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A Sneak Peek Of Sadie Robertson’s Dancing With The Stars “Hunter” Dress

E Online has a cool teaser up about Sadie Robertson and her dance tonight on Dancing With The Stars. You can see a sketch of her dress. You can also view what her Uncles might be wearing since they are dancing with her too. Be sure to see everything at E Online.

The feathered frock was designed by DWTS costume designer Daniela Gschwendtner, and Sadie is going to wear it while rocking out to Pharrell’s “Hunter” on tonight’s show.

But Sadie won’t be dancing with just her partner Mark Ballas; she’s also going to be joined on the dance floor by her uncles!

Si, Willie, Jase, and Jep are all going to be in the dance, and we’ve got your first look at their costumes as well! Check out the camo they’ll be sporting, because of course they’re going to wear camo. What else would you expect from the Duck Dynasty men?

October 6, 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.

Karina Smirnoff Writes On Last Week’s Elimination On DWTS, Wishes Cast The Best

Aww, it’s great to hear from Karina Smirnoff before the show. She writes a new blog at People about it and her elimination with Randy last week. She also wishes everyone well going forward.

I’m just enjoying the fact that Randy and I got to meet each other through the show, and we got to work together. We got to create incredible memories and hopefully gave the show’s audience something to enjoy with all our dances.

I’m going to miss the fact that we would laugh at each other and then laugh with each other, the fact that he’s so positive and always optimistic, how strong he is – he literally is probably the strongest guy I’ve ever worked with – and how we found ways to tone it down. I’m going to miss the choreography, the costumes, all of it. It is a fun show. It’s one of those experiences in your life where it gives you the highest of the highs, but then it also quickly reminds you of the lowest of the lows, so you never get too high up there!

Going forward, I want all these guys to do well. I love them, they’re my family. I hope they kill it!

You can read her full blog at People.

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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.

Ralph Macchio And Karina Smirnoff’s “Across Grace Alley” Available To Buy And Download, Note To Fans

If you haven’t seen Ralph Macchio And Karina Smirnoff’s short film “Across Grace Alley”, you can now buy and download at it’s official site. If you see it (or have seen it), let us know what you think of it in comments. Some of the words used to describe it so far in reviews are: ‘beautiful’, ‘touching’, ‘emotional’, and ‘lovely’ (sounds like Karina herself).

Also, Karina has written a note to her fans at facebook about her elimination with Randy Couture and how thankful she is to have met him and her other partners on Dancing With The Stars. She also wrote about “Across Grace Alley” and it’s release. Below is more. This tears me up. We love you, Karina!

Thank you all so much for your love and support this season. Although it was short lived, I am so thankful to have had the opportunity to meet a friend for life in Randy “The Natural” Couture and dance for all of you. I’ve always said that the most wonderful part of this show is the incredible fans/supporters who I get to interact with and share the journey with as well as the bonds I’ve been blessed to make. It is incredible that a film like Across Grace Alley was birthed out of the relationship Ralph Macchio and I formed while on #DWTS. Not to mention the other amazing people who worked tirelessly to make this film happen like my manager who raised the capital and helped develop my character to many of Ralph’s longtime “industry” friends who brought this story beautifully to life on screen. It is incredible all of this started with us meeting on Dancing with the Stars. I’ve also remained close to the majority of my previous partners and cheer them on and support them. People like Jacoby Jones, JR Martinez and Corbin Bleu have become my extended family. I say all of this to say how truly grateful I am to have had these experiences, to have met these inspiring people – including many of you and to be reminded that life is short. We are never guaranteed tomorrow but we have right now. The road is not easy but my hope is we can all look back on the journey and be thankful for it. Without the adversity and disappointment or the successes and times of triumph; we wouldn’t truly appreciate what we have accomplished and more important who we were blessed to meet along the way. I am humbled by your love, support and encouragement and hope you all know that whatever I do, wherever I am led, you all are a part of me and my motivation. I pray that today we can all follow our hearts, believe that the future is bright and push forward being present and thankful despite the unknown. Love you all! Excited that you can all now see Across Grace Alley by downloading it at www.acrossgracealley.com Xo K

October 2, 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.

PureDWTS Season 19 Poem For Week 3: “A “Flick”Tastic Motion Picture Show

Lois has out done herself again. Below is a new poem for Dancing With The Stars Season 19 Week 3…

A “FLICK”TASTIC MOTION PICTURE SHOW!

Whether you call it a movie, a cinema, a moving picture

MONDAY NIGHT WAS:

A “FLICK”TASTIC MOTION PICTURE SHOW!

