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Official Statement on Derek Hough’s Status

Cross posted from PureDerekHough.com:

Derek’s official representative sent the following statement regarding his current status and the status of Nastia on the show.

While rehearsing for the 10th Anniversary Dancing with the Stars television special Monday night in Los Angeles, Derek Hough suffered injuries to his right foot and left ankle. He has been diagnosed with a broken toe on his right foot and sprains to his left ankle on both the inside and outside aspects and a bone bruise on the same ankle. Derek will remain in Los Angeles this week to rehab his injuries and his understudy will be filling in for him for New York Spring Spectacular at Radio City Music Hall in New York. While it remains unclear at this time if Derek will be able to perform on the Monday April 27 episode of Dancing with the Stars, his partner Nastia Liukin will train in Los Angeles this week with pro-dancer Sasha Farber to prepare for the Live show.

I know all of you are either praying, sending positive energy and vibes, or maybe even chanting (a tiny joke) right along with me and Vogue. More than anything we want to see Derek up and around again very soon. The dance floor…the stage…just isn’t the same without his contagious light and energy.

ETA: Will Derek dance on Dancing With The Stars on Monday? See PureDerekHough.com for a new update.

Chilling… resting the feet…with the girls. ..

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April 22, 2015 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. :-)

People Covers The Dancing with the Stars 10th Anniversary Party – Video, Photos

People covered the Dancing with the Stars 10th Anniversary Party last night. They ask the celebs and pros who is the Sexiest Guy on Dancing With the Stars. You can see a video at this link.

ETA: People posted even more coverage of the party last night. See People to see lots of fun photos of the stars and pros who attended.

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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.

Dancing with the Stars 10th Anniversary Coverage – Pap Video

Here is PopTVDotCom with some coverage of the DWTS 10th Anniversary Party. Lots of fun fun faces here….Chaz Bono and lots lots more. Good job, Henry!

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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.

Dancing with the Stars 10th Anniversary Taping – Instagram And Twitter Collection

Last night before, during, and after the taping of the Dancing With The Stars Anniversary Special, many of the pros and celebs who attended or performed posted Instagrams and Twitter pics. Below are a just a few of them. The source is credited in the photos. Isn’t the stage beautiful? What a night! Don’t forget, we’ll be able to watch the Dancing With The Stars Anniversary Special next week on Tuesday, April 28th.

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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.

HQ Photos Of Dancing with the Stars 10th Anniversary Party Celebrities And Pros

Last night after the taping of the Dancing With The Stars 10th Anniversary Special, there was a party at Greystone Manor in West Hollywood, California. There are lots of fun faces from the past. To see a big gallery of photos (sorry, I can’t embed them so they will show up for some reason), see Getty Images here and here.

The Daily Mail has some awesome coverage as well.

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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.

DWTS20 Week 6 Blog Post For Julianne Hough And Carrie Ann Inaba With An Appearance From Len Goodman

First off, I’m still working on seeing everything from last night. I had a meeting that went a lot longer than expected, and I got home just as Riker and Allison were getting their scores. Then the rain started, with a lot of thunder and lightning, and the satellite went out. I was able to watch most of the show this morning, but have not been able to watch both team dances, and neither of their packages. I did see Team YoLo.  I hate feeling like I’m behind when I’m trying to keep up with things, and really, not seeing all of the show shouldn’t prevent me from writing this post. But still, I’m feeling behind.

Julianne’s People magazine blog is up! There’s a LOT of information in this week….. I’ve learned over the last several weeks, that her Creative Team like to get together and pretend Julianne is a human barbie doll, and use the themes for DWTS as their cue to do what they will….. What did you think of Julianne’s look this week? They used Spring Break and turned her into a human Anime doll. I’m not so sure….

THIS IS THE LAST WEEK FOR JULIANNE’S PINK HAIR! She’s been getting a LOT of flack for having pink hair, but she’s always one to continually change up her hair. Here’s her team, stylist Anita Patrickson, hair guru Riawna Capri, and makeup man, Spencer Barnes.

“When we fit her in this dress, Julianne had just gotten her hair dyed,” Anita Patrickson tells PEOPLE. “We had originally thought her hair would be pink for a week, and then she’d go back to being blonde, but when we tried the dress on with her hair pink it looked so amazing she decided to keep it especially for this dress.”

Hough’s hair guru Riawna Capri adds that the yellow dress “was a perfect juxtaposition for the pink hair.”

“The biggest challenge was maintaining Jules pink to stay vibrant for the show,” she tells PEOPLE. “We would chalk it up before the show to maintain the brightness.”

To refresh her hue, Capri uses Evo hair color, a temporary dye that’s easy to get out when “you are done with being a unicorn.” (Shop Hough’s exact formula for #UnicornPink here.)

“She looked like a doll so much, and she didn’t really feel like herself,” Capri says of Hough’s reaction to the look. “She usually more effortless and free, but tonight was perfect and polished.”

