The duo danced the Quickstep and received 24 points before hitting the floor with Mark Ballas for a trio dance of the Salsa, and earning 27 points!
“Derek and I had some health issues this week, but honestly, while I’m dancing, I’m not even thinking about the pain,” Amber wrote in her Parade blog. “This whole experience is kind of a blip in time — it’s a very short-lived, once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, so I don’t want to let anything like a minor injury or a little pain or discomfort stop me from completing what I’ve set out to do, which is hopefully win the Mirror Ball trophy! I really want to hold onto this experience for as long as I can, and do as well as I can with what I’ve been given. I try my best every day.”
Watch Amber dance below and be sure to vote — 1-800-868-3407!
Amber Riley & Derek Hough – Quickstep on DWTS (Week 9)
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Amber Riley & Derek Hough – Salsa Trio on DWTS (Week 9)