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Nick Viall And Fiancée Vanessa Grimaldi Interviewed On The Bachelor And Dancing With The Stars

For those who watch The Bachelor, did Nick Viall pick the right person? Below he and Fiancée Vanessa Grimaldi talk to Jimmy Kimmel about it. They also chat on Dancing With The Stars at the 3:50 mark. Vanessa couldn’t be more supportive of Nick’s next venture.

They are cute. I may end up liking Nick. Keep checking back. We may post more Dancing With The Stars related things later.

ETA: Here they are on GMA today…

March 14, 2017 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 . To view my photography site, see Lisa Kay Photography.

Nick Viall Says Dancing Is Not One Of His Hidden Talents, But, He’s Excited To Do DWTS

Tonight is the finale of The Bachelor. As you know. Nick Viall will do Dancing With The Stars next and he’s ready for this nect chapter. Here is a quote from 24 Hours In Vancouver.

After Monday night’s Bachelor season 21 finale airs, the 36-year-old Wisconsin native will hit the dance floor for the Season 24 opener of Dancing With the Stars with partner Peta Murgatroyd on March 20.

“It’s something I’m going to work hard on,” said Viall, who was also on the Bachelorette twice and Bachelor in Paradise once.

“I have a lot of excitement,” added Viall who claims dancing is not one of his hidden talents. “I don’t know what to expect. I want to have a lot of fun but I’m also taking it seriously. I’m going to try my best and it sounds like an amazing experience so I’m really excited to see what will happen.”

For more with Nick, see 24 Hours In Vancouver.

March 13, 2017 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 . To view my photography site, see Lisa Kay Photography.

PART 2: Let The Dancing With The Stars Season 24 Couples Promo Videos Begin

In this previous post, we saw 6 new individual promos for the couples of Dancing With The Stars Season 24 . We’ll post the next 6 individual promos below.

@grandparossy_3's dance moves are a home run! #TeamLadyAndTheGramp slide into the #DWTS ballroom on March 20.

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Time to get invested in Season 24 of #DWTS. #TeamPrettyXXpensive bring the and this Monday!

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What is love? Knowing that we get to see #TeamMangoTango perform for the first time on Monday! #DWTS

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Keep checking back for more…

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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 . To view my photography site, see Lisa Kay Photography.

Dancing With The Stars Season 24 First Rehearsal Photos

See People and US Weekly for some photos of the cast of Dancing With The Stars in their first rehearsals ….and they are awesome. Thanks to Abby for the heads up.

March 10, 2017 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 . To view my photography site, see Lisa Kay Photography.

Tom Bergeron Chats On Dancing With The Stars Season 24 On The View

Tom Bergeron joined The View in Florida to talk all about the new season of Dancing With The Stars. He’s so fun as always.

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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 . To view my photography site, see Lisa Kay Photography.

Your DWTS Season 24 Cast Friday Morning Starter – Pics, Videos

Just a few things capturing our eye lately to help start your day right….

And all of these… Read more..

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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 . To view my photography site, see Lisa Kay Photography.

Maks Chmerkovskiy Talks About His Biggest Project, DWTS, And More (New Interview)

Maks Chmerkovskiy talked with the Las Vegas Review about choreographing for “Le Reve — The Dream” for the Wynn in Las Vegas. He also chatted about Dancing With The Stars, his health and fitness, and his more dear project of all….his new son and Peta.

Tell me one thing that your fans would be surprised to learn about you.

I’m not a dick; I’m not an *sshole. I’ve kept my life open with fans, not like many famous people do. I appreciate the audience and know that people love watching what we do. I’m responsible with my craft and product. I have a hard time believing that people are fascinated with my life. I’m just a regular dude with a normal, regular family with regular beliefs.

We did the best with what we have. I have strong stances with certain issues, and that can come across as hard-headed. It’s not my personality. I have a job to do. I’m inside my car outside my house right now, and I can see paparazzi staking out our home. Amazing! We’re not that couple; we find it interesting and funny.

You’ve left an indelible mark in Las Vegas with “Le Reve — The Dream” at Wynn Las Vegas. Any plans for more choreography work in the future? What does the future hold for you?

We have plans for Las Vegas in the near future and new opportunities. We had a successful summer tour with Val. Las Vegas is in the talks with my production company. It is in full swing this year, and we have an amazing cast and pool of people who are show-caliber and high-end quality.

I’d like to parlay this into a Hollywood career. I’m passionate about acting and am waiting for the right project. Dancing is obviously going to be at a forefront to live healthy and be happy and young as long as possible. Dancing is the only way I can prove it.

