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Las Vegas Odds to Win Dancing With The Stars Season 13 And DWTS Homage

Would you believe the people in Vegas are already placing their bets and without even knowing who their partners are yet? Gambling911 is putting Elisabetta, Carson, and Kristin in the top three. More below. It will fun to see how the odds change in the coming weeks and compare it to this one.

Elisabetta Canalis 3/1

Carson Kressley 4/1

Kristin Cavallari 5/1

Chynna Phillips 6/1

Robert Kardashian 15/2

Hope Solo 8/1

David Arquette 10/1

Ron Artest 10/1

J.R. Martinez 12/1

Ricki Lake 15/1

Nancy Grace 18/1

Chaz Bono 20/1

Heidi’s Note: For a little perspective on these odds, take a look at the odds from the same time frame last season. Illuminating.

With that said, here is a little Dancing With The Stars Season 13 Homage to go with this post written by Linde….

It appears I may have started a tradition back in Season 11 with my ditty to the tune of I NEED A NEW DRUG, then last season – with help from Evaine & Zach with our WAX ON WAX OFF roundup. Well, ya’ll know how much we love our traditions down here in the South, so here’s my homage to Season 13:

Monday Monday, Ricki’s thrilled it’s here
Monday Monday, it was all Hope dreamt it would be
And Monday morning, Monday morning couldn’t guarantee
that Monday evening Rob wouldn’t be a dancin’ freak

Monday Monday, Chynna’s favorite day
Monday Monday, sometimes Ron’s feet get in his way
Oh Monday morning, Dave gave us no warning of what was to be
Oh Monday Monday, how could Chaz dance and not be freed

Every other day, every other day,
Every other day of the week is fine, yeah
But whenever Monday comes, but whenever Monday comes
you’ll find Elisabetta is dancin’ with style

Monday Monday, JR’s glad he’s here
Monday Monday, it was all that Carson feared it to be
And Monday morning, Monday morning couldn’t really foresee
that Monday evening it’s Nancy’s night, with us on our feet

Every other day, every other day,
Every other day of the week is fine, yeah
But whenever Monday comes, but whenever Monday comes
you’ll find that Kristin is dancin’ live

Monday, Monday ….
such a lovely day

August 30, 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 13 More Press Conference Interviews After The Cast Announcement (Videos)

After the ABC Dancing With The Stars Cast Announcement last night during The Bachelor, the show held a press conference. On The Red Carpet was there to meet and talk a little with all of the celebrity contestants. George Pennacchio from ABC 7 in L.A. gets deep with them with some awesome questions one being a hint to who their partners are. Here are a few videos below with small commentaries, but, for all of the interviews, be sure to visit this link.

Here’s Nancy talking about how excited she is to just really have “fun” and let her hair down so to speak. She plans to give some of her show earnings to a children’s charity. She wants to “put her money where her mouth is”. She talks of the stiff competition….but, she plans to bring her twins to L.A. and show her long heart. George asks her on her partner. She said he’s handsome, but, when the music starts, it’s like someone sprinkled magic on him and he makes a complete transformation (Hello Tristan! :) ).

Below is Ricki Lake! She’s excited and talks of how she was in the audience last year. The journey with Kirstie last year helped her to decide to do the show. She’s also dancing for a hospice society. On her partner, she said, “He’s the best”. She asked for him and was so glad she got him. (Could this be Derek? I would say so! :) )

Chaz Bono says he’s already learned something on himself just by saying “yes”. He’s looking forward to the physical challenge as well as savoring the whole journey. On his partner, he said she’s perfect for him. She knows how to get inside of him and how to be positive and fun. He plans to focus on the task at hand and not let any negativity or pressure get to him. (Lacey anyone?)

Access Hollywood also has some cool interviews with the contestants that you can watch as well HERE. PopTV.com was there to interview them on the way to their cars, etc. See their coverage at this link.

Adding: Here is a fun gallery of pics as well of some of them (along with Maks and Derek) at a Party.

Wow, this cast spells diversity, thinking out of the box, old hollywood, grace, giving, and beauty(in and out!) to me! I think we are ‘all’ going on a “journey” with this one and not just the celebrities and their partners. Hmm? Please take an hour or so out of your day and watch everything and Heidi’s GMA and Press Conference post too. They are must sees!

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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 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:

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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. :-)

DWTS 13 Cast Rumors – L.A. Laker Ron Artest To Trade His High Tops For Dancing Shoes?

Another on-off-on again rumor! A source told Charged FM this weekend that L.A. Laker Ron Artest is confirmed to dance on Dancing With The Stars this season. Note below how their source didn’t mention Dwyane Wade among the participants. I had a hard time believing the Dwayne Wade rumors anyway. So, if it’s true Ron is dancing (and I wouldn’t be surprised if it is being there is a NBA lockout and for how much his name as come up over the summer. He has also expressed loving the show), I bet he gets Cheryl or Anna as his partner. What do you think?

A source close to the highly-rated reality show confirmed to CHARGED that Artest or as he will soon be known, Metta World Peace, is one of the participants on the 13th season of DWTS.

The full cast will be announced on Monday, August 29th during ABC’s “The Bachelor Pad” and the new season will kick-off Monday, September 19th. Artest, known for his defensive footwork will see if those skills translate to the dance floor.

