi: I’ve read that these two have amazing chemistry…but what is the deal with their timing? :-) The other night in the confessional wasn’t the first time they’ve had a “swing and a miss” when it comes to celebrating. And Damn, the first time Derek actually goes for a kiss during a dance and she arches her back so he grazes her…chin.  At least she made up for it in the end, but dang. ;-)  If it weren’t for her boyfriend I would start to think they were made for each other with the crazy assed timing issue. I would have to wonder if everything misses on the first try.  Heh.

Courtney: Here’s the play-by-play of the kiss: Derek goes in for the kill, Maria resists, Derek ends up making out with chin, Maria changes mind, they almost get it right and then BOOM…it’s time to move on to the next step in their routine.  *sigh* Sometimes in life, the timing is all wrong…and I mean that on both a small and large scale, within this context ;-) < /shipping>

The “Pssst…your costume tic is showing” Award, female: Cheryl Burke, for her affinity for loofah-inspired costuming

Courtney: Rub-a-dub-dub, Cheryl must love the tub – because seriously, I’ve never seen loofahs utilized in costuming (and so frequently!) until Cheryl started donning them in the past few seasons.  Are they in case the mood to bathe & exfoliate suddenly hits her mid-dance? Who knows.  But my wise little mommy made the observation that Cheryl seems to pile on the fluff & ruffles more often when she’s a bit more on the curvy side – which seems a bit counterintuitive, since they just add more bulk.  If she really wanted to sleekify her frame, she should at least avoid all of these outrageous sherbet & Kool-Aid-colored ruffles and go for something black or neutral.  But of course, that would be logical, and sometimes this show is anything but ;-)

Heidi: Is this her mid-life crisis showing?? What the hell? Lacey is off the show for the season so Cheryl has to pick up the gawdawful costuming slack??  And I still think blue peeps are illegal. :-)

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April 7, 2012 I Written By

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. :-)

Pure Derek Hough Interviews Dancing With The Stars Pro Derek Hough

Our Miss Heidi has an exclusive, fascinating, new interview up with Derek at Pure Derek Hough where she and fans asked him some awesome questions about his dancing career, Dancing With The Stars, Maria Menounos, his new upcoming movie Cobu3D, and more. Below is just a little take…

PDH: What do you think will be Maria’s strengths and weaknesses on the dancefloor?

Derek: Maria is fearless on the dance floor. She’s up for anything and has really made a marked improvement early on in the competition.

PDH: After 9 seasons on TV show like DWTS, what is it like to look back at your competition days? Was it harder or easier to be the student under Corky and Shirley as opposed to being the teacher?

Derek: I enjoy being a student and learning. I don’t think you should ever stop being a student. That’s where the most creative ideas come from. Teaching is a blessing as well because I get to share what I’ve learned and my passion for creative movement with people.

You can read the full interview at Pure Derek Hough. Nice!!! Be sure to check out all of her other new things on Derek and Maria too!!

Picture above courtesy of Zimbio Pictures.

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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.

William Levy On DWTS, His Dreams, Growing, The Beauty Of Human Beings, And More

In a previous posting, we reported about a new photo shoot and interview with William Levy and Para Todos Magazine. They just recently named him “Entertainer Of The Year”. Above is the smouldering cover where William is dressed in Gucci. Just Jared has a sneak peek of the interview and more photos. If interested, you can see them here. Below is a take of the interview where William mentions Dancing With The Stars. I love what he says about “growing” and the more serious side he’s showing of what he’d like for his career.

On his first dream: “I always liked baseball and acting. I thought I would be in baseball but life led me to this world.”

On what’s next for him: “I would love to make movies here in Hollywood. That’s what I’m focusing on, American cinema. Personally I continue to grow every day, I think that’s the beauty of human beings. We have to accept we’re not perfect and work on ourselves daily.”

On what actor he wishes to be like: “I like how Denzel Washington works. I love his work. I love what he does and how he does it.”

On DWTS: “I love to dance. [I’m] enjoying it and I love the music.”

Be sure to pick up a copy of this issue on newstands where it’s available if you’d like to read and see more.

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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 Make-Up Releases New Behind The Scenes Photos For Week 3

Aren’t these pics gorgeous? The Dancing With The Stars Make-up crew has released some “behind the scenes” shots for week three. Below is Karina and Peta getting ready for the show. If you’d like to see more pics, visit Dancing With The Stars Make-up’s official facebook page here. They may post more. So, be sure to keep watching the link.

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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.

Elena Grinenko And Tony Dovolani Reunited For Surprise Performance At LeNique Inc. Grand Opening (Video)

What a rare and fun treat to see these two reunited. Below are Elena Grinenko & Tony Dovolani (World Rhythm Champions, among many of their great accomplishments) dancing a beautiful and sexy Rumba on April 1st at the LeNique Inc. Grand Opening. Beautiful!! *I Love Elena’s boots too! :)

Thanks to Dance Junkies TV for the video.

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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.