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DWTS SEASON 15 ALL STARS – NEW PHOTOS OF THE TITLE SHOOTS!!!

Whooo Hoooo!!!! I’m getting excited now, kids!!  They look fantasic – you can see all of them at Zap2It.  Vogue found these and got so excited that I had to post for her.

Be on the look out for WHO WORE IT BETTER in the very near future. :-) (Hey…is Peta wearing a real dress this time?? :-) )

ETA: Have you ever noticed that Tony’s promo shots all look *exactly* the same?? :-)

ETA2: Just adding things as the thoughts occur to me…I guess we can see which Cheryl is going to be present this season. ;-)  And wow….Tristan and Pam look steamy.  Or PAM looks steamy….Tristan looks normal but the steamy is wearing off on him. :-D

ETA3 Vogue here with an UPDATE: You can find the individual pics at BuddyTV. THANKS GITTE! Also, you’ll note that there are no pics of Kirstie and Maks yet. Stay tuned. She tweeted they will be taking their title shoot pics next week.

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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 Lacey Schwimmer Hired As Choreographer For Strictly Come Dancing

Pictured above is Dancing With The Stars Lacey Schwimmer with the current cast of Strictly Come Dancing. According to Telly Mix, BBC1 has hired Lacey to be a choreographer for the show. Below is a take from the link…

The Beeb has been helping out the Strictly team here in the UK ahead of the new series launching next month.

The brunette beauty, related to Friends star David Schwimmer, revealed on Twitter this week she had been working with the show’s professional dancers.

She wrote on the online social networking website: “Off to work with all the hunky men of Strictly Come Dancing… goodness my job is so difficult ;)”, and even posted a picture with the Strictly pros.

The launch show is set to air on September 15 while the first live show will follow three weeks later on October 5.

You can read more at Telly Mix. Picture above courtesy of @JandOJordan at twitter.

It sounds more and more like Lacey might be preparing or moving on from the TV version of Dancing With The Stars? If true, it makes me a little sad. I wasn’t a big fan, but, I really enjoyed Lacey’s pairings with Kyle Massey and Chaz Bono. I also think she’s one of the best choreographers from all the dancers. Let’s get Miss Heidi and Court’s thoughts. I deem this day as Miss Heidi and Courtney Appreciation Day. Love my Sis’s so much. Who is with me?

Courtney: Since seeing Lacey in the Vegas show, I’ve kinda gotten the vibe that she’s happier there, and maybe isn’t terribly eager to return to the tv show.  I think she enjoys the fact that she is basically the head female pro in the Vegas show, while she has to compete with a ton of other female pros for attention on the tv version.  I think it also allows her to stretch her legs choreographically and actually do a lot of the creative, out-of-the-box stuff that she wouldn’t be able to get away with on the tv show.  For those same reasons, I think she probably jumped at the chance to choreograph for SCD – and honestly, I think SCD could use a bit of a breath of fresh air, considering that I hear from most who watch both DWTS & SCD that the latter is kinda boring & old-fashioned in comparison to its US counterpart.  Who better than to liven things up than Lacey? :-) I also find it telling that she doesn’t seem to be too jazzed about the all-star season, even though I’m pretty sure she’ll be the one coming back to partner either Kyle or Carson, if one of them wins the voting for the 13th contestant.  Maybe she’s known all along that she’s got all of this other stuff going on that is a lot less demanding (physically, mentally, & emotionally) than the tv show.  Regardless, good for Lacey – if DWTS is being wishy-washy about whether they want her or not, I don’t blame her for accepting an offer from a show that clearly DOES want her.

Heidi: Strictly could certainly use Lacey, but I got the feeling that this was a one-time deal, not a recurring theme. I could be wrong.  I know that viewers of that show have been begging Derek to come over there as a pro for a few years (maybe they beg the others too, but I only have a Derek related search on my tweetdeck) because they see him as more exciting than any of their pros. But they will NEVER get Derek, Maks or any of the pros that have a regular spot on DWTS for the simple reason of money. From what I’ve heard, the US pros get better pay (by a lot) and used to get housing during the season. I’m not so sure that last bit is true any more – I noted a whole bunch of pros buying houses/condos all around the same time.  Of course, the US version of the show is seen by a LOT more people and the exposure is better.  None of the pros with a regular gig would voluntarily go to the UK version. So, it might be that Lacey sees some writing on the wall…or this could just be a one time thing.

