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Witney Carson Drops Out Of Winter Dancing With The Stars Live Tour

Oh no. This is sad. Witney Carson’s father-in-law has cancer. So, she’s dropping out of the winter DWTStour! From People…..

“My sweet father-in-law has been dealing with pancreatic cancer for the last year and a half. A few days ago he was having stomach issues & was unable to keep anything down. His doctors decided to do an exploratory surgery to find the problem, which we thought was just a minor issue. Unfortunately, we were completely wrong,” Witney, 24, wrote about her husband Carson McAllister’s father, Kevin McAllister.

“The cancer has spread throughout his entire abdomen. We are so blindsided and still in shock… The doctors have explained there is nothing that they can do and have told us that we only have a few weeks with him before the cancer takes his life,” she shared. “After much heartache and discussion, Kevin has decided to fight it and try another aggressive chemotherapy treatment.”

Witney continued: “My heart hurts to tell you all that I will not be able to do the DWTS tour this winter. This is an extraordinarily difficult time for us, I hope all of you can understand that my place is here with my family.”

Lots of prayers to Witney’s father-in-law and family. More at People.

December 13, 2017 I Written By

I'm a fashion and music fan....and I have always loved dancing too of any kind. Dancing With The Stars and World Of Dance seem to have this way of bringing all of those things together. Favorite Quote at the moment: "Sing like no one is listening. Love like you've never been hurt. Dance like nobody's watching, and live like it's heaven on earth." ~ William Purkey. Follow me at: Voguerista Twitter & Voguerista Soundcloud. To view my photography site, see Lisa Kay Photography.

Dancing With The Stars Season 25 End Of The Season Questionnaire (Grade Season, Favorite Dances, And More)

As promised, below is a new “End of the season” Questionnaire for Dancing With The Stars Season 25. This is when you can tell your most honest thoughts and feelings for how you feel on the show (good and bad). Answer the questions below in comments to your best ability.

1. Which couple should win the Best Costume Award for Dancing With The Stars Season 25?

2. From all the celebrity contestants on Dancing With The Stars 25, who should win a Congeniality Award?

3. From the couples dances, which were your most favorite THREE dances on Dancing With The Stars Season 25? You can name more if you can’t stop at three.

4. If you were to give a “Choreograph Award” to THREE pros on Dancing With The Stars Season 23, who would they be?

5. My Favorite Pro Dance was __________________________________.

6. From an “A” to an “F”, how would you grade the season?

7. Are you satisfied with the direction of the show? If not, how can ‘the powers that be’ improve Dancing With The Stars in the future? What would you like to see more of less of, etc?

Thanks, Everyone! See you in comments!

November 24, 2017 I Written By

I'm a fashion and music fan....and I have always loved dancing too of any kind. Dancing With The Stars and World Of Dance seem to have this way of bringing all of those things together. Favorite Quote at the moment: "Sing like no one is listening. Love like you've never been hurt. Dance like nobody's watching, and live like it's heaven on earth." ~ William Purkey. Follow me at: Voguerista Twitter & Voguerista Soundcloud. To view my photography site, see Lisa Kay Photography.

Dancing With The Stars Season 25 Finale – HQ Photos

Don’t these photos from Getty say it all? Be sure to click on the photos to see more from both nights….

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November 22, 2017 I Written By

I'm a fashion and music fan....and I have always loved dancing too of any kind. Dancing With The Stars and World Of Dance seem to have this way of bringing all of those things together. Favorite Quote at the moment: "Sing like no one is listening. Love like you've never been hurt. Dance like nobody's watching, and live like it's heaven on earth." ~ William Purkey. Follow me at: Voguerista Twitter & Voguerista Soundcloud. To view my photography site, see Lisa Kay Photography.

‘DWTS All Sports Edition’ Coming, Night Two Press Interviews, And More

Below are press interviews and recaps after Night two of the Dancing With The Stars finale. Lots of new tour talk and note the mention from ABC7 on the Dancing With The Stars “All Sports Edition” coming in the Spring. Too fun…

ETA: From TV Line on the DWTS Sports Edition. Is it possible these sports champions are dancing in it? This would be so cool. Be sure to read the link for more.

The 10 athletes set to compete in this spring’s cycle will be revealed at a later date.

It’s no surprise that DWTS would test the waters with a season consisting of all sportsmen and women. In its 25-season history, 10 of its champions have come from the world of sports, including former football players Emmitt Smith, Hines Ward, Donald Driver and Rashad Jennings, Olympic gold medalists Apolo Anton Ohno, Kristi Yamaguchi, Shawn Johnson, Meryl Davis and Laurie Hernandez, and race car driver Hélio Castroneves.

