The popularity and press interest surrounding same-sex dancing pair Gili Shem Tov and Dorit Milman on Israel’s version of Dancing with the Stars has led to lots of speculation – including mine – that the US edition of the show will soon follow suit. One name bandied about as a possible celebrity is Portia de Rossi, although her wife Ellen DeGeneres reportedly thinks watching same-sex dancing is strange. More
Topic: Dancing with the Stars
They’re more than just dance partners – they’re trailblazers. Israeli TV host Gili Shem Tov agreed to be on her country’s edition of Dancing with the Stars under the condition that she be assigned a female partner. The show agreed, and Shem Tov, along with her pro dance partner Dorit Milman, quickly captured attention around the world.
This week, they performed their second dance, a sexy rumba. More
A few weeks ago, the Israeli edition of hit reality show Dancing with the Stars (in Hebrew, it’s Rokdim im Kochavim) made waves when they announced the show’s ever same-sex pairing. Out lesbian TV host Gili Shem Tov (pictured) has been paired with professional dancer Dorit Milman. During rehearsals, Shem Tov and Milman decided that they would switch off leading. More
Would you watch Skating With The Stars? It’s like Dancing With The Stars, but with skating, instead. A short-lived, similar program, Skating With Celebrities, aired in 2006 on Fox, for one season. That show also brought two people, Kristy Swanson, … More
This … is amazing. Following Audrina Patridge being kicked off Dancing With The Stars, her mom delivered this hilarious rant before being picked up and carried off. Highlights include: “It’s all show-biz baby, the show must go on.” “Audrina is … More
The Israeli version of hit show Dancing With the Stars has just announced that a contestant on this year’s show, TV host Gill Shem Tov (a woman), will be paired with a female professional dancer, Dorit Milman. Shem Tov, who is a lesbian, has helped bring international attention to Israel’s version of the show. But instead of asking “why is Israel doing that?” I would like to ask “why isn’t America?” More
Earlier today, Daily News reported that Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino of Jersey Shore fame asked for half a million dollars upfront for a potential deal. When he was told that not even Kim Kardashian makes that much upfront, his manager replied that Sorrentino is “much larger” than Kim Kardashian.
When I first saw this, I thought, “Ok, keep dreaming, Mike.” A reality star really thinks he can make more than… oh yeah, another reality star? More
When Bristol Palin was announced as a contestant on the new season of Dancing with the Stars, she said that she planned to wear modest costumes on the show. That’s a tall order for a show that’s all about slinky, sexy dance gear. Today, the first photos of the ‘celebrities’ and their pro partners were released, and here’s Bristol posing with her partner Mark Ballas. Do you consider this a modest costume? More
The cast of Dancing With the Stars‘ eleventh season was announced yesterday. Most of the contestants’ names had already been leaked, but that doesn’t mean the show is going to be any less awesome. Here are some of the hopes I have for the new season.
1. They make David Hasselhoff do a dance to “Cheeseburger in Paradise.”
2. The Situation and Bristol Palin hook up. Think of the potential future reality programming! Plus, we already know that Snooki voted for McCain. More
Even though the official cast for the new season of Dancing with the Stars hasn’t been announced yet, plenty of outlets are reporting on rumored cast members, including The Situation, Bristol Palin, Brandy, and David Hasselhoff. As a diehard fan … More
Melissa Rycroft is excited to be going through her pregnancy in the public eye. “I don’t know what’s about to happen in the next few months with my body and my relationship, there’s going to be so many changes. It … More
We go back and forth on whether Jimmy Fallon is funny, but this sketch of him impersonating Kate Gosselin’s recent paso doble on Dancing with the Stars (where she performed to Lady Gaga’s “Paparazzi” and used fake tabloid magazines as … More
Karina, Karina, Karina. It’s been a tough couple of months for you. You and your megahottie fellow-dancer fiance Maksim broke up, and then you weren’t asked to come back as a pro for the latest season of Dancing with the … More