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Time Set For Dancing With The Stars All Star Cast Announcement

Special Note! As previously reported, the new cast for the Dancing With The Stars All Star Season will be announced on Friday, July 27th at the ABC Summer Press Tour. ABC MediaNet has set up an exclusive page at their site for the proceedings. The Dancing With The Stars announcement will take place at 10:45am Pacific time. Be sure to take the day off from work if you can. ;) :D

UPDATE: Be sure to watch this LINK too at the official Dancing With The Stars site for where they are encouraging fans to watch for the Dancing With The Stars All Star Cast Announcement with “with the new celebrity contestants” at 10:30am Pacific time on July 27th. Also, note how they are describing this season as the “biggest” ever. Thanks to Maddy and NYC Girl for this news!!

UPDATE #2: So, it’s 4 days before the cast announcement. Tom Bergeron just tweeted that they will be announcing all but one cast member. There is much speculation that this could mean that fans will vote on the un-announceed celebrity. When we find out more, we’ll be sure to let you know.


Looking forward to Friday’s DWTS All-Star Cast announcement. We’ll be announcing all but one, then YOU have to get to work! #DWTS
@Tom_Bergeron
Tom Bergeron

UPDATE #3: According to @DWTSGossip at twitter, the Dancing With The Stars All Star season will “have 12 couples. Tom and Brooke will announce 11 contestants and then present 3 more options and the fans will vote on the 12th celeb.”

July 19, 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.

Dancing With The Stars Cheryl Burke Attends “Jockey for a Cause” Charity Event

Pictured above is Cheryl Burke and NHL player Joffrey Lupul. Wednesday the two made an appearance at the “Jockey for a Cause” event in Rancho Santa Fe, California. The charity event, held at the DeHaven Estate, raised money for jockeys injured while competing. You can read more at E News. More pics at Getty Images. Wow, Cheryl has never looked more stunning! What do you think? Is this dress a hit in your opinion?

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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.

Pure Dancing With The Stars Summer Heat Media Tidbits For July 18, 2012

Just a couple of Dancing With The Stars media tidbits!! First up, get ready to set your DVRs! HGTV is reporting that the five remaining designers on “Design Star All Stars” must transform two large rooms for Dancing With The Stars pros Jonathan Roberts and Anna Trebunskya. It might be challenging since Jonathan wants a “sophisticated man cave” while Anna wants a “chic living room/dining room that can double as a rehearsal space.” You can more at HGTV.

Also, isn’t this a great picture of Peta and Maks below? Now if these two don’t look happy, what’s happiness? :?: :idea: Friday night the two celebrated Peta’s birthday at the Southampton Social Club. Then on Saturday, Maks and Peta along with Val headed to Georgica. You can read all about it and more social events in the Hamptons at Hamptons.com.

And in the land of Tony Dovolani….guess what? Tony will be taking over the “host” spot in the Dancing With The Stars Live In Las Vegas show from August 1st-5th. For more details, visit Broadway World. Louis Van Amstel will also be dancing in the show from July 19-29th. According to his twitter, he just arrived in Los Angeles. Will Louis be seeing a lot of Los Angeles in the next 4 months? It remains to be seen. :D

Last, but, not least, :) don’t miss heading over the Pure Derek Hough as soon as you can. Miss Heidi has more goodies on Derek to share which includes more new gorgeous pics including this hot gem. Someone take our temperature. No don’t. :mrgreen:

And that makes this a wrap!

July 18, 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.

Trista Sutter for Dancing With The Stars All Star Season????

Thanks to Court for seeing this tweet which Heidi and I think is suspicious too!!! As many of you know, Trista Sutter and Louis Van Amstel were partners on the first season of Dancing With The Stars. This is when Louis had long hair. LOL! Flashback video below at the end of this post. LOL!!

Let’s get Miss Heidi’s thoughts:

Heidi: My thoughts are that Trista is one to watch…for the next ten days, anyway. :-) Now, it’s entirely possible that this is nothing. In fact, since Trista was the first one out her season, it’s kinda likely that it’s nothing. But the timing is very coincidental…and of course, a new season of the Bachelor will be starting before you know it, along with Bachelor Pad. And we know how ABC feels about cross promotion. :-) Before you know it, they’ll be having TWO family members on each season. Anyway, I did a quick google on her and it doesn’t seem like she has anything going on other than motherhood – which is great, but makes this tweet all the more interesting. Things that make you go “hmmmm….”

Wow – random thought. My brain always goes to the pro pairing, so what do you suppose would happen if, say, Derek, Val or Tristan end up with Trista. :-) In fact, Trista and Tristan has a funny ring to it. I’m just thinking about the possible fall out if pros who would like to be back on the show get one of their former partners handed off to either a newbie or someone who has no former partners coming back. Yes, I am evil. ;-)

July 17, 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.

Ralph Macchio Thinks Cast Is Already Set For DWTS All Stars, Heard It’s Previous Finalists

I’m sad. It sounds like Ralph Macchio won’t be dancing for the Dancing With The Stars All-star Season liked many of us hoped. Below is more from USA Today. Note what he reveals about the cast being already set (he thinks) and that he’s heard it will be previous top 3 “finalists” and note the word “all” (which I’m not sure how to take? 8O ). Be sure to see the link because Ralph is interviewed about his role on “American Gypsies” too which sounds really good. Check it out!