My biggest project is my son and Peta. I fall in love with her more and more every day. It has been an incredible year, and we’re about to open a Las Vegas dance studio, our 10th, at Tivoli Village. I’ve been a Las Vegas semi-resident for eight years, from working at Wynn to spending New Year’s Eve there. The studio has been a long time coming, and we are extremely excited.

Lots more at the Las Vegas Review. I’m loving this interview.

❤Mornings are my favorite ❤ #thatsmirkthough @maksimc

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March 9, 2017 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 . To view my photography site, see Lisa Kay Photography.

DWTS Season 24: Las Vegas Lays Odds on the Couples Before Week 1

Well, lets see what the odds makers have come up with for this season…and how we feel about those odds. We usually disagree, I think mainly because the people who come up with them are not fans of the show and seem to base betting on their knowledge of the celeb. And right on Bovada Sports book, where these came from, it says that it changes by performance when there is so much more to the show. 🙂  These are the odds to WIN the show, not a ranking although we tend to look at it as a ranking.

Simone Biles          +200
Heather Morris     +500
Bonner Bolton       +700
Normani Kordei    +700
Erika Jayne             +750
Charo                       +800
Nancy Kerrigan    +1000
Rashad Jennings +1200
Nick Viall              +1600
David Ross           +1600
Chris Kattan         +2000
Mr. T                      +2500

Oddly enough, they could have the top 4 right! They *could*…I still think that either Normani or Heather are going to go out at the quarterfinals or earlier. I don’t think the show can sustain that many ringers and there are three in their top 3. On top of the numerous ringers, there is a ton of personality in this cast, both male and female. And absent some kickass choreo, personality can go a long way.

That said…not as far as Charo, I don’t think. 🙂 They think she’s gonna take both Rashad and Nancy?? That strikes me as wrong, but I guess we’ll have to see. I usually have a much better feel for how it’s going to shake out after week 2.

Vogue: Gosh, I don’t think I’ve ever been so conflicted about what the odds should be? For what we have in dance ability this season (whether they are young or older), they make up with the entertainment or charisma factor. I think the odds makers have it right with the first two. Then again, I’m getting a Hope Solo vibe with Heather in that she won’t be very well liked. I think I’d put Normani at #2 or #3. I think Rashan could make it to the top 3 or 4 too. I think they have the last four right except for Mr. T. I can’t imagine him being ousted first. I also wonder on Charo? Like Miss Heidi, I would think Nancy and Rashad would beat her for sure. I can’t wait to read everyone’s thoughts on this. *so conflicted*

Courtney: Pump those brakes, Vegas – no way I see Charo doing that well. I’d put her maybe above Chris Kattan, and I’d actually move Mr. T up a few spots – I think he’ll be a nostalgic favorite, even if he isn’t a fantastic dancer. I’d switch Heather & Normani – seems to be a lot of skepticism from fans about Heather being a professional dancer already, and if these annoying Harmonizers that seem to be coming out of the woodwork are any indicator, Normani may have some staying power; and I’d bring Rashad up – from what I’ve seen so far, he’s actually showing some promise. Erika should probably drop down a bit; the one I’m left not really sure how to feel about is Nancy – I think she has the talent to do well, but I’m very skeptical about how her pro is going to harness it…and whether they’re going to get along well.

March 8, 2017 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. :-)

Let The Dancing With The Stars Season 24 Couples Promo Videos Begin

The title says it all. Aren’t these fun? Stay tuned. We may add more as they come….

Legendary Mr. T + @kymherjavec5678 returning to #DWTS is going to be pure magic. Suggest a team name for them below!

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Hey @theemmaslater and @rashadjennings – the next time you have a dance party, PLEASE invite us! #DWTS

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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 . To view my photography site, see Lisa Kay Photography.

What Are Your First Impressions For Dancing With The Stars Season 24 In These Categories?

How about an “First Impressions” post for Dancing With The Stars Season 24? Question: From your first impressions, who will be the “First Eliminated“, who will be the “Most Dramatic“, who will be the “Biggest Surprise” of the season, and who will be in the Top 3 at the end? Let us know in comments. The Angels weigh in below too.

Vogue:

First Eliminated: I think I’m going with Chris Kattan. I think he’s going to be funny, but, I think he might be struggling big time. I also wonder on David Ross and if he will be a very good dancer? So far though, I’m loving his positive attitude and I have no doubt Lindsay will have him ready for his first dance.

Most Dramatic: Heather Morris? I’m having a hard time with her attitude so far. I really don’t know what to expect, but, with Maks pushing her (and her pushing him as well) and them maybe not doing as good as they thought, there could be a lot of friction and drama between them. And then there is Nick and the latest rumors of him being a “nightmare” and having an attitude. If that’s the case, maybe it’s him that will be the most dramatic?

