Stars: Donald Driver, Roshon Fegan, Melissa Gilbert, Katherine Jenkins, William Levy, Maria Menounos,
Network: ABC, airs Mondays, Tuesdays
Original Telecast: May 8th, 2012
Well, partly surprisingly and partly not, DANCING WITH THE STARS: The Results double elimination show once again demonstrated the importance of the fans’ votes. Taken out too early, perhaps, were Roshon Fegan & Chelsie Hightower who were in second place after Monday’s show but were untimely dismissed tonight. Not so shocking was the elimination of Melissa Gilbert & Maksim Chmerkovskiy. She had landed at the bottom of the judges’ scores time and time again so even though she had a spectacular night Monday, there was no where else for her to go but home.
Before the tears, came the encore. Donald Driver & Peta Murgatroyd with special guest Karina Smirnoff obliged the judges with their “Trio” Jive once more. Luckily, right after, Driver was told he would be moving on to the semi finals but Katherine Jenkins & Mark Ballas were in jeopardy.
Dance Center with Kenny Mayne, Jerry Rice and Len Goodman (in a speedo even!) was a welcomed break from all of the nervous tension. Then, for whatever reason, Chris Brown was invited back to perform. I guess some celebrities can do whatever they want and still be accepted with open arms.
Anyway, we soon found out that William Levy & Cheryl Burke were also, in fact, safe but that Fegan & Hightower were out. At least they didn’t have to wait ‘til the end of the show.
Macy’s Stars of Dance treated us to a delightful salute to Dick Clark in a true 50s style collage. Then, in an ABC self promotional moment two performers from the DWTS Vegas show danced before Maria Menounos & Derek Hough were let off the hook…”you’re safe!”
Which means Gilbert & Chmerkovskiy were left in jeopardy along with Jenkins & Ballas. And then the moment we all knew was coming…the elimination of Laura Ingalls aka Melissa Gilbert. Four are left and headed to the semi finals. Stay tuned!
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