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DWTS Season 10 – Gossip and Innuendo

Was someone mentioning Candace Cameron Bure? Ah yes, she’s the one who’s been “speculated” or “wished for” on DWTS for a few seasons now. Where the speculation came from – her or her fans – I don’t remember. And I don’t really care. :-) But according to her, it ain’t happening. I would suggest she’s lying at the direction of producers, but since she is very religious – well, she best not be.

Okay, this exchange, below, scares me more than LaToya and Pam Anderson combined. Please, God, NO. Please. I don’t ask for much, but I cannot tolerate Marie Osmond. I came to like Donny very much – but save me from Marie, please. To say I disliked her when she was a contestant on DWTS is putting it mildly. And if the dude below ends up being right, I will curse all you Sam Harris haters for making the show WORSE. :-) You know what they say…better the enemy you know. lol

You all know who Billy Bush is – he’s a radio and TV Host. R.J. Johnson, according to his twitter page, is a TV producer/writer in LA. He could be full of crap, he could be right – I’m just reporting the conversation. I want to share my fear. ;-)

February 4, 2010 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 10 – Pamela Anderson? Seriously?

It’s so bizarre it’s probably true. I’ll try to remain positive and not make any predictable and cliche comments (aka Boob Jokes). I’ve seen Pam in person and she’s very tiny…from the waist down. :-) Well, that lasted a long time. Heh.

Well, I have to confess that I only know the stereotyped Pam Anderson. Maybe she’ll be cool. Derek told Brooke to keep her chest off his in the quickstep – how do you think he’d react to Pam Anderson? LOL. Anyway, since I can’t talk about this without being negative and/or dirty, I’ll just report what Radar Online has to say:

Exclusive: Pam Anderson heading to Dancing with the Stars

Pam Anderson has signed to be on the next season of ABC’s hit Dancing With the Stars, RadarOnline.com has learned exclusively.

In a move that’s sure to boost the male viewing audience [ed. that's what they all say], Pam and the show have agreed to all terms for a deal and the deal is done, a source told RadarOnline.com.

Lord help me.

February 3, 2010 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 10 Rumors – Things that Make You Go Hmmm

The thing that’s making me go “Hmmmm….” right now is this:

My question is – if it’s something she’s getting ready to work on, why wouldn’t SHE announce it…unless it’s seriously in the entertainment business. You know how they like to announce their own stuff. :-) Anyway, there’s been a lot of pushing around the ‘net for Melissa to take Samantha’s place on DWTS since Samantha left DWTS. This pushing has been by Melissa fans, of course, but that doesn’t mean it couldn’t happen. I even sort of jokingly suggested it myself in a previous post! IF…and it’s a BIG IF because I don’t think that the producers pay that much attention to fans (because LOTS of celebs have huge fanbases, frankly)…if DWTS is Melissa’s announcement, what do you think of it? Is there something else Melissa has been rumored for and I’ve missed it? I read her twitter page back several days and I didn’t see anything.

Whatever is going on, I wish Melissa tons of success. I don’t think I would actually have an issue with her taking Samantha’s place. She’d do better than Sam and Paula combined (although that bar is set pretty low :-) ).

Don’t anyone freak out – I could be TOTALLY off base on this speculation.

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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 10 Cast – Finally Something More than a Rumor! Jason Chambers

No, I don’t know who Jason Chambers is, but he said he met with DWTS peeps today. :-) So it doesn’t matter if I know who he is or not. Here’s what he had to say on Twitter:

Turns out that Jason Chambers is HOT, 6 foot tall and a former mixed martial arts fighter. He’s 28 years old and an English commentator for Bellator Fighting Championships’ English broadcast – nope, don’t know what that is either. Jason’s Wiki

Bring him on – or is there something I don’t know? Fill me in. ;-)

February 1, 2010 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. :-)

Who’s Dancing on Season 10 of DWTS?

Find out during the finale of The Bachelor!!  According to Entertainment Tonight online, Tom will be doing the announcement during the two hour finale of that show – I guess the ratings need a boost? :-)  Get your Tums ready.

ABC says they will make the most of “The Bachelor” finale, airing Monday March 1, during which “Dancing with the Stars” host Tom Bergeron will announce new dancers throughout the dramatic two-hour conclusion to the popular romance reality series.

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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 10 Rumors – Greg Louganis…Again!

Shock of shocks, People.com is reporting that Greg Louganis wants to be on Dancing with the Stars!! Gee…where have I heard this one before? ;-) That’s right, this rumor started a while back and I reported on it here and here and here!  Now, People.com is quoting Greg as saying “put me on Dancing with the Stars”.  What does all this mean? Well, the original rumor was that he was vying for a spot on the show and subsequent rumors have been that he wants to be on the show. “Vying” could mean that he’s just putting it out there, or it could mean he was actually under consideration.  I tend to think that there is a real possibility of Greg being on the show, if not this season, then the next.  Mainly because, as I’ve said before, they had him do a cameo last seasons – that strengthens the possibility in my eyes.

Since I was doing this for the rumored females….potential partner? Well, Greg is 49, an Olympian and 5’9″ tall.  I’m going to say Karina, Cheryl or MAYBE Edyta.

January 29, 2010 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. :-)

Paula Abdul on DWTS Season 10 – Addendum

I’ve seen a number of different possible scenarios for Paula on Season 10, in addition to the possibility of her competing. The way that TMZ worded their article, I assumed they wanted her as a contestant. However, I’ve seen some assume she would be on as a Judge. I’ve also, since Sam quit, seen quite a few people state that it seems obvious that Paula would take Sam’s place – including Annie Barrett from Entertainment Weekly (via Twitter).