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I'm a fashion and music fan....and I have always loved dancing too of any kind. Dancing With The Stars and World Of Dance seem to have this way of bringing all of those things together. Favorite Quote at the moment: "Sing like no one is listening. Love like you've never been hurt. Dance like nobody's watching, and live like it's heaven on earth." ~ William Purkey. Follow me at: Voguerista Twitter & Voguerista Soundcloud. To view my photography site, see Lisa Kay Photography.

Frankie Muniz And Jordan Fisher To Dance In The New Dancing With The Stars LIVE “Light Up The Night” Tour

This is such cool news. In case you missed it during the show, Frankie Muniz and Jordan Fisher will be dancing in the new Dancing With The Stars LIVE “Light Up The Night” Tour. Be sure to get your tickets now now at DWTStour.com!

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I'm a fashion and music fan....and I have always loved dancing too of any kind. Dancing With The Stars and World Of Dance seem to have this way of bringing all of those things together. Favorite Quote at the moment: "Sing like no one is listening. Love like you've never been hurt. Dance like nobody's watching, and live like it's heaven on earth." ~ William Purkey. Follow me at: Voguerista Twitter & Voguerista Soundcloud. To view my photography site, see Lisa Kay Photography.

Dancing with the Stars Season 25, THE FINAL FINALE (Night 2) – LIVE BLOG

Well, it’s the finale. Time to sit through 2 hours of crap to find out who wins the shiny Mirror Ball trophy. Good luck to all the contestants.

One note – the person dancing last on Night 2 of the finale has won the MBT SEVEN of the last ten seasons.  I’m hoping the comments won’t become an ugly place tonight. None of these contestants deserve that.

Love the opening bit with Len. He’s so funny…and did I see a bit of swag.

Robert!! Yum. But producers…this show is NOT about Val and Maks, so spare me please.

Lindsey being a pep talker in the BTS footage. Frankie too, it appears.

Hey!! I want a sleigh!! How come Tom gets a sleigh?? Read more..

November 21, 2017 I Written By

I'm a nerd and proud of it. Two degrees in geology also means I love BEER. :-) I'm also a Derek lover - proud of that too. So don't scream at those of us on this site and call us a bunch of "biased Derek-lovers" - it's just ME. :-) It may sound like I hate DWTS at times, but really, I'm just a snarky nitpicker from way back. And I'm cynical and jaded too. But I do love DWTS. :-)

HQ Photos And Video Of Derek Hough And The DWTS Pros At “A California Christmas At The Grove”

Below are photos and video footage of Derek Hough (who hosted) and some of the pros of Dancing With The Stars at “A California Christmas At The Grove” last night. Click on the photos for more. Let’s hope this will be televised at some point in the near future. You can view more coverage of Derek at Pure Derek Hough.

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November 13, 2017 I Written By

I'm a fashion and music fan....and I have always loved dancing too of any kind. Dancing With The Stars and World Of Dance seem to have this way of bringing all of those things together. Favorite Quote at the moment: "Sing like no one is listening. Love like you've never been hurt. Dance like nobody's watching, and live like it's heaven on earth." ~ William Purkey. Follow me at: Voguerista Twitter & Voguerista Soundcloud. To view my photography site, see Lisa Kay Photography.

Dancing with the Stars Season 25, Week SEVEN – LIVE BLOG

Welp, my cable is out so I need to find a stream right quick. :::sigh:::  And I was looking forward to the opening.

Also, I was carving pumpkins all afternoon so I don’t have the dance order. I’ll try to do that here in a moment. 🙂

Here we go….fingers crossed for Lindsey although it sounds like she’s in. Hopefully.

Fun Opening number! I enjoyed it.

Wow, Val admitting he’s had ringers?? He started off by bragging that victoria can get past Jordan and Lindsey. :::sigh::: Always making excuses for not winning.

Pretty dance from Victoria and Val…kinda confused by the lack of a Halloween theme other than the tombstones. Strange. But very pretty. Len loves it of course. Since that was a 9 dance I expect her to get 10s.

Judges prove me wrong for a change and Victoria gets a 27. That seems fair.

And Jordan almost chokes on his vampire teeth.

Damn, he looks good with the pros. And he’s hitting that Paso just right.

Okay, that’s the best Paso I’ve seen in quite some time. Choreo was great, well done by Jordan. Which body part will they criticize this week??

Bruno calls it insanely good and I would agree. Uh oh, CAI getting ready to be an ass. Let’s hope she proves me wrong. Okay, she says she likes it, but she’s got that crap tone of voice she does when she doesn’t WANT to say it’s good. And Len likes it too. Whew!

