This should be the last of it for Week 8. Maybe it’s just me, but it seems we aren’t getting as much media coverage this season as we have in seasons past. What we do get is overwhelmingly slanted towards Donny Osmond (although I imagine it evens out if you don’t count Entertainment Tonight).
Reality Chat!! I want Joanna’s outfit too. A little bit of “damning with faint praise” of Mya, if tone is anything to go by.
Aaron and Karina on The View. Aaron, there’s no crying in Ballroom!!
DWTS on E! with Special Correspondent Mark “cheesey” Ballas.
E! News – the final four, and more crying in the Ballroom.
Entertainment Tonight continues the relentless pimping of Donny Osmond. I like Donny WAY better than I like his sister, and she keeps reminding me how much I disliked her when she was on the show. At least on this particular episode they give Kelly a tiny moment of screen time.
ET again – how much stock do YOU think the Osmonds own?? I’m thinking a lot. They again give Kelly a bit of screen time.
I was slightly disappointed that Aaron was sent home last night. I think out of all the contestants he had the most up and down experience going from amazing in the first 2 weeks and then getting overly cocky and hard to watch and then back to brilliant and passionate dancing. I had a feeling Aaron was going to be sent home over Kelly but let’s take a look at his best dances and hottest outfits
BEST DANCES Week 1: Cha-Cha
Little Aaron Carter can dance! This was an amazing premier dance for Aaron and Karina! I loved that you could tell he was working so hard to be a good dancer but also an amazing partner for Karina. Every time he touched her I could tell he was into it!
Week 2: Viennese Waltz
I loved the Kermit the Frog and Miss Piggy story line here!
Week 5: Argentine Tango
He feel of the wagon during weeks 3 and 4 but came back with his Robert Patterson vibe in the Argentine Tango! This dance was so sexy and confident on his end and he had amazing partnering for Karina!
Week 6: Waltz
This was Aaron’s most mature dance of the season! Absolutely loved it
Week 7: Jive
BEST DANCE!!!! This dance was so him…fast, energetic, and so much fun! His foot work was off the charts phenomenal!
I loved his Argentine Tango costume…Very Patterson inspired and he looked like man
I thought his Kermit the Frog outfit was adorable! He really doesn’t have a color that doesn’t look amazing on him! But that could be the spray tan!
Normally I would not like an outfit like this one but something about it is very suiting for him. And how could you not love Karina in this dress
Not the picture I was looking for…but who doesn’t love a guy in all white
The thing with all Mya is that she is always good just never outstanding. She stays in the safe zone and that’s why I never get the ‘WOW’ factor from her like I do with Derek and Joanna! However, Dmitry and his mustache were amazing
Don’t get me wrong…I really enjoy watching Kelly and Louis but I think this storyline was just to much! The doll carried on for way to long and her dancing was very small in comparison to all the other celebs dances. I don’t think the dance was terrible but it had no ‘WOW’ factor
THE INCREDIBLY HOT
OH MY GOD!!!!!!! These two do it again…Derek’s choerography was BRILLIANT! By far my favorite dance of the season!
THE INCREDIBLY HOT TAKE 2!
I LOVED seeing Sabrina and Mark together again…this routine was fantastic and so hot!
THE INCREDIBLY HOT TAKE 3!
Amazing lifts…amazing chemistry…amazing dance!
Wow. I can’t believe we’re down to the final five. That’s amazing. Good luck to everyone – at this point it’s anyone’s game and anyone could go home. Frankly, at this point, if you go home you can go with your head held high. Fifth place out of 16 is nothing to sneeze at, fer sure. Anyway, getting on with it…remember if you’re a Derek/Joanna fan, I post their media at PureDerekHough.
