No extra Mr. Good Len! Week two of Dancing With the Stars meant that the primary pair was despatched packing — and the judges received even harder on the celebrities. On the prime of the Monday, September 27, episode, host Tyra Banks shared that after Cheryl Burke examined positive for COVID-19, her accomplice, Cody Rigsby, should additionally keep out of the ballroom — however they’re nonetheless within the working for the mirrorball trophy. The judges were able to judge their performance primarily based on a tape dance from rehearsal.
Former Bachelor Matt James was the primary star to hit the ballroom ground this week, after getting a go to from girlfriend Rachael Kirkconnell within the studio. The go to appeared to spice up his confidence forward of his samba, as he kicked off the routine by stripping down — and Len Goodman was not impressed. After the routine, the top decide advised the fact star that his “hips are allergic to music.” The scoring mirrored that as Matt and Lindsay Arnold earned solely a 22 out of 40.
Len’s temper seemingly lightened up when it got here time for Olivia Jade Giannulli and Val Chmerkovskiy to take the dance ground. “There was a pleasant mixture of steps,” Goodman advised the pair after they danced a stellar Viennese waltz. “Each of you probably did job.”
One other duo who impressed some of the judges was Mike “The Miz” Mizanin and Witney Carson. They have been advised to tone it down after week one and tried to do exactly that — however not everybody was into it. Though Derek Hough stated he was “so impressed” by the WWE star, Len stated the athlete has “little or no finesse” however “excellent” footwork. The shortage of finesse will need to have impacted the rating as Len gave them a 5, whereas the opposite judges gave 7s.
One of the vital memorable dances of the evening went to real-life couple Sharna Burgess and Brian Austin Green, who danced to their track, “Say You Received’t Let Go.” Though it was steamy and included the duo literally singing to one another, Len famous that that the actor, 48, was “posing” and “working round” greater than truly dancing and the Beverly Hills: 90210 alum had the right response, saying, “I’m a poser!”
The best scores of the evening got here later within the evening. Amanda Kloots and Alan Bersten, who danced to “It Needed to Be You,” her wedding song with her late husband, Nick Cordero, earned the 4 eights for his or her romantic foxtrot. Instantly after, JoJo Siwa and Jenna Johnson earned a 31 out of 40 for his or her tremendous energetic cha cha.
Sadly, one pair needed to go. Martin Kove and Britt Stewart landed within the backside two with Christine Chiu and Pasha Pashkov. In the end, the judges selected to avoid wasting the Bling Empire star.
Scroll all the way down to see all of the scores from week two.