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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.

Drew Lachey Discusses Parenting, 98 Degrees, and Dancing With The Stars (New Interview)

Parade.com has a great interview up with Drew Lachey. Not only is he excited to be reuniting with boy band 98 Degrees, he’s looking forward to another round of Dancing With The Stars. Read below for what he thinks about the competition and what he plans to do differently. More at the link including his thoughts about the differences between performers versus athletes, reuniting with his former band, and his parenting advise for his brother.

On his competition.
“Well, there are six champions and a lot of runner-ups. I’m glad I’m able to come back and prove to myself and everybody else that yes, the dancing and the talent have improved every season but season two can still hang! It’s going to be a lot of fun and I look forward to it. I think it will be looser at first until week one. Until they go, ‘oh snap! They brought it. I better step up my game!’ Once that happens, the gloves will come off and people will be competitive. Until that happens it’ll be pretty jovial and fun. We’ll see.”

What he’s going to do differently.
“For the most part I left it out there. There are a couple things I would have done differently like different costumes, different choreography. But I don’t do anything halfway and this season isn’t any different.”I’ve seen the seasons go by and I know what to expect a little bit more. In season 2, we were stil figuring out what the show was. They had a little costume room and now they like have a sweat shop. It takes up a whole floor. The show has expanded, the cast has expanded. Everything’s gotten bigger and better and shinier with more rhinestones. There’s going to be a learning curve but I feel confident with the knowledge from doing the show.”

On having new moves.
“There are certain things I can do physically that we didn’t quite take advantage of [on season two]. Not necessarily tricks but I’m more athletic than we took advantage of. Obviously the choreography is stepped up a lot. There are more dances. At that time, my wife was about to have a baby so I was all over the place. So it will be good to just be able to be t here and focus on what I have to do.”

On having Dancing on his mind 24/7.
“It’s weird, I listen to music in general and I go, ‘wow, that would make a really good salsa, or a really good Cha Cha.’ And I’m like, ‘what is wrong with you! stop thinking in those terms!’ Music is a huge part of my life so every song that I listen to, to have that be one of the first things, you want to get it out of your brain.”

Can’t wait to see Drew dance again. Speaking of, if you haven’t read Courtney’s new DWTS 15 All-Stars: The Great “Previous Dance Experience” Debate – Drew Lachey Edition, be sure you do. She dissects Drew and whether he’ll be a force this season. You can see him in previous dances and currently dancing as well.

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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.

PureDWTS Damian Whitewood Attends Kandy Magazine’s 1st Anniversary Party

Isn’t it great to see Damian Whitewood? I wonder if we’ll ever see him dance on the US version of Dancing With The Stars again? I’m hoping we see him in some fashion this season. Maybe he’ll come and be a mentor to Pamela and Tristan for one week? I don’t know,..but, here he is on the Red Carpet at Kandy Magazine’s 1st Anniversary Party at Lure in Hollywood, California on August 17th. So cute as always. You can view more gorgeous takes of him at Starpulse.

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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 Sharna Burgess Attends 25th Anniversary Of Lionsgate’s “Dirty Dancing” (Photos)

So sweet! Doesn’t Sharna Burgess look fantastic? Last night, she represented Dancing With The Stars in fine form at the 25th Anniversary Of Lionsgate’s “Dirty Dancing” at Grauman’s Chinese Theatre in Hollywood, California. Lots more fun photos of Sharna at Zimbio Pictures. You can also view some great takes of Jennifer Grey at the screening here.

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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.

Kyle Massey Plans to Represent Young Americans On Dancing With The Stars And More (Videos)

Kyle Massey was a guest on The Insider to campaign for the 13th spot on the All Stars season of Dancing With The Stars. He does some dance moves with the interviewer and explains how excited he is to campaign and do the show if picked. He’s “ready” for all the motions and everything it takes..the long hours of rehearsals, etc.. He also talks of the success run of the Dancing With The Stars Live In Las Vegas show. He has some tricks planned if picked to do the All Star season, but, he will do whatever the fans want. He speaks highly about Bristol Palin and her family. Here is more in detail….

UPDATE: You can also watch Kyle on Good Morning America today HERE.

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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.