Dream Come True: As Britain’s Got Talent sensation Susan Boyle, whose first CD will be released Nov. 23, slowly made her entrance onto the Dancing with the Stars stage late Monday afternoon to pre-tape a performance, which will air on Tuesday’s results show, the crowd burst into applause. Boyle looked elegant in a black sequined gown, her hair coiffed to perfection. Despite battling a case of pre-show nerves, Boyle was completely in her element once the orchestra began playing the opening notes of her signature song, “I Dreamed a Dream” from the musical Les Miserables. Dancers Tony Dovolani and Chelsie Hightower performed an elegant routine to Boyle’s spot-on vocals. But because of a wardrobe malfunction — Dovolani’s bowtie came unfastened from his tuxedo shirt — they had to do a second take. Unbelievably, it was even better than the first.
Derek Hough and Joanna Krupa had by far the most inventive costumes, with battery-fueled LED lights accenting their silver futuristic attire. “When we heard future I was like, ‘LED lights in the costume. I don’t care how you guys do it and how you guys have to make it happen. It has to be good,’ and they did it,” he explained. After the show, Hough played with the switch on his jacket and joked, “You turn me on.” A new pickup line? “I don’t think so,” Krupa said with laugh.
ET Online – with the ever annoying Osmond, Marie. Gee, whenever random celebs show up in the audience of DWTS – especially those who could use some PR – I always take bets on if they will be appearing on the show. Tonights random celeb appearances include Taylor Dayne and Jodie Whatley.
A TV Guide Recap article about last night – an excerpt (It’s not just us, Courtney):
Two dances, people, two! And since this is the season of change, the Latin round dances will all be based on a decade: the ’60s, ’70s, ’80s, ’90s and the, uh, future. Thanks, guys. Before we get down to business in the ballroom round, we are treated to a package from the judges to kill time. Oh, and so they can objectively tell us what they’re looking for from each star. Did they read Maks’ complaints? Hmm. So what say them? Donny has too many sweeping movents, Joanna needs to find balance, Kelly needs to improve in ballroom, Mya does too many showy moves and Aaron can’t be overly exuberant in the foxtrot.
Mya and Dmitry Chaplin: Quickstep
Mya wants to prove herself, but she and Dmitry agree they shouldn’t change their strategy to please the judges. Uh, maybe you should so you don’t get another 5. So instead of strategizing, they go horseback-riding. As always, Mya’s steps are on point. She’s not very crisp, but the fast pace isn’t tripping her up at all. The routine is also infused with a lot more intricate choreography and there’s a nice easy flow to it. But yet there’s still no charisma or personality exuding from her. Len says he can’t find anything to criticize. Bruno calls it quality and vintage champagne — “After you taste it, nothing else will do.” No, thanks. Carrie Ann loves the gracefulness, but doesn’t feel like Mya is in it to win it.
Mýa & Dmitry danced a Quickstep to the song “Baby Wants a Diamond Ring” —Squirrel Nut Zippers
Mýa & Dmitry danced a Samba to the song “Bad Girls” —Donna Summer
Aaron & Karina danced a Foxtrot to the song “Lucky” —Jason Mraz & Colbie Caillat
Aaron & Karina danced a Samba to the song “Two Princes” —Spin Doctors
Joanna & Derek danced a Quickstep to the song “Valerie” —Amy Winehouse
Joanna & Derek danced a Paso Doble to the song “Living on Video” —Trans-X
Kelly & Louis danced a Foxtrot to the song “Mama Do” —Pixie Lott
Kelly & Louis danced a Jive to the song “River Deep – Mountain High” —Ike & Tina Turner
Donny & Kym danced a Viennese Waltz to the song “You Don’t Know Me” —Michael Bublé
Donny & Kym danced a Paso Doble to the song “You Spin Me Round (Like a Record)” —Dead or Alive
I know he had a lot of fans but I’ve never been into the NFL dancers and him especially since stayed instead of Louie last week. However, I will not be bitter and will do him justice and show him some love via his best dance and best costumes!
Foxtrot: This was by far his best dance and most improved dance! And…Anna finally put in some pretty decent choreography that was on par with the other celebs still in the race
My favorite costume on Michael!!!!!! I loved him in pink, surprisingly…I don’t usually like guys in pink! And how could you not love Anna’s dress along side him