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DWTS Season 14 Cast Revealed?? You Be the Judge!

As those of you who read the comments on this site know, a reader named MissWMG claimed to have gotten the new TV Guide and it had the DWTS Cast in it.  We, of course, were (and some still are) highly skeptical that she was legit because we’ve had issues with people trying to scam us before. Well, here is what MissWMG sent to us.  Look legit to you??  It does to me, but I’m extremely cautious due to past experiences on this site.  KEEP IN MIND that DWTS has never done this before – give the cast to a major ‘zine prior to the official announcement. Perhaps they assumed that subscribers wouldn’t get it until Tuesday afternoon? In any case, I want to let our readers in on what was sent to us – you all can be the judge.  Do you think this is the cast?  And how about the rumored 12th dancer added at the last minute??  And do you think that the cast was finalized in time for TV Guide to go to print??

In any case, we will find out for real tomorrow: real or scam. :-)

ETA: “TV Guide” spelled Menudos wrong, didn’t they?

February 27, 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. :-)

DWTS Season 14 – Who’s Dancing With Who?? The CAST ANNOUNCEMENT!!

It’s that time again! Time for Heidi to guess who’s dancing with who, based on nothing more than heights and imagination. :-)  We are putting up posts so fast and furious that I can’t leave anything stuck to the front page for very long, so if you’re looking for Rumor Round Up and/or Pro Watch, just click the links to go back to those posts. :-)

This season it’s much harder, because we don’t know who’s dancing yet in terms of celebs and we’ll find out all at one time (celebs and partners) on Tuesday.  They are trying to rob me of my usual guessing game. :-) So, I’m going to guess based on the celebs we’re reasonably sure about and then if we get more info, I’ll fill it in.

THIS IS THE POST WHERE I’LL PUT THE CAST ANNOUNCEMENT!!!  Watch this space!!  I updated the title, so you have to update your bookmarks, so be aware. :-)

Court’s Notes, part I: Lots of stalling (surprise, surprise).  So far I’ve seen Cheryl, Derek, Peta, & Tristan lurking around the theater.  Tristan just found out who his partner was about 20 minutes ago.  The list of celebs is in a ridiculous sparkly purple envelope :-P

Court’s Notes, part II: I must really love you guys, because I just switched over from the HD channel to the regular one to minimize any delays in my feed.  You’re welcome. :-P

Court’s Notes, part III: Even GMA is hopping on the “Will Maks be back???” bandwagon…ugh.  Annoying.  They’re promising the announcement is coming right after this commercial break, though…stand by…

Court’s Notes, part IV: This season’s celebs are: Jack Wagner, Melissa Gilbert, Donald Driver, William Levy, Sherri Shepherd, Katherine Jenkins, Gavin DeGraw, Martina Navratilova, Roshon Fagen, Maria Menounos, Jaleel White, & GLADYS KNIGHT!!!! And no, they haven’t announced who their partners are, yet. Patience :-)

Court’s Notes, part V: Banter with the celebs…Melissa was apparently petrified at first, but is a little better now; Robin thinks Jaleel will be a force to be reckoned with (I agree); and Sherri says she’s “scared to death” and “needs Barbara Walters!”

Court’s Notes, part VI: All partners posted.  Looks like Gladys was the last-minute addition.  Tristan thinks they’re “gonna have a blast”.

Court’s Notes, part VII: Sherri’s biggest fear “besides being old” (lol), is having a bad memory – she’s afraid of forgetting her choreography.  Donald deliberately didn’t tell any of his teammates about the show “because some of them have big mouths”.  Everyone seems very intimidated by Jaleel & think he’s gonna be a staunch competitor…I agree.  Even the way he walked out on the stage was charismatic! 8-)

Who’s Dancing With Who?? (The Reality)

