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Taylor Armstrong And Bar Refaeli Address Dancing With The Stars Rumors

Today, Taylor Armstrong was a guest on Ryan Seacrest’s radio show. Unless something changes, many of you can take a sigh of relief (as well as myself, lol). According to the interview, Taylor says she hasn’t been approached by Dancing With The Stars to dance, but, she says she can dance and she might be open to it if approached.

With the cast announcement for the new season of “Dancing With The Stars” less than 2 weeks away, there has been speculation that Taylor may be on the upcoming season. Taylor tells us she has not been approached by the show, but says she would be open to it. “I can dance,” she says confidently. “I’ll cut myself down for pretty much anything, but I actually can keep a beat.”

Thanks to Lori for this news!

ADDING: And on that note, Bar Refaeli won’t be dancing either as rumored. You can view a video at Access Hollywood where she says she doesn’t have time.

February 15, 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.

Rumor: Dolly Parton And Gavin DeGraw Close to Signing For Dancing With The Stars Season 14?

As always, take this news with a grain of salt being this source hasn’t been known to be reliable in the past. Also note that in a previous posting, we reported Dolly saying “are you insane?” to the idea of dancing on Dancing With The Stars when they have asked her before. Anyway, here is a rumor from Hollywood Life about Dolly Parton dancing on the show. They say she is close to signing and guess who she wants as a partner? Mark Ballas!! They also are reporting Gavin DeGraw close to signing….

Dolly Parton, please report to the dance floor! A Dancing with the Stars insider reveals to HollywoodLife.com that after Billy Ray Cyrus turned down a spot on the show’s 14th season, he suggested producers check with Dolly — and she’s close to signing on the dotted line! “Dolly has sung on the show in the past, and laid a great impression on the dancers and producers,” our source tells us exclusively. “Discussions have started … and her request is to dance with Mark Ballas!”

Another singer with the Mirrorball Trophy in his sights is Gavin DeGraw! Our source confirms that Gavin has verbally committed to doing the show — as first reported by The Hollywood Reporter – but still has to sign an official contract. He has a few dates left on his current tour, but we’re told they wouldn’t interfere with the show’s hectic filming schedule.

I really hope the rumor is true about Dolly! She’d be amazing!!! A total “A-lister” too in my opinion! Thoughts?

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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 Possibility – Ali Fedotowsky To Dance?

Two interesting tweets have me raising my eye brow up again after Dancing With The Stars fan @caralevasseur sent John this news at his twitter account about Bachelorette, Ali Fedotowsky. Take a look below at these tweets made yesterday and last night…


Got the BEST Valentine’s day gift! Can’t share it now (I know-such a tease) but will soon! Hope everyone is smiling as much as I am today :)
@AliFedotowsky
Ali Fedotowsky


Apartment hunting continues in LA tomorrow. Praying I find the perfect place!!! It’s hard!
@AliFedotowsky
Ali Fedotowsky

As you might remember, Ali was rumored to dance on Dancing With The Stars in Season 11 which you can view in a previous Heidi posting here. Doing some more digging, Ali has remarked in the past via Zap2It that she thought it would be fun to dance on the show, but, they hadn’t asked her. Then there is this quote from E News in August of 2010 after the Season 11 cast reveal….

“It’s not going to happen!” said the betrothed former Bachelorette, fiancé Roberto Martinez by her side. “Not goin’ to happen…but we’ll be watching.”

Ali hopes to at least be in the audience this season, as she was when it was announced that she would be the next Bachelorette.

“I had so much fun,” she said. “I was dancing in my seat and I said, ‘I need to be a part of this!’”

“Maybe next season!” Roberto added. “Maybe next season,” Ali agreed.

Note: Ali is also following @DancingABC (the official Dancing With The Stars twitter account), not that it means anything significant.

Note #2: She was also seen last weekend at a Pre-Grammy party (the same one Kym and Cheryl attended) which you can read about here.

So, what do you think? Could Ali be a possibility this Season again? Does this news raise one of your eyebrows? LOL.

I can sure see a Maks pairing…or how about Derek? :) Penny for your thoughts!!

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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 Update On Herman Cain And Michele Bachmann

A month ago, we posted on the far fetched possibilty of politicians Herman Cain and Michele Bachmann dancing on Dancing With The Stars. Well today, AJC.com is reporting that Dancing With The Stars did indeed approach GOP Presidential hopeful, Herman Cain to dance on the show. Below is what his assistant confirmed this morning. You can read more at the link.

