Below is the new Afterbuzz TV show. This week Kristyn Burtt (I want her jacket! 😀 ), Anna Trebunskaya, Suri Serano, Darvina Plante, and Keo Motsepe discuss Dancing With The Stars Week 4! Let us know if you agree or disagree in comments as always!
It’s hard to believe that we’re almost halfway done with this season already! I don’t want it to end yet!
Anyway, it’s time for the weekly Blog Update post for both judges Carrie Ann Inaba and Julianne Hough.
Carrie Ann’s got her weekly post-show wrap up over at Parade, so go check it out. She mentions Willow and Mark, Patti and Artem, Robert and Kym and Rumer and Val, but for me, the best part is what she wrote about Noah and Sharna.
The dance that touched my heart the most was Noah Galloway and Sharna Burgess. The pair wrapped up the night in a beautiful bow of patriotism and inspiration. Noah continues to push us beyond what we thought was possible, both on and off the dance floor. His positivity, which he admits he had to fight for, is really a bright, inspiring light for all of us to witness. I also can’t believe he had a tooth knocked out and his wrist was sprained. He doesn’t let anything bring him down. And it’s really so special. Sharna also needs to be congratulated for her choreography because she accentuates all the best parts of Noah. She knows his body and how it moves so well, the balance, the power and she is able to work magic. Our pros really are incredible artists. A lot of work goes into these performances, and whether or not they get high scores, they have invested their hearts and souls for their stars, and I always appreciate that work.
I agree with her, especially the part that is boldfaced.
Julianne has her weekly beauty blog up at People, and her beauty team gave details, like every week! While watching the show, I honestly thought that her dress was black, and I couldn’t decide if I liked it or not. But now, seeing the photos, I LOVE the dress, and I wish we could have seen the whole thing, and not just the top of it, while she is sitting behind a desk.
And if you head over to her website and her instagram, you can see pictures of her NEW HAIR! It was coming, I think I can remember some rumblings, so it shouldn’t be a huge surprise to anyone, especially since she is quite often changing up her hair, and has played with color before. This time, she’s chosen the color of kindness! It looks good on her, and it makes her eyes pop, but I am quietly hoping this is a temporary dye, and that she’ll go back to blond again soon. However, I do like her hair with other more natural shades.
What is your Most Memorable year? If you would like to, please share. In my 63 years of life, there are so many memorable years. It is hard to pick just one, isn’t it? I could choose my wedding year, 1975, when I married Kenneth Troutman. I could choose 2001, the year he died from cancer. There are many years in between. There are many years in my earlier lfe. I will choose 1990 (December 27) when we found out Ken had prostate cancer. That was the beginning of time until his death that had a profound affect on us. And changed life as we knew it into dealing with our cancer journey. The dance that resonated the most with me was Robert and Kym’s Waltz dedicated to his Mother who lost her life from cancer. I would give something to be able to have a pro teach me a Waltz dedicated to Ken. The music I would choose is Swan Lake. Ken loved classical music especially Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake and the 1812 Overture, which was his favorite piece of music. He played both over and over. He introduced me to classical music and I love it, too.
You know how you find an incredible book you can’t put down? You have to keep reading well into the wee hours of the morning. I didn’t want to put Dancing With the Stars down for The Most Memorable Year night. I wanted it to continue for hours! This night of dancing is special! The emotions flow out of every space of the ballroom! The stars bear their hearts and souls through dance. The stars depicted:
The Chapters of Life
The Ballroom was dripping with floods of emotion
Eyes were moist with tears dripping down our faces
Each chapter was told through movement of dance
Each step, each moment had a profound affect on us
We were taken into a book of life as the pages turned
Each journey a valiant display, bearing of hearts, souls Read more..
How about some breathtaking photos from Dancing With The Stars Season 20 Week 4 courtesy of Getty Images? Click on the pics to see even more….
What a night! I appreciated and loved every couple’s dances in different ways!! So, let’s start off with the scoreboard….
Willow Shields & Mark Ballas – 39
Nastia Liukin & Derek Hough – 36
Rumer Willis & Valentin Chmerkovskiy – 35
Riker Lynch & Allison Holker – 34
Robert Herjavec & Kym Johnson – 34
Noah Galloway & Sharna Burgess – 32
Michael Sam & Peta Murgatroyd – 30 (Eliminated)
Patti LaBelle & Artem Chigvintsev – 30
Suzanne Somers & Tony Dovolani – 28
Chris Soules & Witney Carson – 27
Now onto some media. First up, you can watch a recap with ABC7 and George Pennacchio….
Now onto some new interviews after the show. We’ll add more as they are released from each source. So, keep checking back….
Afterbuzz TV (Give a shout to @JCRubioTV! Fantastic interviews again):
This is hilarious. Be sure to check it out when you can….
Theme of the week: Most Memorable Year….or some such thing. I expect to need tissues at least once. This can be either good….or very bad. 😀
Holy crap!! That was quite a start to the show!! And of course, Len picks it apart. No character of the dance? Spare me the narrative. I guess he got the producers notes.
LOL…I swear that Bruno ALWAYS does what he can to counteract Len. Happens all the time.
Man, why did they go back to this way of doing the elimination?? Sucks.
Robert and Kym are safe, Riker and Michael are in jeopardy. Bites. Poor Peta looks like she might puke. Read more..
The cast of Dancing With The Stats Season 20 posted some cool photos over the weekend. There was a time for rest and fun ….and a time for work. Here are a few pics from Easter Sunday that caught my awe giving me some awww moments. Also, don’t miss seeing the Daily Mail for some rehearsal arrival parking lot photos. Got Pap has some videos from over the weekend too. More below including video of Sharna Burgess and Noah Galloway rehearsing for the Contemporary dance…
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Posted by Dancing with the Stars on Friday, April 3, 2015
Sneak Peek Of People Magazine DWTS 10th Anniversary Edition, How Noah Galloway Is Dancing Without Two Limbs
People posted a new article with Noah Galloway and how he is dancing without two limbs. It hasn’t been easy and he credits his partner Sharner Burgess for “adapting” to his injuries. Read on….
“Most people take it for granted,” Galloway told PEOPLE. “Before I was injured, I wouldn’t have thought about it either. I don’t take offense to that. Anytime that I brought it up to my friends that I don’t have a knee, it clicks with people, like, ‘Oh, that is different.’ But I also felt like that was an opportunity to put me on a larger platform to show how different is is for me. Every amputation is different. Where it is changes everything.”
The prosthetic leg that Galloway uses for DWTS does bend – but not in a way that makes dances like the jive or even the samba easy.
“When people lunge onto their legs, they can push back up. I can’t. If I lean into it, then I’m going down,” explains Galloway. “This prosthetic has a micro-processor that can add resistance as I’m bending that can slow me down. There’s just no coming back up. It just helps with how fast I am going to go to the floor – either really fast or I’m going to ease down to it.”
Galloway credits his partner Sharna Burgess for “adapting to my injuries.”
“The judges said the male leads with his left hand, and they were talking about how amazing it was how we put everything together, and that’s all Sharna. She designs the dances so I won’t have to lead with the left arm, but I am still leading the dance.”
“All I know about dancing is what Sharna has taught me. She is teaching me how to dance while missing an arm and a leg. It’s been amazing.”
For more with Noah, see People.
And speaking of People, be sure to pick up the 10th Anniversary Edition for what we reported to you a few weeks ago. It’s in stores everywhere now. JennKat at twitter wrote that it’s 98 pages and it has tons of pics. It also has a 2 page spread for each season and some nice pro interviews too. See her twitter page for more teasers including pictures if interested.