What is the likelihood of either scenario?? Well, considering that Paula was supposedly offered 1 million dollars, I have to believe that it’s either for competing or judging and that if it’s judging it’s one season only. Paula made many times that on American Idol, so she doesn’t need the work, plus that number seems too low!! Additionally, I have to think that hosting with Tom Bergeron would be a step down, in her mind, from judging on American Idol (and possibly, now, X-Factor). Also, since one million dollars is far above what I’ve heard the most popular celebs have made on that show, I’m starting to lean towards her being the fourth judge. Since the British version of DWTS has four judges on a regular basis, this isn’t out of the question. She would definitely add a different judging element to the show and, frankly, she’s every bit as qualified as Carrie Ann and Bruno, maybe more so. That’s why I’m so opposed to her being a contestant. I think I actually wouldn’t mind seeing her on as a fourth judge. AND, a fourth judge would mean less filler on a two hour performance show when only 12 couples are dancing.

So…contestant, judge or host? Your vote? Mine is for judge, definitely not for either contestant or host. Tom is awesome enough – add in Drew or maybe Brooke Burke. Heck, even Melissa Rycroft!

2009 VH1 Divas - Show

January 28, 2010 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. :-)

Dancing with the Stars Season 10 Cast “Rumor” – Paula Abdul

Just when I was complaining that there were no good rumors out there, TMZ provides Paula. It’s like they were waiting for me to complain. Anyway, TMZ claims that Paula was offered a 1 million dollar development deal with ABC provided that she does season 10 of DWTS. Not sure how I feel about bribery. In any case, rumors about Paula have been around for a while now so this feels more credible than many of the rumors I come across. Plus, it’s TMZ – they get it right often. Not always, but often.

According to the proposed deal, ABC would allow Paula to do “The X Factor” with Simon Cowell. We’re told Simon and Paula met a week ago to discuss the show, and it looks like it will happen.

Paula has to make a quick decision — we’re told the ABC offer is contingent on Paula doing “DWTS” this season, which starts in March

Paula Abdul leaves CNN studios after raising money for victims of the Haitain earthquake on a special 2 hour episode of Larry King Live

She’s tiny and she’s a ringer. Which means, she’ll dance with Mark Ballas. Because he always gets the tiny ringers. :-) And, after the Idol brouhaha, her ringer status is probably MASSIVE. I can see it now, Derek with LaToya (who everyone will say no one will vote for) and Mark with Paula – who EVERYONE will vote for. The producers have been saying they want to mix it up because the pro pairings are too predictable (wonder where they got that idea :-) ) – they would see this as unpredictable because both women are so much older than the two youngest male pros. But they would be WRONG. You heard it here first. That’s MY prediction. The only wrinkle is Dmitry – he gets ringers too, but he may be too tall.

January 26, 2010 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 10 Gossip, Another Celeb Aspires to Compete – Ross Mathews!

Just now on Twitter someone asked Ross if he would want to compete on DWTS and he said he would LOVE to be on the show. One of the reasons I’m reporting this is because there has been a dearth of actual rumors for the cast so far! What the heck?? Anyone got a good rumor that you can prove is an actual rumor? By that I mean – you got links? :-) Ya gotta prove it. Like this:

Ross may look very familiar to you if you are a late night television person. He used to be known as “Ross the Intern” on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno (in it’s original incarnation). Just the other day he was working the red carpet for E! at the SAG awards. Nowadays, Ross has lots and lots of stuff going on – Ross Mathews Wiki.

Frankly, I think he would be a BLAST on DWTS.  Bring him on. :-)

January 25, 2010 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. :-)

Dancing with the Stars Season 10 – Rumors and Changes

Well, this rumor sounds legit and NOT all at the same time. :-) From Cincinnati.com:

Will Chad Ochocinco be “Dancing with the Stars” on the show’s 10th season premiere March 22?

The Bengals receiver, who loves dancing in the end zone, is available to ABC since his season ended last weekend.

Football player turned Hollywood video director Matthew Cherry – who was cut by the Bengals during training camp in 2005 – sent a Twitter message last fall saying a “DWTS” producer asked about Ochocinco being on the show.

Not much has been said since Cherry tweeted: “I used to warm the bench for (Ochocinco) back in training camp of ’05 w/the Bengals. I guess that’s why they asked me about him for DWTS … I hope it works out.”

Since they were talking about last season, I might be inclined to say all bets were off. But we’ve watched this show long enough to know that not making it on one season does NOT preclude making it on another. And who is Chad Ochocinco? A wide receiver for the Cincinnati Bengals, as far as I can tell. :-)

New York Jets v Cincinnati Bengals - Wild Card Round

That’s the rumor. The changes? Well, that’s kind of a bit of crap on the part of ABC. They change this show EVERY season. Every single one has been different from the one that came before. So part of me says, “Puh-lease” with all the talk of changes. Anyway, from BuddyTV:

For one, there’ll be fewer couples when Dancing with the Stars returns on March 22. ABC entertainment president Steve McPherson himself said he likes airing two cycles of the show each year, but 16 couples in one season was just too much. Hence, Dancing with the Stars season 10 will be limited to 11 to 12 couples tops.

I think that’s a return to the past more than it is a “change” but po-TAY-to, po-TAH-to. They go on to say:

Another change they’re introducing: the first couple will be eliminated after the second episode, giving chance for everyone to adapt to performing in front of everyone on live television. The cut will be based on the judges’ scores in addition to votes from the public for the first two episodes.

This they’ve done before too, haven’t they? I seem to recall at least one season where they followed this format, but maybe I’m losing it. :-) I’m sure someone will tell me the answer in the comments. Or they’ll tell me I’m crazy. :-)

January 16, 2010 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. :-)