Grab the popcorn, select your seat, and:

LET’R FLICKER:

The opening channelled Marilyn Monroe and Joe DiMaggio
A blockbuster way to capture the beat of a cinematic show

The entire cast in flicker mode, Kevin Hart joined in the fun
The ballroom took in the picture show, it finally had begun

FLICK NUMBER ONE – WEST SIDE STORY
JANEL AND VAL – JAZZ – AMERICA
WITH A CAST OF CHARACTERS/DANCERS

An Emmy worthy Broadway Show Revue, star making
Superb, stupendous, special, dynamite, dynamic

FLICK NUMBER TWO – THE GREAT GATSBY
JONATHAN AND ALLISON – TANGO
BACK TO BLACK

Precise, pristine pirouettes, feel of intense melancholy
Sparkling, shining, shimmering, Allison – a dazzling dress

FLICK NUMBER THREE – GHOST
BETSEY AND TONY – CONTEMPORARY
UNCHAINED MELODY

Lovely, lilting, luminescent lifts, a flexibility show
Graceful, glamorous, with a golden glow

FLICK NUMBER FOUR – BACK TO THE FUTURE
LEA AND ARTEM – CHA CHA CHA
POWER OF LOVE
BACKUP DANCERS – BAND – A CLASSIC CAR

Powerful dance with pulsating beats
Happy, toe-tappy, dance with heart

FLICK NUMBER FIVE – ROBIN HOOD
MICHAEL AND EMMA – WALTZ
EVERYTHING I DO, I DO FOR YOU

A wonderful, winsome waltz
Arrow through a heart of pure loveliness
Mesmerizing, melodic, masterful

FLICK NUMBER SIX – ROCKY III
RANDY AND KARINA – PASO DOBLE
THE EYE OF THE TIGER

Ferocious, fighting spirit, survival of a champion
With muscle power, embracing the dance

FLICK NUMBER SEVEN – SCENT OF A WOMAN
TOMMY AND PETA – ARGENTINE TANGO
POR UNA CABEZA

A story brilliantly told, tempting, tantilizing, poetic
A man leading a fierce woman, ethereal, authentic

FLICK NUMBER EIGHT. – AUSTIN POWERS
ALFONSO AND WITNEY – QUICKSTEP
HEY GOLD MEMBER
WITH SCENE STEALER – ALFONSO’S MINI ME

Fast, flowing, swinging 60s vibe
Velvety, vivacious, vibrant
10s across the board from Mini Me

FLICK NUMBER NINE – SINGIN IN THE RAIN
BETHANY AND DEREK – JAZZ
SINGIN IN THE RAIN
AN UNBRELLA SPECTACULAR

Paying homage and respect to the iconic Gene Kelly
Classic, stylish simplicity, tappy toe dancing extravaganza

FLICK NUMBER TEN – GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY
ANTONIO AND CHERYL – FOXTROT
AIN’T NO MOUNTAIN HIGH ENOUGH

Dashing, debonair, endearing, fun and finesse
Tripping the light fantastic, cool foxy-trot

FLICK NUMBER ELEVEN – UP
SADIE AND MARK – VIENNESE WALTZ
MARRIED LIFE

Darling, dreamy, delightful, charming, proper
Flying on balloons among the clouds, sun and stars

Kevin Hart, Josh Gad joined a dance troupe on the floor
HAND JIVE from GREASE, with hand movements galore

Movie Night was over, the popcorn all gone and time to go
It surely was A “FLICK”TASTIC MOTION PICTURE SHOW!

Written By Lois A Troutman, October 1, 2014

THE TIME CAME FOR A DANCING PAIR TO LEAVE THE SHOW!
KARINA AND RANDY TOOK THEIR BOWS, IT WAS TIME TO GO!

NEXT WEEK WILL BE A TEAR JERKER, THE MOST MEMORABLE YEAR!
PREPARE YOUR TISSUE SUPPLY, I’LL MEET YOU RIGHT BACK HERE!

NOTE: A wish came true for me to see HAND JIVE performed! Sweet!

October 1, 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 Season 19, Week 3 – Dancing by the Numbers!

So, everyone was surprised to see Randy go – as was I. But in looking back to last weeks “Dancing by the Numbers” post, we probably shouldn’t have been. We’re dealing with SMALL numbers here, and Tavis and Randy were both in a four-way tie, only 11k votes per million votes cast above Michael.  What does that mean? Well, it means that for Betsey and Tommy to be safe, they only needed ONE more vote than Randy and Tavis. ONE.  It also means that Michael got 11k more vote per million votes cast than both Tavis and Randy (at least). Really, is that SO surprising? Watching Betsey and Tommy last night, I’m not surprised either of the survived. Michael over Tavis – yes, we called that. Michael over Randy?? Ummm…that’s a bit more surprising. But the DWTS audience has shown time and again that they love guys like Michael.  Problem is, they also love the Betsey’s and the Tommy’s – as do I.

That means one of two things. First is that Michael’s time has very possibly run out. The second is that if Michael’s time hasn’t run out, watch out Antonio.  But I get ahead of myself – I haven’t even looked at the numbers yet – that’s just my sense of things in Week 3, going into week four (ALREADY!!).

