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Olympic Equestrian Rider And Coach Jane Savoie Wants To Dance On Dancing With The Stars

Normally, we don’t really post a lot on celebrity campaigns, but, this lady sounds different and kind of interesting. According to the Equestrian Chronicle, Olympic equestrian rider and coach Jane Savoie wants to dance on Dancing With The Stars. Be sure to read how she came up with the idea to dance and why at Equestrian Chronicle. Below is a take for her message….

Savoie said she thinks it’s important for people to see that just because they’ve received their Medicare cards doesn’t mean that there’s not room for plenty more adventure in their lives, especially adventures as physically demanding as dancing.

She said that ballroom dancing isn’t all glittery sequins.

“There are hours and hours of sweaty practice behind the scenes,” she said.

“I started at 63. I’m 65 now,” she said. ”I think it’s encouraging for people that are in my age group who maybe have stopped dreaming to realize that there’s no expiration date on having a dream and going for it and staying fit and staying vibrant. I personally think it’s very encouraging when I see middle-aged and senior athletes just doing their things.”

Now that Savoie has sweated, practiced and competed, it’s time to impress the producers of “Dancing With the Stars.”

“They need to know that there is enough of a fan base within the horse industry because they’re not going to put someone on the show who doesn’t have a good following,” Savoie said. “I need people to like my Jane Savoie Dancing With the Stars Facebook page and share it with everyone.”

So, what do you think? Jane Savoie to dance? I say yes!!

June 4, 2014 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.

Cheryl Burke Wants Khloe Kardashian To Dance On DWTS, Said She Would Win

PureDWTS reader Lois has a way of gathering up our feelings with her Dancing With The Stars poems and this time is no different…..

TWAS THE WEEK AFTER

Twas the week after our favorite dancing show
And all through the house, TVs have no glow

Not even a peep from Tom Bergeron we hear
No pros performing sparkling dances are near

No sequined costumes flowing across the floor
No pitter-patter of dancing feet, oh no, no more

Where is the band, did Harold Wheeler disappear
The music stopped, we have no tones for our ear

The couples have all gone home, it just can’t be
There is no more dancing for our eyes to see

What shall we do until Season 17 comes back
Our DVRs and YouTube will take up the slack

We blow a kiss good-bye to a season of dance
Oh how we wish we had just one other chance

To see the dancers again in all their regal glory
Return soon dancing show to tell another story!

Written By Lois A Troutman, May 27, 2013

WE MISS YOU, WE MOURN YOU, WE SHED A TEAR, OUR LOVE WE SEND!
DANCING WITH THE STARS COME BACK AROUND THE DANCING BEND!

THANKS Lois!!

With that said, on with a new Dancing With The Stars “watch out” and one not to be taken too seriously (let’s hope, lol). Life and Style Magazine is reporting pro dancer Cheryl Burke would like to see Khloe Kardashian dance on Dancing With The Stars. What’s more, and if she did so, she’d win. 8O

Dancing With the Stars pro Cheryl Burke had an uphill battle when she was paired with comedian DL Hughley this season, but the two-time mirror ball champion isn’t dwelling on what might have been. Instead, she’s already focused on the next season of the hit show – and which celebs she’d like to see foxtroting their way across the floor. Number one on her wish list? Khloe Kardashian.

“Khloe’s got to do it,” Cheryl says. “I think she would be amazing. I think she would actually win the whole thing. She looks great, and I think she has natural rhythm and I think she would be amazing.”

More at Life and Style Magazine. What do you think if this were to happen?

Simply put, ‘No, please NO’ for me! I could barely handle seeing her on the X Factor last season or in the audience screaming when her brother Rob danced on the show. :o

May 28, 2013 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.

Insider Talks Of Rebooting Dancing With The Stars, Says Something Really Needs To Change

An insider from Dancing With The Stars tells Clicker on “Today” “no comment” when asked if there would be judging changes for the next season of Dancing With The Stars. However, this is what the insider did address…

“There’s nothing official yet, but yeah, there’s a lot of talk about rebooting elements of the show, and yes, even when and how long the seasons should run,” the insider explained. “Some of that is just the normal convos that take place (after the last season) wraps. But there is a sense that something really needs to change, and not just cosmetic changes. Ratings slipped (last season) and no one wants to see them slip any more.”

