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Bindi Irwin & Derek Hough React To His 2016 Emmy Nomination

Bindi Irwin & Derek Hough React To His 2016 Emmy Nomination

Derek Hough is up for another Emmy for Outstanding Choreography!

The 31-year-old pro dancer and entertainer headed to Instagram, reacting to the news after the announcement came earlier this week.

WOW!!! Thank you so much to the #Emmys for the nomination! Always such an honor!! I also want to thank my beautiful partner @bindisueirwin for inspiring me and allowing me to create for her,” Derek wrote. “It was a such a special season:) I want to give a HUGE shout out to the @dancingabc production team for always bringing the choreographers ideas to life.”

Bindi Irwinadded on her Instagram, “Wishing @derekhough and the entire @dancingabc family the biggest congratulations for the Emmy nominations. Incredibly blessed to have been a part of the magic that is created on the show. Derek, you inspire people all over the world every day through what you create, thank you for letting me be a part of the journey last year.”

Derek was nominated for three of their performances on Dancing With The Stars — their Foxtrot, Argentine Tango and Freestyle. You can watch them all below!

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Will Mark Ballas Return For 'Dancing With The Stars' Season 23?

Will Mark Ballas Return For 'Dancing With The Stars' Season 23?

There’s no doubt that Mark Ballas is one of our favorite pros on Dancing With The Stars, so we’re hoping and praying that he will be a part of season 23 this fall.

However, the 30-year-old pro dancer and musician isn’t so sure just yet.

“I’m not sure yet,” Mark dished to People about his return. “This one just finished and my back still hurts. Thinking that far ahead is kind of … you know, it’s hard.”

He’s speaking about his back injury that he suffered during season 22, while in rehearsals for a salsa with Paige VanZant.

But if he does return, he’s already got his dream partner picked out: “I don’t know. They do a great job of picking people that are entertaining and fun. If I could have anyone it would be Shakira. She’s, like, my No. 1 choice. I think she would be amazing.”

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Paige VanZant Opens Up About Returning To Her Hometown Where She Was Bullied

Paige VanZant Opens Up About Returning To Her Hometown Where She Was Bullied

Paige VanZant waves to the cameras while arriving at ABC Studios for Good Morning America in New York City on Wednesday morning (May 25).

The 22-year-old UFC fighter joined her pro partner Mark Ballas, plus winners Nyle DiMarco and Peta Murgatroyd on the program to chat about the season and her second place finish.

Speaking with People earlier, Paige opened up about returning to the hometown where she was bullied so badly that her family moved.

“I recently got asked to go back to the town and speak at a school my aunt teaches at,” Paige shared. “I’ve been wanting to speak to students for a long time now but I just wasn’t quite sure how to go about it. So what a better place to start than the town where I had my own problems.”

She added, “It happens to everybody, but with social media I feel like it can be even worse now. You can’t change everyone. There’s going to be mean people out there. But no matter what you’re going through, there is a brighter future and the hurt and pain you’re feeling is real but there is a light at the end of the tunnel.”

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Fifth Harmony, Fleur East & Dan + Shay Perform During DWTS Finals - See The Pics!

Fifth Harmony, Fleur East & Dan + Shay Perform During DWTS Finals - See The Pics!

Fifth Harmony sets off fireworks during their performance during the Dancing with the Stars Finals on Tuesday (May 24) from Los Angeles.

The ladies — Ally Brooke, Normani Kordei, Dinah Hansen, Camila Cabello, and Lauren Jauregui — put a tropical feel on “All In My Head”, off of their new album, 7/27.

British singer Fleur East teamed up with Kim Fields and Sasha Farber for their performance during the night, and Dan + Shay performed their hit single “From The Ground Up”.

Check out all the pics from their performances and watch the videos on JJJ now!

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Nyle DiMarco Was Touched Carrie Ann Inaba Learned Sign Language

Nyle DiMarco Was Touched Carrie Ann Inaba Learned Sign Language

Nyle DiMarco dances down the runway alongside his Dancing With The Stars partner Peta Murgatroyd while making an appearance on Good Morning America on Wednesday (May 25) in New York City.

The 27-year-old model and actor received some fun surprises during the show, including a visit from America’s Next Top Model judge J. Alexander!

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Nyle DiMarco

Nyle also mentioned how amazed he was that DWTS judge Carrie Ann Inaba took the time to learn sign language.

“It was really very touching and, you know, she actually took the time to learn sign language and we don’t really see that often in this world, so that really meant a lot to me and it really touched me and it really hit me right at the heart,” Nyle explained.

Watch his interview along with the other DWTS finalists below…


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Peta Murgatroyd & Maksim Chmerkovskiy Are Expecting a Baby (Report)

Peta Murgatroyd & Maksim Chmerkovskiy Are Expecting a Baby (Report)

Update: the news has been confirmed by People!

This is super exciting news if it is true – Peta Murgatroyd and Maksim Chmerkovskiy are reportedly going to be parents!

The engaged couple, who are both professional dancers on the hit show Dancing With the Stars, will be welcoming a baby later this year, according to People.

Peta, 29, and Maks, 36, got engaged while on the dance floor back in December 2015 and they have been open about wanting a family.

“I would like to start [having kids] pretty soon,” Peta told People after getting engaged. “A little boy, and then a little girl.”

“I’m not just looking forward to the next 20 years. I’m looking forward to the 20 years after that, when the kids are out of the house and it’s just the two of us again,” Maksim added. “I can’t wait.”

We have reached out to reps for the stars to verify the news.

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'Dancing With the Stars' Season 22 Winner REVEALED! See Who Won Here!

'Dancing With the Stars' Season 22 Winner REVEALED! See Who Won Here!

Dancing With The Stars just declared the winner of season 22!

After the show on Monday night (May 23), Paige VanZant and Mark Ballas were leading the way with 59 points, with Ginger Zee and Val Chmerkovskiy in second with 58 and Nyle DiMarco and Peta Murgatroyd with 57 out of a total 60.

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All the votes from May 16 and May 23 were combined along with the judges’ points from both weeks and the “24-Hour Fusion Challenge” to declare the winner.

Click inside NOW to find out the winner of “Dancing With The Stars” Season 22…


NYLE DIMARCO

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Paige VanZant & Mark Ballas: Fusion Challenge on 'DWTS' Finale - Watch Now!

Paige VanZant & Mark Ballas: Fusion Challenge on 'DWTS' Finale - Watch Now!

Paige VanZant and Mark Ballas take the floor one last time for the fusion challenge during the Dancing with the Stars Finals on Tuesday (May 24) from Los Angeles.

Team PowRightInTheKiser were the top scorers of the night on Monday, with 59 points out of a total 60 from their redemption dance and freestyle performance.

Paige and Mark earned 30 points for their salsa and jive fusion set to “Little Bitty Pretty One” by Thurston Harris.

“I just want to write a thank you. To all the people who have been there for me and supported me. To all the amazing emails and messages from all of you telling me that I can do this and I can make it,” Paige wrote a few days before the finals to her fans.

She added, “I have struggled with confidence issues for most of my life and embarking on this journey was very scary for me. I could not have expected so much love. I would not be able to carry on with out all the positive support. Thank you all so much. I am going to push on. All for you! Thank you!”

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