This is hilarious. Be sure to check it out when you can….
Theme of the week: Most Memorable Year….or some such thing. I expect to need tissues at least once. This can be either good….or very bad.
Holy crap!! That was quite a start to the show!! And of course, Len picks it apart. No character of the dance? Spare me the narrative. I guess he got the producers notes.
LOL…I swear that Bruno ALWAYS does what he can to counteract Len. Happens all the time.
Man, why did they go back to this way of doing the elimination?? Sucks.
Robert and Kym are safe, Riker and Michael are in jeopardy. Bites. Poor Peta looks like she might puke. Read more..
The cast of Dancing With The Stats Season 20 posted some cool photos over the weekend. There was a time for rest and fun ….and a time for work. Here are a few pics from Easter Sunday that caught my awe giving me some awww moments. Also, don’t miss seeing the Daily Mail for some rehearsal arrival parking lot photos. Got Pap has some videos from over the weekend too. More below including video of Sharna Burgess and Noah Galloway rehearsing for the Contemporary dance…
The odds makers have placed their bets for week 4 of Dancing With The Stars Season 20 at Sports Bovada. I was shocked to see Michael Sam so high this time being week 3’s dance wasn’t as good and strong. I was expecting to see Willow Shields placed higher in 2nd or 3rd. I was also not expecting Patti to be placed so far apart from Suzanne. Let’s see what Miss Heidi and Court think. Scroll below and let us know what you think in comments as well.
Nastia Liukin 10/11
Rumer Willis 3/1
Riker Lynch 6/1
Willow Shields 10/1
Michael Sam 20/1
Noah Galloway 20/1
Robert Herjavec 20/1
Chris Soules 50/1
Suzanne Somers 50/1
Patti LaBelle 100/1
Heidi and Court, what do you think?
Courtney: Eh, I don’t really know what to think at this point – I have a feeling that the bulk of the season is going to be Rumer, Riker, and Nastia switching places in the top 3 spots, and Willow slowly creeping up the rankings. I think Patti’s odds are about right – we’re only in week 4 and she’s barely moving, and already nursing an injury; I think Suzanne is risking getting lost in the shuffle if she doesn’t make a splash soon; Chris is just trying to keep his head above water. Noah & Robert are in this odd, middle-of-the-pack place where we’re not sure exactly how well they’re doing with the votes; poor Michael should be lower, I’m afraid, but to no huge fault of his own. I don’t know…no real strong feelings about these odds. I think the picture will become a lot clearer after Monday night’s elimination…
Heidi: I think they have the top four right, anyway. Everyone else? Well, I’m with Court – this week will make things a lot clearer. I’m almost ready to say that I think the top 4 will remain the top 4 right through to the end, although not necessarily in that order. This week will be the key that determines whether there will be a shocker some point further down the line or if the finish is pretty much set into two groups: the top 4 and everyone else. Don’t know what order the top 4 will finish in…and don’t know how everyone else will shake out…but a clear dividing line between the two groups. The only thing that could upset that balance is a poor showing by Willow at some point. That could pave the way for one of either Noah or Robert to take her spot.
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Sneak Peek Of People Magazine DWTS 10th Anniversary Edition, How Noah Galloway Is Dancing Without Two Limbs
People posted a new article with Noah Galloway and how he is dancing without two limbs. It hasn’t been easy and he credits his partner Sharner Burgess for “adapting” to his injuries. Read on….
“Most people take it for granted,” Galloway told PEOPLE. “Before I was injured, I wouldn’t have thought about it either. I don’t take offense to that. Anytime that I brought it up to my friends that I don’t have a knee, it clicks with people, like, ‘Oh, that is different.’ But I also felt like that was an opportunity to put me on a larger platform to show how different is is for me. Every amputation is different. Where it is changes everything.”
The prosthetic leg that Galloway uses for DWTS does bend – but not in a way that makes dances like the jive or even the samba easy.