Deciding what to change is the real dilemma.

“It’s all about finding balance. You’ve got to evolve to stay on top, but you’ve got to keep the core of the show, because the fans still want it to feel like the show they love.”

You can read the full article at Clicker on “Today”.

I agree how they need to make some changes just enough to “evolve”,…but, not too many where they lose the core of the show for what we love. I wonder what he/she means about “when and how long the seasons will run”? I like how long the seasons are. However, I’m not always a fan of “two hour” shows except at the very beginning.

We look forward to your thoughts as always. And below is Heidi with her take…

Heidi: Er, gee, there is “a sense that something really needs to change” – wonder where you got that sense, eh??  Even the people with their heads so far up their…well, you know…can see that there are issues. BIG ones.  The really sad thing is -I don’t actually trust any of the producers to actually comprehend what the issues really are. They’ll do something to make matters worse. Let’s call it the Hollywood Bubble effect.  All that said – this sounds like an insider that’s not really an insider. If you aren’t willing to put your name on your comment, then you can expect a lot of skepticism.

December 12, 2012 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.

Adding A Younger Judge To Dancing With The Stars Judging Panel and More Rumors

Another day, more rumors to take with a grain of salt! This time an insider has told Hollywood Life that the producers of Dancing With The Stars are considering a younger judge for the panel and Derek Hough is a “favorite” to be one of them. Note how this source is also reporting that the show may be filmed one night in New York City in a future season.

“They want to skew younger as the seasons continue and are looking to potentially add a younger, well-named judge for the show. There have been no names thought of yet, [it's] just that they want to go younger.”

Like Paula Abdul did this past season, “They also have considered having guest judges to join the real judges from week to week.”

And here’s another shocker, “Not next season but in another future season, they are considering doing it in NYC!”

Derek Hough, who placed second in the All-star season, is a favorite for a new judge.

“Some of the dancers may remove themselves from the dancing part and may become judges themselves. The favorites like Derek have been considered for that type of role, but the Producers are aware that Derek gets celebrities to the show because they want to dance with him, so they are taking that under consideration moving forward as well.”

You can read the full article at Hollywood Life.

My thoughts if true (and that’s a big “if”)? I wouldn’t mind a younger judge added to the panel. Though really, I’d rather it be someone like SHIRLEY BALLAS instead. I also wish they’d replace Carrie Ann. Maybe they could replace Carrie Ann with Shirley and add a younger judge. I think Derek would do a super job, but, I’d rather see him dance or do movies, videos, music, and Broadway. Let’s see what Miss Heidi thinks….

Heidi: I think hell might freeze over before Derek sits in judgement of his former cast mates. He might do it for ONE night, but I just don’t see it. Not to mention that that was NOT in the list of things he recently gave a “next steps”. Yeah, he did say he would always be connected to the show in some way, but I don’t believe this is what he had in mind.  I think someone took the NY Post story (which was later modified), saw all the discussion around the next about needing new judges…and got creative.   All that said, I’m still not sure we need new judges as much as we need “judging RULES”. The dancers have rules…seems to me the judges should as well. And not those that they can disregard whenever they want….lookin’ at you, CAI, and your ridiculous, misused, lift rule.

December 8, 2012 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 14 – Pro Watch!!

Whooo Hoooo!!! It’s nearly that time of year again, folks!!  DWTS Season 14!!  Me ‘cited. :-)

Okay, this is REALLY early and most pros don’t actually know if they’re dancing yet, and they won’t for about a week and a half. With the cast announcement coming on the 28th, I would expect the pros start getting confirmation the week before that – and many have big mouths, lucky for us.  Both Cheryl and Derek have indicated, today (coincidence?), that they are planning on dancing.  Derek just now on Twitter and Cheryl earlier this morning. Normally, I wouldn’t report on these plans, because planning doesn’t make it actually happen – but in the case of Derek and Cheryl, I’m putting it out there because those two are most likely to be signed early. Plus, Derek, in the past, has only mentioned DWTS and dancing when it’s been a done deal. So, him saying “Who do you want me to dance with?”” is about as close to a confirmation without a confirmation you can get. :-) Especially from the absurdly tight lipped Derek. ;-)

PLEASE don’t tell me that Louis said he wants to be back (same for Dmitry and the rest) because I think that’s blatantly obvious – and Louis and several others aren’t guaranteed a partner. Most of the rest of the pros WANT to be on the show, I just need something more concrete….along the lines of “Yay, I got a partner.”  Heh.