Biggest Surprise: While a lot of fans think Maks & Heather or Val & Normani might win this season. I think the potential is high for Sasha and Simone to surprise everyone in ways we can’t even imagine. They both like to JUMP. Sasha is a gymnast dancer at heart. If he can step up his choreography and they push their limits, watch out. I also think Rashad & Emma, Bonner & Sharna, and Gleb & Erika might surprise everyone for what they can do, but, they will have to work super hard and the choreography has to be at it’s finest.

Top 3: In this order: Sasha & Simone, Maks & Heather, Val & Normani. But, I wonder if Maks & Heather could be a surprise elimination at some point and in the end, it’s Sasha & Simone, Val & Normani, and Rashad & Emma. I would so love to see Gleb & Erika and Sharna & Bonner make it too.

What do you think Angels?

Heidi:

First eliminated: Erika. Why? Well, nothing to do with Erika personally but I think the other women have much larger fanbases. As for the men, they all have stronger qualities going for them, be it fanbase, personality or potential talent.  But of course it will all depend on score – if Chris is scored well below any of the women, he could go.

Most dramatic: Well, it all depends on the editing, doesn’t it? Whoever the producers want to be in the final three will NOT be the most dramatic. I think Chris might be dramatic in a good way (as in, being funny).  In a bad way? Hmmmm…hard to say. Someone unexpected, like Erika – someone unlikely to make the finale.

Biggest Surprise: I think Bonner will be a surprise – I think he’s going to be hot and I think Sharna is going to get him to dance. Same with Rashad and David. Of course, this could be my desire for a couple men to just kill the season and go all the way. So sick of the Chmerkovskiy show with the lackluster choreography and skating by on judges/producer pimping. Sorry to the fans of the women dancing with them…but I am SO OVER having the same season over and over and over again. There is NOTHING new that they can bring out of their bag of tricks.  Hopefully, Sasha will be a huge surprise and take a lesson from Derek and Mark when it comes to putting it all out there.

Top 3: Hmmm…see above for my wish for the season. Unfortunately, dancing matters little and it’s more about what they need to happen. I don’t see any downside for them allowing Simone to win. I think the C-Bros are going to cancel each other out and I think there are going to be enough good dancers that, unless they suddenly start blowing it out of the water on the choreo, they’re going to get shown up. I think only one of Normani/Heather will make it to the end. So that gives us Simone, Normani/Heather and…A man. 🙂 Either Rashad or Bonner. Heh. Ask me again after night one. 😀

Courtney:

First eliminated: I’m gonna go with Chris or Erica. The former because it seems like he hasn’t been up to much in recent years and seems like he may not have a ton of natural dance talent, the latter because, as some of my coworkers put it, “she’s hard to relate to” as a middle-aged, filthy rich pop star.  I also get the impression that she’s a bit closed-off and reluctant to be vulnerable – which was the one thing I think Lisa Vanderpump had that made her a bit more relatable when she did the show.

Most dramatic: I’m gonna go with Normani, because I get the feeling we’re going to be forced to listen to the “OMG we’re traveling and soooo busy and have no time to rehearse!” spiel over and over again. I’ll give runner-up to Nick, because from the little I’ve seen of this guy, he seems to have a split personality.

Biggest surprise: I actually think David may pleasantly surprise everyone – I like that he seems pretty good-natured and open to the DWTS experience as a whole, and I think he has a HUGE advantage in getting Lindsay as his pro.  She has been doing EVERYTHING right these past few seasons.  Ditto for Bonner & Rashad – both seem to be embracing the experience with open arms and seem to really admire their respective pros. On the OTHER hand, I think some could be unpleasantly surprised by Heather – I think she & Maks may struggle quite a bit with lackluster choreography, which could make her look a lot less skilled than she really is.

Top 3: Still think it’s Simone & Sasha’s to lose, barring any huge interference from TPTB (and I think they’d be self-immolating if they tried to give Simone the Nastia/Marilu treatment), with Normani & Val and Rashad & Emma filling out the other two spots, and Bonner & Sharna potentially playing spoiler to one of them.  I don’t see Heather making the finale, because it seems like viewers are already pretty wary of a professional dancer doing the show – and if Heather keeps up the “No way, I don’t have an unfair advantage!” act, I could see her being a not-so-shocking “shock” elim earlier on. Girl, take a page out of Erica’s book – she has a LOT less experience than you, and she was able to admit that she felt like it gave her an advantage.  Do I need to remind everyone how it panned out the last time a person with dance experience tried to play it off like they had none? #DanicaNotADancer

March 7, 2017 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 . To view my photography site, see Lisa Kay Photography.