Love those ghosty 10 paddles…all three of them. 😉

Nikki and Arten up next with their Jive. I really like Nikki – hope she’s safe tonight.

Artem did a good job incorporating Halloween into this Jive. She lost a step there but over all she’s doing a good job. Her legs are still a bit too soft. Did I see Britt make a mistake. Something looked off over there….

CAI, of course, saw way more mistakes than there probably were. Len says it lacked a bit of punch – I think he’s seeing her legs being a bit soft. She’s had that issue from the beginning, but it’s relatively small at this point.

I think Artem IS having a good time this season and I’m happy for him. A 24 is fine – Artem is happy with it. Maybe there were that many mistakes. 🙂

Vanessa and Maks are up next. She looks very pretty. Annnddd….Maks talks Lindsey and Jordan, but at least he has enough sense to not be throwing shade.

Zombies!! Yay!! I like Straight Hair Maks. That was a weird walking section and now there was too much that was sans Paso. This song isn’t doing her any favors or Maks just didn’t choreograph it hard enough. When I think Paso, I think Jordan’s style dance. This one didn’t suck though, for sure.

Len is saying what I just said – it was lacking Paso choreography – too true. A bit too much fucking around. It’s the two extremes of the C-Boys – Val had like no production, Maks had too much. All in all though, his production was good, compared to what he might normally do.

Vanessa gets a 24. I actually think the dance was better than a 24, but not by a ton. They could have given her one 9. She danced what she was given well, IMO.

Terrell is really growing on me week by week…and he’s LOVING his vampire teeth. 🙂

The dance isn’t up to the standard of anyone else who’s danced thus far. His hold is pretty good, but he’s got a few issues – not as polished as the previous dancers.

Bruno raved, CAI is draping her critique and praise…this score will be interesting. I’m wondering if he’s getting the votes and Vanessa and Nikki aren’t and the judges are making sure they reflect the audience. You know they like to be right.

TO gets a 25. Hmmm…

LOL Sasha. Such a bad boy.

Damn, Lindsey and Mark’s costumes are insanely good.

Again, LOL to Sasha. I love Frankie’s non-reaction. “That’s stupid”. LOL.

Judging by the comments on this post and by twitter – I’m being very kind today. 🙂

Lindsey and Mark!! Displaced a rib…we’ve had that injury a lot on this show. Poor Lindsey.

I wish I could pull off the Pixie hair. But alas…

She’s has a couple weird spots but they look like Choreography. Very had to tell. But over all an excellent dance…could probably be a bit more in sync in spots but she is hurt.

CAI is very impressed (as am I). Len is a fan, although he wasn’t “keen” on parts of it. He just named MANY parts that he did love. So, weird.

Lindsey gets a 27…the dance, score and package should keep her safe next week, I do believe.

That was a fun bumper. Nice.

Next up…Frankie and Witney. With creepy contact lenses. I like how involved he’s becoming. Good for him!!

Oh, the horror movie route. Yes.

Wow…this was actually a very cool concept. Very scary and I think Frankie may have found his dance style. That was quite good. Creepy as hell too.

Agree with Len when he calls it fantastic. And with Bruno when he says it was inspired. I also agree with CAI when she says it was mesmerizing.

Frankie gets a well deserved perfect score. That was a damn good dance.

Drew and Emma up next. Don’t know what to make of Len’s critique from last week. He gets a good package as well. If he’s safe it should help him.

This is a very cute concept as well. Love the dancing skeletons. He’s having some very minor timing issues but overall he’s keeping up very well and…well, there was a weird spot there, but I think it was choreographed. So hard to tell during these themes.

The judges are digging it. He’s actually a decent dancer – he’s just so freakin’ tall that he has to be more perfect than anyone else just to match up to them. Very curious to see if he’s safe.

And the weird spot I saw WAS a fall. And Drew gets a 27 out of 30. Good job.

Team dances up next!!

So, Alfonso, Kelly Monaco and Corbin are all going to be dancing next week as part of the trios. Interesting. I wonder if this means Frankie is safe???

Monster Mash is on the stage and….

First couple safe is: Jordan and Lindsay.

Terrell and Cheryl – in Jeopardy.

Lindsey and Mark – Safe!!

Nikki and Artem – in Jeopardy.

FYI…Mark’s costume is creepy as hell. Lindsey taking the lead on choreo, at least of part of it.

All those moving parts are dangerous. Fingers crossed.

