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Derek And Julianne Hough Make Cover Of People Magazine, New Interview

Be sure to pick up the new issue of People Magazine. Derek and Julianne Hough are featured in it and they also grace the front cover (has a pro from Dancing With The Stars ever made it to the cover before? So awesome!). In the new interview, the two share their story of their unusual upbringing from learning to dance, winning Dancing With The Stars, and more.

They battled homesickness, and young Julianne especially struggled with the pressure of trying to fit into the mature world of ballroom dance. Thanks to her spray tans and competition makeup, “When I look back, I think it’s so sad I have no pictures of me with a cute, bare, 10-year-old face,” she says.

But today, the two agree that their success is due to the sacrifices they made as kids and their years of hard work.

“People will say, ‘How could your parents let you go off to do that?’ ” Derek says. “I think it’s great that they saw an amazing opportunity. That is the reason we are here today.”

More at People Magazine.

June 18, 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.

DWTS Maks Chmerkovksiy Doesn’t Think He’s Coming Back Next Season, People Shoot Video Behind The Scenes

Good Morning, Dancettes. See, we never go away!! We love the off season as much as the on season. Stick around and see why!! :D

So, for starters today, below is some more Dancing With The Stars media on Maks Chmerkovksiy and Meryl Davis with Entertainment Tonight. Note how Maks remarks that he doesn’t think he’s coming back to Dancing With The Stars next season…it’s too exhausting. Also, below is some “behind the scenes” coverage of Maks and Val’s People shoot which comes out in the magazine on Friday. Omg, I’m kind of wishing I hadn’t gone there? 8O lol More coming up! Stay tuned!

ETA: If interested, the Detroit Press has an article up about Meryl Davis and her transformation. It includes interviews with her parents and coach. Thanks to Anna for sending.

ETA: Here is the full People interview. Thanks to Nancy for the heads up…

May 22, 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.

William Levy In Vanity Fair Italia, People Espanol’s 50 More Beautiful People Issue, & More Media

Pictured above is Dancing With The Stars Season 14 contestant William Levy in the May issue of Vanity Fair Italia. They’ve also got a one page article of he and Cheryl and Dancing With The Stars. Special thanks to @WLW_ITALIA for the scan. Be sure you are following her if you love William.

William is also in People’s Espanol 50 Most Beautiful People issue this month. You can see him in a new shoot for the issue below.

Also, we know a little more on his dances coming up. William has tweeted he and Cheryl have a Tango and a Samba for next week.

One more thing! While at twitter, I ran onto to this fun fan video made of William that I thought was cool which covers his career including Dancing With The Stars. This is only for the serious William Levy fan! Yes, I am pathetic. LOL

Ok, more later! ;)

May 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 Odds and Ends For Friday, Nov. 18, 2011!

Just a couple of FYI’s on our Dancing With The Stars Pros today!! First, be sure to pick up the new People Magazine’s “Sexiest Man Alive” issue. Derek Hough was considered as one of the candidates for 2011! Are we surprised? I think not with those “boy next door” good looks and those fabulous and sexy abs he’s been sporting. :) Stay tuned to Pure Derek Hough as I’m sure Heidi will have a new picture of Derek soon from the issue.

Also, Mark Ballas has been chosen to judge Miss America coming up. The new 2012 Miss America crowning will take place at the Theatre for the Performing Arts in Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada on January 14, 2012. Mark is following the footsteps of Tony Dovolani who judged the contest last season. You can read more on the pageant here.

November 18, 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.