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DWTS Season 28 Night One – Media And Interviews Before Showtime!!

We’re only hours away from the premiere of Dancing With The Stars Season 28. While we wait, check out some press things below and be sure to keep checking back as the day progresses as we may be adding more….

Celebrity Insider has gathered up some quotes from Christie Brinkley for how excited her family is to see her dance include former husband Billy Joel.

For those interested, The New Yorker talked with Sean Spicer about Dancing With The Stars. It sounds like he’s having a lot of fun and may not be that “cringey”. Read on….

He was joined that day by his professional dance partner, who has been featured on many seasons of “Dancing with the Stars.” (Her name will be revealed on the season’s première.) “Sean’s really persistent, but he doesn’t have a lot of upper-body-isolation movement,” she said. She wondered if he’d been practicing. “Be honest. Did you work on this while I was gone?” she asked him. Then she said, “We got a shimmy down—like a little chest pop—but his body just does not move that way. It’s not even that he needs to learn how to do it, it’s just that he doesn’t have the flexibility for it.”

Spicer defended his learning style. “I’m very visual when I learn,” he said. “I’m not one of those people who can, like, read directions. If I get a set of directions, instead of reading it, I YouTube it.” Spicer likes to watch a tape of each day’s rehearsal and study what he needs to improve.

Did he see any parallels between dancing on TV and his tenure as press secretary? “None,” he said. “Well, maybe puns: like, dancing around things?” He said that, when he watched clips of himself giving press briefings, “I would go, Oh, wow, I didn’t realize I came off that way. I should’ve kept that answer tighter.” The rehearsal studio is on the other side of the Potomac from the Holocaust Museum (Spicer once referred to Auschwitz as a “Holocaust center”) and from the Martin Luther King, Jr., memorial (he once told the press that “just the other day” Trump “sat down with civil-rights leader M.L.K., Jr.”).

“No,” he said. “Well, I know that it’s fast, and a little Latin.”

“It’s a sharp, accented dance,” she told him. “We saw the fun Spicey, but this is serious.”

The producer wanted to start again at the knee slide. Spicer’s partner gave him some notes. “I’d rather you slide only, like, two inches, and have a big moment,” she said. “I’d rather have it be a mini slide than a massive fall.”

Afterward, they solemnly watched the first take on a monitor.

“The slide looks like it’s just checking the box,” Spicer said, dejected.

“You’re O.K.,” his partner said. “Nothing’s worse than a cringey moment, and I’m not seeing you do that. It looks clean, and it doesn’t look painful.”

More at The New Yorker.

ETA: More… Read more..

September 16, 2019 I Written By

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Dancing With The Stars Season 28 – Only Three More Days Away!! (Interviews, New Promo Photo)

Only three more days and counting before the premiere of Dancing With The Stars Season 28! Are you ready? If not, see some teaser interviews below and a new promo photo.

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September 13, 2019 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.

Sean Spicer And Kate Flannery Talk On Their Goals For DWTS, New Interviews With Val Chmerkovskiy and Jenna Johnson

Just a few new interviews. Val Chmerkovskiy and Jenna Johnson talk on the challenges of doing Dancing With The Stars. Dancing With The Stars Season 28 contestant Kate Flannery talks of how the show is her “main course” right now and nothing else. Sean Spicer was also interviewed on Dancing With The Stars at US Weekly. He chats on his goals for the show, the backlash with Karamo Brown, and a little on his pro partner too (No blacklisting here as I don’t believe in doing that to anyone for their politics. I plan to give him a fair chance and I wish him the best like everyone else who is on and has done this show). Lots more below.

“Just doing something different is pretty much my goal here,” he told Us Weekly exclusively in a new interview. “I am a horrendous dancer, so I think to learn something new and be able to have fun while doing it is literally 90 percent of what I want to do.”

“He and I had a really fun talk — not about politics, just about getting to know each other and how excited we are about that opportunity,” the politician said of the Queer Eye star. “That’s kind of been his trademark. He has tried to foster a more positive dialogue and he did it again and it was really great, but I felt bad because he was trying to be a good person. … He was obviously doing the right and good thing and he has the best intentions. We need more people like him as opposed to fewer. It was a shame that people were so nasty to him.”

