Latest Dancing with the Stars Stories

2009-05-12 21:28:21

Rodeo star Ty Murray became the latest celebrity eliminated from Dancing with the Stars in Los Angeles Tuesday night. I've got a whole new respect for what these guys do. It's so hard, Murray said as the studio audience gave him a standing ovation. I talked to (professional dance partner Chelsie Hightower) and said trying to teach me to dance is like teaching a blind guy to paint. ... I just tried to remember the steps. I feel so honored to have gotten Ty for my first season, Hightower said....

2009-05-05 21:23:46

Rapper Lil' Kim and her professional dance partner Derek Hough were eliminated from Dancing with the Stars in Los Angeles Tuesday night. I think this is one of the greatest experiences I've ever experienced in my life, Lil' Kim said upon learning her fate. I think I brought different viewers because I know people who have never watched the show and they watch the show (now.) It's been a great experience. I love this girl so much, Hough said. She has been one of my favorites by far. The...

2009-04-30 07:27:08

Professional dancer Julianne Hough says she won't return for the upcoming ninth edition of the U.S. television series Dancing with the Stars. Hough, a two-time DWTS winner, and her celebrity trainee and fiance Chris Wicks were eliminated from Season 8 of the competition show this week. I'm not doing next season, Hough told TV's Access Hollywood program after learning viewers gave her and Wicks the boot. I'm gonna take one off. In addition to being a dancer and television personality, Hough...

2009-04-28 21:39:35

Chuck Wicks and his professional dance partner Julianne Hough were eliminated from Dancing with the Stars in Los Angeles Tuesday night. Still in the running for the coveted mirrorball trophy, along with their professional dance partners, are Melissa Rycroft, Lil' Kim, Shawn Johnson, Gilles Marini and Ty Murray. Rycroft ranked in the bottom two, along with Wicks, Tuesday after an injured rib kept her from performing on Monday night's show and the judges had to base their ratings on a taped...

2009-04-27 20:48:59

Melissa Rycroft was unable to perform on Monday's installment of Dancing with the Stars in Los Angeles because of an injury, host Tom Bergeron said. Rycroft, 26, is a former Dallas Cowboys cheerleader and was a contestant on the dating reality show The Bachelor. As you can see, Melissa is not with us tonight, Bergeron explained at the beginning of Monday's show. She suffered an injury this week, complications following, which made her unable to dance tonight. Usmagazine.com quoted Rycroft as...

2009-04-21 22:07:37

Lawrence Taylor became the latest celebrity cast out from the Dancing with the Stars competition Tuesday night in Los Angeles. The former NFL player thanked ABC and his professional dance partner Edyta Sliwinska for helping him take a shot at the show's coveted mirrorball trophy, the Columbus Ledger-Enquirer reported. She's taught me everything I know about dancing, Taylor said of Sliwinska. He definitely taught me everything I know about golf ... . It was an honor to get to know you,...

2009-04-18 13:27:59

Rodeo star Ty Murray says he got a black eye while practicing for Dancing with the Stars, but insists it won't impact his dancing on the U.S. TV series. Murray said while preparing for the next episode of the ABC series' eighth season, he was struck in the face by partner Chelsie Hightower's microphone pack, E! Online reported Friday. What happened is that I threw Chelsie into the air during a group rehearsal and her mic pack fell off and hit me in the eye, the rodeo cowboy said in a...

2009-04-16 21:25:54

Ty Murray confirms he was hit in the eye with a microphone pack while rehearsing a group routine for Dancing with the Stars in Los Angeles Wednesday. Murray, a rodeo cowboy who is married to singer Jewel, is one of the seven remaining celebrities on this season of the show. He told People magazine the injury, which resulted when his dance partner's microphone pack struck him, wasn't serious. It was bleeding for a little while and is slightly back and blue, but I kept ice on it. It's not a big...

2009-04-15 09:29:01

Former Jackass stuntman Steve-O said he's not bummed about being voted off of Dancing with the Stars in the U.S. show's sixth week of its eighth season. I don't have anything to be bummed out about, he told People magazine Tuesday night after learning he and professional dance partner Lacey Schwimmer had been booted. Last night was the first time I can say that my performance on television was better than any of the rehearsals leading up to it. Steve-O likened himself to last season's fan...

2009-04-14 21:35:58

British-born stuntman Steve-O was booted from Dancing with the Stars in Los Angeles Tuesday night. The former Jackass stuntman and his partner, Lacey Schwimmer, were eliminated in the sixth week of Season 8 of the popular dance-off show. Still in the running for the coveted mirrorball trophy, along with their professional dance partners, are Ty Murray, Gilles Marini, Lil Kim, Melissa Rycroft, Chuck Wicks and Shawn Johnson.

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