Time for the semifinals! During the Monday 15 November episode of dancing with the Stars, the last six couples danced two numbers each, as the first was a dance of redemption chosen by one of the judges.
Everyone was ready to get a place in the finale and reflect on their emotional journeys. After its first issue, Suni Lee opened up about becoming a whole new person during his time on the show with his partner Sasha Farber. “I think I’m just gaining so much self-confidence and allowing myself to have fun, “the Olympian said on the show Monday after their first issue. She later also reflected on how” lonely “she was when she became a celebrity. during the night, going from gymnast to gold medal.
It was also an exciting evening for JoJo Siwa Other Jenna Johnson. First, the couple redid their third week of Argentine tango for their first dance of the night with guidance from Len Goodman. After completing the number, he was almost speechless.
“I’ll tell you what it was – it was bloody brilliant,” the chief judge said. Carrie Ann Inaba praised the couple for the “passion” they have. “I was like you were an extension of a person,” he said. “There was this bravado that made him so powerful.”
After the dance, JoJo noticed that not only did the show make her a better dancer, it also “changed me as a human being”. The second dance, a contemporary number, was dedicated to JoJo’s late grandfather and Derek Hough she said “that was the best contemporary dance we’ve ever seen on the show, ever.” The couple received two perfect 40s.
The judges were also very impressed with Amanda Kloots Other Alan Burstthe tango of redemption. “You have been the most consistent dancer this season so far,” said Derek. Carrie Ann added, “You danced that tango like the boss you are.”
Also, Amanda was proud of herself, noting that “she could never have done this week of tango” and she knows she has come a long way. While Carrie Ann took a point for a foot lift, all the other judges gave her 10.
For the second issue, the couple starred in a contemporary issue of “Live Your Life”, her late husband, Nick Corderothe song of. The Broadway star died of COVID-19 in July 2020.
“When we made the decision to slowly take it off the cars, we played ‘Live Your Life’ all day and let it go slowly,” he recalled in rehearsal, noting that they wanted to dance “for everyone who has lost someone and for Nick. “
The judges were stunned by the thrilling number, which made everyone cry.
“When you’re crying you feel so alone, but I had such an amazing support system,” the Speak cohost said in tears. “You have to find that community if you are in mourning. There is something out there. You can connect with people. “
The number – the last dance of the night – earned the couple a perfect 40 and second place behind JoJo and Jenna.
However, two couples had to go home and four made it to the final. JoJo and Jenna, Iman Shumpert Other Daniella Karagach Other Cody Rigsby Other Cheryl Burke went straight to the finale, Cheryl’s first since season 17.
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