That reminds me -- I was very disappointed to hear one of the judges tell Evander, "You're not a dancer" (or some strong words to that effect). Sure, he's not a professional dancer....but can't everyone dance, at least enjoying the music at his/her own level? After those types of harsh comments, I wasn't surprised that Evander was noncommittal when the host asked him whether he would continue with ballroom.
I agree with the poster who noted what a shame it is that the public has no ability to impact the standings based on the current week's performance. I thought Evander was horrible at quickstep, but I would have given him my vote this week, based on an extremely entertaining performance obviously coming from a lot of hard work over the past week to improve himself.
Finally, by the way, am I the only one who thinks it's a little cruel to make the losing couple do a "last dance" in the middle of the floor? They've just been voted off, and now they're supposed to do something entertaining for us? :roll:
Yea, he said something like: "You are just not an dancer and you're going to have to go." I didn't like that either. Evander should have said: You're not a boxer, but you're going to have to get in the ring with me. :lol:
....Finally, by the way, am I the only one who thinks it's a little cruel to make the losing couple do a "last dance" in the middle of the floor? They've just been voted off, and now they're supposed to do something entertaining for us? :roll:
Big10, I thought is was quite heartbreaking to watch. A lady in my office and I were just speaking about that. I mean, good grief! The band play the awfully sad song "Too Much, Too Little, Too Late" :shock: It was almost demeaning. I think they/we should have a chance vote "the band" off the show. :?
Yeah, the choice of the song made it even worse! :evil: However, on a positive note, it was nice to see that when the other couples were supposed to join in the dancing, some of them walked straight up to Evander & Edyta. Nice show of sportsmanship on their part, and I'm sure there's a bit of bonding that happens between the contestants anyway.
John and Charlotte are still my favorites, especially considering how much more difficult tango is for leaders - Rachel was carried around a lot.
What's up with Kelly's hair? Why won't she pull it back?
I didn't enjoy John & Charlotte as much this week, either... I thought his body kept twisting in very strange ways, and wasn't so sure about the promenade snaps... it looked like Charlotte was definitely backleading those! They were still amazing for Charlotte teaching him this dance in a week, though... way better than I could hope to be with a week's time to practice a new dance!
I have liked Joey & Ashly's performances (although the posture makes me cringe), but was I the only one that it just didn't do it for this week? I was looking forward to seeing Ashly's jive because I couldn't wait to see her sharp, clean footwork, I was especially anticipating some awesome kicks! But, I think maybe she shouldn't let Joey have so much control over technique vs. performance next time, because the whole thing just looked so sloppy to me! Kind of like they were flinging their bodies at random into space (and not in a flattering way!)... I think I enjoyed their performance the least out of all of them!
I think Evander & Edyta got cheated this week, I really liked watching him do the jive, he's gotten much lighter on his feet! Hopefully he's not discouraged from taking dance further, since the judges were so harsh with him
Rachel and Jonathan were great! I think they were better then John and Charlotte this week. Even though I voted for Rachel on this thread, I'm gonna vote for Joey on ABC.com. I really didn't like his performance this week though. His legs looked sloppy and the pants he was wearing only accentuated it. I'm still voting for him because I think he could do really great out there and I'm afraid Kelly fans will cause Joey to be voted off.