Celebrity Celeb Height Pro Height Pro Dancer
 Melissa Gilbert  5’3″ 6ft. 2in. Maksim
 Maria Menounos  5’8″ 5ft. 10in. Derek
 Katherine Jenkins  5’5″ 5ft. 8in. Mark
 Martina Navratilova  5’8″ 6ft. 1in. Tony
 Sherri Shepherd  5’1″ 5ft. 10in. Val
 Gladys Knight  5’3.5″ 5ft. 11in. Tristan
 Jaleel White  5’10.5″ 5ft. 7in. Kym
 William Levy  6’1″ 5ft. 4in. Cheryl
 Gavin DeGraw  5’11” 5ft. 5in. Karina
 Jack Wagner  5’11.5″ 5ft. 4in. Anna
 Roshon Fagen  5’8″ 5ft. 2in. Chelsie
 Donald Driver  6’0″ 5ft. 7in. Peta

 

 

 

Who’s Dancing With Who?? (Heidi’s Guesses)

Celebrity Celeb Height Pro Height Pro Dancer
    6ft. 2in. Maksim
 Melissa Gilbert 5ft. 3in. 5ft. 10in. Derek
    5ft. 8in. Mark
 Annika Sorenstam 5ft. 6in. 6ft. 1in. Tony
 Sherri Shepherd 5ft. 1in. 5ft. 10in. Val
 Maria Menounos 5ft. 8in. 5ft. 11in. Tristan
 Jack Wagner 5ft. 11.5in 5ft. 7in. Kym
    5ft. 4in. Cheryl
 Gavin Degraw 5ft. 11in. 5ft. 5in. Karina
    5ft. 4in. Anna
 Darnell Robinson ?? 5ft. 2in. Chelsie
 Vince Young (?) 6ft. 5in. 5ft. 7in. Peta

 

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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. :-)

Brooke Burke And DWTS Rumored Contestants At The Oscars, Sherri Shepherd Asked…

Did any of you get to see the Oscars and the Oscar Red Carpet? Brooke Burke was on tap and some of our heavily rumored contestants were also there. Here is more…

First up, Sherri Shepherd! It’s not all fashion with this one. What is fun about this little interview is that Sherri is asked if she’s doing Dancing With The Stars. She doesn’t deny it and is very careful with her words. Check out those eyes and what she says on Maks!!! Too funny and especially if he’s her partner…

Here is a nice photo of Sherri giving good face as well….

And Below is rumored contestant and Extra’s Maria Menounos who had one of the most beautiful dresses of the night in my opinion. Even more so than many of the bigger stars like Evaine pointed out. Do you agree?

Lastly, here is Brooke making a yellow splash with Carson Kressley, Molly Sims, and Katie Lee. They made a toast to Hollywood’s biggest night during Toast to the Red Carpet LIVE! presented by I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter!

We may have more pics later. We’ll see? Pictures above courtesy of Zimbio and Getty Images

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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.

Karina Smirnoff To Meet Her Dancing With The Stars Partner On Monday

Dancing With The Stars pro Karina Smirnoff was interviewed by KGO 810 in San Francisco, CA this morning. She mainly promoted Cruising With The Stars which she will be helping with in June. She explains the differences between competitive and social dancing and how much fun she plans to have teaching while enjoying the cruise.

Karina also dishes about dancing on the upcoming season of Dancing With The Stars and how excited she is to meet up her partner on Monday (tomorrow). She also mentions how she will be promoting the cruise and making a guest post on The View on Wednesday, March 7th as well. So, be sure to mark your calendars!!

You can listen to the full interview at this link here. Click on the 9:00am hour. Karina’s interview begins at the 7:56 mark.

February 26, 2012 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.

Sir Sleep Twitter Account Teases On Val And Maks Chmerkovskiy’s DWTS14 Partners

I don’t care who these two are dancing with. I’m just glad the two are dancing!! In case you don’t know Sir Sleep is Maks’ bulldog. Maks and Val (and maybe Teddy?) like to update us on Sir Sleep and his adventures at twitter occasionally under this account. Anyway, I’m going out on a limb and taking this as good news for the “Chmerkovskiy” camp and that their fans can relax a little knowing that the two are dancing. ADDING: Though note, nothing is 100% official until the cast announcement on Tuesday.

