No extra Mr. Nice Len! Week two of Dancing With the Stars meant that the first pair was despatched packing — and the judges acquired even more durable on the celebrities. At the high of the Monday, September 27, episode, host Tyra Banks shared that after Cheryl Burke examined constructive for COVID-19, her accomplice, Cody Rigsby, should additionally keep out of the ballroom — however they’re nonetheless in the working for the mirrorball trophy. The judges have been capable of decide their efficiency primarily based on a tape dance from rehearsal.
Former Bachelor Matt James was the first star to hit the ballroom ground this week, after getting a go to from girlfriend Rachael Kirkconnell in the studio. The go to appeared to spice up his confidence forward of his samba, as he kicked off the routine by stripping down — and Len Goodman was not impressed. After the routine, the head decide instructed the actuality star that his “hips are allergic to music.” The scoring mirrored that as Matt and Lindsay Arnold earned solely a 22 out of 40.
Len’s temper seemingly lightened up when it got here time for Olivia Jade Giannulli and Val Chmerkovskiy to take the dance ground. “There was a nice mix of steps,” Goodman instructed the pair after they danced a stellar Viennese waltz. “Both of you did a good job.”
Another duo who impressed some of the judges was Mike “The Miz” Mizanin and Witney Carson. They have been instructed to tone it down after week one and tried to do exactly that — however not everybody was into it. Although Derek Hough stated he was “so impressed” by the WWE star, Len stated the athlete has “very little finesse” however “very good” footwork. The lack of finesse will need to have impacted the rating as Len gave them a 5, whereas the different judges gave 7s.
One of the most memorable dances of the night time went to real-life couple Sharna Burgess and Brian Austin Green, who danced to their track, “Say You Won’t Let Go.” Although it was steamy and included the duo actually singing to 1 one other, Len famous that that the actor, 48, was “posing” and “running around” greater than really dancing and the Beverly Hills: 90210 alum had the excellent response, saying, “I’m a poser!”
The highest scores of the night time got here later in the night time. Amanda Kloots and Alan Bersten, who danced to “It Had to Be You,” her marriage ceremony track along with her late husband, Nick Cordero, earned the 4 eights for his or her romantic foxtrot. Directly after, JoJo Siwa and Jenna Johnson earned a 31 out of 40 for his or her tremendous energetic cha cha.
Unfortunately, one pair needed to go. Martin Kove and Britt Stewart landed in the backside two with Christine Chiu and Pasha Pashkov. Ultimately, the judges selected to avoid wasting the Bling Empire star.
Scroll all the way down to see all the scores from week two.