10:09 AM EDT 10/28/2013
Originally posted 10/15/2013 01:45PM
Two emotions came to mind for Christina Milian following her surprising elimination on Monday night's Dancing with the Stars.
"I'm sad … I'm shocked," she told PEOPLE backstage. "After our performance tonight [and] getting those scores, I thought, hey, even if we are in the bottom, our score can help us stay in the game. But I guess based on votes from last week, you know, [we] just didn't make the cut … Even the audience was like, 'huh?' It was quite a reaction … I wasn't expecting [to be eliminated], but it's okay."
Fighting back tears, Milian, 32, who scored the first 10 of the season with partner Mark Ballas, reflected fondly on her experience on the ABC show.
Originally posted 10/14/2013 10:15PM
It was an emotional night on Monday's Dancing with the Stars.
Focusing on the theme of "most memorable year," dances paid tribute to a variety of topics including health struggles, motherhood and finding love.
But despite the passionate performances, three pairs were in jeopardy at the end of the night: Christina Milian and Mark Ballas, Leah Remini and Tony Dovolani, and Elizabeth Berkley and Val Chmerkovskiy.
Keep reading to see who was sent home.
Originally posted 10/08/2013 12:30AM
She came to inspire and enjoy the party.
And into week four of Dancing with the Stars Valerie Harper did just that and much more, sending a message of hope by savoring life after she was diagnosed with brain cancer earlier this year.
But on Monday night, sentiment finally yielded to the cold criteria of judging. After another low-scoring performance – this time an 18-point waltz – the 74-year-old star of TV's Rhoda was voted off the show.
Originally posted 09/22/2013 11:00AM
She's only a week into the competition, but Dancing With the Stars contestant Christina Milian is already feeling the effects of those daily dance rehearsals – she's losing weight.
"I've already lost 7lbs since I started #dwts! Owww!" she Tweeted on Saturday, along with a pic of herself in David Lerner leggings that showcased her slimmer legs and torso.
Originally posted 09/15/2013 03:30PM
Christina Milian is pulling a Beyoncé – not telling anyone about her engagement, but not exactly denying it either.
"I'm definitely in love with someone," she says. "I'm in a very happy relationship, a very stable relationship, which is great, and he's very supportive."
Then with a knowing smile, she adds, "We're definitely looking into the future."
Originally posted 09/07/2013 12:00PM
Christina Milian is already looking like a frontrunner on the new season of Dancing with the Stars – in an Instagram video she posted on Friday, the singer showed off some killer moves.
The clip, which also features her dance partner Mark Ballas, shows the mom of one displaying some major hip action during rehearsals.
The newly engaged star also does the DWTS version of a Twerk, leading Ballas to comment, "If in doubt shake it out."
Originally posted 09/04/2013 08:20AM
After a couple of underwhelming seasons, Dancing with the Stars has found its rhythm again.
From Valerie Harper to Snooki to Jack Osbourne – all named Wednesday as contestants – the ABC show rebounds with one of the strongest lineups in years competing in the 17th season beginning Sept. 16.
Harper, whose brain cancer is close to remission, and her pro partner Tristan MacManus will square off against former NFL star Keyshawn Johnson and Sharna Burgess, actress Leah Remini – who recently made headlines with her split from Scientology – and pro Tony Dovolani, and reality star Osbourne and Cheryl Burke.
Originally posted 09/02/2013 06:30PM
Christina Milian is engaged to her longtime boyfriend Jas Prince.
The couple, who've reportedly been dating since 2010, have been engaged since before May, a source close to Milian confirms to PEOPLE, saying, "He's a great match for her."
Guess the reports that the Rap-A-Lot Records CEO had popped the question back in April when Milian, 31, was spotted wearing a huge diamond ring were true, but the singer played coy, saying, "Well, there are rumors, but we'll stick to it being a rumor."
Originally posted 08/30/2013 02:30PM
Originally posted 08/28/2012 06:00AM
Where do broken hearts go? To the club!
Rihanna spent Saturday night at Hollywood nightclub Playhouse, where the singer and other stars were on hand to celebrate the launch of Pink + Dolphin's flagship store.
During the evening, the "Where Have You Been" singer was stationed at her own VIP table across from ex-boyfriend Chris Brown. Brown sat with Christina Milian and Sean Kingston as Chief Keef performed.
Although Rihanna, who recently told Oprah she "still loves" Brown, was surrounded by friends, her mind seemed to be elsewhere. The 24-year-old slowly sipped drinks, while "pretending to dance and mingle," but kept her eyes on "all the fun Chris and Christina were having," a source tells PEOPLE.
Rob Kardashian later took a seat at Rihanna's table where he got a little flirty with her and shared a few laughs, says a source. But, "you could tell she really just wanted Chris to pay attention and talk to her, but he was totally ignoring her," the source adds.
– Jen Garcia
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