Ralph Macchio says Dancing With the Stars gave him “a very positive shot in the arm.” Competing on the show last year was hard work, and his knees would have liked it a lot better “20 years ago,” says the original Karate Kid star, who is now 50.

But he loved performing and loved the fans. “The joy I got was how much joy everyone else got out of it.”

However, he will not be on the All-Star edition that kicks off in the fall. “I think that cast is set already,” he said Monday in a phone interview. He says, “I hear it’s finalists,” all previous top-3 performers.

“I never campaigned,” he says. (Like Joey Lawrence has on Twitter.) “I would have been flattered if they came to me, but I think it happened at the right time.”

In other words, he has other things to do.

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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.

Joey Fatone Not Sure He’d Want To Dance Again On Dancing With The Stars

The Examiner has a great piece up on former Dancing With The Stars contestant Joey Fatone. They ask him about the possibility of returning for the Dancing With The Stars All Star season. Below is what he said about it. Note how he said he hasn’t got “the call” yet and also note how he’s in the process of moving to Los Angeles. Hmmm?

While Fatone is grateful for his varied career opportunities, he said that “Dancing with the Stars” was one of his greatest experiences, as it took him out of the element of what he was used to. When asked if there was any chance of him returning for the show’s star-studded 15th season, which will mix up the format a bit by bringing back past contestants for a chance to win the coveted Mirror Ball trophy, Fatone said he wasn’t sure just yet if that was something he wanted to do.

“I don’t really have to redeem myself, as I came in second place,” he explained. “But maybe for the fun of it. I haven’t gotten a call though [inviting him back], but I should know soon enough.”

For now, Fatone is just hoping to spend some more time with his family as he makes the move from Florida to L.A. Whether or not he’ll extend his contact with “Dancing with the Stars: Live in Las Vegas” should the show be extended again remains to be seen, but, as Fatone noted, with 14 seasons of the hit ABC series already wrapped, there are plenty of celebrities to fill his spot should he decide to leave the Vegas production before it ends.

You can read more of this cool interview here.

So, what do you think? Would you like to see Joey come back for the Dancing With The Stars All Star season?

I always liked Joey. I loved NSync too!! I wouldn’t mind seeing him dance again. Remember this? He was quite faster on his feet than I first thought he would be.

July 16, 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.

Dancing With The Stars Mark Ballas Lighting Up Las Vegas (Dancing Video, New Interview)

As you know from a previous posting with new interviews, etc., Dancing With The Stars pro Mark Ballas has been performing at the Dancing With The Stars Live in Las Vegas show this week. Well, the Morning Blend has interviewed him as well where Mark talks about the 6 numbers he’s in, his pets (did you know he has two dogs and three turtles?), his favorite partners on Dancing With The Stars, his parents and how he got into music and ballroom dancing, and more. You can listen to the fun interview in full here. Thanks to CMHagey You Tube, here’s some great footage of Mark dancing in the show as well. I love this song!

July 12, 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.

Mark Ballas Plays At The Viper Room, New Interview About DWTS Live In Las Vegas (Photos, Video)

Pictured above is Dancing With The Stars pro dancer Mark Ballas. Sunday night, he looked lean and mean playing his guitar at the Viper Room in Los Angeles. Seeing this picture and others like it at Getty Images makes me want to see him perform on Dancing With The Stars in a string duo with Val Chmerkovskiy again. How about you? Be sure to see all of the pics. They are some of the best music performing pics I’ve ever seen of Mark in action! He really gets into it!

Also, Fox 5 in Las Vegas interviewed Mark on Dancing With The Stars Live In Vegas. Last night, he danced for the first time in the show. He’ll be dancing until July 12th if you’d like to take it in. He will also be performing his music in the Tropicana Lounge on Thursday night. Details below.

FOX5 Vegas – KVVU

Thanks to MarkBallas Facebook and MarkBallas.com for the heads up on the video above!

ADDING: KTNV in Las Vegas interviewed Mark as well as Sabrina Bryan. Yes, the two are reunited again. Watching this interview makes one wonder on if she will be back for the All Star season which is briefly mentioned? You can see the new interview HERE.

July 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.

EW’s Video Interview With DWTS Tristan MacManus, Lacey Schwimmer, Joey Fatone, and Carson Kressley

As promised, Annie Barrett of Entertainment Weekly posted the videos of her backstage interview with Tristan MacManus, Lacey Schwimmer, Joey Fatone, and Carson Kressley before she saw Dancing With The Stars Live In Las Vegas. Carson shows off all of his costumes including his “Vogue” and “Moves Like Jagger” costumes. Tristan and Lacey talk on their injuries and the show’s ‘different vibe’ from the TV version. They say Tom Bergeron is jealous of Carson’s part and he is a “Silver Fox”. Joey Fatone talks of why he returned to dancing and how he loves his two dances. You can see more of this fun interview in four parts HERE.

July 9, 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.

Carson Kressley Tweets About Dancing With The Stars All Stars

Granted, it may be nothing or could it be something? We’ll let you decide. :D


Bye @ @ I had a great run!!! Time to retire the dancing shoes? Until #dwts all stars? http://t.co/5TBpDj0g
@CarsonKressley
Carson Kressley

Go Carson! I would love to see him back!

July 8, 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.