10:21 PM EDT 12/19/2013
Originally posted 10/21/2013 10:30PM
It was a night of exciting performances, positive reviews from the judges and a pair of big twists for the eight remaining couples on Dancing with the Stars Monday night.
First, the pairs had to perform in an improvisational switch-up challenge, which required them to show off their ability to transition seamlessly while dancing to music that suddenly changed.
Then, at elimination time, there was an even bigger twist that one no one – not even producers – had seen coming.
Keep reading to find out who will dance again next week ...
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 09/18/2013 07:45AM
These couples have dancing fever!
Jack Osbourne and wife Lisa hit up Hooray Henry's in West Hollywood Monday night after the season premiere of Dancing With the Stars for a fun night on the town.
Inside the venue, the two "were in good spirits," an onlooker told PEOPLE. Clad in a flannel shirt, Osbourne, 27, and his wife, 26, held court all night at a table near the entrance but refrained from drinking.
While Lisa hung out with her husband's pro partner (and the night's host) Cheryl Burke for a bit, the couple also "had a little bit of lovey-dovey time whispering in each other's ears and sharing laughs" later in the night, adds the source.
Originally posted 09/17/2013 09:10AM
While doing his best to strut his stuff on Dancing With the Stars, Jack Osbourne is privately dealing with the aftermath of wife Lisa Stelly's recent miscarriage.
"It's been interesting times as of late," he told PEOPLE after Monday's show. "But, you know, you persevere through it and you keep on smiling and do what you can."
Originally posted 09/16/2013 10:00PM
Dancing with the Stars brought out some unexpected stunners – and a standing ovation that drew tears – on Monday night's season 17 premiere.
Although early favorite Corbin Bleu wowed the crowd as predicted with a 24-point contemporary dance with partner Karina Smirnoff, it was Amber Riley, 27, who landed the near-perfect score.
Earning three nines, Riley's dance with Derek Hough had Bruno Tolioni calling the Glee actress the "tigress of season 17." Fellow judge Len Goodman said excitedly, "I'm palpitating, perspirating and flatulating."
Originally posted 09/14/2013 05:30PM
It was an empowering and emotional week for PEOPLE readers – from the moxie shown by a new breed of Miss America contestant to the sad news that Jack Osbourne's wife Lisa had suffered a miscarriage.
Fortunately, Osbourne mom Sharon kept readers laughing as she sweetly kissed and told about an early years Hollywood fling. Talk about a tonight show!
Here are the five stories that sparked your biggest reactions over the past week, from happy, sad, laugh out loud, angry and wow. We hope you'll keep coming back to click on the emoticons at the bottom of every story, to let us know just what you think.
Originally posted 09/06/2013 06:00PM
"Having a late term miscarriage is by far the hardest thing either of us have ever had to go through," Lisa writes
Originally posted 09/05/2013 06:45PM
"My first thought was, ‘Holy crap, I hope Jack likes it,' " the expectant mom tells PEOPLE
Originally posted 09/04/2013 03:30PM
As the contestants for the 17th-season contestants of Dancing with the Stars were announced Wednesday, two of the show's longtime pros expressed their approval.
"I think the guests are the strongest we've had," Karina Smirnoff, 35, recently told PEOPLE about those who will compete, including Jack Osbourne, Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi, Leah Remini and Valerie Harper.
"You don't have to Google anyone," she said. "You know every single person."
Originally posted 08/06/2013 02:15PM
"We feel so blessed that our family is growing and Pearl will have a little brother or sister to play with," the couple say
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