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Scroll down for video Brave Valerie Harper looked absolutely stunned by the great comments from the DWTS judges on the opening night Looking elegant in a floor-length blue dress, Valerie was all smiles as she took to the floor and danced to Some Kind of Wonderful by The Drifters. And when host Tom Bergeron asked if anything had been troubling her during rehearsals, she quipped: Valerie is comforted by her partner, Irish dancer Tristan MacManus, as they receive their glowing report from the judges Living life: Valerie appeared to be in high spirits and told the audience ‘It’s good to be alive’ as she wowed the judges with her performance Style and grace: Valerie received a standing ovation for her foxtrot with partner Tristan MacManus Wowing:

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In his appearance, Ortiz addresses rumors that he’s dating DWTS partner, Lindsay Arnold, talks about a prank he played on fellow celebrity dancer, Andy Dick, says he will never let his kids get into boxing, and talks about almost throwing up when he made the bottom two. Victor Ortiz at AfterBuzz Chemistry [with Lindsay] is definitely there now, but not like, in the sense that I’m going to go date her.

Victor on his DWTS experience so far: There’s muscles in my calves that I never knew I had. I was wearing them in rehearsals and I couldn’t deal with these things they hurt my legs, they hurt my feet…Can I just wear my Chucks or something? There’s no joke there.

Maksim “Maks” Aleksandrovich Chmerkovskiy (Ukrainian: Максим Олександрович Чмерковський, pronounced [mɑkˈsɪm olɛkˈsɑndroβɪtʃ ˈtʃmɛrkou̯sʲkɪj]; born January 17, ) is a Ukrainian-American Latin–ballroom dance champion, choreographer, and instructor. He is widely known as one of the professional dancers on the American television series Dancing.

Dancing with the Stars[ edit ] In March , Slater joined the fourteenth season on the American edition of Dancing with the Stars as a troupe dancer, where she danced and choreographed all of the opening dance numbers including the finale. Later that year, she choreographed Usher at the Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas including partner work with co-choreographer and also troupe member, Sasha Farber.

Her celebrity partner was award-winning comedian, singer and actor, Bill Engvall. For season 18 , she returned as a professional dancer partnered with movie actor Billy Dee Williams. Due to a back injury on Billy Dee, they withdrew from the competition on Week 3. For season 19 , she was paired with race-car driver Michael Waltrip and they finished in 7th place.

Slater did not participate in Season 22 of the reality show.

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Early life[ edit ] Hough was born in Orem, Utah , [4] the youngest of five children in a Latter-day Saints Mormon family. She also has three older sisters: Sharee, Marabeth and Katherine. I was told if I ever went back to the United States, three things were going to happen. I was going to amount to nothing. I was going to work at Whataburger.

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By Kaylene Peoples July 18th, Category: The popular dance competition reality show has turned nonprofessional dancers, who happen to be celebrities, into professional dance competitors. Who plays a big part in this process? Having appeared on several TV shows, concerts, and even the opening ceremonies at the Olympics, how did you pair up as dance partners? That is the million dollar question. A lot goes into pairing up two people to dance together.

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Gwyneth Paltrow shares first photo of stunning wedding day — see her amazing dress Photo: Love is in the air on Strictly Come Dancing! Natalie Lowe and James Knibbs: Former Strictly professional Natalie returned to Australia to marry her partner James Knibbs in January , in a ceremony attended by some of her closest friends from the show including professional dancer Ian Waite, and former celebrity contestants Judy Murray and Deborah Meaden.

I used to work as a beauty therapist nearby and walk down to the beach most lunchtimes. It is such an incredible place — and what better time to get wed than the Australian summer?

Patrick Swayze famously declared, “Nobody puts Baby in a corner!” in Dirty Dancing, but actress Jennifer Grey’s unusually low profile since the film left many fans wondering where she did go.

Lilit gave birth to a beautiful 8 pounds, 9 ounces baby girl. The young and most recently new mom has been a busy girl, ever since she was a little girl she showed an interest for dancing. Lilit Avagyan went to Europe and studied just that for 12 years! She started in a ballet academy from which launched her ballroom career. For the last thirteen years she has achieved many highs in her career.

By she moved back to the U. S and became also a dancing teacher! No wonder she has that rocking body! Ever since the couple got together her resemblance to Kim-K has been told too many times, I mean they do look alike so what the girl has Armenian blood as well that has to count for something right! The couple seems to be getting along just fine and even more with them becoming parents for the first time.

She even beat Kim on getting pregnant!

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She managed to overcome it and went on to become a gold medalist swimmer in the Summer Paralympics. This week featured two rounds of competition: You came out full of determination and attack. However, dance is a balance.

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In my opinion, DWTS is one of the best “reality” shows on television because there’s really no way to fake it. If you can’t dance, you cannot dance. Last season was an all-athlete season, and Olympic figure skater Adam Rippon took home the title. The contestants will all be kids, though an age cut-off hasn’t been announced. Since the Juniors season was revealed, people have been speculating who might be appearing as the “stars.

Plus, there’s a pretty solid hint that we know who a third one is. The former pageant star, who will be turning 13 this year, is no stranger to being on television, but the ballroom dance aspect will definitely be new! The soon-to-be year-old is also the NBA’s Jr. Sources say Brown will be the one to beat in the competition, but it’s hard to say that for sure without knowing who else is competing. She competed with fan favorite Mark Ballas and was eliminated third in the competition.

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In , Maksim and Sasha opened a youth-oriented dance studio in New Jersey, and Valentin was one of the students. In , Valentin and partner Diana Olonetskaya, 15, became the first American dance team to win a world junior championship title. In , he confirmed that he and Johnson were dating again.

Last year, on Season 25 of Dancing With the Stars, Vanessa Lachey was transformed into the spitting image of Snow White for Disney theme night. Backstage at Studio 46 at the CBS Studios, her 5-year-old son Camden stared at his mom’s sparkling blue and yellow .

Leah looks a little less sharp on this number than she has in the past two weeks, but it’s still impressive and miles ahead of where she was when she started the competition. Len calls the performance “a little bit careful” and advises them to “come out and give it some willy” for Round 2. Carrie Ann and Bruno point out that she missed a couple of turns. The dance lives up to the song name, with the entire ballroom appearing to go up in flames. And once again, Corbin has no problem taking charge.

They’re so dynamic and fun, but the judges feel otherwise: Bruno nitpicks at their frames and gets booed, while Len says it was “too full on” for a tango.

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