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Ryan Lochte Previews Dancing With The Stars Week 3

Ryan Lochte has written about Dancing With The Stars Week 3 at Yahoo. He’s really looking forward to the Cha Cha. More below and at the link.

This week we’re dancing the cha-cha, so it’s a Latin dance. And I’m really looking forward to this. This is definitely something completely different than what I did in my first two dances, so I’m really excited.

The face-off theme is really challenging. You and your dance partner go up against another dance partner, so it’s like mano a mano, and the winner that has the highest scores gets immunity for the elimination the next day. So it’s really important to try and win this because you want to get that immunity so you can head on to next week. And we’re going up against one of the best couples on the show. It’s definitely going to be a big challenge for me, but I think Cheryl and I are up for it. If I score a higher score than James and Sharna on Monday night’s show, then I get immunity, and then Tuesday I’m basically there to just experience a great show.

I know the judges are harsh, but they’re honest. I’m going to listen to them because they’re not going to lie to me; they’re going tell me the truth. The things I really have to work on are what they’ve talked about, so I just have to make sure that I’m just paying attention and try to work harder for the next time.

My biggest challenge has just been learning how to dance. I’ve never danced in my entire life and being in water my whole entire life, I’ve spent 26 years trying to perfect a swimmer’s body. Now that I have it, I’ve got to completely change it — and I’m on land! It’s a completely different thing, but I’ve been enjoying this process, and having Cheryl as my partner has been just amazing.

ETA: You can read Cheryl’s new blog at People. She reflects back on Week two and what they learned. She also talks on their Cha Cha and facing off with Sharna and James. More below and at the link.

This week we’re doing the cha-cha, so it’s very different than the last two dances. So far it’s been traditional ballroom, but this next one is more of a sexy side and we’re doing Latin dancing. Two couples go against each other – we’re competing against James and Sharna – and whoever wins with the judges’ scores gets immunity from elimination. Ryan is kind of nervous about it because first of all, he’s never done a Latin dance – he definitely has to loosen up his hips and show a whole different side of what everyone has been seeing him do – and on top of that, he’s against James who has been on top of the leader board. Ryan definitely feels the challenge, but he’s willing to work hard. We are putting in six or seven hours a day in rehearsals. He really wants to prove to himself, his family, his fans, to the judges and me that he can do this. If anything, he never wants to be in jeopardy again so he’s putting in the work!

September 26, 2016 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. To view my photography site, see Lisa Kay Photography.

Erin Andrews To Miss DWTS Tonight, Tom Bergeron to Host Solo

Our hearts are with Erin Andrews and her boyfriend. She won’t be hosting tonight as she is taking time off to be with her boyfriend who had a death in the family. Note that Tom Bergeron will be hosting solo tonight. From Entertainment Tonight….

Dancing With the Stars’ Tom Bergeron will be hosting Monday’s new episode by himself, as co-host Erin Andrews is taking time from work to be with her boyfriend, hockey player Jarret Stoll, who suffered a death in his family.

The 61-year-old long-time DWTS stalwart announced the news via Twitter on Sunday, sharing, “My pal @ErinAndrews will be absent from @DancingABC this week to support @jarretstoll whose nephew passed away. Sending hugs and condolences.”

Bergeron himself took time off from hosting the ABC reality competition series during season 21 to be by his ailing father’s side before he passed away in October 2015. Former DWTS champ Alfonso Ribeiro filled in for the host during his absence.

However, Bergeron confirmed on Twitter that he will be flying solo for the first of the week’s two episodes, and that the show will “have someone (as yet undetermined) filling in for Erin” on Tuesday’s live results show.

To read more, see Entertainment Tonight.

ETA: Kym Johnson will co-host the show tomorrow night with Tom. To read more, see Entertainment Tonight.

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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. To view my photography site, see Lisa Kay Photography.