It will be interesting to see who else Artest will be competing against. One rumor has the Miami Heat’s Dwayne Wade as one of the other cast members. However, the source we spoke to did not mention Wade amongst the list of participants.

Stay tuned for the Cast Announcement tomorrow night to see which rumors are true and which are not! ;)

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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 13 – Rumor Round Up, Part II

Okay, it’s about that time again! Funny, I was thinking there hadn’t been enough new rumors to cover since I did Part I – and realized that I have a poor sense of what happened when. :-) There have been quite a few!!

Remember in that first post when I said how fun this was and it’s my favorite part of the season of blogging??  Well, that’s still true, and I enjoy my what seems like daily DM sessions with Vogue as we try to figure out what to post and what to ignore…but I’m ready for Monday now. :-) I’m tired of reading parts of Twitter that I normally would avoid like the plague and I’m ready to start writing fresh Cheese. :-)  Only a few more days till the announcement!! Yay.  NOTE: Don’t forget that I’m live blogging the announcement right here at PureDWTS.  Once the announcement is made, I’m going to guess who got who (well, some of those are out in the open already :-) ) in a post that will likely be early Tuesday morning – get your guesses ready so you can add them in the comments.  Wednesday morning we will post the official pairings and let the screams of “ringer” and whining and hand wringing begin!! :-) I’ll go first…This is Maks’ FOURTH either high profile or talented partner in a row!!!  Heh. Just thought I would put that out there before people start bitching about Derek. :-D

On with the show…First up, those “rumors” that are pretty darn non-rumorish at this point:

Hope Solo – first it was a hint, then a tweet that sort of implied that she wasn’t, then it was a tease, and then she kinda outed herself on twitter.
David Arquette – seen at dance studio with Kym Johnson.

For New Rumors that Seem Solid:

Ryan O’Neal – this one comes from ET, which makes it somewhat credible.
Kim Richards – I only believe this one because it just came out yesterday and it sounds like Celebuzz spotted her at a dance studio. We’ll see. :-)

Those Rumors that I Just Don’t Believe, for a Variety of Reasons:

Jenna Jameson – she’s a former porn star!!  But she was following some pros
Elisabetta Canalis – this came from E! News, who claim “many sources” are telling them Elizabetta is signing on. But this would be a new level of “WHO?” for most people, I think.

In the category of “Do DJs in Small Markets have any cred??”:

Erica Durance - think this one might be serious wishful thinking. It came from a comment on a USA Today article referencing what he heard a DJ say. Convoluted enough for ya?? :-) Her people have since said it’s false.
Henry Winklertwo different DJs tweeted about this one today and I don’t know what to make of it. Hmmm…

Which rumors do I think might be true?? Well, besides Hope and David, I think the following are pretty solid:

Chynna Phyllips
Kristin Cavallari
Chaz Bono (TMZ just claimed he’s in for sure. We said this days ago, hello?)
Kim Richards
Rob Kardashian

I have other thoughts, but these are all I’m willing to share right now. :-)

August 26, 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 Season 13 Cast Rumors Dwyane Wade To Dance?

This is kind of random so not sure how much credence this mention should receive (and Hines most likely doesn’t know more than anyone else?), but, in a new radio interview with WCNN in Atlanta, Hines Ward mentions hearing rumors that LA Laker, Ron Artest, and Miami Heat player, Dwyane Wade, are dancing on Dancing With The Stars this season. He doesn’t mention much except this…

“I don’t know, but I did hear rumors and his name did come up. I also heard Ron Artest too.”

If you scroll down to the bottom of the page at this link, you can hear the audio interview in full where Hines mentions Ron Artest and Dwyane Wade. I just checked Dwyane’s twitter. There is a tweet where he mentions taking dance lessons recently. Apparently, they are for a new movie he’s starring in called ‘What to Expect When You’re Expecting’.


Every1 follow my new dance teacher he is amazing. “@: @ great work today!! Tyce”
@DwyaneWade
Dwyane Wade

As for Ron Artest, he recently said no unless he has changed his mind?

Special thanks to Carlos and Maddy for the heads up! Thanks to @ElmariL for helping with more info on the movie 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.

Dancing With The Stars Cast 13 Rumors: One More Controversial Contestant?

Just a little quick update on the rumored celebrities to dance. E Online is reporting on the David Arquette, Chaz Bono, Rob Kardashian, and Elisabetta Canalis rumors today. However, nothing can be “confirmed”. A show rep told them. “We will unveil the cast this coming Monday night live during Bachelor Pad on ABC.” They were also told there is atleast one more controversial contestant and far more controversial than the names listed at the link. Here’s a take….

We are hearing rumblings that David Arquette and Chaz Bono have signed on; however, nothing can be confirmed at this point. A show rep tells us: “We will unveil the cast this coming Monday night live during Bachelor Pad on ABC.”

Rob Kardashian (brother of newlywed Kim) is also rumored to be a part of the cast.

And we first reported the rumor that George Clooney’s ex, Elisabetta Canalis would be competing for the disco ball trophy.

We are also told there is at least one more controversial contestant—far more controversial than the names listed above. Hmmm!

Will you be watching this season of Dancing with the Stars when it begins Sept. 13? For the record, we are in.

More controversial than Chaz or David? Who do you think it might be? Take a guess and let us know what you think in the comment section.

Ok, I’ll take a guess that it’s Ann Coulter! Ewww, but, I hope not! lol 8O

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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.