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DWTS Season 12 Cast Rumors – A “Nudge, Nudge, Wink, Wink” From Colleen Zenk?

Colleen Zenk has several Fan pages at Facebook campaigning for her to dance on Dancing With The Stars. This week she posted at one of them and here is what she posted. Is this a “nudge, nudge, wink, wink” (as one of her fans so well put) that she could be on the show?

Well…Group…
……I can’t thank you enough for this amazing journey of love and support!!!….I know that FaceBook has not been our friend these last weeks…
Many people join, and yet, the numbers goes down!! Which is why TEAM COLLEEN has been so busy creating new ways to make your voices heard! (have you seen or “LIKED” the new pages?)… I have been busy getting the word out through interviews and talking with showbiz folk…
But what you all have done as a group is completely AWESOME!!…I have been told by several sources that this is the biggest outpouring of support for a Daytime actor
…..ever….!!!!!…..so, your voices have been heard…..by everyone….everyone!!!….and I am humbled by it all….and love you all for it….there are big things ahead and I hope you will join me for the ride!!!!!!Colleen

Hmmm… “as the world (or in this case the “Dancing With The Stars Cast rumors)” continues to “turn”.

Here is Colleen in 2007 performing for Sondheim’s “Follies” three weeks after cancer surgery which removed half her tongue.

February 5, 2011 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 12 Cast Rumors – Brooke Mueller

I have a feeling this one is someone’s fantasy, but hey – you never know. The Hollywood Gossip sez:

Brooke Mueller is in talks to join the next cast of Dancing With The Stars, reports say, although Charlie Sheen’s estranged wife has yet to receive a formal offer.

“Brooke’s agent and the Dancing producers are in talks about her competing,” said a source close to the situation. “No official offer has been made yet.”

“Brooke is a huge fan, and would probably agree given the opportunity.”

I think the key sentence is the last one – and is she famous for anything other than having been married to Charlie Sheen??

February 3, 2011 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 – The DWTS Las Vegas Odds Have Begun For “Winning Professional Partner”

Would you believe the bettings for “Dancing With The Stars” has already begun in Las Vegas? lol Yep!! Online bettors can now place a wager on which professional dancer they believe will be paired up with the celebrity that takes home the trophy. Here’s how the odds stack up right now for these pros if they were picked to dance. As you know Derek is now out since he’s not returning this Season. Edyta has also tweeted that she wasn’t interested in returning. They haven’t included Peta Murgatroyd on this list either (I think she could be a strong possibility this time if not a regular dancer for the pro numbers). So, do you think they have this list right so far? While we’re talking about pros (and to see if your lists have changed since when we did them a couple of months back), list 12 (or 13) pros for who you’d like to see picked for Season 12.

Dancing with the Stars – Season 12: Winning Professional Partner

Derek Hough +500
Mark Ballas +550
Cheryl Burke +700
Maksim Chmerkovskiy +700
Anna Trebunskaya +900
Lacey Schwimmer +900
Chelsie Hightower +1000
Julianne Hough +1200
Kym Johnson +1200
Karina Smirnoff +1400
Dmitry Chaplin +2000
Tony Dovolani +2200
Alec Mazo +2500
Louis van Amstel +2500
Edyta Sliwinska +2800
Jonathan Roberts +3300
Anna Demidova +4000
Ashly DelGrosso +4000
Damien Whitewood +4000
Corky Ballas +5000
Brian Fortuna +6600
Elena Grinenko +6600
Inna Brayer +6600
Jesse DeSoto +6600
Andrea Hale +8000
Charlotte Jorgensen +8000
Fabian Sanchez +8000
Nick Kosovich +10000

Source: Sportsbookgurus.com

Heidi’s Note: Julianne used to be up there with Derek – could it be they have finally accepted that she ain’t coming back?

February 2, 2011 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 12 Wild and Crazy Cast Rumors…Kris Joseph and Kim Zolciak

Here are two rumors I found on Twitter today – neither is likely true, but I’m reporting them just in case. It’s what I do. :-)  First up is Kris Joseph.  He is apparently a basketball player for Syracuse – which means he’s not technically a “star” (yet) but when has that ever stopped DWTS?? Anyway, a fella reports this on Twitter:

@notapromqueen @Krisjo32 rumors our out of hand heard kris joesph is trying out for the next dancing with the stars
@irishyankee10
Enda Mangan

Around the same time, Kris Joseph tweets this:

Where are all these crazy rumors emerging from? This aint even funny anymore.
@Krisjo32
Kris Joseph

So you be the judge. Personally, I think this is just one wild and crazy rumor that sprung from nowhere. :-)  But even crazier is the next one – Kim Zolciak.  This one is based on the spamming of one guy on twitter and he is VERY insistent that this is reality.  I’m inclined to believe it is a fan doing some serious pimpage. :-)  Why to I think it’s crazy and possibly someone just having fun?? Kim appears to be about 6 months pregnant. :-)  But, just in case…

Kim Zolciak weighing options as Dancing With The Stars & Celebrity Apprentice battle for the queen of Real Housewives of Atlanta! #rhoa @CNN
@JohnMcQuilkin
John McQuilkin
February 1, 2011 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. :-)

Pure DWTS – Derek Hough Speaks Out On New Movie Role & DWTS Season 13

I will let these excerpts from People do the talkin’!!

