Amber Riley danced a Rumba, on tonight’s episode 8 of Dancing with the Stars for a dance style she had not previously performed. Check out Amber’s DWTS bio [CLICK HERE] If you missed tonight’s show you can read a full and detailed recap, right here.
The seven remaining couples will compete in two rounds of dance. In the first round, each couple will take on a dance style they have not previously performed including the Tango, Argentine Tango, Contemporary, Viennese Waltz, Jazz, Disco, and Foxtrot. The couple to receive the highest total score from the judges in this round will receive immunity and not be subject to elimination. In the second round, the six remaining couples will compete in a thrilling head-to-head “dance off” competition. The winning couples of the “dance off” round will be awarded additional Judges’ points that will be added to their overall score for the night.
On last week’s show Amber was given a 29/30 for her Paso Doble routine. Carrie Anne said this about her performance, “You slayed the beast again. When you came out I was stomping. You were from hot to cold to intense. You lit this ballroom up.” If you missed any of last week’s performances, you can check out all the videos, right HERE.
Amber Riley and professional dancer Derek Hough: dancing a Rumba. Amber has been getting ready for her dance tonight. She tweeted, “Icing these knees this morning, today I am planning to dance knee brace fretime to strengthen that muscle again!
Judges comments: Cher “You walked in sexy and I loved it, you owned it, you got it.” Bruno “That’s a girl on top, she knows what she wants and she gets it. You were the one selling it and I bought it.” Carrie Ann “When he touches you and rubs up your body it is awesome but I feel like it is not your best dance, you sitting back just a hair, I want more.”
Judges Scores: Carrie Ann 9, Cher 9, Bruno 10 TOTAL = 28 – Vote for Amber Riley and professional dancer Derek Hough at Voting #: 1-800-868-3407.
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