“When people lunge onto their legs, they can push back up. I can’t. If I lean into it, then I’m going down,” explains Galloway. “This prosthetic has a micro-processor that can add resistance as I’m bending that can slow me down. There’s just no coming back up. It just helps with how fast I am going to go to the floor – either really fast or I’m going to ease down to it.”
Galloway credits his partner Sharna Burgess for “adapting to my injuries.”
“The judges said the male leads with his left hand, and they were talking about how amazing it was how we put everything together, and that’s all Sharna. She designs the dances so I won’t have to lead with the left arm, but I am still leading the dance.”
“All I know about dancing is what Sharna has taught me. She is teaching me how to dance while missing an arm and a leg. It’s been amazing.”
For more with Noah, see People.
And speaking of People, be sure to pick up the 10th Anniversary Edition for what we reported to you a few weeks ago. It’s in stores everywhere now. JennKat at twitter wrote that it’s 98 pages and it has tons of pics. It also has a 2 page spread for each season and some nice pro interviews too. See her twitter page for more teasers including pictures if interested.
Now is when it starts to get real. No more low hanging fruit to be picked off – at least not in my opinion. This is a week where I start off writing this post really not sure what’s going to happen. The scoring didn’t seem too crazy – keeping in mind that I missed Michael’s dance and haven’t gone back yet to watch it. The rest of it seems pretty reasonable. Chris is higher than I expected, so I guess Witney toning down the choreo to his level (which is what you’re supposed to do, really) paid off. Part of me wonders if the judges thought he was going home and were being kind. In any case, if I were ranking the couples, this is probably what I would have come up with, based on Monday night. Read more..
PureDWTS20 Questionnaire: Grade New Season So Far, Name Your 4 Favorite Couples, Three Favorite Dances, And More
How about a new Questionnaire to see how you are feeling about the 20th season of Dancing With The Stars so far? Answer the questions below to the best of your ability or what you think of first.
1. As of right now, who are your Top 4 Favorite Couples? Also, rank them in order.
2. Do you think your top 4 favorite couples will make the finals? If not, which 4 couples do you think WILL make the finals? Read more..
Man, I was digging this new Afterbuzz TV show last night ….especially being Mark Ballas was a guest. He provided some cool “behind the scenes” information about the dancers and the show, getting his partners from A to B, how you can tell who is in it to win it every season, what it’s like having a gymnast for a partner, and more. Though, I have to say….I was disappointed at the end when he and Anna Trebunskaya went on about Henry Byalikov and what a great job he’s dong with Nastia Liukin. Hey, maybe Henry is doing a good job and that’s cool, but, let’s be REAL here! Anna said Henry has Nastia for “half the week” when that IS NOT TRUE! Henry only has Nastia for TWO days (Saturday and Sunday). It’s also not true that Henry is doing all the cleaning up, etc as Derek has been conversing with them on the weekend from New York City making sure everything is perfect. Yes, Henry may be a stand in for Derek on the weekend, but, he’s not doing it “all”. So for those on the Afterbuzz TV show and fans taking it in everything Anna says as if it’s “word”, think again. Also, Derek is doing ALL of the choreography HIMSELF. See this NEW “YOUNG HOLLYWOOD” rehearsal interview of last week’s rehearsals in New York City. This footage was filmed before Nastia went back to Los Angeles….doesn’t this say it all? Anyway, take a listen to the show below and let us know what you think. Yes, I’m wound up.
I got an idea in the shower this morning to do my poem/writing this week without rhyming. But, it will be expressive in another way. The theme of red-hot, fire, etc will populate the writing. We had our fires, our passions stoked:
For The Love of Latin
The opening was a red-hot explosion
Dripping with the flames of passion
A’blaze with fires kindling in our souls
Dancers’ feet, as if steeping on hot coals
Electricity crescendoing in the Ballroom
Latin flavor oozing out of every pore
Latin dances typically ooze sensuality
The dynamic of love as a fiery furnace
Lifts expressing strength of lovers’ union
Our hearts filled with the spirit of dance
Each dance unique bursting with spirit
Fanning flames of power of creativity Read more..