“I’m taking season 12 off,” three-time champ Derek Hough tells PEOPLE. The Dancing pro, 25, will be busy playing the lead role in the upcoming dance movie Cobu 3D, which is slated to film in New York and Toronto this spring.

Hough will play a New Orleans street dancer who moves to New York and falls for an Asian drummer (played by Korean pop recording star BoA). The Romeo and Juliet-style love story (their dance groups are rivals) will be accented by “some incredible dance numbers,” says Hough. “People will see a much edgier side of me and these other styles of dance I’m capable of doing.”

Hough has already started training for the film by working out in the gym and brushing up on his tap dancing skills. He says he’s put on “about 10 lbs. of muscle” for the film, “which is a lot for me.”

A “more edgier” and “musclier” Derek? Sounds good to me. :D

And Dancing fans can expect Hough to come back to the ballroom better than ever for season 13.

“I will be making it back to Dancing with the Stars in the fall. I’m just taking a little break and taking this chance to grow and expand a little bit as an artist,” Hough says. “It’s like I told one of the producers on the show – I’ll come back with a whole new set of skills.”

That is such a relief to know he will be back for Season 13 and with a ‘whole new set of skills’. I love how Derek is never afraid to learn more.

For all things Derek even more in depth and this new movie project, be sure to check Pure Derek Hough daily. To pacify us a little for now until this project is released and to see who Derek is working with, here is BoA dancing….

Heidi’s Note: For anyone interested, Cobu is a NYC dance troupe who does a fusion of Taiko Drumming and Funk Tap Dance

January 31, 2011 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 12 Cast Rumors – Count Donna D’Errico Out, Lorenzo Lamas In?

In an earlier reporting, it appeared Donna D’Errico might have been a strong possibility to dance on Dancing With The Stars along with friend Lorenzo Lamas. AOL News is reporting today that she turned the show down. She’s decided to look for the remains of Noah’s Ark in Turkey instead. She also wants to fulfill her dream of having a cooking show.

Former “Baywatch” star Donna D’Errico has enjoyed a pretty amazing career arc.

But the 42-year-old actress, who recently turned down a spot on “Dancing With the Stars,” is now focusing on Noah’s ark.

D’Errico, 42, is in training to fulfill a lifelong dream of climbing Mount Ararat in Turkey to search for the frozen remains of Noah’s ark.

But, what about Lorenzo Lamas? Is he still a strong possibilty? Theatre Mania is reporting he showed up for the L.A premiere of “Ballroom With A Twist” pictured below. More pictures of the cast and other people in attendance at the link.

Anyway, maybe this is nothing and Lorenzo just wanted to see “Ballroom With A Twist”. Then again, maybe he’s wanting to watch as much dancing as possible (to learn as much as he can) and mingle with the potential pros who might be on Dancing With The Stars Season 12? Hmmm? I get the feeling Lorenzo is doing the show. :D

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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 12 Pro Watch! Derek, Maks Out??

Derek is definitely a no-go for Season 12, as Vogue mentioned in her updated post from the other day – and I’ve added video (below) from Access Hollywood to compliment Conrad Greene’s confirmation that he’s taking the season off to film Cobu 3D. As for Maks – I *think* this is still in the rumor stages. It appears from Twitter that a good number of his fans are seriously concerned that he won’t be on this season. Usually, a guy’s fans have their finger on the pulse of what is going on – so is this just fear like Derek fans have had (with good reason it turns out) for the past few seasons? Or is there something to this, maybe because of the Bachelor Ukraine?? Several DWTS watchers say this one is an unknown for the time being. I’ll go with them and say it’s a rumor, for now. I have to say, as much as Maks has the tendency to annoy me, a season sans BOTH Derek and Maks has the potential to be deadly dull. :-) So Maks, for me – come back. :-)

The only other pro chatter I have seen to date, other than that mentioned above, is Louis Van Amstel. Good old Louis – always keeping his fans fully informed of what’s going on with him:

Back on the CBS lot for a meeting w dwts....nothing exciting yet, I don't think!
@LouisVanAmstel
Louis Van Amstel
Fun casual meeting. Around feb 18!!!!!I'll find out
@LouisVanAmstel
Louis Van Amstel

January 29, 2011 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 – Rumors, Rumors, And Even More Rumors! Or Is It Official – Yeah Right!

