Dancing With The Stars Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets


9th January 2017

Fact: Dancing With The Stars professional Louis Van Amstel is a married man after getting hitched to boyfriend Joshua Lancaster in Utah on Sunday (08Jan17), People.com confirms. The dancer, who has worked on the U.S. show on and off since 2005, recruited Dawson's Creek actress Mary-Margaret Humes as his best man.


5th October 2015

Fact: Actor Alfonso Ribeiro will step in as co-host on TV show Dancing With The Stars on Monday night (05Oct15) to replace Tom Bergeron, who is taking time off to be with his sick father. The former Fresh of Bel Air star, who won the competition last year (14), will host alongside Erin Andrews.


4th October 2015

Fact: Dancing With The Stars professional Witney Carson is engaged to marry her longtime boyfriend Carson MCAllister.


3rd June 2015

Fact: Bruce Willis and Demi Moore's daughter Rumer Willis is commemorating her recent win on U.S. TV series Dancing With The Stars by getting a tattoo of a couple in a ballroom dancing pose.


11th February 2015

Fact: Dancing With The Stars pro Karina Smirnoff will not return to the U.S. reality Tv show for its upcoming 20th season. The dancer will be leaving after 16 seasons to pursue other endeavours, including writing a book.


22nd October 2014

Fact: Mean Girls actor Jonathan Bennett has been booted from U.S. reality show Dancing With The Stars. He became the fifth contestant to exit the latest series after failing to impress with his jazz number with professional dance partner Allison Holker during Monday night's (20Oct14) show. Comedian Tommy Chong and actors Alfonso Ribeiro, Lea Thompson and Antonio Sabato, Jr. are still in the running for the mirrorball trophy.


14th October 2014

Fact: Pop star Jessie J was a guest judge on U.S. reality Tv show Dancing With The Stars on Monday (13Oct14). The Price Tag hitmaker received boos from the audience for giving out harsh scores to contestants. She also performed three tracks from her new album Sweet Talker.


21st August 2014

Fact: Actress/dancer Julianne Hough has been confirmed as the fourth judge on U.S. reality Tv competition Dancing With The Stars. Hough began as a professional dancer on the show in 2007 before embarking on an acting career. She was a guest judge last year (13) and has now been offered a permanent position on the panel. Her brother Derek dances on the show, which returns next month (Sep14).


25th March 2014

Fact: Actress Elisha Cuthbert's ex-boyfriend, ice hockey player Sean Avery, and endurance swimmer Diana Nyad have become the first celebrities to be eliminated from America's latest Dancing With The Stars series. The pair failed to impress the judges on the reality Tv show with their less-than-fancy footwork and were booted from season 18 on Monday night (24Mar14). Those still in the competition include veteran Star Wars actor Billy Dee Williams, former child star Danica MCKellar and comedian Drew Carey.


24th February 2014

Fact: Tv sportscaster Erin Andrews has reportedly been tapped to replace Brooke Burke-Charvet as a co-host on U.S. celebrity competition series Dancing With The Stars.


7th February 2014

Fact: Dancing With The Stars professionals Derek Hough and Mark Ballas have turned business partners to buy an investment property in Los Angeles together.


10th January 2014

Fact: Former Dancing With The Stars professionals Edyta Sliwinska and Alec Mazo have become first-time parents to a baby boy. Michael Alexander was born on Saturday (04Jan14).


11th October 2013

Fact: Former Dancing With The Stars professionals Edyta Sliwinska and Alec Mazo are expecting their first child. The pair has been together 13 years.


1st October 2013

Tweet: "ValerieHarper its such a heart warming inspiration every time you hit the dance floor there are very few dry eyes. You are an amazing women (sic)!" Kelly Osbourne pays tribute to cancer patient Valerie Harper as she hits the dance floor on America's Dancing With The Stars.


16th September 2013

Tweet: "I love you so much I am so proud to be your sister its killing me that Im missing your Dancing debut good luck tonight Wacky!" Kelly Osbourne sends a message of support to her brother Jack ahead of his debut in U.S. Tv contest Dancing With The Stars on Monday (16Sep13).


14th March 2013

Quote: "I haven't had the conversation, I have no idea what's going on in my family. I'm the last to know. I'm too busy dancing and having the time of my life, so we'll see." Country star Wynonna Judd, a contestant on the new season of Dancing With The Stars, is clueless about whether or not her actress sister Ashley is considering running for political office in the near future.


3rd October 2012

Fact: Former 'N SYNC star Joey Fatone became the latest celebrity to be booted from the all-star edition of U.S. reality TV show Dancing With The Stars. The singer's quickstep with his professional partner Kym Johnson failed to win over judges and he was eliminated from the competition on Tuesday night (02Oct12).


26th September 2012

Fact: Actress Pamela Anderson was the first celebrity kicked off America's Dancing With The Stars all-stars series on Tuesday night (25Sep12). The former Baywatch beauty and her partner Tristan MACManus were placed bottom on the leader board on Monday (24Sep12) after their Cha Cha failed to impress judges on the season premiere.


23rd August 2012

Fact: Former supermodel Jerry Hall is set to strut her stuff on the dancefloor on British TV show Dancing With The Stars when the series returns later this year (12).


27th July 2012

Tweet: "Thank you for all your congratulations tweets! I know you all have your favorites throughout the seasons.. just happy to be part of this 1". Actress Kirstie Alley is excited to head back to the dancefloor for the upcoming all-star season of America's Dancing With The Stars.


5th July 2012

Fact: American footballer and former Dancing With The Stars contestant Chad Ochocinco had an Independence Day (04Jul12) to remember - he married his partner Evelyn Lozada in Miami, Florida.


