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More Access Hollywood Interviews With The New Cast Of DWTS Season 19

More fun interviews with Access Hollywood. Check out how Mark and Sadie have only had two rehearsals so far. They also think Alfonso will be their biggest competition. Hmmm… Lots more below….

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Hi, I have always been a big music and dancing fan, but, I'm also passionate about photography, nature, animals, and spending as much time as possible travelling and camping with my hubby and our loving and patriotic doggie, Cash. To read more on me and view my photos (including some dancers from DWTS), see Lisa Kay Photography. You can also follow me at: Voguerista Twitter & Voguerista Soundcloud.

DWTS19 Janel Parrish And Val Chmerkovskiy Interviewed About Their Partnership, Confidence, Strategy, And More

US Weekly interviewed Janel Parrish and Val Chmerkovskiy about Dancing With The Stars and their partnership. Janel says, “We feel pretty confident” and she likes the way Val teaches. Lots more below…

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DWTS And Racer Michael Waltrip Interviews Cast And Fans In New York City

I love love this guy! Is he fun or what? Thanks to @RiotersRule for sending!!

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Hi, I have always been a big music and dancing fan, but, I'm also passionate about photography, nature, animals, and spending as much time as possible travelling and camping with my hubby and our loving and patriotic doggie, Cash. To read more on me and view my photos (including some dancers from DWTS), see Lisa Kay Photography. You can also follow me at: Voguerista Twitter & Voguerista Soundcloud.

PureDWTS Season 19 Mini-Spoiler O’ the Day – Sept. 5

TGIF, y’all – thanks for helping us to yet another strong cast announcement day yesterday…in my opinion, one of our best ever, just based on all the content that Vogue, Heidi, & I managed to crank out  😎

You know the drill, spoiler after the jump…have a great weekend, everybody! 😀 Read more..

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Tavis Smiley On DWTS And Why He Decided To Dance (Interview)

The Washington Post interviewed Tavis Smiley on Thursday after the Dancing With The Stars. He kept declining the invitation to do the show, but, then he changed is mind. More below…

“To my surprise – to my horror – the many reasons to do this far outweighed the reasons not to. I was stunned by that,” Smiley said in a phone interview from Los Angeles on Thursday, mere hours after he was announced as a contestant on the upcoming 19th season. “That would not have been the case years ago.”

That’s because Smiley was busy establishing himself as a brand, and a serious one: PBS talk show, NPR radio host, bestselling author, commentator, head of a charitable foundation. Besides, people who interview top political figures and regularly appear on Sunday Beltway shows can’t don sparkly costumes to do the rumba on national television and compete for something called a “Mirror Ball Trophy” – right?

Except that Smiley’s doing just that, already deep into rehearsals with his professional dance partner, Sharna Burgess, before the season premiere kicks on Sept. 15. He’s seen enough research on his personal image to know this is the last thing people would expect him to do. And that’s what makes it appealing – plus the fact that he wanted to do one more “foolish” thing before he turns 50 this month. It’s also an unusual choice for the show, which often casts reality stars and nostalgia actors hoping to make a comeback.

Good for Tavis! More at the Washington Post.

Tavis also chatted with USA Today. Below is a little of that interview….

“I decided I would do one last foolish thing before I turn 50,” he says.

He began training about seven weeks ago, and in that time has already lost weight. “I’m about 20 pounds down,” he says.

And he’s taking it very seriously. “I’m not going to lie. I’d like to win. But I also understand it’s about the journey. I’ve always believed that success is oftentimes not what we receive for our effort, but who we become by our effort.”

As for dance experience? Um, none. “I was raised in a very strict religious family. We were forbidden to dance.”

He says when he told two friends he was going on the show, they “both had the same reaction – they bowled over with laughter.”

And even Smiley wasn’t sure he had made the right decision.

“On the first day, I asked myself three times, ‘What have I gotten myself into?'”

He’s had surgery on both knees (one injury from tennis, one from basketball) and one of his knees has been flaring up a bit in recent days. Plus, he says he needs to work on his “hip swivel.” But he’s a competitor. “I’ve said for years. If you ever see me in a fight with a bear, help the bear!”

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New HQ Photos Of The New DWTS Cast In New York City

What a day it was yesterday for all the new celebs and pros of Dancing With The Stars. You can view some fantastic shots of some of them out and about New York City at Pure Derek Hough, Getty Images, Just Jared Jr, Rex Features, and Zimbio pictures. Below you can view of few of them from Zimbio….

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Hi, I have always been a big music and dancing fan, but, I'm also passionate about photography, nature, animals, and spending as much time as possible travelling and camping with my hubby and our loving and patriotic doggie, Cash. To read more on me and view my photos (including some dancers from DWTS), see Lisa Kay Photography. You can also follow me at: Voguerista Twitter & Voguerista Soundcloud.

More Interviews With The New Cast Of DWTS Season 19

Isn’t it fun to see their first interviews? Such fun and different personalities this season. Below they talk on their first rehearsals, first dances, Julianne Hough and more with Access Hollywood. They talk with E Online at this link as well (I’d embed this link but they always mess up the sites). Scroll below and click “read more” link for updates!

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Hi, I have always been a big music and dancing fan, but, I'm also passionate about photography, nature, animals, and spending as much time as possible travelling and camping with my hubby and our loving and patriotic doggie, Cash. To read more on me and view my photos (including some dancers from DWTS), see Lisa Kay Photography. You can also follow me at: Voguerista Twitter & Voguerista Soundcloud.

George Pennacchio Interviews The New Cast of DWTS Season 19 (Video)

George Pennacchio of ABC7 has some coverage and interviews from yesterday’s Dancing With The Stars pro pairings announcement! Also, don’t miss seeing Pure Derek Hough with several new interviews with Derek and Bethany. I love this cast. The premiere can’t come soon enough!

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Hi, I have always been a big music and dancing fan, but, I'm also passionate about photography, nature, animals, and spending as much time as possible travelling and camping with my hubby and our loving and patriotic doggie, Cash. To read more on me and view my photos (including some dancers from DWTS), see Lisa Kay Photography. You can also follow me at: Voguerista Twitter & Voguerista Soundcloud.