Dancing With the Stars 2011

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DWTS Crowns 2011 Winner

JR Martinez takes home mirrorball trophy

(Newser) - JR Martinez took home the mirrorball trophy last night on the Dancing With the Stars finale—and if you aren’t exactly sure who he is, you’re not the only one. The AP reports that Martinez, who was severely burned in Iraq while serving in the US Army, was... More »

Nancy Grace Booted From DWTS

But not before doing a cartwheel!

(Newser) - Devastating news for those of you who enjoyed Nancy Grace more as a dancer than as a news show host: She got the boot from Dancing With the Stars last night, People reports. The infinitely less interesting competitors who remain: JR Martinez, Hope Solo, Rob Kardashian, and Ricki Lake. But,... More »

Chaz Bono Booted From DWTS

And, because you know you want it, an update on Nancy Grace

(Newser) - After a six-week stint on Dancing With the Stars that was hailed by GLAAD as the beginning of “transgender-inclusive programming,” Chaz Bono was eliminated last night. Bono had been “quite angry” after Monday night’s competition show, when he and partner Lacey Schwimmer accused the judges of... More »

Nancy Grace Has Wardrobe Malfunction

But nipple slip doesn't appear to affect her 'DWTS' score

(Newser) - Nancy Grace’s breasts have already gotten her quite a bit of attention since Dancing With the Stars premiered ( Gawker ’s headline last week: “Nancy Grace’s Giant Boobs Make Dancing with the Stars Debut”), but last night they stole the show … when one popped... More »

Chaz Bono Trims Down for DWTS

Rehearsals have knocked off 5 pounds: dance partner

(Newser) - Chaz Bono is already wiggling his tush and shaking off the pounds in preparation for Dancing With the Stars. Only six days into rehearsals, his DWTS partner Lacey Schwimmer says Bono is "funny," "awesome," "so nice" and 5 pounds lighter than when he started. "... More »

Full DWTS Lineup Revealed

Nancy Grace, David Arquette among contestants

(Newser) - Someone other than the devil may be dancing tonight, and Nancy Grace might have to play nice with judges for a change now that she's signed on to Dancing With the Stars. She met with her partner in Atlanta this week for the first time, causing TMZ to... More »

DWTS Mirrorball Trophy Goes to...

Hines Ward, with Kirstie Alley coming in second

(Newser) - Sorry, Kirstie Alley fans: On last night’s season finale of Dancing With the Stars, the mirrorball trophy went to football star Hines Ward. But Alley came in second, above Disney Channel actress Chelsea Kane, PopEater reports. Click here to see the winning moment, or check out Alley’s impressive... More »

Kirstie Alley Loses a Shoe

Apparently she's having a run of bad luck on 'DWTS'

(Newser) - Poor Kirstie Alley can't catch a break on Dancing With the Stars. Last week she fell , and last night she lost a shoe. Click to about 3:18 in the above video to see it happen—as PopEater notes, "The camera crew had a choice to either follow [partner... More »

Kirstie Alley Eats It on DWTS

Partner causes her to fall, but still no last place for them

(Newser) - After a strong start on Dancing With the Stars last month, Kirstie Alley took a tumble last night—literally. She had just started her emotional rumba with partner Maksim Chmerkovskiy when Chmerkovskiy's leg gave out, and he fell to the floor and pulled Alley along with him. Fortunately they rebounded,... More »

On DWTS, 'Karate Kid' Is the One to Beat

Ralph Macchio, Kirstie Alley impress the judges

(Newser) - It’s that time again: Dancing With the Stars is back, although sadly, there’s no Bristol Palin this time around. People recaps last night’s season 12 premiere, noting that Ralph Macchio of Karate Kid fame was the evening’s standout and earned the best score, 24 points. A... More »

Kendra Wilkinson Kirstie Alley on Next DWTS

New cast lineup announced

(Newser) - It's not looking like Christine O'Donnell will join Dancing With the Stars' 2011 cast: The new lineup is being announced tonight, and TMZ has a partial scoop. Let's just say that unlike last season, Mark Ballas' new partner is so un-noteworthy that Newser couldn't find art of her. Click through... More »

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