Last night, Cheryl Burke and Ryan Lochte rehearsed at the “O” Cirque du Soleil shoe in Las Vegas. Getty Images has a slew of photos. You can view some of them below. The Daily Mail has a fun write up on them as well.
The Dancing With The Stars official You Tube is starting to release videos from the celebs for Week 4. Be watching this link for more in case we get busy and can’t add more.
Dancing With The Stars Cheryl Burke talked with The Charlotte Observer about Ryan Lochte and how she always loves a dance partner who is going through change or controversy because she likes to be able to affect their life more than just teaching them how to dance. I think she’s done just that, do you? Read on for how she’s gotten to know who he really is…
Q. So have you figured out who this guy really is?
Oh, for sure, and I think that what they show on the show is reality. The producers aren’t scripting this and telling him, “Make sure you’re goofy this week.” He is that person. After spending almost seven weeks now every single day together, I know that this is who he is: He’s charming, he’s funny, he’s down to earth, he is a mama’s boy, and he is a gentleman. He just wants to feel accepted again by everybody. …
(His experience in Rio) made him really grow up mentally and made him realize that, you know what? Not everything is gonna be a fairy tale, or not everything’s gonna go your way, and you have to be prepared for the punches that are being thrown at you.
Q.How well do you think he’s been handling the pressure?
(After the incident with the protesters) his first thought was, “I need to get out of here. I don’t want to be a part of this. I don’t want to affect someone’s life. The show doesn’t deserve this, Cheryl doesn’t deserve this.” He didn’t want be a burden. And then when we all rallied behind him and he felt the love from the other celebs and dancers on the show, he was like, “OK, I’m gonna stay.” … This show is really intense, and it’s every single day. You’re going out there, you’re doing something you don’t know how to do in front of millions of people on a live television show. I mean, that alone is so scary. But in a way, the fact that it’s so time-consuming has been good for Ryan because it’s distracting him from all the other stuff. Instead of reading about or Googling himself, he’s focusing on this.
And every time we get (mediocre scores) it’s making him stronger and it’s making him want to work harder. And every time that we’re out there and he is in jeopardy, in the bottom, he realizes he’s just got to step it up. This is not easy for him. He had zero dance experience. He’s supposed to be underwater, and now he’s on land.
To read the full interview, see The Charlotte Observer.
This week is going to be amazing. Good luck to all the couples!
I’m a little bummed out after this past Monday’s show and Tuesday’s result show, if I’m being honest. I’m not sure where that feeling is coming from. It just felt so freakin’ manipulated and REALITY Show-y if that makes any sense. From the stealth cameras recording every move of every contestant, to the attempts to elevate some couples at other couples’ expense – it’s all just tiring. Let these people dance and have a good time (and let us have a good time) and judge the actual dancing for god’s sake.
And now, this week, we have a brand new theme week tailor made for their designated winner of the season. Cirque week. Maybe it’ll turn into Shark week yet again. Joy. Anyway, according to Maks’ blog, they are tangoing to Zumanity and he doesn’t seem entirely pleased about it. I kinda feel his pain. Yer kinda screwed no matter which way you go.
ETA: Just Jared Jr has posted the Cirque du Soleil shows for each couple. They’ve also given dance information for the Results Show on Tuesday. More below…
On the results show on Tuesday (October 4), DNCE will perform their new single, “Body Moves,” and there will be an all-male dance number in which the male pros of “Dancing with the Stars” perform to the song “Ain’t No Sunshine.” In addition, Derek will choreograph and dance to a special number.
At the end of the night, the third elimination of the season, based on combined viewer and judges’ scores from October 3, will take place.
ETA2: Gee…some people ALWAYS go in the last quarter of the show. But she’s not pimped….
Calvin and Lindsay – Charleston (Song: ____ – KURIOS – Cabinet of Curiosities)
Maureen and Artem – Argentine Tango (Song: ____ – Mystère)
Jana and Gleb – Foxtrot (Song: “Here Comes The Sun” – The Beatles LOVE)
Marilu and Derek – Paso Doble (Song: “Battlefield” – KÀ)
Amber and Maks – Tango (Song: ____ – Zumanity)
Ryan and Cheryl – Waltz (“O”)
Babyface and Allison – (Song: ____ – The Beatles LOVE)
Terra and Sasha – Samba (“O”)
Laurie and Val – (Song: “The Way You Make Me Feel” – Michael Jackson ONE)
Vanilla Ice and Witney – (La Nouba)
James and Sharna -Quickstep (Song: ___ – PARAMOUR)
I can’t get enough of some of these shots of the Pro Numbers on Dancing With The Stars last night. Beautiful!! *still thanking TPTB for bringing the pro numbers back and adding more meat to this show!!
Wow! Once again, I was loving the Pro Numbers tonight. I so cherish these results shows.
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This was written during and after the first (HISTORIC) Presidential Debate. You’ve been warned. 🙂
I have a sniffing, loud guy in my ear, so I’m having a hard time concentrating, but how on earth is Terra two points ahead of Marilu?? This is a mystery to me. I think Marilu had a balance problem right at the beginning of her dance (she’s 64, after all), but that was a good dance. Then again, how did Laurie get a full three points more than her, lift and all?? And is that the first time Val’s ever actually been called on a lift? He’s done them before but I don’t remember him getting so nailed on it.
Anyway, I think Terra (and Laurie) did do a good job, I just don’t get the scoring two weeks in a row that insulates her. I’m afraid that once the people they want to leave, actually leave the scoring may change and that is fair to no one. It’s whiplash inducing for people who don’t know just how manipulated this show really is. Read more..
ETA: Here is Extra with the couples…
Also, there is a new interview at ET with Artem and Maureen. I’m having trouble getting it to play.
Awww, I can’t get enough of these pictures. Be sure to click on them to see even more. So, who had the best costumes last night? I loved them all but Maks and Amber’s.