Opening was fantastic. Nikki had some issues, but covered well, I think. LOVE the concept, with the pros all being the “monsters” and the celebs being prom goers. Or some such thing. The four couples together were excellent in the middle.

The twists section also excellent. Damn, that whole dance was VERY GOOD. Well done. Loved it.

Len is on crack. Only Nikki was “messy”. Bruno is not loving it either. I’m in bizarro world here. I’m wondering if someone on the other team needs to be saved.

They get a 24 our of 30…I seriously feel like this was underscored. Is this where they bring Victoria and Vanessa back into the game??

Time for more preliminary results….

SAFE: Frankie and Witney (YAY!!!)

Drew and Emma: In jeopardy.

Victoria and Val: SAFE

Vanessa and Maks: In jeopardy.

They didn’t drill the sync quite enough. Hmmmm…this choreo looks VERY familiar. Like something Derek did quite a few seasons ago only without the sync. It’s actually a good dance, so far, with sync issues.

That didn’t suck, but it could have been cleaner. It was kind of predictable. And I think the show is being very predictable tonight as well. Best, most exquisite team dance ever??? OMG, the hyperbole is shocking in it’s disingenuousness. Ridiculous. It was a good dance, but a perfect score?? Who are they trying to save here?

Hmm….are two of Team Phantom leaving??

Surprise…

Safe: Drew and Emma (HA!)

Terrell and Cheryl – SAFE!!

Eliminated: BOTH NIKKI and VANESSA. Somehow I knew he was going to do that when the reaper came out.

So, the over scoring on Team Phantom is likely designed to protect Victoria since Drew and Frankie overcame decent spreads to be safe. Gotta have a C-boy in the finale, after all.

October 30, 2017 I Written By

I'm a nerd and proud of it. Two degrees in geology also means I love BEER. :-) I'm also a Derek lover - proud of that too. So don't scream at those of us on this site and call us a bunch of "biased Derek-lovers" - it's just ME. :-) It may sound like I hate DWTS at times, but really, I'm just a snarky nitpicker from way back. And I'm cynical and jaded too. But I do love DWTS. :-)

Dancing with the Stars Season 25, Week SIX – LIVE BLOG

Saw a few comments about the running order – you all need to realize that it’s much more than getting Pimped or getting screwed. Jordan and Lindsey are the two best dancers this season without question…so they are likely to close the show more often.

ALSO, when we studied running order, 3rd and 4th were the worst spots to get…NOT FIRST. Early in the season they were underscoring the first dancer, so that sucked, but the last two weeks that has changed.

Gee, so surprised to see Val featured in the first many seconds of the show. :::rolls eyes::: He’s still not an actor. I guess all that sucking up to Mandy worked.

Shania looking good!! Except for the featuring of Val that was a good opener.

Oy vey gotta convey the theme in your dance. Sounds like an excuse to low ball. Read more..

October 23, 2017 I Written By

I'm a nerd and proud of it. Two degrees in geology also means I love BEER. :-) I'm also a Derek lover - proud of that too. So don't scream at those of us on this site and call us a bunch of "biased Derek-lovers" - it's just ME. :-) It may sound like I hate DWTS at times, but really, I'm just a snarky nitpicker from way back. And I'm cynical and jaded too. But I do love DWTS. :-)

Dancing with the Stars Season 25, Week FIVE – LIVE BLOG

Is everyone ready for a night full of ear worm music and questionable judging?

Gooooood. 🙂

Ummmm….sound?? This channel had it a minute ago.

Mark defying expectations…it appears he has no crazy costume. Opening number was rather boring.

Geez, it ain’t the halfway point! You still have 10 dancers!!

Looked like a mis-start from Victoria…. they were rather out of sync during a lot of the dance, just in little ways. Kinda simple and a bit boring…perhaps it’s the song.

Len is waxing poetic…but there really wasn’t that much to it. I guess they got the memo??

That dance got a 27??? Vanessa and Nick must really be in trouble if they’re working that hard to keep Victoria safe. Sad.

Okay, Maks as the 7 Dwarves is pretty f@cking funny, I have to say. 😀

That was a pretty waltz! A bit…sticky…in places but I liked it better than Victoria’s, and I think it was better danced.

Vanessa gets a 24, which is fair..and is what Victoria should have gotten. What is their game? I thinking that Victoria is the only Fam partner which still has a shot at this point and they want to make sure she stays.

Lindsey up next and looking gorgeous…and not dressed strangely. Who is this Mark? 😉

That was so far above either Vanessa or Victoria – beautiful. And the bridge in the middle was fantastic. The hold was great, and it wasn’t just Mark – Lindsey sold the SHIT out of that dance. She is Tinkerbell.