ETA 6: @DWTSGossip has had more to say regarding the men – that there will only be five and apparently he/she is retracting Val and saying “a Chmerkovskiy”. Good news for Tristan fans…sucks to be a fan of Louis or Dmitry (or Val OR Maks). MY ASSUMPTIONS ARE IN BLUE, @DWTSGOSSIP IS IN RED.  Please take special note of the word “assumption” – please look it up if you have to, I don’t want to have arguments about it tomorrow. :-)

The MEN

Derek Hough – IN
Maksim Chmerkovskiy – unknown
Mark Ballas - In per @DWTSGossip
Louis Van Amstel – OUT
Tony Dovolani - In per @DWTSGossip
Dmitry Chaplin – OUT per @DWTSGossip
Corky Ballas – OUT
Val Chmerkovski – Unknown
Tristan McMannus - In per @DWTSGossip

The WOMEN
Cheryl Burke – In
Kym Johnson - In per @DWTSGossip
Chelsie Hightower - In per @DWTSGossip
Lacey Schwimmer -OUT
Karina Smirnoff - In per @DWTSGossip
Anna Trebunskaya -In per @DWTSGossip
Peta Murgatroyd - In per @DWTSGossip

 

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February 8, 2012 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. :-)

Brooke Burke Charvet’s Dancing With The Stars Dream Cast And The Formal Selection Process

Brooke told the Huffington Post that she hasn’t heard any rumors yet on the new cast of Dancing With The Stars, but, says she can understand them wanting to keep the Kardashian thing going (please no Brooke! I don’t understand it at all. :-| ). Below is what she says about her dream cast….

“I have always said Oscar De La Hoya — I don’t know if he would ever do it — because I think he would be a blast,” Brooke dishes. “I think a quirky crazy one, because we always need one crazy, is Richard Simmons. I would love to see Suzanne Somers. She would be great.”

Although Brooke says she is not involved in the formal selection process, she does note that over a bottle of wine at dinner with cast members, the group does make a great “wish” list that often gets the producer’s attention.

And Brooke’s quick to add that the show does like controversy, so you never know — Rick Santorum are you listening?

Be sure to read the full story at the Huffington Post.

So, what do you think of her dream cast if the producers are listening? I think Richard Simmons and Suzanne Somers would be excellent choices.

January 10, 2012 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.

Dancing With The Stars Season 13 Video Coverage Of New Cast Reveal

If you missed the LIVE Dancing With The Stars Cast Announcement during The Bachelor Pad tonight, thanks to Codebear4, you can watch it in full below.

Also, the official site for Dancing With The Stars has released a “Meet The Cast” page. You can view pictures, read bios, etc. >>>>>HERE.

What a night and what a cast. I am so excited!!! Stay tuned! We hope to have press conference and GMA video coverage tomorrow!!

August 29, 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.

The Cast of Dancing with the Stars Season 13!! Live Blog of the Announcement!

Okay, here we go – Bachelor Pad.  Real trash TV – like stopping for a train wreck. :-)  Do not be surprised if I update this post just with commentary on this show. If I have to suffer, you have to just a little bit. :-)  I suspect they will make us wait till the end of the show – or perhaps half in the middle and half in the end?? You know how the producers like to change stuff up.   Vogue will be tweeting the announcement on Twitter, if you follow @PureDWTS and/or @TVBlog.  I’ll add in @PureDerekHough so she can tweet from there as well.

Blargh…Jake Pavelka.

Who wants wine?? :-) Read more..

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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. :-)

Dancing With The Stars Val Chmerkovskiy, Elisabetta Canalis, And Ron Artest Going Into Rehearsal Studio (Video)

Does this video give a hint of who one of our pairings might be on Dancing With The Stars? I think so! :)

August 28, 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 13 – CAST LEAK!!!

It appears that @DWTSGossip is leaking the entire cast on twitter! On the one hand that’s great – I hate waiting. :-) On the other hand, please remember that it’s not official until they announce it tomorrow during Bachelor Pad. Be sure to join us here, when I’ll be live blogging the announcement and we can start officially complaining about the cast and screaming about ringers. :-)

Here’s what they say:

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. :-)