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DWTS Julianne Hough Chats On Her Mantras, Staying In Shape, And More

If you are scared to do something, then do it! That’s one of Julianne Hough’s mantras to get motivated and it’s a wise one. Here is more with Entertainment Tonight about how she stays in shape and more….

ET: Why is it so important for you to be here today?

Julianne Hough: I just love everything that it represents. My shape and representing who you are, loving and owning that shape. I’m a huge fan of just keeping a healthy lifestyle. For your body but for your mind, also.

ET: Is this the best you’ve ever felt?

JH: Yeah. I think growing up it was never an issue for me to think about working out or having a healthy lifestyle because I danced so much. Then when I stopped dancing and I got into regular life mode, I didn’t realize how much diet and nutrition and being active was so important. Not only for my physical state, but for my mental state, too. I think that’s just as important as working out for your physical state. Everything is a little more balanced with me now. I feel like I work out because it’s fun and I changed my mentality for that. too. I figured out if I have a good goal in mind, then I can actually achieve it. I also like to feel good when I’m working out. If I put schlubby clothes on, I’m like, ‘Blah.’ I don’t really want to work out. But if I’m feeling cute and I’m looking good — that’s my motivation.

ET: When it comes to fitness and nutrition, do you have a mantra? What are the words you live by?

JH: One of my mantras is if I’m scared to do something, that means that I have to do it. So If I’m like, ‘Oh, this is not something that I want to do,’ that means I have to do it. That’s always a good motivation. And also, I keep saying this about a mental state, but the more that I am physically active, the more that my mind is clear. When my mind is clear, I feel like I can give more of myself to those around me and hopefully bring light and joy and an infectious kind of energy to inspire them to do whatever they want to do. That’s really the key behind it all.

To read the full interview with ET Online, see this link. Thanks to Abby for the heads up.

June 22, 2016 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. To view my photography site, see Lisa Kay Photography.

Will Julianne Hough Return To Dancing With The Stars? (New Interview)

Julianne Hough talked to Entertainment Tonight about how she keeps in shape. She also talked about her upcoming wedding plans, a Move Experience she’s planning to do with Derek (Bring it on, Guys), and a possible return to Dancing With The Stars (oh, I hope she does).

As for if she’ll ever return to Dancing With the Stars, Hough is keeping her options open. She shares that the hit ABC show did in fact ask her to come on as a judge again, but she currently wants to focus on her solo career.

“They are always going to be in my family. It’s where I started,” she says about DWTS. “It’s where I came from. If they want me to be a part of it in some aspect, of course. Absolutely. They’ve asked me to come back to judge but we’ll see what happens. Like I said, I’m still focused on my personal journey and my personal career. We’ll see.”

The same goes for her brother, six-time DWTS champ Derek Hough.

“He’s kind of in that stage of his life too where he’s really focusing on his personal career and journey,” she explains. “He’s got a lot of amazing things coming up. We’re still very passionate about our Move brand—which was our big tour that we went on over the last two years. There may be a third one coming soon — some sort of Move experience. So, we’re definitely focused on that too.”

More at Entertainment Tonight. Great interview. Thanks to Lori for the heads up! Read more..

June 20, 2016 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. To view my photography site, see Lisa Kay Photography.

DWTS 2016 Julianne Hough Attends “For Your Consideration Event” For FOX’s ‘Grease Live’ – Photos, Live Stream

Last night, former (and hopefully future again) Dancing With The Stars judge Julianne Hough attended a “For Your Consideration Event” for FOX’s ‘Grease Live’. You can watch a live stream below as well as view some beautiful photos. I love Julianne in red and look at her eyes. Gorgeous! Adding: I’m so hoping Julianne and the cast get nominated for an Emmy for “Grease Live”.

June 16, 2016 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. To view my photography site, see Lisa Kay Photography.

DWTS Julianne Hough Has Purchased Two Dresses For Her Wedding, Wedding Before Year’s End

Just a little fun rumor from the Las Vegas Sun. Not sure it’s true, but they are reporting Julianne Hough has purchased two dresses for her wedding to Brooks Laich. Not only that, the article says Julianne let it slip that the wedding will take place by the end of the year.

“Dancing With the Stars” pro dancer and judge Julianne Hough, who hosted Sunday’s 2016 Miss USA Pageant at T-Mobile Arena alongside Terrence J (“106 & Park”) on Fox, let slip that she has purchased two dresses for her wedding to fiance Toronto Maple Leafs star Brooks Laich.

The onetime Las Vegas resident and sister of “DWTS” pro dancer Derek Hough says she has two outfits selected — one for the ceremony and one for the reception to take place before year’s end.

Awww, I can’t wait for this event. More at the the Las Vegas Sun on other rumors out there. Thanks to Lori for the heads up.

