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Afterbuzz TV Reviews Dancing With The Stars Week 9, Discuss In Comments

Kristyn is out for a couple of weeks, so Suri, Jake, and Darvina will be reviewing Dancing With The Stars Week 9 this time. I wonder if they are as upset as we are on everything that took place last night? As always, let us know what you think. The video below goes LIVE at 7:00pm ET and you’ll be able to watch it anytime afterwards as well.

November 10, 2015 I Written By

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.

Whipclips And More Dancing With The Stars Exit Interviews With Mark Ballas And Alexa PenaVega

Below are some more Dancing With The Stars exit interviews with Mark Ballas and Alexa PenaVega. I am so glad she danced on the show and they were paired together….

And some whipclips to remember these two by….

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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 21, Week 9 – Power Rankings

So I thought the show had hit a new low with the whole Nick baby shower mess last week – but as it seems lately, the  universe has a funny way of calling my bluff when I say “It can’t possibly get any worse.” Enter what I like to call “The DWTS Drama Porn 2-Hour Extravaganza” – will Tamar dance??? Will half of the married couple leave us tonight??? Are Bindi & Derek at odds??! OH THE HUMANITY!!! Seriously, tonight felt exploitative and disgusting. I don’t think TPTB had any clue what was going on with Tamar (and neither did Val – he seemed genuinely unsure of what was happening), but the minute they thought they could run with the drama on it??? My god, it turned into the Tamar show. “Tamar’s on the phone, she’s in a race against time to make it back here!” “We’ve just received word that Tamar is in the building!” “Tamar, darling, just sit down, we wouldn’t want you to swoon like Aunt Pittypat when getting your scores!” I rolled my eyes at how they were milking that footage for all its worth. And then there was Bindi & Derek’s rehearsal package – I just love (and by love I mean “rolled my eyes emphatically”) that they decided that this was the week to hone in Derek’s struggles as a choreographer and teacher. Gotta keep things interesting, eh? Sure, we never get to see packages from the pros that outsource their choreography to Alan and then have these easy, breezy rehearsals because they don’t have to worry about actually choreographing, but let’s really harp on Derek getting choreography block, and fabricate some drama between he & Bindi. And then there was the nonsense with Carlos & Alexa – if there’s one thing Carlos said this season that I actually agreed with, it was that having he & Alexa up there in jeopardy together was “what they wanted”…”they” being TPTB, who were also slick enough to turn the audio on when Alexa & Carlos were hugging and trying to calm down. Tacky, guys  – BEYOND tacky.

As for Tamar, I’ll just say this: I do believe she is really and truly sick, and has been for several weeks now – her voice sounds awful.  But I do find the timing of the hospital trip very convenient – she’s been sick all week and then suddenly needs a doctor midway through dress rehearsal, but manages to return with only moments to spare before she would have been disqualified for not dancing in the duet? Part of me wonders if she was intending to quit, but changed her mind – and if she really and truly does have pneumonia, quitting would have been the prudent course of action here, to look out for her health and to allow someone else who is able-bodied (read: Alexa) to continue in the competition another week.  Pneumonia is nothing to mess with – my manager came down with it earlier this year, and was in the hospital for two weeks and out of work for a month. At one point, his breathing became so laborious (he suffers from COPD) that they put him on a ventilator. You can DIE from pneumonia, if you don’t treat it promptly and properly.  It is serious business, and should be treated as such – so while I commend Tamar’s commitment to dancing, I also think she’s kind of a moron for not saying “I need to slow down and rest.” A $40 trophy cobbled together with parts from the craft store is not worth dying over – go home and rest with your family. I will say this, though: I don’t think we’ve gotten the full story, and I would be interested to see what TMZ is able to dig up in the coming days. I’m keeping my eyes peeled…

