Val Chmerkovskiy was a guest on Access Hollywood today. He chats about Tamar Braxton and Dancing With The Stars. He also talks on Maks and how they use to fight when they were kids. Lots more below including talk on Bindi as his switch up partner and Maks as a guest judge at the end…
Alexa PenaVega Chats About Dancing With The Stars, Mark Ballas, The Switch-Up Dance, And More – Video
Alexa PenaVega was on KTLA this morning. They asked her about Dancing With The Stars. She mentions the Switch up dance…but, she mainly talks on Mark Ballas and her husband. Thanks @Idolxfactor!
If it’s not one thing, it’s something else. This is so sad. Please keep your thoughts and prayers with Alek Skalatos’ friend and fellow train hero Spencer Stone. He was stabbed last night and is in critical condition. Here is more from NBC. Feeling so bad for Alek as well. Keep your thoughts and prayers with him too.
ETA: Note that the article also says he is in stable condition now.
French train attack hero Spencer Stone was in a stable condition after being stabbed in Sacramento on Wednesday night, the Air Force confirmed to NBC News.
CBS News first reported that Airman First Class Stone, one of three Americans who helped thwart a terror attack on a French train in August, had been “repeatedly stabbed.”
The Air Force said the incident occurred around midnight.
“He is alive and in stable condition at this time,” the Air Force said in a statement. “We do not have any information as to the events preceding the incident.”
Kim Zolciak gave Good Morning America an update on her health condition. She’s doing much better, but, she doesn’t feel it was fair that she couldn’t dance after her health scare. Alfonso Riberio was also interviewed on Good Morning America today. They talked with him about America’s Funniest Home Videos, but, he also talked a little about Dancing With The Stars a little and how much he loves being part of the show. Thanks so much to @idolxfactor1 for being so fast with footage as always.
What beautiful photos of the dances this past week on Dancing With The Stars. To see more, click on any of the pics.
Hey All! Kristyn Burtt and the Gang review Dancing With The Stars Season 21 Week 4. Let us know what you think in comments as always!
ETA: Correction as Kristyn is absent. On another note: Sasha Farber is their guest!
What was your Most Memorable Year? It’s hard to choose just one, isn’t it? I have mentioned my wedding year and the year of my husband’s death before. Another year comes to my mind:
2011 – March 23rd to be exact. I had gotten done cleaning the house my sister and I used to share in Mechanicsburg, PA. I had planned to go out after I got a shower. After the shower, I slipped and hit my leg full force on my vanity and fell backwards through the door frame into my bedroom. A trip to Urgent Care was made and the following Monday to an Orthopedic doctor. My terrible injury turned out to be a deep bone contusion/locked Achilles/sprained foot. I could not put weight on that right leg for months. I was in a wheelchair, not being able to walk. My PT cousin started me on an aggressive regimen of PT to get me walking again. I did use a walker and finally at the end of July, I was fully walking unaided. Here is the kicker, my sister and I decided to put our house up for sale in June and it sold in ten days. Somehow, even though I could not get around well, I managed to pack up my things to move which we did in July back to our hometown of McAlisterville to be closer to family. It was a very stressful time for my caregiver sister and me. It was a whirlwind and we finally got settled in our new house on October 7. We stayed with my younger sister in the interim.
Everyone has a story similar to mine. From joyous occasions to those that have brought gut-wrenching sadness, turmoil, and life-changing events. The stories in the Ballroom depicted those times and many more. Tom Bergeron is living one of those stories by needing to be with his Dad. Alfonso Ribiero ably filled in for him. We found out Allison Holker is having another baby. Congratulations to her, husband, and daughter! Witney Carson’s engagement was mentioned. Happy times interspersed with the Most Memorable Year theme. Emotions were dripping all over the Ballroom.
The Judges revealed their Most Memorable Year. Julianne chose 2007 – coming to Los Angeles, joining the show, and winning her first season. Carrie Ann chose 1993 – being part of Madonna’s Grille Tour. Bruno chose 1983 – being in an Elton John video. Sasha Farber gave us a chuckle emulating Bruno.
