Ah! Spring! The flowers are blooming, the birds are singing, and Dancing With the Stars is back on the air! We ADORE this show. HRH and the Hurricane ask me daily "Is the dancey show on today?". We DVR it and watch it countless times during the week, learning dance moves. And this MUST be watched in full-on pretty princess dress. Last night's ensemble? HRH chose a lovely size 2T Snow White top and skirt. Never mind that three inches of belly showed in between the bottom of her top and the top of her bottom, she looked mah-velous! Hurricane Lu opted to wear nothing but Dora the Explorer panties and a pink tulle skirt. This is not a look many can pull off, mind you, but she rocked it. Not that I'm biased or anything, but my girls can really cut a rug! So , for the next few weeks, I have a feeling that my Tuesday posts will end up being DWTS discussions. :) Bear with me, please.
Now tonight, only the men danced. We did get a chance to see all of the competitors, though. Let's discuss the women first.
If you're reading this and not from the South, you may not know about our "bless his/her/your heart" saying. This phrase, preceding any statement, takes the meanness out of it. For example, you might hear "bless his heart, he's just dumber than a box of rocks". You're not trying to be mean, just stating a fact. I only bring this up because, well, you'll see.
Shannon Elizabeth. She sure is pretty. And giggly. And proud :X And I can't decide if she was being funny or b*tchy towards Marissa Janet Winokur at the end there. Thoughts?
Marlee Matlin. I can't wait to see how she is going to actually do this. I'm really excited about her. I do wonder, why, when she speaks using her own voice for acting roles, would she use an interpreter here? Just strikes me as a little odd.
Priscilla Presley. Bless her heart (see!).... she looks like she's had so much work done that she'd melt in 80 degrees. :( She's such a naturally beautiful lady, why would she feel the need to get all Michael-Jackson/Joan-Rivers-y?
Monica Seles. I liked her! I wasn't expecting to, but she seems so cool and laid-back, like the kind of person I'd want to be friends with in real life.
Marissa Janet Winokur. I have been a HUGE fan of her for a while now. She's done Broadway, so it seems like she has an advantage, but I hear that dancing with a partner is way different. We'll see!
Kristi Yamaguchi. I have to admit, I don't know much about her, you really don't hear about her anymore. She's definitely athletic and graceful, I'll bet she's really good at the classic ballroom stuff. I suppose we'll see tomorrow.
Before we go on to the men, can we observe a moment of silence for Maksim's decision to sit this season out? :*( Me so sad. And no Alec Mazo, either?!?!?! What is the world coming to?!?!
OK, the dancing!
Penn Jillette. Poor Kym. She keeps getting paired up with people who just can't dance! What is UP with that? She's an awesome partner, comes up with the neatest and most original dances (remember Jerry Springer? LOL!). I just wish they'd give her someone she had a fighting chance with!
Jason Taylor. Oh my goodness! What a cutie pie! My heavens, he's a tall drink of water. Looks SO graceful out on the floor, too! I can't wait to see what he does in the Latin dances! ;) LOVED the pink tutu. So did HRH and the Hurricane, they got all excited, then got the giggles "because daddies don't wear pretty princesses!!!!!!" LOL!
Cristian de la Fuente. I had something cute and witty to say about how "fuente" means "hot" or something of the sort. Imagine my crushing disappointment when I googled, only to find out it means "fountain" LMAO! I was a little disappointed in his dancing, as well. He has room to improve, but he's still adorable to look at!
Adam Corolla. Poor, poor Adam. LOL! Not so good. And poor Julianne. But it's someone else's turn to win now. She can concentrate on her album! He wasn't as terrible as I thought he'd be, and I think Julianne's fans will carry them a few weeks, but he won't last, I'll bet.
Mario. He's so freaking adorable!!!!!! Am I the only one who thinks he looks like Chris Rock? BOY that fella can dance, too! I really like Karina, and I'm happy she got a good competitor this year. LOVED his cha cha!
Steve Guttenberg. He is this season's John ratzen-whatever. You know, Cliff from Cheers. Much better than anyone thought, a charmer, and having a BLAST! So much fun to watch :) I think he'll go farther than anyone expected, if only he has the fan base to pull him through.
OK, that's it. I think. Not sure I'll have time for a ladies' recap tomorrow, as the girls and I are hitting the road for an Easter visit to GaGa's house. Daddy will be meeting us there for the weekend. May my one or two readers have a Blessed Easter, safe travels if you are going anywhere, and a great week!