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Derek Fisher Talks On DWTS, Terrell Owens, And More (New Interview)

Derek Fisher was a guest on the The Rich Eisen Show last night. He talks of how learning to dance is a lot of fun but, it’s also a lot of hard work too. They chat on his Terrell Owens and the competition too. More below including basketball talk…

September 14, 2017 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 . To view my photography site, see Lisa Kay Photography.

Frankie Muniz Says He’s Had An Amazing First Week Of Rehearsing For DWTS

Frankie Muniz told US Weekly that his biggest fear of doing Dancing With The Stars is “dancing in public”, but, he’s had an “amazing” week of rehearsing. Read on. I love his positivity….

Muniz has turned to previous competitors for advice. “I’ve had a bunch of friends that have done the show and everyone has said this is so much fun and it looks like a blast,” he told Us. “Honestly, this last week of rehearsals has been amazing. I feel like I’ve learned a lot and I’m progressing.”

The Emmy nominee’s pro partner, Witney Carson, has been giving him some tough love already. “I told her when I met her, ‘Don’t go easy on me. Obviously I’ve never danced. If you tell me to do something, I don’t know what it is,'” he said. “I’d rather it be serious, even though we have so much fun in the rehearsals. We are always laughing and joking around, but when it’s time to dance, we get through it. I’ll think I did good and she’ll be like, ‘Nope, your shoulders droop.’ So we do it again. But I love it, I really do.”

More at US Weekly.

September 13, 2017 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 . To view my photography site, see Lisa Kay Photography.

DWTS Maksim Chmerkovksiy And Peta Murgatroyd Interviewed On Parenthood And More

ET caught up with Maksim Chmerkovksiy and Peta Murgatroyd on the set of their family photoshoot with photographer Anne Geddes. They talk on parenthood and how life has changed. They say Val is ready to have a baby too.

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

Julianne Hough Not Judging Dancing With The Stars This Season

Awww, Julianne Hough is a breath of fresh air as always. Here she is on the Rachel Ray Show this morning talking on her honeymoon and more.

ETA: This isn’t the whole interview. According to a fan in comments, Julianne said she won’t be judging DWTS this season WHA? *cries*

ETA2: Also this….

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

PureDWTS Season 25 – Preliminary Power Rankings

So I haven’t done one of these in quite a few seasons, and some of you asked if I was ever gonna bring it back. Well the mood struck me, so here it is – but I’ve switched up the format a bit. This season is a bit unique, as I don’t see anyone that appears to be an automatic early out; last season, most of us called Chris Kattan as the first out before we ever even saw him dance. This time around, things are a lot less finite – I’m not as resolute in who I think will do poorly vs. who I think will do well, and I think a lot is going to depend on who can and cannot endear themselves to the audience.  So instead of ranking the couples 1-13 in a finite order of elimination (where some of the smart asses that lurk and troll here are bound to comment “lolololol ur rankings were sooooooo wrong LMAO *crying laughing face*” when they don’t match up perfectly with the elims), I’ve broken them up into four tiers based on how well I think they’ll do. Keep in mind that they are in no particular order WITHIN each tier – just because I have Nikki listed before Victoria & Drew does not mean I necessarily think she’ll do better than them, etc. Likewise, Barbara & Keo being lower than Sasha & Gleb doesn’t mean I think she’ll do worse than them. The only things that matter in these rankings are the tiers 🙂 Read more..

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Ultrasound sales specialist by day, semi-knowledgeable DWTS fan by night...with a smattering of hair & makeup enthusiast, occasional model, baker, and crazy cat lady peppered in to make things REALLY interesting ;-) I might pee my pants in happiness if Donnie Wahlberg ever does DWTS - or if they ever use "Sunglasses at Night" as a paso doble. Follow me (and my dog!) on Twitter & Instagram: @putuincespence & @BirkinTheBulldog

Lindsay Arnold And Jordan Fisher Talk On Dancing With The Stars And Their Rehearsals So Far

Below is Lindsay Arnold and Jordan Fisher talking on their rehearsals for Dancing With The Stars. I’m so excited on these two. Bring it on!

ETA: Billboard interviewed Jordan on Dancing With The Stars. Here’s a take from the link where he talks of being billed as a favorite and more.

“I’ve had a handful of friends that have been on this journey before, and they’ve all said the same thing — that it’s just the most wonderful, fulfilling experience,” Fisher tells Billboard of joining the celebrity dance competition. “[They say that] you make such great friends, and they last for forever, and if [the offer] ever comes to you, you have to say yes.”

That “yes” has been a long time coming. Fisher says the series initially reached out to him about competing several seasons ago, but scheduling conflicts got in the way. “I just hoped that [the series] would come back around, and it finally did,” Fisher adds.