4th June 2012

Fact: Four-time Olympic medallist and former Dancing With The Stars winner Shawn Johnson has announced her retirement from gymnastics. The 20-year-old athlete, who had hoped to compete in the 2012 London Olympics, has bowed out due to recurring knee problems.


22nd May 2012

Quote: "When you train so hard... and it doesn't end in the way it's meant to, that's pretty devastating." Welsh singer Katherine Jenkins on suffering a back spasm at the end of her salsa routine on Dancing With The Stars last week (ends20May12).


16th May 2012

Fact: Katherine Jenkins has made it through to the Dancing With The Stars finale next week (begs21May12), despite suffering a back spasm on Tuesday's live show (15May12). The classical singer will compete against William Levy and Donald Driver for the mirrorball trophy.


15th May 2012

Tweet: "Morning all... Thanks for your tweets of support & concern. The good news is that I'm feeling better, just a little sore #OnwardsAndUpwards". Welsh opera singer Katherine Jenkins is recovering well after suffering a back spasm on Monday night's (14May12) episode of U.S. TV competition Dancing With The Stars.


2nd May 2012

Fact: Actor Jaleel White became the latest celebrity to be sent home on U.S. TV hit Dancing With The Stars on Tuesday night (01May12).


26th April 2012

Fact: Soul star Gladys Knight lost 60 pounds (27.2 kilograms) while rehearsing for and competing on U.S. TV contest Dancing With The Stars. The singer was voted off the show on Tuesday (24Apr12).


4th April 2012

Fact: Former Melrose Place actor Jack Wagner has become the latest celebrity voted off U.S. reality show Dancing With The Stars.


28th March 2012

Fact: Tennis ace Martina Navratilova has become the first celebrity axed from U.S. reality show Dancing With The Stars. She lost her place in the contest after failing to impress the judges with her jive on Monday night (26Mar12) and was booted off on Tuesday evening (27Mar12).


17th October 2011

Tweet: "I've been getting lots of enquiries about my knees and ankles, thanks for caring. I'm happy to say they're both doing so much better now." Cher's transgender son Chaz Bono insists he's no longer experiencing issues with his dancing feet as he competes on U.S. reality contest Dancing With The Stars. The star's mother commissioned her own doctors to help her son.


5th October 2011

Fact: Reality TV star Kristin Cavallari was the latest celebrity voted off the hit U.S. competition show Dancing With The Stars on Tuesday (04Oct11). The former The Hills star's elimination shocked bloggers, with many expecting the blonde beauty and her partner Mark Ballas to be among the season's top contenders.


4th October 2011

Quote: "I think if he was around... we just figured out (he would be 76 years old) and I think he still could have done this show. I think he would have probably done really well." Chaz Bono is convinced his late father Sonny Bono would have been a big hit on U.S. reality show Dancing With The Stars if he was still alive. Cher's ex-husband died in a skiing accident in 1998 and Chaz is currently competing on the show.


3rd October 2011

Quote: "He thinks I'm kidding, but he's got a really big reality to face after the show's over. I have pushed out three kids, it's his turn... It's time for him to get a vasectomy. He's got to grow up and get snipped." Singer Chynna Phillips insists she's deadly serious about husband Billy Baldwin getting a vasectomy if she wins U.S. TV contest Dancing With The Stars.


28th September 2011

Quote: "Maybe dance is not my thing - I'm not going to lie. This show was challenging because I had to learn how to ballroom dance. I've never done it before. I hope to have learned something." George Clooney's ex-girlfriend Elisabetta Canalis struggled to get to grips with the fancy footwork for U.S. TV show Dancing With The Stars. She was voted off the talent contest on Tuesday (27Sep11).


28th September 2011

Fact: George Clooney's ex-girlfriend Elisabetta Canalis was voted off U.S. TV show Dancing With The Stars on Tuesday (27Sep11).


22nd September 2011

Quote: "She's been so supportive. I've been having really bad problems with my knees and ankles and she sent someone over to work on me last night, which was really nice because I do need all the help I can get." Dancing With The Stars contestant Chaz Bono reveals his mum, singer Cher, hired a medic to help with his ailments.


15th September 2011

Fact: Dancing With The Stars dancer Mark Ballas and former American Idol contestant Pia Toscano have split after six months of dating, according to reports.


18th July 2011

Fact: Kim Kardashian and her fiance Kris Humphries are taking dance lessons ahead of their upcoming wedding, and they are training with the reality TV star's former Dancing With The Stars partner Mark Ballas.


24th May 2011

Quote: "I've actually had people tell me, 'You need to eat something.' I'm like, 'Oh my god! This is my dream come true!'" Actress Kirstie Alley on losing weight while competing on the U.S. reality TV show Dancing With The Stars.


18th May 2011

Tweet: "Thk u (thank you) all for your amazing support on Dwts!! I no (sic) u are upset w/how (with how) it came down. I'm with ya. But lets remember all of the great moments!!" The Karate Kid star Ralph Macchio thanks fans after he was voted off U.S. TV show Dancing With The Stars on Tuesday (17May11).


16th May 2011

Fact: Dancing With The Stars professional Kym Johnson is sporting a neck brace after injuring herself during training for the show on Friday (13May11). She is American footballer Hines Ward's partner in the current series.


4th May 2011

Tweet: "The results of tonight's "Dancing With The Stars" we (sic) a real surprise, but I think Kendra went out with real style. I love that girl." Hugh Hefner was surprised his ex-girlfriend and former Playboy Playmate Kendra Wilkinson was eliminated from Dancing With The Stars on Tuesday night (03May11).