Someone explain to me how Victoria’s dance gets the same score as Lindsey’s? At least Len came through with the 10.

Okay I saw the beginning of that Troupe number 3 times…stream kept going back to commercial and it’s still happening. WTF is going on here?

Yeah, my feed is skipping. I’m going to have to take some action here. Okay, lost my feed…trying to get it back.

Okay, got a feed but it’d on commercial. I guess I missed Nick completely? What was his score?

Drew is up wth his V. Waltz from the Muppet Movie.

DWTS ruining children’ lives by putting them BEHIND Kermit!! :::sigh:::

Very pretty dance from Drew and Emma – he’s not a GREAT dancer, but the thing is he’s really enjoying himself and having a great time. That is more than half the battle. He did really well with that dance and Emma is really doing right by him, giving him stuff that makes him look really good. He is getting better every week!

LOL to Kermit’s little tiny 10 paddle.

Totally missed Sasha and Gleb thanks to my skippy feed…she got a 24. You all tell me if she was worthy of it.

Cheryl and TO up with Lion King next…

Pretty decent quickstep from TO…but the staging at the end was crap. I couldn’t see a thing. That could be my shitty stream but it’s pretty clear when it’s working well.

I think I agree with CAI – Terrell does seem different, like he’s clicked. He’s not the dancer that some of the others are, but he’s definitely in the top half of the pack.

Next week is movie week. Ugh. Can we just have fucking dancing??

TO gets a 25. I think the 9 was pretty damn generous, but if we’re talking about a night where Victoria gets 3 of them I guess it’s plausible.

Checking out Nissan Stadium and downtown Nashville on ABC and I must say it’s looking gorgeous. Nice town I live in. 🙂

Whoever mentioned Robert Roldan dancing with the troupe, you were correct. He is there and as handsome as ever. Gorgeous. Loved him on SYTYCD this past season.

Frankie and Wit up next with an AT. Witney being her usual self. Frankie is reminding me of Jessie in Breaking Bad. 🙂

Gonna have my wench by my sided. Bwahahahahaha…

Well, dang. Witney is really doing right by Frankie – the female pros this season are basically killing it right along side Mark. That was a damn good AT! I’m shocked, but I think I shouldn’t be at this point in the game. Boy is an actor. Great job!

And Frankie gets a 29!! That was a damn good dance! I don’t know if it was a 29…but it was really good.

Can we PLEASE have Lin Manuel Miranda with Jordan’s dance? He’s the one that wrote the song. He’s SEXY and so uber talented. I wanna see him.

Jordan and Lindsay dancing to a track cuz I recognize Lin’s voice ANYWHERE. 🙂 Excellent dance from the two of them. Stripped down. Is it just me or are the really good choreographers going without any troupe tonight? With the exception of Cheryl?

Good dance! CAI…the dance was going long?? Are you on crack? They don’t have control over that!!

Len: “Cuz I’m cool” LOL.

Mmmmm…not actually Jordan’s song, I don’t think, per the Music academy. Feel like it belongs to Lin Manuel Miranda.

Jordan gets a well deserved perfect score!

Nikki up next – the only person to not get a current movie. Kinda hosed. LOL to Artem in the pink skirt.

Do they really call her Coco or did the producers feed her that line and she went with it?

This is kind of a travesty. Nikki is capable of so much more and they well and truly fucked her over here. The song didn’t fit with the rest of the night, the dance was just okay – not her fault. To top it off, they label that a Jazz because they can’t seem to find a way to get legit dances with legit songs because they are so determined to work these damn theme nights.

:::sigh::: I’m just kinda pissed off by the whole “jazz” idea and then seeing something that looks nothing like jazz.

She gets a 27 and everyone on the stage is acting like they all know that that isn’t a 27 dance. I’m very irritated.

Here we go…

Jeopardy – Sasha and Gleb

Jeopardy – Frankie and Witney!?!?!?!?

Eliminated: Sasha and Gleb

Well, Sasha was one of my two choices to go this week – I have a very hard time believing that Frankie was actually in jeopardy. I think they might be saving Nick/Vanessa for jeopardy next week.

October 16, 2017 I Written By

I'm a nerd and proud of it. Two degrees in geology also means I love BEER. :-) I'm also a Derek lover - proud of that too. So don't scream at those of us on this site and call us a bunch of "biased Derek-lovers" - it's just ME. :-) It may sound like I hate DWTS at times, but really, I'm just a snarky nitpicker from way back. And I'm cynical and jaded too. But I do love DWTS. :-)