As for Alexa – my heart broke for her tonight, and it doesn’t do that for very many people these days. After such a heartfelt and personal performance like her contemporary, and then such a fun number with Bindi, it seemed like such a waste to send her home. She finally found her groove, and she got sent packing…while her husband got to stay.  Please, DWTS – never, ever have a married couple on the show again.  Or if you do, make sure they’re secure enough that the husband doesn’t say sh*t like *cringe* “I want to beat my wife” in one breath, then claim he wishes he could trade places with her and go home instead. Cry me a river of Jaleel White tears, Carlos. 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, baker, 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. Follow me (and my dog!) on Twitter & Instagram: @putuincespence & @BirkinTheBulldog

Sharna Burgess Writes On Dancing With The Stars Week 9, Whipclips Included

Sharna Burgess has written a new blog at Hollywood Life. She writes of what a stressful week she, Nick, Val, and Tamar had. She is sad about Alexa leaving the show too. More below at the link. Whipclips below too!

Not only did we have a new challenge that we have never ever done before, but Nick and I had to travel to Las Vegas with Val and Tamar and even though some of us were sick, we had to create a number for a team dance inspired by the renowned Cirque du Soleil show, “Love.”

On Saturday evening, Nick had to leave rehearsal injured, and at that point he still had not learned most of the team dance. I have never had a moment on DWTS like I did this week where I did not know how to make things work, and it was incredibly stressful. So it was a true testament to the amazing people on my team — Val and Tamar – who has pneumonia and came straight here from the hospital — and my incredible partner Nick, that we were able to pull that team dance together.

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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.

Dancing With The Stars Week 9 HQ Photos Of The Cast And Dances

Below are some breathtaking photos from Dancing With The Stars last night! You can click on any of the photos to see more. Who had your favorite costumes this time? I loved Derek & Bindi’s, Mark & Alexa’s, and Sharna & Nick’s costumes the most.

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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.

Peta Murgatroyd And Maksim Chmerkovksiy Go Under Cover In A Dance Class On GMA – Video

Peta Murgatroyd And Maksim Chmerkovksiy went under cover in a dance class on Good Morning America today. They are so cute. Thanks to @Idolxfactor1 for recording….

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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 21 Week 9 Scores, Media, And Interviews

Can I just say I don’t think I have been more sad watching an unfair elimination take place as I was last night. Mark and Alexa, I’m going to miss you greatly. What EMMY worthy dances too! What a sad loss for the show when there could have been more of the same in the coming weeks from them. 🙁

I’m also disgusted with the drama with Tamar that seemed to rule the show last night when they could have had a SHOW STOPPING PRO NUMBER TO FILL THAT TIME INSTEAD!!! Oh well, I feel like we’re all talking to a brick wall with producers. It seems they want a tabloid type show. I will just say,…thank gawd for Strictly Come Dancing and DWTSRussia fulfilling my A+++++ Ballroom and Pro number dreams. Yes, I still love our version, but, it’s just disappointing so much of the time these last few seasons. Something needs to give? 🙁

So, here are the scores from last night for those who need them:

Bindi Irwin & Derek Houg 10-10-10-30 60 total
Alexa PenaVega* & Mark Ballas 10-10-10-30 60 total*eliminated*
Nick Carter & Sharna Burgess 9-9-10-27 56 total
Carlos PenaVega & Witney Carson 9-9-9-24 51 total
Tamar Braxton Valentin Chmerkovskiy 8-7-7-27 49 total
Alek Skarlatos & Lindsay Arnold 8-8-8-24 48 total

Onto some interviews and media! First see E Online for all of their interviews with the couples last night. For lots of coverage and interviews with Derek and Bindi, see Pure Derek Hough. Also, Team Crikey and DancingWTS_21 has some cool shots from behind the scenes and some videos of the dances from different angles. Be sure to check out Storm Viking’s DWTS All Access Videos at her tumbler page as well in case you weren’t able to tune in last night. Lots more below. Warning: Mark and Alexa’s interviews will tear you up. Read more..

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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.