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Is Change In The Air For Some Of The Pros On Dancing With The Stars?

Kristyn Burtt of Afterbuzz and Red Carpet Closet TV has updated one of her blog pieces on the Dancing With The Stars Pros!! She’s learned a little more on their contracts. Below is what she wrote about it.

While this was written about last season’s pro cast, I learned something interesting about contracts that could affect some pros we haven’t seen in awhile. According to an insider, DWTS U.S. contracts are for five years. That means you have to ask permission to do outside work during this time period. While I didn’t get specifics on this aspect of the contract, it usually means other TV shows or anything related to ballroom or using the DWTS name. (It is most likely a typical non-compete clause in the entertainment industry.)

Here’s where it gets even more interesting, if ABC does not use you as talent for two seasons in a row, you are free to do what you want. We didn’t see a few DWTS pros at all in Season 17. With the show down to one-night a week, it makes sense to use the eliminated pro from the prior week in group dances. However, we may see a few former pros gone for good if they aren’t used for Season 18. (Chelsie, Louis, etc) ABC has signaled a change not only with the format, but with the pros they are using.

Fascinating! I’ll be really curious on Kym Johnson and if she will be back? If not, it’s possible we may not ever see her dance on the U.S version of Dancing With The Stars again? And yeah, what about Chelsie Hightower and Louis Van Amstel being we never saw them dance last season? Let us know what you think!! You can read Kristyn’s full blog at this link.

December 16, 2013 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.

Dancing With The Stars Emma Slater And Sasha Farber Get Their Jive On In Ballroom With A Twist 2

In this fun footage filmed in Phoenix, Arizona over the weekend, you can watch Emma Slater and Sasha Farber doing a Jive in Ballroom With A Twist 2. I love how you can really feel their energy!! I hope we get some more footage of the other dancers in the show too. If we do, we’ll be sure to post. Go Emma and Sasha!

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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 Pro Karina Smirnoff Pictured At LAX Over The Weekend And More

Karina Smirnoff was seen at LAX over the weekend. The Dancing With The Stars pro looked so cute in a Fedora, black leather boots, and a black “Revolution” top. You can see new pics of her at Getty Images. Tristan MacManus must have been in the area too as Karina posted this fun instagram below from the plane. Apparently, they had a cooperate event in Houston, Texas together.

And isn’t this a fun instagram of Karina in the pilots seat….

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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.