Please join me for:
A Year In A Life
2015 – Diffusing a train terrorist situation, meeting many people, including President Obama, being decorated with friends for heroism, Roseburg college shooting, enrolled there
Alex and Lindsay – Paso Doble
Wake Me Up
Strength of a journey, perfect focus, connection
Exquisite lines, steps of determination
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It’s switch up week!! I didn’t vote much…mainly because I think Derek will do amazing regardless of who he’s with. And I don’t believe our votes actually count for anything. Sad but true. Them’s my thoughts on the matter.
Anyway, we’ll be trying to figure out the couples and the dances and the songs as the week goes on. If you hear or read something, please remember that we need a LINK. Also remember that we have twitter – if you see it and the post hasn’t been updated 20 minutes later, by all means, let us know. Original pro is in parenthesis.
ETA: The sound you are hearing is Heidi screaming in rage from the golf course she’s currently on. And me swearing under my breath at my desk. I don’t believe for one minute that Val got Bindi fair and square, and that Mark really got Paula fair and square. Also hearing a bit of vacillation on who got Alek – and implications that who got him may have changed between last night and this morning. And the bulk of these pairings just bore me to tears. For more discussion, you can check out my switch-up prediction post. -Court-
ETA2: Hearing that the pairs will be officially announced on GMA tomorrow morning. No, I don’t know what time (although I’m guessing around 8:15 AM EST, if they do what they usually do); no, I don’t know if any of the couples will be there (though I doubt it). We will be live blogging it – most likely over at my switch-up post. -Court-
ETA3: No announcement on GMA (surprise, surprise) but People did just post the list.
ETA4: A couple dances…no offense to whoever posted that Alek & Emma have rumba in the comments, but it almost seems too good to be true since that’s what I was tweeting @DancingABC all last week 😛 -Court-
ETA5: Updated with Louis & Tamar’s dance…
ETA6: According to Derek’s blog, Bindi has cha-cha and Alexa has tango. Guess if Derek had to miss out on doing one dance with Bindi, he’d pick cha-cha or samba, which he has said in the past are his two least favorite dances. -Court-
Alexa and Derek (Mark) – Tango
Hayes and Allison (Emma) –
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Andy Grammer Writes On His Emotional Night On Dancing With The Stars, Interview With Extra, WhipClips
Andy Grammer has written a new blog at She Knows. It was an emotional night, but, it was so special to him. He has some kind words to say about Gary, Derek & Bindi, and Carlos & Witney as well. You can also listen to a new Extra interview with him and Allison at Extra.
For me, it was an emotional night because the lead-in package to our dance was all about my mom’s passing and trying to make her smile wherever she is. It’s a TV show, but these stories and emotions are super real to me, so it was actually pretty intense.
What made it even more special is that I was able to do the dance to my new single “Good To Be Alive (Hallelujah),” which I think had me the most comfortable on the dance floor that I’ve been yet.
Unfortunately, the incredible Gary Busey was sent home; we all miss that quirky force of nature of a man.
Other notable dances were Derek Hough and Bindi Irwin’s dance for her father to “Every Breath You Take.” And I also really loved Carlos PenaVega and Witney Carson’s dance to an a cappella “Amazing Grace.”
Sharna Burgess has written a new blog at Hollywood Life. Let’s just say, she is on cloud 9!
Well after last night, I guess it’s safe to say that Dreams really do come true! I never could’ve imagined at 13 years old when I was standing there after school copying the Backstreet Boys choreography to “Everybody,” that all these years later I would be on Dancing With The Stars dancing with a Backstreet Boy (with some of the Backstreet Boys in the audience!) and dancing to that very same song. It was surreal!
This week went from epic moment to epic moment. I was so happy that Nick let me into this side of his world; I learned a lot about him, and at the same time I got to live out a little bit of my rockstar dreams! I couldn’t have imagined this performance going better. I think Nick was perfection, and I had the time of my life with him on that stage. I hope it was as fun for fans to watch as it was for me to perform that iconic BSB song with Nick!
More at Hollywood Life.