27th April 2011

Fact: Actress Kirstie Alley and Karate Kid star Ralph Macchio have made it to the final six of U.S. talent show Dancing With The Stars. Wrestler and rocker Chris Jericho was voted off the hit weekly programme on Tuesday night (26Apr11). Also still in the competition: rapper/actor Romeo, actress Chelsea Kane, former Playboy pin-up Kendra Wilkinson and sportsman Hines Ward.


20th April 2011

Fact: Model Petra Nemcova has become the latest celebrity voted off Dancing With The Stars. The brunette beauty was kicked off the U.S. talent competition on Tuesday (19Apr11).


14th April 2011

Quote: "There are things that I really don't care about and I'm supposed to. I have to try a little harder. But there are just things I'm never going to understand, the fascination, like Dancing With The Stars or Charlie Sheen's thing." Whoopi Goldberg is forced to chat about things which don't interest her on U.S. talk show The View.


12th April 2011

Tweet: "For f**k sake!! Excuse my French but really! Who the (sic) loses shoes on Dwts? U need a universe adjustment!" Kirstie Alley suffered a second embarrassing mishap on U.S. TV show Dancing With The Stars on Monday (11Apr11) after one of her shoes fell off during a routine. Last week (end10Apr11), Alley's dance partner dropped her after he suffered a muscle strain.


22nd March 2011

Tweet: "I keep seeing all these bulls**t articles written about me supposedly gaining weight.. even if i had it so stupid i mean who cares???? (sic)" Kelly Osbourne is uninterested in gossip about her weight. The TV star lost 50 pounds (22.7 kilograms) following her 2009 stint on Dancing With The Stars.


22nd March 2011

Tweet: "Woo Hoo!!! How fun was that?!??!! Exhilarated!!!" Kirstie Alley proved she is one of the celebrities to beat on Dancing With The Stars this year (11) after coming second in Monday night's (21Mar11) new season debut. Ralph Macchio topped the leader board on the reality TV contest.


22nd March 2011

Tweet: "I hope Romeo takes the trophy! Represent the young ins, I couldn't win maybe you can! Don't be too confident like me." Aaron Carter offers up advice to the rapper, who is appearing on the current series of Dancing With The Stars, which kicked off on Monday night (21Mar11). Carter participated in the U.S. reality TV show in 2009.


10th March 2011

Quote: "I really want to do a Broadway musical. I'd like to do Mame. I thought this would be a good first audition." Actress Kirstie Alley on why she has finally signed up for TV show Dancing With The Stars after previously turning down offers.


16th November 2010

Quote: "I think if Jennifer Grey doesn't win it that show is flawed majorly. She's gotta win it - she's got everything. She's the comeback kid, she can dance - she's an amazing dancer - she's got the personality... cancer survivor, everything." Former Dancing With The Stars competitor Melissa Joan Hart has tipped actress JENNIFER GREY for glory on this year's (10) show.


3rd November 2010

Fact: Eliza Dushku's boyfriend Rick Fox has become the latest celebrity voted off Dancing With The Stars. The former basketball star-turned-actor was kicked off the U.S. reality show on Tuesday (02Nov10).


13th October 2010

Fact: JERSEY SHORE star MIKE SORRENTINO, aka 'The Situation', has become the latest celebrity to be voted off talent contest Dancing With The Stars.


6th October 2010

Fact: Comedienne Margaret Cho was the latest celebrity to be axed from U.S. talent show Dancing With The Stars on Tuesday (05Oct10) night.


29th September 2010

Fact: Michael Bolton's dancing dreams are over. The singer is the second celebrity to be voted off U.S. show Dancing With The Stars after becoming scoring the lowest with just 12 points.


22nd September 2010

Quote: "When I got into this I kinda knew I wouldn't be the judges' favourite so all I wanted to do was have fun and we did well. It's supposed to be entertaining." David Hasselhoff was prepared for the harsh criticism when he signed up to compete in Dancing With The Stars. The former Baywatch star became the first contestant to be voted off the U.S. reality show on Tuesday (21Sep10) after failing to impress with his cha cha.


21st September 2010

Fact: Michael Bolton followed up his debut on U.S. TV show Dancing With The Stars with an open-air concert at The Grove in Los Angeles on Monday night (20Sep10)


21st September 2010

Fact: Eliza Dushku showed her support for boyfriend Rick Fox on Monday night (20Sep10) when she cheered the former basketball star-turned-actor on during his debut on U.S. reality show Dancing With The Stars. Fox danced the waltz with his partner Cheryl Burke during the series kick off.


21st September 2010

Fact: Actors David Hasselhoff, Jennifer Grey and Florence Henderson and singers Michael Bolton and Brandy were among the celebrities who showed off their fancy footwork on U.S. TV on Monday night (20Sep10) on the season premiere of Dancing With The Stars. One contestant will see their dancing dreams come to an early end on Tuesday night (21Sep10) when the first elimination is announced.


17th September 2010

Quote: "(The tailor) goes, 'What kind of underwear are you wearing?' He says, 'You must show your butt.' I guess you have to wear a thong. You gotta wear a thong on this show!" David Hasselhoff was shocked to learn about the undergarments required for the body-hugging costumes he will be wearing during his upcoming stint on U.S. TV competition Dancing With The Stars.


16th September 2010

Fact: THE HILLS star Audrina Patridge will open her bid to win U.S. TV contest Dancing With The Stars by cha-cha-ing to Katy Perry's CALIFORNIA GURLS. Las Vegas bookmakers are offering odds of 6-1 on the actress.


9th September 2010

Quote: "I'd do it because they pay an awful lot of money. I would make a complete fool of myself though because I can't even walk in heels, let alone dance!" Former child star Susan Olsen wants to follow in the footsteps of former TV mum Florence Henderson and turn hit U.S. TV show Dancing With The Stars into a Brady Bunch affair.