Anyway, let’s take a look at last night’s scores and percentages:

Table 1

Since Randy had a score awarded to him, I’ve included that in my total. Do they do it that way? Well, they say total judges points awarded, but who knows. At this stage it makes little difference in the votes needed. 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. :-)

Afterbuzz TV Discusses DWTS Season 19, Week 3

As usual, I will be watching this with the rest of you – never manage to see it ahead of time. :-)

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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. :-)

More DWTS Season 19 Week 3 Interviews And Media After Dance Night

Rise and shine, All!! Below are some more Afterbuzz TV interviews that took place after Dancing With The Stars Monday night with JC Rubio. From these interviews, we learn that Betsey and Tony have a Jive and it will be “very special”. As you know from yesterday’s media postings, Antonio and Cheryl have a Samba. Witney and Alfonso have a Jazz. Emma and Michael have a Quickstep. They tease more on these dances below. Watch out…Antonio plans to take his shirt off (why do they have to make a big deal out of that always? lol)

Stay tuned,… they may post a few more interviews at Afterbuzz TV soon.

Also, here is some footage of Mark and Sadie on Access Hollywood…. 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 . For fun music and dance mixes, visit WilUnleashed Soundcloud.

HQ Photos Of Dancing With The Stars Season 19 Week 3

Below are a few high quality shots of last nights dances on Dancing With The Stars. Aren’t they breathtaking?!! To see more, see Getty Images.

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September 30, 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.

PureDWTS Season 19, Week 3 – Power Rankings

Well, I guess the euphoria of having my dream contestant on DWTS would finally wear off – and this was the week that it happened.  What a three-ring circus of nitpicking, wonky scoring, and overall chaos.  From what I saw from the judges – crack is whack, and so is meth, heroin, and bath salts, apparently.  Julianne wins the “twatwaffle of the night” award, for generally just being a bit of a cranky b*tch – so in other words, she was filling in for Len.  Hooray.

Sorry, but the wrong person went home – Randy may not have been the best dancer, but he was not nearly as bad as the score he got last week OR this week…but hey, the judges need their scores & critiques justified, so they had to screw him somehow.  Absolutely no reason that he should have been forced to go first TWO weeks in a row, basically making a mad dash from the opening  number to the quickchange; and to add insult to injury, this week he had to do it after being told he was in jeopardy.  Classy, Wade. I just might have to spoil a bunch of sh*t early to get back at you…

…as for Kevin, I actually think he turned out being a pretty decent judge.  I liked that he didn’t seem like he was out to really critique anyone, and tried to see the positive in everyone’s routines.  Also enjoyed his humor, and thought it was kinda cool how he seemed genuinely moved by Bethany & Derek’s dance.  He can come back anytime and enthusiastically yell out scores ;-)

1.) TIE: Bethany & Derek and Janel & Val – So the first two perfect 40’s of the season.  I feel one was deserved; the other? Meh. Felt like an awful lot of emphasis was placed on Janel & Val’s struggles with switching the routine, there was a lot of futzing around at the beginning of the routine, and then the score was almost given as a consolation prize for putting up with the crap.  Sure, Janel handled what she was given decently well – she should, given her background – but a 40? For wiping Val’s abs with a towel? Sorry, not buying it.  But hey, they seem bound & determined to make Vajanel happen, so I guess I shouldn’t be too surprised.  As for Bethany – I had been worried, after hearing that her ankle injury was still very much an issue; but thank the lord Derek was able to choreograph something that was true to Singin’ in the Rain while being feasible for her to execute.  God bless umbrella work that doesn’t go awry :-) And Bethany kept up, and for the first time, she really seemed 100% invested in the routine, which is what I’ve been wanting from her since the first week. I don’t see either going anywhere for awhile, but it should be interesting to see who fares better next week… Read more..

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Ultrasound sales specialist by day, semi-knowledgeable DWTS fan by night...with a smattering of hair & makeup enthusiast, occasional model, and crazy cat lady peppered in to make things REALLY interesting ;-) I might pee my pants in happiness if Donnie Wahlberg ever does DWTS - or if they ever use "Sunglasses at Night" as a paso doble. Check out some of my other work at pureamericasgottalent.com!

DWTS19 Week 3 Interviews After The Dance, Some Dances Revealed For Week 4, Special SPOILERS Included

Wow, where do we begin after a night like last on Dancing With The Stars? First of all, and in case you missed it last night in Heidi’s discussion post, Court tells us from our source that Alfonso & Witney have a Jazz for Dancing With The Stars Week 4 and their song is “It’s Not Unusual” by Tom Jones. Too fun!!!

Now onto some new interviews and recaps with ABC7, Afterbuzz TV, and Access Hollywood (see below). Also, Glamour has some “behind the scenes” coverage and pictures. From these interviews and coverage, we learn that Derek & Bethany and Val & Janel have a Rumba next week. Peta & Tommy have a Jive and they are dancing to “Jail House Rock” (lol I can’t tell if they are joking or not about the song, but, so funny if true?). Alfonso and Witney have a Jazz (as said above). They are saving the “Carlton” for another time. Emma & Michael have a Quickstep. Note too how Karina mentions that her contract is up this season on Dancing With The Stars and it could be her last. *CRIES

ETA: Court just wrote on more intel. She added that Antonio and Cheryl have a Samba to “Love Would Never Do (Without You)” by Janet Jackson . I love that song.

ETA2: In a new Afterbuzz TV interview, Mark and Sadie reveal they have a Samba. More interviews added below….

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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.