More Dancing With The Stars Season 23 Week 3 Video Diaries Before Show Time

The Dancing With The Stars Official You Tube has released more video diaries for Week 3. I hope Jana is going to be ok…

For more, see this previous post.

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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. To view my photography site, see Lisa Kay Photography.

New Dancing With The Stars Season 23 Week 3 Face Off Promo

Let the games begin!!

September 25, 2016 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. To view my photography site, see Lisa Kay Photography.

Dancing With The Stars Week 3 Gleb Savchenko And Jana Kramer Jiving At The Airport – Movie

Below is a fun movie with Gleb Savchenko and Jana Kramer Jiving it up at the airport! Let’s hope they make their flight the next time. Go #TeamGlamer!

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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. To view my photography site, see Lisa Kay Photography.

Dancing With The Stars Season 23 Week 3 Video Diaries

The Dancing With The Stars Official You Tube has released some video diaries for Week 3. Be sure to watch these when you get time. They are fun. Be watching this link in case they post more.

September 24, 2016 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. To view my photography site, see Lisa Kay Photography.

DWTS Sharna Burgess, James Hinchcliffe, Laurie Hernandez, Val Chmerkovskiy Attend 2016 iHeart Radio Musical Festival – HQ Photos

Laurie Hernandez, Val Chmerkovskiy, Sharna Burgess, and James Hinchcliffee graced the red carpet at the 2016 iHeart Radio Musical Festival last night. Photos below courtesy of Getty Images. B-eautiful!

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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. To view my photography site, see Lisa Kay Photography.

Rick Perry Is Going To Give Dancing With The Stars Everything He’s Got – New Radio Interview

Rick Perry talked with 94.7 & 970 WMAY about Dancing With The Stars. He’s having a lot of fun doing the show. He was even more anxious on the first night of Dancing With The Stars than any of the debates he’s done in the past. He talks of why he’s doing the show for the Vets regardless of anything. He’s going to give it everything he’s got. So cute.

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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. To view my photography site, see Lisa Kay Photography.

DWTS Pro Mark Ballas Talks On His New ‘Jersey Boys’ Broadway Role, The Audition, And More

Mark Ballas tells US Weekly that’s he’s definitely going to miss Dancing With The Stars, but, he’s still watching. He also explains the audition process for how he got the role of Frankie Valli in the last few months of the ‘Jersey Boys’ Broadway run.

“I went and auditioned, old school! I didn’t cut any lines!” Mark told Us. “I sent in my tapes like everyone else. The producers liked my tapes, so then I went to New York and auditioned, did the two-hour dance call, singing call, acting call. I did it all the way you’re meant to do it. And after my New York set of auditions, I was coming home and I was on the plane literally about to take off and I got the call!”

Although Ballas’ fans know him for his dance skills, what they might not know is that his background in musical theater is extensive too.

“A lot of people know me as a dancer, but for me, when I started entertaining, theater and music was where I started,” the pro hoofer said. “And I trained for it, I got a diploma in college for musical theater. I worked for years for that diploma and graduated with honors, so now I’m finally putting it to use!”

“For me it’s not a role that no matter if you have a fan base or not, you can’t fake it,” he added of his Broadway endeavor. “It’s a lot of singing, and it’s going to be great to be out there as an actor and a musician first.”

More at US Weekly. We miss you, Mark. Come back to us soon and have fun!

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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. To view my photography site, see Lisa Kay Photography.

Cheryl Burke And Ryan Lochte Chat About Dancing With The Stars, The Protesters, And Their New Dance

Cheryl Burke and Ryan Lochte talked with Mario Lopez of Extra yesterday. Ryan says he’s “a fish out of water” right now doing Dancing With The Stars, but, Cheryl says he’s giving it his all. Below is a lot more including talk on the protesters, his Olympic future, and their new dance. Sweet!

ETA: Here they are in rehearsals with ET too… Read more..

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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. To view my photography site, see Lisa Kay Photography.