21st June 2010

Fact: Pamela Anderson is set to return to Dancing With The Stars - the actress has signed up to appear in the Australian version of the hit U.S. show.


26th May 2010

Quote: "He's been so supportive. He invited Derek to a race actually last night." Nicole Scherzinger insists there is no tension between her racer boyfriend Lewis Hamilton and her Dancing With The Stars partner Derek Hough. The singer was crowned queen of the dancefloor on the U.S. reality show on Tuesday (25May10).


25th May 2010

Fact: Dancing With The Stars professional Maksim Chmerkovskiy found himself in trouble with the law on Monday (24May10) after he was pulled over by police in West Hollywood for speeding. The TV dancer escaped with a warning.


5th May 2010

Fact: Baywatch beauty Pamela Anderson has become the latest celebrity to be voted off Dancing With The Stars. The actress left the show on Tuesday night (04May10) after falling into the bottom two against U.S. sports host Erin Andrews.


15th April 2010

Quote: "I love it. I've always wanted to learn how to dance. I've had this fear of dancing. And I just thought, you know what? They've asked me to do it for so many years, and I thought this was the year. It fit into my kids' schedule. I rehearse when they're at school. It's just a nice challenge in my life right now." Pamela Anderson on her decision to join U.S. TV talent contest Dancing With The Stars.


15th April 2010

Quote: "Of course (I wear underwear)... I never have ever said (that I wouldn't). That's never come up. Nothing has ever come up about that... They're on top of it. They don't want that (a wardrobe malfunction) to happen. I don't want that to happen."Pamela Anderson has dismissed reports TV bosses instructed her to wear underpants with her Dancing With The Stars costumes to prevent an embarrassing on-air slip-up.


14th April 2010

Fact: Former All My Children actor Aiden Turner became the third celebrity to be voted off U.S. reality show Dancing With The Stars on Tuesday (13Apr10).


6th April 2010

Quote: "I have a softness in my heart for Buzz. I kind of have a crush on him. I haven't (told him), but I just show it to him when I hug. He's just the sweetest guy and his wife is the cutest thing ever." Pussycat Dolls star Nicole Scherzinger is a big fan of her Dancing With The Stars rival - veteran astronaut Buzz Aldrin.


18th March 2010

Quote: "I want to learn how to dance... I've never danced, I've never taken a lesson, always wanted to and the timing was good; I rehearse when the kids are at school." Pamela Anderson on why she signed up for the new season of U.S. talent show Dancing With The Stars.


15th March 2010

Quote: "All going to plan, it will happen. She's fabulous - I think she can win it." Sharon Osbourne reveals her daughter KELLY is going to follow up her stint on Dancing With The Stars with a run on the show's British counter-part - Strictly Come Dancing.


1st February 2010

Fact: Boxing legend Mike Tyson took to the floor for a twirl on the Italian version of hit U.S. TV show Dancing With The Stars. The former heavyweight champ swept choreographer Elena Coniglio off her feet and raised a fist to the crowd.


16th January 2010

Quote: “I lost 25 pounds. I’m now very conscious of what I eat. My brother Jack told me you don’t feel full until 20 minutes after eating. I eat really slowly now.” Kelly Osbourne's stint on U.S. reality show Dancing With The Stars worked wonders for her waistline.


11th January 2010

Fact: Former pop star Sinitta was reduced to tears after becoming the first contestant to be voted off U.K. celebrity ice-skating competition Dancing With The Stars on Sunday (10Jan10). The singer tore her partner's trousers with the blade of her skate when a lift went wrong during her final performance on the TV contest.


24th November 2009

Quote: "I think this is probably the happiest I've ever been in my life and I never thought it would be from dancing... It makes me very vulnerable, it makes me really uncomfortable, it's really challenging because most of the time I don't know what I'm doing." Kelly Osbourne has had a great experience on U.S. talent show Dancing With The Stars.


19th November 2009

Quote: "We watched her grow from a child to a woman on this dancing (show). She's just incredible." Ozzy Osbourne is thrilled his daughter KELLY is one of the three finalists on U.S. TV talent show Dancing With The Stars.


19th November 2009

Quote: "I want to be a fat pig after this for about a week, and go to movies, restaurants and do fun things like bowling and watching TV." R&B star Mya has had enough of the intense training for U.S. talent show Dancing With The Stars.


17th November 2009

Fact: Whitney Houston will perform on the finale of U.S. reality show Dancing With The Stars on 24 November (09).


11th November 2009

Fact: Pop star Aaron Carter has written a new song about his experience on U.S. TV show Dancing With The Stars - called Dance With Me. The singer was voted off the programme on Tuesday night (10Nov09).


10th November 2009

Quote: "If I start weighing myself, I will start being like, 'Maybe I shouldn't eat, so I could lose some more.' I would go to that end. I would get obsessed with that fact that I was losing it and I would keep at it. I'm two inches smaller than I was last week. I suddenly have muscles in my stomach that I never had before. It's all hard and it never was like that." Kelly Osbourne is thrilled with the Dancing With The Stars diet.


2nd November 2009

Quote: "I dislocated my baby toe, but it's not getting in the way anymore. It's fine. It just feels like a bruise." Kelly Osbourne on her painful Dancing With The Stars injury.


28th October 2009

Quote: "I had quite quite a fever before I went out there and waltzed... (but) my partner took all the pity. You men do that, you men are wimps. I had to go out and suck it up." Actress Melissa Joan Hart on catching the flu from her Dancing With The Stars partner MARK BALLAS. The TV star was voted off the hit U.S. show on Tuesday night (27Oct09).


