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Originally posted 01/12/2012 05:30PM
Although Dancing with the Stars pro Maksim Chmerkovskiy may have had an outburst or two on past seasons, he says he has no regrets.
"There were some things that I'm not extremely proud of, but I think that the imperfections and not-so-good moments are exactly what made me who I am," he says.
It'll be impossible to forget those moments since past competitions will begin airing on GSN (Game Show Network). The cable network will air seasons 4 through 14 beginning Jan. 21 on Saturdays at 6 p.m. ET/5 p.m. CT.
Originally posted 11/16/2011 09:30AM
Hope Solo and Maksim Chmerkovskiy made it all the way to the Dancing with the Stars semi-finals before being eliminated Tuesday night. But instead of going out on a high note, the soccer star and her pro partner demonstrated a bad attitude.
During the season, the pair weren't the first to be criticized by the judges, but they were the first to make a stink about it. Starting with Chmerkovskiy's negative comments toward judge Len Goodman, the couple's bitter commentary continued all season.
Originally posted 11/15/2011 10:15PM
After performing three dances each the night before, one of Dancing's four semi-finalists was booted from the competition on Tuesday, a week shy of the show's season finale.
Ricki Lake and Rob Kardashian were awarded by the judges for their nearly flawless routines on Monday. Meanwhile, an injured J.R. Martinez experienced his worst week yet but still scored higher than Hope Solo.
Now that the votes are in, keep reading to find out who will compete in next week's finale – and who kissed the ballroom goodbye:
Originally posted 11/14/2011 10:05PM
It was another night of perfection in the ballroom.
A week after J.R. Martinez scored back-to-back 30s on Dancing with the Stars, a contestant did it again as the final four celebrities battled in the semi-finals.
Keep reading to find out more ...
Originally posted 11/14/2011 06:45PM
It's down to four on Dancing with the Stars – J.R. Martinez, Ricki Lake, Rob Kardashian, and Hope Solo. And Brooke Burke Charvet believes they all have a legitimate shot at the mirror-ball trophy.
"I've always thought that J.R. was a frontrunner. I think Ricki has a shot at it as well. I think it's going to be one of those finales where we don't know what's going to happen," the co-host of the ABC show told PEOPLE Saturday at the Harajuku Mini for Target launch at Jim Henson Studios in Hollywood.
But don't count out Kardashian and Solo, either.
Originally posted 11/08/2011 10:05PM
Nancy Grace has been dancing on borrowed time, dodging elimination despite poor marks from the judges.
But now, she was up against literal perfection – J.R. Martinez and partner Karina Smirnoff scored a pair of 30s on Monday night's Dancing with the Stars.
And the rest of the competitors delivered strong performances. Is this the end for the dancer whom Carrie Ann Inaba called "the friskiest girl I've ever met?" Read on to find out.
Originally posted 11/07/2011 10:15PM
On a night of strong performances, one duo stood tall above the rest on Dancing with the Stars Monday, receiving the best scores the judges could hand out and standing ovations in the ballroom.
The stellar display overshadowed what would have been impressive dances by the competition – except for one pair who are at risk of elimination. Read on to find out who's impressing and who's at risk.
Originally posted 10/31/2011 07:00PM
As far as Hope Solo is concerned, Maksim Chmerkovskiy's outburst last week on Dancing with the Stars was a case of a professional dancer loyally defending his charge.
"He's the only person who has seen my struggles – not the producers, not anybody else – and it's been a transformation," Solo tells PEOPLE.
"To put somebody down when they haven't even recognized how far they've come, I think Maks wasn't okay with that. And he's a true teammate and he stood up for me and I appreciated it."
Originally posted 10/26/2011 04:00PM
After a tough night on Dancing with the Stars Monday, Chaz Bono and partner Lacey Schwimmer were fired up.
The angry duo said the judges' comments were "disrespectful," and pointed in particular to the way Bruno Tonioli compared Bono to a penguin in his critique.
But on Tuesday, when the pair was eliminated from the competition, it sure seemed like Bono and Schwimmer had put any hard feelings behind them.
"I was quite angry last night," Bono, 42, told reporters backstage right after his dismissal. "But I feel really good today. I'm not leaving the show bitter or angry or anything. I'm grateful for Lacey and everybody I worked with on the show. It was a wonderful, life-changing experience. I'm so glad I did it."
Originally posted 10/25/2011 10:05PM
Monday night was rough for Dancing with the Stars partners Maksim Chmerkovskiy and Hope Solo.
Aside from earning a score of 20 and being ridiculed for performing their "worst dance of the season," Chmerkovskiy, 31, didn't exactly charm viewers with his negative outburst in response to the judges' criticism.
But even though the duo had a less than stellar night, they still performed one point higher than fellow competitors Chaz Bono and Lacey Schwimmer, who ended up at the very bottom of the leaderboard.
Were voters turned off by Chmerkovskiy's meltdown? Or did consistent low scorers Schwimmer and Bono bid the ballroom adieu?
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