A spokeswoman for Herman Cain confirmed this morning that the former GOP presidential candidate was approached by ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars” to appear on this season’s competition.

But Cain nixed the idea. “He can’t dance in an eight-count. He can only dance in a nine-count,” said Lisa Reichert, Cain’s executive assistant.

Nine-count. Get it? 9-9-9.

As for Michele, USA Today and KSTV say she’s been asked and she may be entering the competition.

Michele Bachman and Herman Cain? Producers are said to have extended an invitation to them both to be on the show.

However, Michele Bachmann may soon enter another national competition.

This will be like Bristol Palin dancing all over again. Please no is all I have to say if true. Your thoughts?

Heidi’s  Note: Oh come on!!  The woman is a sitting congresswoman!! She is not going to do DWTS. She might be prohibited from doing DWTS as a sitting congressperson.  And can you imagine the flack she would get for the time commitment to DWTS when she’s supposed to be in DC??  I think this rumor is ridiculous – but hey, Michelle, by all means…compete.  I’m sure you’ll get lots of votes and lots of respect as a serious member of congress by doing so. And I ain’t on your team so you go right ahead. :-D

UPDATE: It’s a NO for Michele. Go HERE to listen to her address the new rumors on dancing again. Her reaction is hilarious!!

On Dancing With The Stars Rumor:
You won’t be seeing Bachmann dancing the pasodoble any time soon. Bachmann says there’s there’s no truth to the rumor that she’s been invited to be on the ABC TV show “Dancing With The Stars”.

Bachmann says her focus remains getting re-elected to her seat in the Sixth Congressional District.

February 14, 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.

Beth Chapman Receives A No From Dancing With The Stars

Sorry Beth Chapman Fans!! Today, Beth tweeted that she won’t be competing on Dancing With The Stars Season 14. She told her twitter followers that ABC told her on February 2nd that they had seen the campaign posts, but, they had already sent out their offers and she won’t fit into the cast this season. Beth also questions that the official Dancing With The Site Fan Casting Wish List is just a “gimmick” which our Miss Heidi has been telling us for quite some time. Be sure to read the link in full in the first tweet below to read Beth’s exact thoughts. It’s also quoted after the tweet.


This came from #dwts on February 2nd I just didn’t want to spoil it 4 u fans I think that site is (cont) http://t.co/f1Fm6MZH
@MrsdogC
Beth Chapman

This came from #dwts on February 2nd I just didn’t want to spoil it 4 u fans I think that site is just a gimmick
To make you think you have a say sorry guys I appreciate all your efforts

“I have seen the rumors! Unfortunately I dont think she fits into the cast for this season. I have already made all my offers. But if anything changes I will let you know.”

Unfortunately, the same thing happened last season as well…


Sad!!! So many fans go to an extreme effort to campaign!!

Heidi’s Note: I also noted previously that the invitation to tell them (DWTS) who you would cast is worded in such a way that people were likely mis-reading it.  Possibly intentionally on ABC’s part?  You be the judge. Here’s the blurbs from abc.com:

Cast the new season of Dancing with the Stars!

Dancing with the Stars Season 14 is right around the corner. What are your thoughts for casting the next season? Who is your ideal cast? Which athletes, movie or television stars, singers or other celebrities would you pick?

Now, the title is VERY misleading, but once you read the blurb underneath, it makes it seem more like a discussion topic more than an actual voting apparatus…which is how so many people seem to be viewing it.  I’ve been complaining for a couple seasons now that I thought that DWTS was paying no attention whatsoever to that message board, that it was designed to get traffic to the site, period.  Parsing the word selection…”thoughts” is what sticks out at me. They don’t ask for you to “vote” and they never imply that they will actually pick someone who gets a lot of votes. They just want your opinion. They never said they would take it. :-)

February 13, 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.

DWTS14 Hmmm?: Lacey Schwimmer Strikes Dance Pose With Perez Hilton

*one eye up* Pictured in a dance pose above is Dancing With The Stars’ Lacey Schwimmer with tabloid reporter Perez Hilton. Lacey attended his “Rock The Vote” Broken Heart Ball Saturday night in Las Vegas. You can read more on the party and see more pictures at Haute Living.