Her makeup artist Spencer Barnes says cherry blossoms and anime were the inspiration behind her bold beauty moment.

He also teased that another hair change is pending for the 26-year-old star. “Julianne is always full of surprises — and this hair color was something she’s been dreaming about doing for sometime. Tonight after the show the will be are back in Riawna’s Melrose Place salon — Nine Zero One — for more hair surprises.”

Hmmm……. Another new hair color for Julianne next week….. I’ll guess RED! because she’s mentioned that fairly recently, and I was actually surprised to see her hair pink a couple weeks ago. I’m HOPING it’s a more natural red, and similar to the wig she wore for Burlesque, although at the same time, a nice Washington Capital Red might be nice support to her boyfriend…. Still hoping it’s a more natural red.

I did wonder why it was Mark and his girl friend at the hospital with Derek last night, and not Julianne and their mother, and being at the salon would explain it.

Julianne posted a funny video on her facebook page. It’s Len from yesterday, in what looks like the judges production meeting, and fortunately for her, and for us, Len allowed her to post it. Trust me, you’ll want to see Definitely-Not-Grumpy-Len!

UPDATE on Julianne’s hair, before we hit the post button…. IT’S NOT RED! Her make up man, Spencer Barnes, posted this instagram of Julianne with her hair re-done (it’s pictured below too), and ready to go for filming the celebration episode! All I can say is, WOW! I honestly was expecting red, based on what Spencer said before, but I am glad she’s back to blond. I loved the pale pink, but haven’t been able to say that I loved the bright pink from Monday. But the color and cut here, LOVE!

And keep checking back, Carrie Ann’s blog will be added WHEN I SEE IT! I’ve been checking all day, and it’s not been posted.

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Afterbuzz TV Reviews Dancing With The Stars Week 6 – Video

Kristyn Burtt, Suri Serano, Diva Darv and guests Paul Karmiryan and Serge Onik review Dancing With The Stars Season 20 Week 6. I haven’t listened to the entire show yet, but, I was really rolling my eyes when Serge said Derek and Nastia’s tango was like Maks and Meryl’s. lol…he wishes. Let us know what you think….

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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.

Press Release For The “Dancing with the Stars: 10th Anniversary Special”

Broadway World via ABC has released official details for next week’s “Dancing with the Stars: 10th Anniversary Special” which is taking place on Tuesday, April 28th. It reads as follows. For more information, see Court’s “PureDWTS 10th Anniversary Special – Who Do You Hope to See Back?” post. She did such an outstanding job. #LetsGetThisPartyStarted

The pop culture phenomenon that has brought ballroom dancing and beyond to living rooms across America for the past decade celebrates with a star-studded spectacular, on “Dancing with the Stars: 10th Anniversary Special,” TUESDAY APRIL 28 (8:00-9:00 p.m., ET/PT) on the ABC Television Network. The extraordinary episode will be filled with show-stopping performances featuring past and present “Dancing with the Stars” cast members and pro dancers plus a look back at fan-favorite moments from the past 20 seasons. Dancing history will be made with the show’s largest opening number ever, featuring over 45 stars including the judges, hosts, and Season 20 pro dancers performing alongside 15 celebrity alums and seven returning pros.

Viewers can expect to see exciting new routines, with everything from an NFL football player ensemble to a “bromance” dance. Trading in their cleats for dance shoes, Superbowl Champions Donald Driver, Hines Ward, Kurt Warner, Jacoby Jones, Emmitt Smith, Michael Irvin and Jerry Rice will perform a Latin Paso Doble with Karina Smirnoff, Emma Slater and Anna Trebunskaya. Throughout the night, nine Mirrorball winners will take the stage, including a dance showdown between season 18 winners Meryl Davis and Maksim Chmerkovskiy and reigning champions Alfonso Ribeiro and Witney Carson. Additional performers include Katherine Jenkins, Chelsea Kane, Kristi Yamaguchi, Amy Purdy, Maria Menounos, Melissa Rycroft, Kelly Monaco and more. Then finally, the night will come to a close with Grammy® award winning artist Patti LaBelle performing her iconic hit “Lady Marmalade” with Lil’ Kim and Amber Riley. There will be surprises around every corner as celebrities come together to celebrate this momentous occasion.

“This is an outstanding milestone and a testament to the creativity and dedication of all the people who have been involved in the show over the last 10 years,” said “Dancing with the Stars” Executive Producer, Rob Wade.

To read the full press release, see Broadway World.

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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.

10 Year Old Correspondent For Extra Interviews Cast After Dancing With The Stars – Video

A 10 year old correspondent for Extra interviewed the couples after Dancing With The Stars last night. He does a good job too. This is 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.

HQ Photos Of Dancing With The Stars Season 20 Week 6

These HQ photos say to all about Spring Break night, don’t they? Beautiful. For more, see Getty Images.

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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.