28th October 2009

Quote: "I got to meet her last week during the Michael Jackson tribute. It was great, incredible. I almost cried. This is Michael Jackson's mom! This is the lady who gave birth to Michael Jackson!" R&B star Mya on meeting the Jackson family matriarch backstage at hit U.S. TV show Dancing With The Stars.


22nd October 2009

Quote: "I loved it and I thought they did a really, really wonderful, beautiful job." Michael Jackson's mother, KATHERINE, was thrilled by the tribute to her late son on her favourite TV show Dancing With The Stars on Tuesday night (20Oct09). The Jackson family matriarch was a special guest at the show and sat in the front row with daughter La Toya and son Jermaine.


16th October 2009

Fact: Michael Jackson will be remembered on Dancing With The Stars as the U.S. show's professionals perform tribute dances to three of the King of Pop's hits on 20 October (09).


7th October 2009

Fact: Madonna's best pal Debi Mazar is the latest celebrity to be voted off U.S. TV competition Dancing With The Stars on Tuesday night (06Oct09). U.S. politician Tom DeLay also hung up his dancing shoes after doctors diagnosed him with stress fractures in his feet.


30th September 2009

Fact: Model Kathy Ireland became the latest celebrity to be voted off U.S. TV talent show Dancing With The Stars on Tuesday night (29Sep09).


24th September 2009

Fact: Macy Gray was voted off the new season of Dancing With The Stars on Wednesday night (23Sep09), shortly after Ashley Hamilton learnt he was leaving the U.S. talent show.


24th September 2009

Fact: George Hamilton and Alana Stewart's son Ashley Hamilton has become the first celebrity to be voted off the new season of U.S. talent show Dancing With The Stars.


10th September 2009

Quote: "She's doing really, really well. She is doing some work in England, and she's had to take her dance partner with her to practice. She is really dedicated to it right now." Sharon Osbourne is proud of her daughter KELLY's dedication to rehearsing for her upcoming stint on Dancing With The Stars.


9th September 2009

Fact: America's Dancing With The Stars professionals Maksim Chmerkovskiy and Karina Smirnoff have split just two months after postponing plans to wed. The reality TV couple announced its engagement last December (08).


29th May 2009

Quote: "I would love to do Dancing With The Stars, I really would. It's always about time." Tom Hanks' actress wife Rita Wilson dreams of becoming a contestant on the hit U.S. reality TV contest.


29th May 2009

Fact: Country star Julianne Hough is leading the race to become Chace Crawford's love interest in the new FOOTLOOSE remake - the Dancing With The Stars favourite will screen test for the part on Friday (29May09). Miley Cyrus' name has also been linked to the role played by Lori Singer in the original movie.


21st May 2009

Fact: Dancing With The Stars co-host Samantha Harris has landed a role on Broadway. The TV personality will take on the part of Roxie Hart in Chicago in July (09).


20th May 2009

Quote: "I was asked to do it last year but I turned it down. I thought it would be disrespectful to Simon (Cowell) as it is The X Factor's opposition. But this year, I'm seriously thinking about doing it." Former The X Factor judge Sharon Osbourne is hoping for a place in STRICTLY COME DANCING, the British version of Dancing With The Stars.


18th May 2009

Quote: "I've been considering it. I've gotten many offers... My girlfriend thinks I should be on Dancing With The Stars... No way, I can't dance." Boxer-turned-actor Mike Tyson on his future as a reality TV star.


28th April 2009

Fact: the bachelor star Melissa Rycroft was forced to pull out of Monday night's (27Apr09) Dancing With The Stars because of a rib injury. Rycroft and her professional partner, Tony Dovolani, were judged on a rehearsal performance and earned 21 out of 30 points for their jive.


22nd April 2009

Fact: Former NFL player Lawrence Taylor has become the latest celebrity to be booted off U.S. TV talent contest Dancing With The Stars. The sports hero and his professional partner Edyta Sliwinska scored just 21 out of 30 points from the judges.


15th April 2009

Fact: Dancing With The Stars world champion dancer Karina Smirnoff is pairing up with her reality TV partner in real life - Apple co-founder STEVE WOZNIAK will walk Smirnoff down the aisle when she weds fellow professional dance star Maksim Chmerkovskiy. The couple became engaged on New Year's Eve (31Dec09) and have yet to set a wedding date.


8th April 2009

Fact: American actor/comedian David Alan Grier has been booted off U.S. TV show Dancing With The Stars after failing to win viewers' votes with his Viennese waltz. The star was eliminated on Tuesday night's (07Apr09) programme.


1st April 2009

Fact: Hugh Hefner's ex-girlfriend Holly Madison was booted off U.S. TV show Dancing With The Stars on Tuesday (31Mar09) night. The beauty scored 16 points for her tango, but it wasn't enough to keep her in the contest.


31st March 2009

Quote: "It's hard. I came in late in the game, (and I'm) still kind of nervous I try to have fun on the dancefloor." Hugh Hefner's ex-girlfriend Holly Madison is struggling to keep up with the vigorous routines as she competes on U.S. TV show Dancing With The Stars.


24th March 2009

Quote: "I had a broken toe, so doing the quickstep with a broken toe is a little uncomfortable... You have to tape it." Actress Denise Richards admits she's among the walking wounded on the current season of TV show Dancing With The Stars. Fellow contestant Jewel has already bowed out with a leg injury, actor Gilles Marini has a separated shoulder and Steve-O has sprained a vessel in his bottom.


9th March 2009

Fact: the bachelor star MELISSA RYCROFT is to replace injured TV presenter NANCY ODELL on the new series of Dancing With The Stars. O'Dell was forced to withdraw from the competition with a knee injury.


