Tonight on the season 19 week 5 of Dancing with the Stars actor Jonathan Bennett and his partner Peta Murgatroyd danced a Jitterbug routine to “Rock this Town” by The Stray Cats. On tonight’s episode America’s votes are in and the nine remaining celebrities will switch professional dance partners in this fifth week of competition. For the first time this season couples will dance with their new partners to new styles of dance including Hip-Hop, Burlesque, and Flamenco among others. If you missed it we have a full and detailed recap, right here for you. If you missed any of tonight’s videos we have them all for you too!
On last week’s episode Jonathan performed a Samba and Julianne loved it saying, “I love the relationship that you guys have, but I do agree, it was flat – no dimension. I really want to see you do a ballroom dance, I want to see something more elegant.” The judges scored Jonathan a 24/40. If you want to see his Samba from last week, you can check the video out here.
Jonathan Bennett and professional dancer Peta Murgatroyd: dancing a a Jitterbug routine. Jonathan has been getting ready for his dance and tweeted about this week dance, “Only a few more hours until the East Coast gets to watch us do the jitterbug”
Judges’ comments: Carrie Ann: “There moments of brilliance, but so much of it was wrong. I could see the potential, but there were too many mis-steps.” Jessie J: “It made me feel uncomfortable and nervous. I could feel you wanted it better than it was.” Julianne: “I was holding my breath and not in a good way. There was a fear that was happening in that dance.”
SCORES: Carrie Ann: 6 Jessie J: 6 Julianne: 6 Bruno: 6 TOTAL: 24/40 – Jonathan Bennett and professional dancer Allison Holker at voting #: 1*800*868*3406.
Watch the video below and let us know what you think? Do you think Jonathan did enough to avoid elimination next week? Sound out in the comments and let us know your thoughts?