Singer and actor James Maslow danced a Samba dance, on tonight’s season 18 episode 7 of Dancing with the Stars with Peta Murgatroyd for the Latin themed music evening. We posted a nifty bio of James so you can get more familiar with him. Ricky Martin 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.
Ricky Martin kicked-off the night with a show-stopping opening performance of his 2014 World Cup song “Vida” accompanied by the Pro Dancers.
On last episode James performed a Quickstep and Len loved it saying, “As a performance you are the one that I want but the technique is tears on my pillow. There was a rule infringement. It was good and fast. Speed came in and style went out.” They scored James a perfect score, 35/40.
James Maslow and professional dancer Peta Murgatroyd: dancing a Samba dance. James has been getting ready for his dance tonight. James tweet this about tonight, “Still rehearsing our Samba for tomorrow’s show! Can’t wait for you guys to see it!”
Judges comments: Bruno: “Can I ask you a couple of questions, what are you doing tomorrow. They have blown my spark plugs. That was filthy and dirty and I love it.” Carrie Ann: “Where is that drink at – Pita and James your chemistry is sick. You worked that samba.” Ricky: “You guys are taking it to the next level. It was surprise after surprise it was the gift that keeps on giving.” Len: “Pita I think you are a bit overdressed. You kept the motor running. Your foot work was not perfect, you gave it your all, full of energy and I loved it.”
SCORES: CARRIE ANN: 9 RICKY: 9 LEN: 8 BRUNO: 9 TOTAL 35/40 – Vote for James Maslow and professional dancer Peta Murgatroyd at Voting #: 1*800*868*3402.
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