08:18 PM EDT 11/27/2014
Originally posted 11/10/2014 10:30PM
Going with great news – rather than just a great performance – is the best way to start off Dancing with the Stars. To that end, Monday's installment killed it with the bulletin that oldie but goodie Tommy Chong made it for another week!
But Chong getting to stay meant that a (high-scoring) celebrity had to go. So it was a surprise when Lea Thompson – who looked stunning while performing some of her best dances – was named as the next hoofer to leave the ballroom.
"I just feel really great. I feel strong and I'm anxious to get back to my day job on Switched at Birth," Thompson said. "I love this man [Artem Chigvintsev] and he's a new pro and I think he did a great job with me."
Originally posted 11/04/2014 09:00PM
See the star's sassy new look (and sheer dress)
Originally posted 11/03/2014 10:30PM
It was a Dynamic Duos theme under the mirror ball on Dancing with the Stars Monday but the night's Tarzan – better known as Michael Waltrip – couldn’t swing enough votes to keep him and his Jane inside the fringe jungle.
The racecar driver became the latest celebrity to leave the ABC show.
"It was a chance to do something that was more emotional than it was physical, to get to experience the wonderful cast, to get to know Emma's heart and who she is as a person," Waltrip told host Tom Bergeron. "I'm happy I got to be here and sad I have to go."
"I'm so emotional," added his pro Emma Slater. "He's made me a better person. You meet these people and he has a big heart. I'll be a better person for the rest of my life."
Originally posted 10/28/2014 04:30PM
The star takes us behind the scenes with her glam squad
Originally posted 10/27/2014 10:40PM
How's this for scary: Judge Len Goodman started the night in a casket!
It was an appropriate opening because the returning judge had to help sound the death knell for Antonio Sabato Jr.
No matter how many times the soap star went shirtless under the mirror ball this season, he and partner Cheryl Burke just couldn't keep the judges, or viewers, happy.
"I danced with one of the best in the world," Sabato Jr. said. "It's all about the fans and that's why I am here."
Originally posted 10/21/2014 12:55PM
The star and her glam squad talk beauty, fashion and more
Originally posted 10/14/2014 03:45PM
The star went for a bold look – did it pay off? Check out her blog!
Originally posted 10/13/2014 10:30PM
No one got eliminated Monday on Dancing with the Stars but there were lots of new – and hazardous! – moves going on under the mirror ball.
"Bang Bang" singer Jessie J had the unenviable task of guest judging on a night that involved switch-ups among the duos – and not everybody got the partner they deserved. (Tough luck, Michael Waltrip!)
Originally posted 10/09/2014 08:30AM
Was Peta Murgatroyd the best partner for Tommy Chong?
Originally posted 10/07/2014 01:40PM
The star and her glam squad discuss the makings of the star's big night look
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