A spot on the show seems like a natural next step for Fisher, who has been a performer since joining his local children’s theater company in Birmingham, Alabama in elementary school. After catching a big break as a guest star on iCarly, Fisher went on to land roles in The Secret Life of the American Teenager and Teen Wolf, before snagging is breakout part as Doody in Grease: Live. Since then, Fisher has taken on the dual roles of John Laurens and Philip Hamilton in Hamilton and popped up on the Moana soundtrack, where he contributed a version of “You’re Welcome” with Lin-Manuel Miranda.

Fisher says he’s fully aware that he’s being billed as a favorite on Dancing With The Stars this season, but maintains that he has just as much to learn as the other competitors, which include Frankie Muniz, Nick and Vanessa Lachey, Derek Fisher and Pretty Little Liars’ Sasha Pieterse.

“I grew up in theater, I grew up dancing a lot, but I have zero ballroom experience. So I think that a lot of people have a skewed representation of what I’m coming in to the competition with,” says Fisher, who will perform alongside professional dancer Lindsay Arnold. “Yes, I am comfortable with my body, and I can dance, but this is nothing like I’ve ever done before… I’m learning basics and starting from the ground, just like everybody else.”

Fisher also admits that he’s already had a fanboy moment or two at rehearsals: he was “really excited” to meet competitor Derek Fisher, as well as Drew Scott of The Property Brothers. “I love HGTV, so he and I clicked pretty quickly,” Fisher adds.

More at Billboard on his new music.

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

DWTS Rehearsal Interview With Victoria Arlen and Valentin Chmerkovskiy

Below Victoria Arlen and Valentin Chmerkovskiy talk on Dancing With The Stars with Access Hollywood. She’s so awesome….

ETA: And this too….

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

DWTS Drew Scott Says His Hips Don’t Lie, They Shake

Last night, Drew and Jonathan Scott were on The Insider to ask each other personal questions. Jonathan asks Drew about dancing. They crack me up! Check it out…

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

More Details On Theme Nights For Dancing With The Stars Season 25

If you go to TV Guide, they have some fun teasers on the theme night for Dancing With The Stars Season 25. Here is a take from the link with more details….

So far, a few themes for Season 25 have been announced. We’re going to get our stand-by Disney-themed night, and if someone doesn’t perform an epic waltz to Beauty and the Beast’s “Tale as Old as Time,” then there’s seriously no justice in this world. We’ll also get a Guilty Pleasures Night, where stars and pros cop to which dance moves they hate to love.

When you add in Latin Night, Season 25 is shaping up to be one of the best seasons for theme nights yet. According to executive producer Ashley Edens-Shaffer however, there are a few more irons in the fire when it comes to possible themes for this season.

Here’s Why Only One of the Property Brothers Is on Dancing with the Stars

“We have the Trio Round, [and] we’re hoping to bring back a former celebrity,” Edens tells TV Guide. “We’re going to potentially do an Iconic Dances Night, where our couples will repeat, reimagine, reinterpret an iconic dance from earlier seasons.”

With so many seasons and so many epic routines to chose from, Iconic Dances Night might be the best of the best. As for which star will return for Trio Night? The sky’s the limit. (We’re secretly gunning for Nick Carter because you just can’t go wrong with a Backstreet Boy).

Sounds fun. More at TV Guide,

September 12, 2017 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 . To view my photography site, see Lisa Kay Photography.

Jonathan Scott Says His Brother Drew Is Very Competitive

Drew Scott has lost 27 pounds while getting ready for Dancing With The Stars. He says he’s in the shape of his life. His brother Jonathan says Drew is very competitive. So, watch out. From People…..

“I have a strong understanding of how to adjust eating and workout habits to maximize health gains,” Scott says.

While he typically is rushed for meals during Property Brothers filming, Scott says he’s making a point to eat better during DWTS.

“Our filming schedule is crazy busy, which means not always getting the chance to eat well and workout regularly,” he says. “However upon agreeing to do DWTS, I started cutting out any of the bad foods (pizza…I miss you!!), reduced the size of meals I was eating and started doing more regular weight training, cardio and yoga.”

When the show premieres on Sept. 18, expect a slimmed-down Scott moving and grooving to “Our House” by Madness. And his twin brother Jonathan will be cheering him on from the sidelines.

“He’s very competitive, so he’ll do well. If anyone can whip him into shape, it will be Emma,” Jonathan previously told PEOPLE. “She just makes it fun and she knows how to win, so let’s go for two Mirror Balls in a row!”

Bring it on, Drew and Emma. More at People.

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