4th March 2009

Quote: "I've got my Ken and I'm his black Barbie." Rap star LIL' KIM plans to be a living doll on the news season of U.S. TV contest Dancing With The Stars.


3rd March 2009

Quote: "I keep saying after we dance, a lot of new babies are going to happen." SEX & The City: THE MOVIE star Gilles Marini hopes to steam up the small screen when he dances with Cheryl Burke on Dancing With The Stars.


3rd March 2009

Quote: "I did get a text at the end of the series so that was sweet. I don't know how much he saw of the show, but he sent me a congratulations text." George Clooney's ex-girlfriend LISA SNOWDON reveals the actor watched her stint on STRICTLY COME DANCING - the British version of America's Dancing With The Stars.


22nd January 2009

Fact: Country rocker Toby Keith will be joined on tour by Dancing With The Stars champion-turned-singer Julianne Hough, who will open for the singer in February (09) during his U.S. concert dates.


1st December 2008

Quote: "I don't like going out. I hate clubs. I hate being around too many people. I love my home and staying in bed and watching Dancing With The Stars or reading a DANIELLE STEEL novel. I'm kind of boring." Britney Spears on her quiet nights in.


25th November 2008

Quote: "It's not just about dancing. It's about personality, too. And that Kim Kardashian, ugh, she has no personality at all. It was painful to watch." Former 'N Sync star Joey Fatone is not a fan of socialite Kardashian's turn on U.S. reality show Dancing With The Stars.


19th November 2008

Fact: Hannah Montana star Cody Linley has become the latest celebrity to be voted off U.S. reality show Dancing With The Stars. The 18-year-old actor scored 46 out of 60 from the judges' votes - but it wasn't enough to save him and professional partner Julianne Hough from the cut on Tuesday's (18Nov08) show.


23rd October 2008

Quote: "She's kicking my butt... She's wonderful, she's great... CLORIS (LEACHMAN) is gonna be one of the top three." Toni Braxton has high hopes for Dancing With The Stars old-timer, who, at 82, is more than twice the singer's age. Braxton was voted off the show on Tuesday night (21Oct08).


23rd October 2008

Fact: RIVERDANCE star Michael Flatley will replace Dancing With The Stars' British judge Len Goodman on the U.S. show next week (beg27Oct08). A scheduling conflict has forced Goodman to miss the hit talent show.


22nd October 2008

Fact: Singer Toni Braxton has become the latest celebrity to be voted off U.S. reality show Dancing With The Stars. Braxton was booted off the hit TV competition on Tuesday (21Oct08) night after scoring a respectable 22 out of 30 from the show's judges.


11th October 2008

Fact: Oscar winning actress-turned-Dancing With The Stars favourite Cloris Leachman has been chosen to lead January's (09) Tournament of Roses in Pasadena, California. Leachman will serve as grand marshal for the New Year's Day extravaganza, which celebrates its 120th anniversary in 2009.


6th October 2008

Fact: American volleyball star MISTY MAY-TREANOR has been forced to bow out of the competition on U.S. reality show Dancing With The Stars after suffering from an Achilles tendon injury.


2nd October 2008

Quote: "I'm really ADD (attention deficit disorder) and I don't know if I could really concentrate on actual, like, moves." Jessica Simpson fears she'd never be able to compete on U.S. TV show Dancing With The Stars. The pop star performed on the show on Tuesday (30Sep08).


1st October 2008

Fact: Socialite Kim Kardashian has become the latest celebrity to be voted off U.S. reality show Dancing With The Stars. The star was booted off the hit TV competition on Tuesday (30Sep08) night - the fifth anniversary of her lawyer father Robert Kardashian's death.


1st October 2008

Quote: "I more than enjoyed the kiss. Loved it." Gay star Lance Bass on his performance lip lock with dance partner LACEY SCHWIMMER on Monday night's (29Sep08) Dancing With The Stars.


29th August 2008

Quote: "My toe is hurting me a little bit more than I thought. We switched to an open toe … We cut off some of the straps to make it a super-open toe on one foot so that I can (dance)." Kim Kardashian is having to customise her shoes after a toe injury threatened to jeopardise her Dancing With The Stars run.


29th August 2008

Quote: "I'm hoping that it'll firm it up and shape it up. Everyone is asking if I'm worried it's going to go away. No, it's going to tone it up. I can use that." Kim Kardashian on how her upcoming stint on Dancing With The Stars will affect her famous derriere.


9th May 2008

Quote: "See what happens when Britney Spears starts behaving? People start making up all kinds of things." Mario Lopez on reports he has split with his Dancing With The Stars girlfriend Karina Smirnoff.


22nd April 2008

Quote: "I thought they were well lit." Professional dancer DEREK HOUGH makes light of his revealing sunset smooch with Dancing With The Stars partner Shannon Elizabeth, which was caught on camera last week (ends18Apr08).


21st April 2008

Fact: Car racer DANICA PATRICK made history in Japan on Sunday(20Apr08) when she became the first female winner of an IndyCar series. Patrick finished almost six seconds ahead of former Dancing With The Stars contestant Helio Castraneves to claim the Indy Japan 300.


27th March 2008

Fact: Australian singer Kylie Minogue is to perform on U.S. reality TV show Dancing With The Stars next week (1Apr08) in a bid to boost her profile in America.


17th March 2008

Quote: "You don't feel like eating. You don't eat before rehearsals because you can't. Then when you come out of rehearsals, you don't feel like eating." Priscilla Presley is a big fan of the Dancing With The Stars diet.