June 7, 2016 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. To view my photography site, see Lisa Kay Photography.

DWTS Julianne Hough Breath Of Fresh Air On Miss USA (Photos, Video)

Did you watch Julianne Hough on Miss USA last night? If so, what did you think? I thought she was so cute and fun. She added a breath of fresh air to the whole night. I loved the show too. I was so happy when Deshauna Barber won the Miss USA Title. What a great night! Photos and video below.

June 6, 2016 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. To view my photography site, see Lisa Kay Photography.

Julianne Hough Talks On How Miss USA Will Be Showcased And More

As you know from a previous post, Julianne Hough will be co-hosting the Miss USA pageant on Sunday, June 5th at 7:00pm ET on FOX. She’s also the Creative Director. Entertainment Weekly talked to her about it and how the opportunity came to be. Julianne also speaks about how the show will be showcased….

“When I found out about Miss USA and how FOX and IMG acquired it, I thought ‘Man, this is such an opportunity to really showcase and celebrate women for more than just their physical beauty,’” Hough said. “And that is such a huge thing that I believe in. …Our slogan is ‘Confidently Beautiful,’ and what makes you beautiful is kindness, compassion, being healthy and active, all sorts of things.”

Hough says viewers can expect Sundays show to celebrate different body types, provide more background on the lives of the women competing, and add a 52nd contestant. The broadcast also will show the contestants in their hometowns and at their jobs.

“You want to humanize it a little bit, and really get to know the girls,” Hough says. “I think that’s part of why we thought of it as a physical beauty competition, because we didn’t get to see these girls and the lives that they live. We go to their hometowns and we get to see where they’re from, what their job is, what they’re doing in their community, how they interact with their family, and we get to see someone for who they truly are without all the makeup and dresses on. That humanizes it more, and it helps people connect to these women who are doing so much good in their community. And at the end of the day, that’s what it’s all about.”

More at Entertainment Weekly.

June 2, 2016 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. To view my photography site, see Lisa Kay Photography.

Julianne Hough To Co-Host 2016 MISS USA Competition On Sunday, June 5th

Missing Julianne Hough? If so, tune into the Miss USA pageant this Sunday as she will be co-hosting. What’s more, she is also the creative director. Below is more from Broadway.com.

Emmy® Award winner Julianne Hough was today announced as co-host and creative producer of the 2016 MISS USA® Competition. Hough will join Emmy® Award Nominee Terrence “J” Jenkins on stage this Sunday, June 5 (7:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) on FOX from the new T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

A true triple-threat, Hough is known to audiences around the world for her success as an actress, dancer and singer in film, television and on stage. The Emmy Award-winning choreographer’s role as creative producer, through her production company Canary House Productions, will help evolve the telecast to feature a more holistic look at each incredible woman’s life.

“Julianne is an outstanding woman who embodies all that MISS USA celebrates: strong, successful, confident, and generous,” said Paula M. Shugart, President, The MISS UNIVERSE Organization. “We are thrilled that she has joined us to help shape our evolution both on-air and behind-the-scenes.”

To read the full report, see Broadway.com. Thanks to Lori for the heads up.

May 31, 2016 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. To view my photography site, see Lisa Kay Photography.

Dancing with the Stars Season 22, THE FINALE NIGHT TWO – Live Blog!! (Spoilers)

I’m back, I’ve watched the show… And what in the hell was Val thinking?   It started out OK and then it turned into a bad parody of Derek’s fox trot with Nicole that happened in like week three or four combined with the dumbed down version of his Singin’ in the Rain with Bethany. Good lord.  What happened to the good old days when bad freestyles actually got like 8s?? Cuz that was bad…and everyone was pretending it was great. How annoying can you get? Read more..

May 24, 2016 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. :-)

Derek and Julianne Hough, Paula Abdul, Vanessa Hudgens and More Team UP – “Dancers Against Cancer”

This is a great cause, with some great people supporting it!  Dancers Against Cancer is:

…a non-profit organization which provides financial support to dance educators, dancers and parents impacted by cancer, the entertainers filmed a PSA with dancers Ruby Kaufman, Chloe Frank and Ahna Rasmussen, and are using their star power to raise awareness leading up to the charity’s Industry Dance Awards in August.

If you would like to support this organization head over to “I’m a Dancer Against Cancer”. You can also read more and see photographs of the dancers at People.com.

May 6, 2016 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. :-)

Will Julianne Hough Come back To Dancing With The Stars?

Below is a new interview with Julianne Hough. She talks on her wedding plans with Brooks Laich. She also answers if she will come back to Dancing With The Stars in the future. Thanks to Abby for the heads up! Read more..

May 2, 2016 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. To view my photography site, see Lisa Kay Photography.