So, if true, does this mean there are 11 dancers or are there 12 dancers? If there are only 11 dancers and 5 are male, could one of the rumored dancers be out? If so, which one?

The saga continues in Dancing With The Stars land. I feel kind of silly reporting on a dog account at twitter and it’s a first, but, it is what it is. LOL! 8O

Thanks to @TristanMacmanusFans at twitter for this news. Be sure to follow her for all the latest on Tristan. She’s a jewel. xx

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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 Season 14 – Rumor Round Up!!

You’ll notice that ProWatch is no longer in this spot – it had it’s day and I’m afraid we’re going to get nothing more until Tuesday. If you still want to visit it, you can here —> ProWatch.

Every season around this time we create a listing of people who have been rumored to be on the show for this season…and sometimes past seasons, if we see “suspicious” behavior. Things that make you go “hmmmm…” Well, thanks to Vogue, who keeps a list, here we are again.  Seriously – thank Vogue because I don’t have the time to hunt them all down, sadly. Wish I did.

Anyway, I tend to rank, categorize and editorialize as I go, so bear with me. :-)

ETA an update to Troy Aikmen. See below.

ETA #2 – Sasha Cohen is officially NOT dancing this season; she confirmed on twitter even though we had pretty much figured that one out. :-)

The Most Solid Season 14 Rumors

Jack Wagner, Melissa Gilbert and Sheri Shepherd – when TMZ first reported on this one, I was skeptical.  TMZ has a bit of a spotty record, although some have forgotten. A couple of seasons ago, they got the whole cast exactly right, but last season I tend to think they got played.  They got exactly nobody right…they claimed Nancy Grace, but AFTER others (including us) had reported it.  But, Gossip Cop backed them up this time, so I have to give it more weight. Of all the sites out there, Gossip Cop not only confirms some rumors, but puts the kibosh on others – some that I knew to be false.  They are more reliable, IMO. So…I have to say that I think this is the real deal. Melissa and Sherri are also past seasons rumored contestants – and we know that happens quite a bit. As for Jack, well, ABC Soaps in Depth said they heard a former GH star was dancing, hand Jack was let go from The Bold and the Beautiful (a CBS soap), so that kinda opens a window for him, eh??  As for the video of Melissa going into the DWTS studios…well, that doesn’t look like the normal entrance, but the building structure seems the same.  If so…well, doesn’t that eliminate her as Maks’ or Derek’s partner? Unless Derek was fibbing about when he starts rehearsing (next week, per Derek on Ryan’s show).

Maria Menudos – This one isn’t quite as solid as the others, and so far TMZ has no back up.  But I sure would like this one to be true.  Maria herself is giving nothing away. She’s following no pros, she’s making no teasing comments (that I’ve seen, anyway).   If I had a vote I would vote yes. :-)

 

The Not as Solid, but Still Kinda Solid Season 14 Rumors

Annika Sorenstam – Pro Golfer rumors coming from all sides, including golf aficionados, Tony Dovolani and Annika herself.  This one seems plausible, but not as plausible as others. She said she would like to do it, some on twitter are claiming she said yes (although those tweets read kinda weird to me).

Vince Young - Vince straight up said that he had been asked to be on DWTS. Couldn’t tell if he was joking, but the fact that he deleted the tweet was kinda telling.  Of course, being asked doesn’t mean he said yes.

 

Not Solid At All, but Not Speculation Either

Dolly Parton and Gavin Degraw – Both of these rumors came from Hollywood Life who, unfortunately, did not have a good track record last season.  And we haven’t heard much about it since the original posting. Not to mention that Dolly, when previously asked, said “hell no”.  At first I considered Gavin a more real possibility, but now I’m not so sure. UPDATE: He tweeted earlier today that he’s on his way to LA. Hmmm….

Aferdita Dreshaj – Miss Kosovo said not long ago that she was dancing on DWTS – but was she talking about the Kosovo version of the show? Probably – which is why I stuck her in this category.

Bruce Jenner – Bruce I could handle, but I gotta say no to any other Kardashian relatives. :-)  This comes from Hollywood Life once again.