While Spicer can’t reveal who his pro dancing partner is, he did admit she’s much younger than him and that they do not talk about politics. “I don’t intend to,” he told Us. “Everyone from the cast to the crew to the pros have just been really kind and friendly.”

More at US Weekly.

September 10, 2019 I Written By

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Press Release For Night One Of Dancing With The Stars Season 28 – Songs, Dances, Voting Info, Etc

From ABC Disney, below is show information for night one of Dancing With The Stars Season 28 with dances, voting information, and more. Read on and be sure to tune in next Monday!!

“2019 Season Premiere” – “Dancing with the Stars” is back and better than ever with a new, well-known and energetic cast of 12 celebrities who are ready to move out of their comfort zones and hit the ballroom floor. The competition begins with a two-hour season premiere, live, MONDAY, SEPT. 16 (8:00-10:00 p.m. EDT), on ABC. (TV-PG, L) Episodes can also be viewed the next day on ABC.com, the ABC app and Hulu.

With a lineup of celebrities including a supermodel, a former White House press secretary, a Bachelorette, pro-athletes from the NFL and NBA, a Supreme and a TV icon to name a few, the new celebrity cast is adding some glitzy bling to their wardrobe, breaking in their dancing shoes and readying themselves for their first dance on the ballroom floor. For the first time ever, viewers will find out during the season premiere broadcast which celebrities are paired with their favorite professional dancers. Highlights of the new season include voting changes, a brand-new set, a new creative team behind the competitive dances and the return of a loved pro, Peta Murgatroyd, and two new professional ballroom dancers.

Throughout the first evening, the celebrity and pro duos will perform the time-honored dances of the Cha Cha, Foxtrot, Salsa or Tango. Some of the songs featured in the premiere will include Whitney Houston’s “I Wanna Dance with Somebody,” Shania Twain’s “Man, I Feel Like a Woman!,” Donna Summer’s “She Works Hard for the Money,” Jonas Brothers’ “Sucker,” Michael Buble’s “Feeling Good,” Lizzo’s “Juice” and Imagine Dragons’ “Whatever it Takes,” among others.

For the show’s first broadcast, there will not be a viewing audience vote, and only the judges will score the routines. Those scores will carry over and be combined with judges’ scores from week two, which also marks the first weekly live viewing audience vote of the season (via abc.com and SMS/text) – and the first elimination. The live votes will occur each week only during the live broadcast in the EDT/CDT time zones (but fans in all U.S. time zones may vote within that window).

Moving forward with each subsequent Monday night, the live vote combined with the judges’ scores will be revealed during the broadcast.

The celebrity cast and professional dancers are listed below.
Celebrities:
Supermodel and actress Christie Brinkley
“The Office” actress Kate Flannery
Country artist Lauren Alaina
Popstar Ally Brooke
“The Bachelorette” Hannah Brown
Legendary “Supremes” singer Mary Wilson
Former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer
TV and film actor James Van Der Beek
Two-time NBA Champion Lamar Odom
Super Bowl MVP Ray Lewis
Comedian and actor Kel Mitchell
TV host and “Queer Eye” star Karamo

Professional dancers:
Brandon Armstrong
Lindsay Arnold
Alan Bersten
Cheryl Burke
Witney Carson
Val Chmerkovskiy
Sasha Farber
Jenna Johnson
Daniella Karagach
Keo Motsepe
Peta Murgatroyd
Pasha Pashkov
Gleb Savchenko
Emma Slater

Hosted by two-time Emmy-winning host Tom Bergeron and Erin Andrews, “Dancing with the Stars” is the hit series in which celebrities perform choreographed dance routines that are judged by a panel of renowned ballroom experts, including head judge, Len Goodman, and dancers/choreographers Bruno Tonioli and Carrie Ann Inaba.

“Dancing with the Stars” is produced by BBC Studios. Andrew Llinares is executive producer.

