Wonder Years actress and author Danica McKellar danced a Tango to “Everybody Wants to Rule the World” by Lorde, on tonight’s season 18 episode 8 of Dancing with the Stars with Val Chmerkovskiy for their DWTS quarter final performance. We posted a nifty bio of Danica so you can get more familiar with her. Abby Lee Miller of “Dance Moms” joined Len Goodman, Bruno Tonioli and Carrie Ann Inaba as a guest judge for the evening. If you missed tonight’s show you can read a full and detailed recap, right here.
The anticipated quarter finals begin as Pro Mark Ballas makes his solo recording artist debut singing his new single “Get My Name,” along with his band and the house band “Ray Chew Live.”
On last episode Danica performed a Salsa and Bruno loved it saying, “You went for ghetto salsa from the hood. The fact is you cannot gain that kind of feel if you cannot use your body to the full extent. But I am sure you are going to be back next week.” They scored Danica 36/40.
Danica McKellar and professional dancer Val Chmerkovskiy: dancing a Tango. Danica has been getting ready for her dance tonight. She tweeted, “Very excited to dance for you all tomorrow night…! Tango and Samba. :) Gonna be fun!”
Judges comments: Abby: “Val amazing concept and I love to see a man on his knees. Danica you are beautiful I wish you danced on the Wonder Years. You could have been a professional dancer. I loved it, it was great.” Bruno: “What is going on tonight that crown should be mine. Danica it was your most majestic and powerful performance. Tonight you pulled it all together. Incredibly powerful.” Carrie Ann: “Danica I feel like you Mom that was incredibly difficult and you were so defined the definition of artistry is bring your own touch. This was your moment.” Len: “It took a little to get started. It was terrific. You were on it like a bonnet.”
SCORES: Carrie Ann: 10 Len: 9 Abby: 9 Bruno: 10 TOTAL: 38/40 – Vote for Danica McKellar and professional dancer Val Chmerkovskiy at Voting #: 1*800*868*3403
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