21st February 2008

Quote: "I think I might have made a horrible mistake." Illusionist PENN GILLETTE on his decision to hit the dance floor for TV show Dancing With The Stars. The Las Vegas magic man has never even seen an episode of the TV contest.


19th February 2008

Fact: Oscar-winner Marlee Matlin will join fellow actors Steve Guttenberg and Shannon Elizabeth on the new season of U.S. reality show Dancing With The Stars. Other celebrities competing on the show include R+B singer Mario, former tennis champion Monica Seles and magician PENN GILLETTE.


31st December 2007

Fact: Sir Paul McCartney's estranged wife Heather Mills is hosting a star-studded New Year's Eve (31Dec07) party at her home in East Sussex - with Sharon Osbourne and Mill's Dancing With The Stars co-stars from the U.S. expected to attend the fireworks-filled celebration.


23rd December 2007

Fact: Former Mis-Teeq singer Alesha Dixon has danced her way to the top prize on the British version of Dancing With The Stars. Dixon was named the STRICTLY COME DANCING champion of 2007 on Saturday (22Dec07).


30th November 2007

Quote: "I was gonna get out there and just bust it up. That was going to be the big finale - if she got to that point." Donny Osmond reveals he was hoping to join sister MARIE on the Dancing With The Stars dancefloor if the singer won the TV talent contest on Tuesday night (28Nov07).


28th November 2007

Fact: Maksim Chmerkovskiy, Spice Girls star Mel B's dancing partner on reality show Dancing With The Stars, is in negotiations to front his own Las Vegas show.


27th November 2007

Quote: "I didn't think the Spice Girls were going to be that interesting but they are. They're all grown up, but still goofy!" Mel B's Dancing With The Stars partner Maksim Chmerkovskiy on meeting her bandmates.


26th November 2007

Quote: "At the end of the day they are just people. They eat with a fork and a knife and it goes into their mouths, just like everybody else." SCARY SPICE MEL B's Dancing With The Stars partner Maksim Chmerkovskiy on spending Thanksgiving Day (22Nov07) with the Spice Girls and their families.


22nd November 2007

Quote: "You know, when I'm in the moment, it all seems a bit of a blur. But then watching it back on TIVo (TV downloading site), I'm like, 'Wow! I actually made it through and didn't look too bad.'" SPICE GIRL Melanie Brown tells the Larry King LIVE chatshow audience about her disbelief at how good her performances on US TV show Dancing With The Stars are.


17th October 2007

Fact: Boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. has become the fourth celebrity voted off U.S. TV phenomenon Dancing With The Stars. Actress Jane Seymour, Marie Osmond, SPICE GIRL Melanie Brown and former BEVERLY HILLS, 90210 star Jennie Garth are still in the competition.


11th October 2007

Quote: "Whenever he spoke everybody just shut up. He's like God. He's a legend and he's such a lovely guy... He's a proper gentleman." Spice Girls star Melanie Brown will miss entertainer Wayne Newton, who was voted off U.S. TV reality contest Dancing With The Stars on Tuesday (09Oct07). The pop star is still in with a chance of winning the dancing competition.


10th October 2007

Fact: Smooth crooner Wayne Newton was booted off U.S. TV talent show Dancing With The Stars on Tuesday (09Oct07), after the 65-year-old showman and his partner Cheryl Burke failed to win over judges with their fancy footwork.


8th October 2007

Quote: "The Spice Girls were like (dance) routines for six-year-olds. Everyone can do it." SPICE GIRL Melanie Brown insists her pop performing past is of little help for U.S. reality TV show Dancing With The Stars.


2nd October 2007

Quote: "I was expecting so much more from MEL... Look at her face, it was just like a two-dimensional smile; she wasn't enjoying it." Donny Osmond savages sister MARIE's Dancing With The Stars rival Melanie Brown's debut on the U.S. reality TV show.


27th September 2007

Quote: "He's adorable. You can't not like him." SPICE GIRLS MEL B admits to a crush on 60-year-old Dancing With The Stars rival Wayne Newton.


26th September 2007

Quote: "Before I started doing this I thought, 'Oh God, maybe I should do plastic surgery...' But I went, 'No, I'm going to be the only honest woman out there. I'm going to go out there with my own wrinkles and my own little tummy, where the babies were." Actress Jane Seymour, who, at 56, is the oldest star ever to compete on TV's Dancing With The Stars.


26th September 2007

Quote: "I've been on NutriSystems and I've lost three inches on my waist in three weeks." Marie Osmond has been losing weight to look good for TV reality contest Dancing With The Stars.


17th September 2007

Quote: "If your wife ever complains that you're not home enough, here's what you do - stay home for two years... My wife is signing me up for Dancing With The Stars!" Comic Ray Romano insists his wife is tiring of the two years her husband has been at home since ending his hit TV show Everybody Loves Raymond.


23rd August 2007

Fact: Smooth crooner Wayne Newton is to join the cast of the wannabe ballroom kings and queens in the upcoming season of U.S. TV talent show Dancing With The Stars.


22nd July 2007

Fact: Bruno Tonioli, one of the judges on hit U.S. reality show Dancing With The Stars, taught actress Anne Hathaway how to dance for family movie Ella Enchanted.


30th June 2007

Fact: The professional dancer who helped Olympic speed skater APOLO ANTON OHNO win U.S. TV show Dancing With The Stars is embarking on a country music career. JULIANNE HOUGH's debut single WILL YOU DANCE WITH ME is an iTunes hit and the dancer is now working on her first album.


27th June 2007

Fact: Pop star Aaron Carter is in negotiations to join former BEVERLY HILLS, 90210 star Jennie Garth in the upcoming fifth season of U.S. reality show Dancing With The Stars.


