The Dirt with Cat Deeley
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With legs for days, a keen fashion sense and a charming British accent, “So You Think You Can Dance” host Cat Deeley is practically dance royalty—an impressive feat considering she’s not a dancer. Sure, millions of fans tune in to “SYTYCD” to see who will be dubbed America’s Favorite Dancers, but they’re just as transfixed by all things Cat. What’s she wearing this week? And what hilarious comment will she make to the judges next? Dance fans can find out May 14, when the two-time Emmy-nominated host returns to “SYTYCD” for Season 10. Dying to know more about America’s Favorite Host? Read on for The Dirt. —RZ
What did you want to be when you were a teen? Julie Andrews
Performer you’d drop everything to see: Elvis—I have had a huge crush since the age of 4!
Something most people don’t know about you: I'm an ambassador for UNICEF.
If you were a dancer, what style of dance would you choose? Interpretive!!
Favorite city in the world: London—home is where the heart is...
Who would play you in a movie? Diane Keaton—kooky bonkers!
Who is your dance crush? Patrick Swayze—ever since Dirty Dancing.
What’s the strangest thing in your purse? Really old photo booth pictures of my husband—he's approximately 18, with a "controversial" haircut.
Do you have any pre-show habits or superstitions? A glass of champagne—there's happiness in every bubble.
What has been your proudest onstage moment so far? Coping with the moment Nigel told me no one was going home—live on air.
"Late Late Show" host James Corden was one of the many, many people shocked by President Trump's sudden decision to ban transgender people from the military yesterday. And he decided to voice his outrage in the way most likely to rile a President who's uncomfortable with anything "un-manly": through a big, beautiful, extra-sparkly song-and-dance routine.
In addition to training, competing and winning titles in just about every style you can think of, 13-year-old Kaylee Quinn is a regular on the sci-fi drama "Stitchers," playing the younger version of the show's main character. Her path in dance hasn't been without challenges, though. Last summer, Kaylee won the Hope Award at her regional Youth America Grand Prix, but wasn't sure she'd be able to compete at the NYC finals due to a broken foot. Patience paid off: With her doctor's blessing, Kaylee danced her variations in flat shoes and won the gold medal.
Week 2 of Misty Copeland as guest judge, week 2 of merciless cuts...How can the final episodes of "World of Dance" possibly live up to the sheer dramaaaaaaaaa of last night's episode? Well, based on the nail-biting results dished out by Copeland and Co. last night, the competition is only going to get fiercer from here. Without further ado, last night's results, as told by Kween Misty.
Every ballet dancer knows the time, sweat, and occasional tears the art form demands. But many non-dancers are clueless about just how much work a ballet dancer puts into perfecting his or her dancing. So when the mainstream crowd recognizes our crazy work ethic, we'll accept the round of applause any way it comes—even if it comes via four men in tutus. Yep, we're talking about "The Try Guys Try Ballet" video.