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The Wannabes And Dreamers Of Dancing With The Stars Season 17

Up until this week, what a semi-lacking rumor season it’s been this off season for Dancing With The Stars Season 17! Court was just remarking to Heidi and I last week how unusually quiet it’s been and it’s so true. Even the twitter campaigning for celebrities has been more quiet than the norm. Maybe with the shake ups for the new season, this means a shake up for the rumor season too? Instead for this off season, it seems more fans are campaigning more for their favorite pros (who didn’t dance last season) to return instead….Maks Chmerkovskiy, Chelsie Hightower, and Anna Trebunskaya especially! We’ve also seen an occasion plea for a return of Louis Val Amstel and Dmitry Chaplin.

Also, we usually see a few stars out there campaigning to dance on Dancing With The Stars, but so far, this is pretty nil as well. Though it’s still early too and anything can happen, but, here is what we HAVE noticed for the few fans and stars who are campaigning or who are supporting the campaigning from fans! I also want to ask for my co-horts in crimes thoughts on everything on this topic for what they think!! So look for Courtney’s and Heidi’s input to this post as well. Let us know what you think too and who you’ve seen campaigns for!

First up, Miss America 2013 Mallory Hagan. As you might remember, Mallory remarked several times last season and after she won Miss America she very much would like to dance on Dancing With The Stars. Just take a look at her twitter page to see her retweeting all the fans who are out there campaigning for her. Here are just a few of many here and here. I’m taking this as a sign she still very much would like to dance on Dancing With The Stars. Note too that soon Mallory will be free of her Miss America duties come September 15th after the new Miss America is chosen. Hmmm, can you tell I’m hoping for this one? :) As for the rest, well….

We’ve also noticed some campaigning for teen mom Maci Bookout since she competed in a Dancing With The Stars charity event this summer. Maci has also been rumored to dance in Dancing With The Stars Season 13.

Thirdy, Deena Cortese!! We want to mention Deena since The Blaze is reporting that Geraldo Rivera was referencing her in his tweet that he declined an offer from Dancing With The Stars. As you might remember, Deena was campaigning hard to dance last season and a few of her fans are still campaigning and hoping she’ll dance this season.

And we can’t forget about this one… Beth Chapman!! Every day and with every season, it seems someone is always campaigning for her. In the past she’s been very vocal about wanting to do Dancing With The Stars, but, if you take a look at her twitter currently, she’s not been so vocal this off season. Note how she was turned down by the show in season 14 since they already had their cast selected at the time.

Lastly, Olympian swimmer Ryan Lotche! Lots of his fans haven’t given up campaigning for him to dance on Dancing With The Stars. Dancing With The Stars even asked him to dance last season, but, E Online reported in April that he turned them down since he wanted his own reality show which he got. Note how he recently won two gold medals at Worlds. It sounds like he is a very busy guy, but, could he fit in Dancing With The Stars this season if asked again?

Courtney: Sorry, but I’m a big fat “no” for all of the above – Mallory won’t stop talking about it, I find most of the Teen Mom stars to be highly immature, Deena’s a has-been since Jersey Shore wrapped, I don’t think Beth is notable enough, and I’m pretty sure Lochte’s got the IQ of a carrot.

Heidi: A really STOOPID carrot. In fact, comparing him to a carrot is a disservice to carrots. :-D  Gotta agree with Court. Deena is over, Beth is nowhere, and Maci who?? As for Miss America?? Nah, her reign isn’t over soon enough and that pageant is a non-event in this country in any case. Would they go that route now, with their ratings situation?? I don’t think so.

August 9, 2013 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.

Should The Olympics Add “Ballroom Dancing” To It’s Field Of Categories? (New Mark Ballas Interview)

Should the Olympics add “Ballroom Dancing” to it’s field of categories (or any kind of dancing)? I sure think so. If they have Ice Skating And Ice Dancing, etc., why not Ballroom Dancing? Mark Ballas remarked on it in a new interview with OK! Magazine. Do you agree or disagree?

“I think it would be a great Olympic sport, just because we’re athletes,” the hoofer, 26, tells me this week while promoting his gig performing at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Punta Cana’s Summer With The Stars event taking place now through Aug. 16.

“With what we do, we have to train hard, but the technicality is it’s extremely difficult, it’s amazing to watch. It’s like any pair sport — you have synchronized diving and all that kind of stuff. The one thing that would be difficult is making sure the judging was fair.”

Let us know what you think and be sure to read the full interview here. Mark also talks of Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte dancing in the future on Dancing With the Stars as well as his trip to the Dominican Republic to take part in Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Punta Cana’s Summer With The Stars where he’ll join fellow Dancing With The Stars All-Stars competitor Joey Fatone.

August 11, 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.

Inside DWTS Source Says Ryan Lochte And Michael Phelps Welcome In The Ballroom

It’s hard to even think about the next season of Dancing With The Stars, but, there are several stories on several Olympians who have expressed they may want to dance on Dancing With The Stars. First, there is Ryan Lochte. Below is an interview with Today. Check out how Ryan would like to continue the rivalry with Michael Phelps on the dance floor. There is nothing in the works yet, but, an inside source to the show said Ryan and Michael are welcomed in the ballroom. More in detail below and at the link….

Even better would be a ballroom win over his teammate and pal Michael Phelps, whom Lochte said he’d like to dance against. “I mean since I am so used to competing against Michael Phelps, yeah, I’d have him on the show,” he told reporters, according to iVillage. And he’d be fine paired with any of the female pros, as Sports Illustrated reported, because all of them are quite lovely. (Might we suggest the uber-fun Lacey Schwimmer as his perfect match?)

Though Lochte has expressed interested in participating in “Dancing,” it sounds like producers haven’t made a move to invite him to join in an upcoming season yet. But that doesn’t mean “DWTS” won’t be extending an invite eventually.

“Nothing is in the works yet,” a show source told TODAY.com, “but rest assured, either (Lochte or Phelps) — or even better, both of them — would be welcome in the ballroom.”

Also, Michael Phelps told US Weekly, he’d be interesting in dancing as well….

At the OMEGA House “Spotlight On Swimming” event in London August 7, the 27-year-old athlete spoke with Us Weekly about possibly following in the footsteps of fellow U.S. Olympians Natalie Coughlin, 29, ApoloAnton Ohno, 30, and ShawnJohnson, 20, by competing on ABC’s Dancing With the Stars.

“I haven’t really been known for my dancing. I know everyone who’s done it — I’ve talked to Apolo and Natalie about it, and they said they’ve enjoyed it and had a blast,” Phelps said. “I won’t say I’m ruling anything out, who knows?”

If he could choose a female swimmer to be his partner (instead of a pro dancer like Karina Smirnoff, 34, or Cheryl Burke, 28), Phelps would pick Coughlin, who finished in 10th place in Season 9. “She’s gone through it all before and Natalie and I have been on a lot of teams together,” Phelps explained. “She literally couldn’t stop talking about how much fun the show was.”

Hmmm?? Also, Missy Franklin has also expressed interest in dancing during an interview with Access Hollywood.

This fall, “Dancing with the Stars” ushers in its All-Star edition, but when they’re looking for new contenders again, Missy wants to sign up.

“I do want to do it. I would love to go on ‘Dancing with the Stars’ but, we’ll see how it works out with school and if I go pro and all those crazy things you have to worry about, but hopefully someday I would love to be on that show,” she said.

Wow, they’d all be cool to see dance. What do you think?

Thanks to Lori and Sandy for helping with this news!!xxx

August 8, 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.