13th June 2007

Fact: Jennie Garth is set to follow in former BEVERLY HILLS, 90210 star Ian Ziering's dance steps after signing on as a contestant in the upcoming season of hit U.S. TV show Dancing With The Stars.


13th June 2007

Fact: Jennie Garth is set to follow in former BEVERLY HILLS, 90210 star Ian Ziering's dance steps after signing on as a contestant in the upcoming season of hit U.S. TV show Dancing With The Stars.


23rd May 2007

Fact: Olympic speed skater APOLO ANTON OHNO claimed the fourth Dancing With The Stars crown on U.S. TV last night (22May07) after beating Muhammad Ali's daughter LAILA ALI and pop star Joey Fatone in the final of the celebrity dancing contest.


11th April 2007

Fact: Celebrity amputee Heather Mills lived to dance another day on US TV show Dancing With The Stars last night (10APR07) as TV personality LEEZA GIBBONS was voted off the hit show. Mills and her professional dancing partner Jonathan Roberts are now one of only seven couples competing for the show's title.


11th April 2007

Quote: "I have filled in for Larry King a number of times but I haven't got any time at the moment." Heather Mills confirms she has turned down the chance to host CNN talk show LARRY KING LIVE because she's too busy Dancing With The Stars.


29th March 2007

Fact: A lawyer has offered to donate $100,000 (GBP51,280) to Heather Mills' favourite charity if she wins US TV contest Dancing With The Stars.


26th March 2007

Quote: "I've got a bit of a bum now." Heather Mills likes the look of her body after training for US TV dance contest Dancing With The Stars.


23rd March 2007

Quote: "I was just watching to see if you were going to fall down." Comedienne ROSEANNE tells celebrity amputee Heather Mills she's only watching US TV show Dancing With The Stars to watch her trip up.


21st March 2007

Fact: More than 21 million Americans tuned in to watch Heather Mills' debut on US TV show Dancing With The Stars on Monday night (19MAR07).


16th March 2007

Quote: "I don't really get nervous unless I'm gonna meet potential mothers-in-law." Heather Mills insists she's more than prepared for her debut on US TV talent show Dancing With The Stars on Monday night (19MAR07).


13th March 2007

Fact: Gambling website Bodog.com are offering betting fans the chance to win $350 (GBP179) if celebrity amputee Heather Mills' prosthetic leg falls off during her upcoming stint on US TV show Dancing With The Stars. Gamblers have to bet $100 (GBP51) to take part.


13th March 2007

Quote: "It's definitely hard on the balance because one moment she can actually do it and the next the leg just goes out." Heather Mills' Dancing With The Stars partner Jonathan Roberts on waltzing with the celebrity amputee.


28th February 2007

Quote: "In my mad, crazy life it's actually going to be great fun, like a holiday." Sir Paul McCartney's estranged wife Heather Mills is looking forward to her upcoming stint on US reality TV show Dancing With The Stars.


23rd February 2007

Quote: "The only problem I can see she might have is with some of the toe points." Dancing With The Stars judge LEN GOODMAN muses on amputee Heather Mills' chances on the US reality TV show.


3rd January 2007

Fact: Dancing With The Stars runner-up MARIO LOPEZ is set to host this year's (07) Miss America pageant in Las Vegas.


16th November 2006

Fact: 27 million viewers tuned into the third-season finale of reality dance contest Dancing With The Stars on Tuesday night (14NOV06) to watch actor MARIO LOPEZ fight retired American footballer EMMITT SMITH. The winner was being announced as WENN went to press.


16th November 2006

Fact: Retired American football star EMMITT SMITH was the surprise winner of US TV dance contest Dancing With The Stars last night (15NOV06). The former Dallas Cowboys and Arizona Cardinals athlete beat actor MARIO LOPEZ to become the show's third champion.


17th October 2006

Fact: Singer Willa Ford has turned down the chance to return to the dancefloor as a Dancing With The Stars contestant. The sexy blonde, who was recently voted off the show, was approached to replace country singer SARA EVANS, who has quit the show after announcing plans to divorce her husband.


24th March 2006

Fact: Former 98 DEGREES singer and Dancing With The Stars winner Drew Lachey will co-host the Miss USA beauty pageant in Baltimore next month (21APR06). Carson Kressley of hit TV show Queer Eye For The Straight Guy will be a commentator.


2nd March 2006

Quote: "I was addicted! I would do great! Salsa is my specialty. Anything - salsa, rumba, cha cha cha!" Actress Eva Longoria longs to be a contestant on hit TV show Dancing With The Stars.


20th February 2006

Quote: <p>"It's great to see him get the respect and the admiration that he deserves. I'm incredibly proud." Nick Lachey pays tribute to his brother Drew, who is the favourite to win US reality TV contest Dancing With The Stars. </p>


20th January 2006

Quote: <p>"I danced a little bit in Bad News Bears. That's about it." Tatum O'neal discusses her dancing experience prior to appearing on Dancing With The Stars on US television. </p>


8th January 2006

Fact: <p>Veteran actor George Hamilton is dancing through the pain as he competes on US TV reality show Dancing With The Stars, because he broke four ribs late last year (05) when he fell from a yacht. </p>


7th January 2006

Fact: <p>Hit US reality show Dancing With The Stars is already a huge ratings winner after the first show of the second season lured 22 million viewers to their TV sets on Thursday night (05JAN06). The figure is more than the number of people who watched the finale of the first season last summer (05). </p>


6th January 2006

Quote: <p>"I would actually love to do Dancing With The Stars. It's not that I can dance, I'd just really want to be able to dance." DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES star Felicity Huffman is a big fan of the hit reality TV dance contest. </p>


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