In the first shocker of the season, one much-improved dancer is eliminated, and singer Gavin DeGraw hangs on in the bottom two again.
Wow, for the first time on season 14 Dancing with the Stars I am surprised by the results. Jack Wagner was sent home in the second week of eliminations. Sure, we all knew he wasn’t going to make it to the end, he just doesn’t have the right fan base for that, but after Monday night’s samba I thought he was safe for another week! Wagner’s ‘most memorable year’ performance was my favorite from him thus far. Aside from his yes, I’m going to say it, heart-warming story in which he learned that he has a daughter while at a concert last year and going on to fully embracing her I thought his performance was good, much better than last week’s jive. And the judges agreed. Len Goodman told Wagner he took a couple of happy pills before watching the dance going on to say this is, “for me, your best dance,” and that he saw a whole different side of the actor—and I agree. Judge Bruno Tonioli went on to say that Wagner’s timing was better and his rhythm was good. But while Wagner earned all eights, his highest score to date, America gave him the boot last night.
On the other end of the spectrum, in the no surprise category, singer Gavin DeGraw found himself in the bottom two again. Personally, I love how hard he’s trying, and I love how happy he seemed after his rumba to “New York State of Mind” Monday night but I think he’s got to be the next to go. What do you think? Was Jack Wagner sent home too soon? Was he the victim of a non-voting fan base? Tell me in the comments below and tell me who you think should be the next star to leave the show.
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