Note too that Perez has campaigned to be on Dancing With The Stars at his twitter in the past and recently in a new Dancing With The Stars “potential” cast column. Could this only be the beginning for these two? Ok, let’s pretend I didn’t say that. 8O ;)

Heidi’s Note: He wishes. I hope not, seeing as how he’s even less a celebrity than, say, Elisabetta Canalis. Next they’ll be casting Henry the Paparazzi.

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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.

Dancing With The Stars Season 14 Rumor: Gavin DeGraw To Dance??

Hollywood Reporter has been a fairly good source for Dancing With The Stars cast rumors in the past. Could this be the case this time? You be the judge!! Be sure to read the link for the full story. A take and video below for what One Republic’s Ryan Tedder said about his good friend Gavin DeGraw dancing on Dancing With The Stars….

Speaking with The Hollywood Reporter at Sunday’s Grammy Awards, the OneRepublic frontman and multiple nominee let loose that his good pal DeGraw is pondering a campaign for ABC’s coveted mirror ball trophy.

“Gavin DeGraw is doing Dancing With the Stars, I heard,” Tedder spilled on the red carpet. The duo most recently collaborated on DeGraw’s “Not Over You” and “Sweeter,” and both have been known to gush about each other’s talents to the press — a true bromance.

“He’s amazing. He’s one of my favorite male singers alive,” Tedder added.

Watch the video above to hear his full quote, though it is not clear whether DeGraw has officially inked a deal with ABC to appear on the series. A representative for the network did not immediately return THR’s request for comment.

What do you think? I love the idea and I can see him with any of the female dancers!!

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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 Rumor: Bruce Jenner Waiting to “Say Yay Or Nay” To Dancing With The Stars

You know the routine. Take this rumor with a grain of salt being this site hasn’t been known to be very reliable in the past. We’ll soon see?? From Hollywood Life….

While the official announcement of all the new contestants will be aired on Feb. 28 on ABC, HollywoodLife.com has learned that the show hasn’t filled all the slots yet for its upcoming 14th season. Producers are reportedly waiting on the unnaturally tight-faced Jenner to say yay or nay to their offer.

And besides Bruce being part of the Kardashian clan, the show is said to really dig the fact he’s a former Olympian.

As much as I wish the producers would pass on having anyone connected to the Kardashians on the show again(and especially so soon after Rob), I’d favor Bruce over Rob’s mother or sisters. What do you think and if Bruce did dance, who do you see him paired with? Maybe Kym?

February 10, 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.

DWTS Season 14…Rumor? Miss Kosovo??

I have no earthly idea. All I know is she said she’s going to be in DWTS and that Tony Dovolani is following her. Anyone have a scoop on this?  Is she Miss Universe as well, as her twitter handle implies?

Maybe she’s going to be in one of the European versions of the show?

 

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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. :-)

Mark Ballas Performs At Feinstein’s, Talks Of DWTS 14 Unknown Partner, The Partner Reveal, and More

Last night, Mark Ballas performed at Feinstein’s at Loews Regency Ballroom in New York City. Photographer Astrid Stawiarz of Getty Images was there to capture some shots from backstage which you can view more of at Zimbio. Olympic skater, Sasha Cohen, was at the event to watch as well which raised my eye brows a little for the way they were tweeting back and forth afterwards. Wouldn’t it be fun to see her dance on Dancing With The Stars? You can see a sweet picture of the two of them together here.

Mark also gave ABC7 an interview before performing at Feinstein’s where he talks about his music and dancing on Dancing With The Stars. If he had to choose between the two, he couldn’t. They remember his time with Bristol Palin on the show and how Mark is still friends with her to this day. At the end of the interview they ask him straight up who his partner will be for Season 14 (without asking him if he’s dancing). Mark smiles and answers that he doesn’t know who his partner will be and that they will find out who they dance with the day before the revealing on Feb. 28th. Does this mean Mark is officially dancing? You be the judge below. He also plugs Jennifer Aniston again.

If you’d like to watch Mark sing, he will be performing a free show at the Mohegan Sun on Friday, Feb. 10th. For details, visit their official site.

ADDING and back to Sasha, below is another tweet she made this morning after this post as posted. Hmmm….


“@: @ Handsome couple! I want you to dance with Mark on DWTS!” Me too!
@SashaCohenNYC
Sasha Cohen

Thanks Sheery! ;)

January 30, 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.