September 9, 2019 I Written By

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Pure DWTS 28 More Pap Videos, New Interviews, Sharna Burgess And Artem Chigvintsev To Dance On So You Think You Can Dance

Lots of new goodies below including new interviews with Keo Motsepe and Ally Brooke on the new season of Dancing With The Stars Season 28. The Paps also talk to some of the new cast and pros of Dancing With The Stars Season 28 outside the studio. Also, Sharna Burgess and Artem Chigvintsev are to dance on So You Think You Can Dance which makes me wonder if they may do some pro dances this season on Dancing With The Stars? Let’s keep our fingers crossed.

ETA: ET interview added below with Hannah Brown….

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September 4, 2019 I Written By

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First Trailer For Dancing With The Stars 28

This is such a refreshing new trailer for the new season of Dancing With The Stars. Thanks to People for sharing….

September 3, 2019 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.

More Pap Videos – DWTS 28 Cast Talks Of Who They’d Like To Have As Partners And More

Below are more pap goodies. Note how the pros and celebs don’t say exactly who their partners are, but, they talk of who they’d LIKE to be partnered with and lots more. There is also a video where Nina Agdal says Christie Brinkley will be amazing on Dancing With The Stars….

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August 29, 2019 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.

Soundbites And Cast Photo For Dancing With The Stars Season 28

Wow, don’t miss clicking the link below. You can see an amazing cast photo for Dancing With The Stars Season 28. Very classy! All of them! When you are finished at the link, see ABC Press for some fun soundbites.

August 28, 2019 I Written By

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First Pap Interviews And More With The Cast Of DWTS Season 28

WMAR-2 News, TMZ, and Hollywood To You caught up with some of the cast of Dancing With The Stars Season 28 these last few days. They are “all smiles” and ready to go. See below. Also, don’t miss reading this People article Where Queer Eye’s Jonathan Van Ness talks on Karamo Brown and how he will bring it on Dancing With The Stars. Lots more below.

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August 27, 2019 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.

Las Vegas Odds For Dancing With The Stars Season 28, PureDWTS Angels Weigh In

The Las Vegas Odds makers of Las Vegas Sports Betting have placed their bets on the new season of Dancing With The Stars. You can analyze them below. Does this look about right? Let us know in comments. The Pure Angels weigh in below. As you can see we have different opinions…and that’s ok….

Dancing With The Stars Odds to Win DWTS
Ray Lewis +400
Lauren Alaina +700
Ally Brooke +600
Karamo Brown +550
Kel Mitchell +600
Kate Flannery +1400
Hannah Brown +1000
James Van der Beek +450
Mary Wilson +1200
Lamar Odom +2500
Sean Spicer +5000
Christie Brinkley +1200

Dancing With The Stars Sean Spicer to Say Trump in Episode 1 DWT
Yes +1000
No -2500

Dancing With The Stars Who Will be Eliminated 1st
Ray Lewis +150
Lamar Odom -200

Vogue: I don’t think Ray, Lamar, or Sean will be leaving on night one or anytime soon. We will see? I’m leaning towards Kate or Mary leaving first. Here’s a BIG REASON (Sean Spicer’s Casting Explained? Red States Love ‘Dancing With the Stars’) why I don’t think Sean is going anywhere anytime soon.

Heidi: It’s real easy to stick around for a long time when no one is watching or voting EXCEPT the red state folks. Just sayin. I don’t know what’s going to happen, but I’ll be voting very hard for anyone without the initials SS. Coincidence? If that person is anywhere near the finale, this show is done for, totally.

Court: Off the bat, I think they’re seriously overestimating Ray’s ability to win this thing (both based on dance skill potential and popularity) and underestimating both Hannah & Kel’s. If there’s three contestants I think are going to excel regardless of which partner they get, it’s Hannah, Karamo, & Kel – they’ve got Karamo about right, but the other two need to be higher.  Van Der Beek may be able to stick around based on popularity, but a natural dancer he is not – ditto for Ally, although I think her time in Fifth Harmony gives her a small leg up. Lamar’s a bit of a wild card for me – I think he could actually be decent, if his partner is able to pull him out of whatever funk he was in at the cast announcement…and I think that could be an uphill battle. Not even gonna weigh in on He Who Shall Not Be Named…

August 26, 2019 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.