Well, I have to laugh. I just ran onto this new article at The Telewatcher who claim they know some of the dance contestants for Season 12. I did a quick search for anything “official” for where they might be getting this news and there’s nothing out there…..nada…..not even a hint at some of the big names that are listed. “TOO” BIG if you ask me for this to sound realistic?? But, hey.

Courtney Cox, the actress will be dancing for our eyes this year, everyone loves Friends!

Elle Macpherson is best known as a super model to most of us, but is actually also an actress and buiseness woman.

Tina Fey, an actress from hit comedy 30 Rock will be dancing this year.

Cheryl Cole is a singer from the UK, and also judges the X Factor in England, a show which Simon Cowell has just set up in America.

Vince Vaughn is a great actor that most of us should know!

Rob Lowe is an american actor who’s been in things such as ‘Waynes World’ and ‘The Outsiders’, and actually look’s a bit like Zac Efron!

And if that wasn’t bad enough, Associated Content recycled what the Telewatcher wrote with an exception they are adding even more to the list. See below.

…Cher’s name has been mentioned, also. The hype is not in yet as to who the others may be definitely. Other suggestions have been Alec Baldwin, Al Yankovich, Cynthia Ann Nixon, and even Dr. Phil. It is hard to believe that Cher would consider doing the show, with all of her other accomplishments such as her choreographed numbers for her shows.

Wait! They forgot Madonna and Brad Pitt. 8O I’m sorry, but, I can’t see Cher doing the show either not that I wouldn’t love that possibility.

Heidi: I told Vogue that if she was going to post this she had to mock. She did a great job, I’m thinking. :-) Let’s be real here – does anyone believe that ANYONE on this list other than Cheryl Cole is even remotely likely to be on Season 12?? Of course, if it turns out to be true we will look like idiots – but that’s a risk I’m willing to take. :-) Now, Al?? That has some potential.

What about the possibilty of political guru, AL SHARPTON? Thanks to Pure DWTS reader Maddy for this heads up from the New York Post.

GOOD dancer Al Sharpton, so publicity shy, might forsake even another story about him to be on “Dancing With the Stars” . . .

Ewww, not sure on Al. I have a feeling I wouldn’t know whether to laugh or cry watching him if this were true? lol

Ok, so my head is spinning. ;) xxx

January 22, 2011 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 12 – Lorenzo Lamas On Dancing With The Stars Shortlist (VIDEO)

I’ll let the video from Rumorfix do the talkin’! :)

The father of six tells RumorFix he’s close to landing a spot on Dancing with the Stars. “I’m on a short list over there, but I haven’t signed any papers whatsoever. I really would love to do the show, but it’s really up to the audience out there,” Lamas revealed.

The Leave it to Lamas reality star tells RumorFix he’s hoping his fans will head over to the “DWTS” website to help get him cast. “If I get enough votes then they can’t argue with that.”

If Lamas makes the cut, he’s already decided who he wants to square off against. “Sugar Ray Leonard. He’s a friend of mine; I’d love to see him do that show. [The Dukes of Hazzard’s] John Schneider too.”

We’re not sure either of those guys will be busting a move on the show’s 12th season, but one name being floated is Todd Palin. Asked about rumors he might have to compete against Sarah Palin’s hubby, Lamas laughed.” Well, it worked for Bristol, why not Todd? I don’t know. The show needs to find some controversy to keep the viewership up and I get that.”

And to you ABC executives out there, just in case you didn’t hear him the first time, Lamas says, “I would just love to be on the show, if it should work out!”

I’m unable to embed the link, but here is another video of Lorenzo and Donna D’Errico campaigning to do the show at TMZ. Go >>>> HERE!!!!

Interesting. Very very interesting! I’m going to ABC.com right now and VOTE some more. ;)

January 19, 2011 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 12 Cast Rumor (Sorta) – Tony Robbins!

I don’t know enough about this guy to determine if he’s being serious or if he’s just kidding – he would be an interesting choice for sure. He’s one of the very few people that Derek actually follows, and I think a few other pros do as well.  His Official Web Site —-> Tony Robbins Of course, he claims that QVC is his limit – but we’ve heard that before haven’t we.  ;-)

Dancing with the Stars wants me 4 new season..Banana Hands & dancing!-- I can't torture the TV audience that much- QVC is my limit! LOL
@tonyrobbins
Tony Robbins
January 14, 2011 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. :-)