Former Vice Presidential candidate Sarah Palin sat in the audience on Monday night’s show, cheering on her daughter who she called “Bristol the Pistol.”
Jennifer Grey and Derek Hough took home the highest score of the evening for their energy-filled jive:
Audrina Patridge and Tony Dovolani received a 23 for their quickstep. Audrina said of their dance, “I was actually more nervous this week than I was last week, I don’t know why. But once I got out there and started dancing, all my nerves went away and I had fun.”
Brandy and Maksim Chmerkovskiy received a score of 21 for the jive, although the dancing couple didn’t seem to get along very well.
Rick Fox and his partner Cheryl Burke also scored a 21 for their jive. The basketball player worked through his painful tendon problem and stated, “We were still able to kick our feet and challenge my whole body.”
Football star Kurt Warner, also received a score of 21. Warner and pro Anna Trebunskaya performed a jive that judge Bruno said “flowed so easily.”
Florence Henderson and Corky Ballas walked away with a score of 19 for their quickstep. “I’m just so grateful to this guy for getting me through it. There’s so much to remember,” Henderson said.
Judges gave comedian Margaret Cho and parnter Louis Van Amstel an 18 for their jive. “We really tried. We focused on dancing our hearts out,” Margaret revealed.
Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino and Karina Smirnoff received a score of 18, with judge Carrie Ann telling “The Situation” that he was pigeon-toed and lacked musicality. That’s a bitchy thing to say. Sorrentino has been working really hard with his gorgeous partner Karina Smirnoff.
Michael Bolton was in the doghouse with the judges after his stiff performance, and said, “I couldn’t wait to get out there and smile and relax but I didn’t get any love for it. No violin here, what it is is what it is. I have no regrets about the doghouse [and] chasing the bone. Chelsie was hiding from me the entire dance. It was hilarious. It was adorable.”
So who are your favorites at this point in the show?
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