Paula Deene – Hollywood Life was throwing a bunch of stuff at the DWTS wall and waiting to see what would stick. Paula was one of their rumored dancers. I will be curious to see if they get any right.

Bar Refaeli – She was rumored as in negotiation, but it was by a website that I had never heard of before. Not really sure what to make of it, actually, but why would she do it?

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February 25, 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. :-)

DWTS Season 14 – Rumor…or Wild Speculation: Nicole Anderson

I seriously wanted to put “wild-assed” speculation in the title of this one but thought John might get mad at me. :-)

Seriously, though – after lecturing everyone about not jumping at shadows and thinking every “exciting news” comment on Twitter is a pending DWTS announcement, here I am…jumping at a shadow. Unfortunately, as Claire pointed out in the comments, this one has a twisted synergy to it that lends it some credence in my very twisted mind. :-)  What am I calling twisted synergy??  Well, the DWTS producers often show themselves to be rather unimaginative and uninspired when it comes to finding contestants for the show – and that’s what this would be. Chelsea Kane’s co-star on Jonas?? The Disney Channel??  Doesn’t this have Mark Ballas written all over it??  Come on, producers, shop at another store, would ya?? Nicole is/was a competitive gymnast, too.  She seems like a cute girl – but I hope this one is WRONG. Here’s what she posted on Twitter last night:

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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. :-)

DWTS Season 14 Rumor: Extra’s Maria Menounos Dancing On Dancing With The Stars?

TMZ has learned of another new celebrity to dance on Dancing With The Stars. Extra’s Maria Menounos!! As always…note, nothing is official until Tuesday. For now, these are all rumors!!

TMZ has learned the identity of yet another of the contestants for the upcoming season of “Dancing With the Stars” … the super hot Maria Menounos.

What do you think if true? I like her. I can see her with any of the male pros.

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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.

DWTS14 Possibility: Legendary Dallas Quarterback Troy Aikman To Dance On Dancing With The Stars?

Ok, before you read this, take note that I am grasping at straws here. As some of you have noticed at twitter, Peta Murgatroyd flew to Dallas and she’s “very excited” and “happy” much like she was last season at this time. Could she be meeting her new partner on Dancing With The Stars? Sally, one of our readers reminded us of the Troy Aikman rumor in a previous season (Season 11 to be exact). In case you don’t know, Troy Aikman is a former “legendary” quarterback for the Dallas Cowboys and as you can see in the video below from TMZ (which was posted on July 29, 2010), Troy remarked he was going to do Dancing With The Stars “next year“. Makes you wonder, doesn’t it?

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So, what do you think? Does this possibility have a leg to stand on and could Troy be Peta’s new partner (if it’s true she’s dancing)? I think they would make a striking and perfect couple and I bet he would be a good dancer too. Also, this is a huge A-lister imo!! Way to go to TPTB if this comes true. You are going to make a fan out of my husband yet.

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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 14 Rumor: TMZ Reports Maks Arriving In L.A. And Meeting With Melissa Gilbert (Video)

Despite the rumors of Maks not dancing this season on Dancing With The Stars, TMZ has learned this is not true. Below is a video of Maks arriving at LAX. Though he doesn’t comment on the show, he’s rumored to have met with Melissa Gilbert right after leaving the airport. Be sure to read more at TMZ. As our Heidi reminded us all quickly last night in the comments sections with all the excitement, remember TMZ was “wrong” on some of their findings last season. However, they’ve also been reliable in the past as well. So, it’s anyone’s call here. Prepare for any kind of news on Tuesday on this subject.

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If you haven’t done so yet, be sure to see our previous TMZ post that broke out last night with rumors of Jack Wagoner, Melissa Gilbert, and Sherri Shepherd dancing here.

Thanks to PureDWTS reader Elara for this news upon waking up and first getting here this morning!! ;) xx

So, what do you think if Maks is dancing with Melissa (if true?)? Personally, I think she is too small. I see her more with Derek? 8O

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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.