Chelsie Hightower and Ty Murray
After scoring a 14 on the first week of Dancing with the Stars, rodeo star (and Jewel's husband) Ty Murray didn't seem like he'll be long for the show. But like any good bull rider, he's holding on for as long as he can. "I think the nature of being a bull rider and being a cowboy is you don't give up that easily," Murray tells TVGuide.com. "It's still really hard for me, but we just keep trying to put in the work." Murray and his partner, Chelsie Hightower, have the Lindy Hop next — a new dance on the show — and took time out to chat about their progress and why Hightower may join Murray and Jewel on the farm one day.
Holly Madison replaced a hobbled Jewel on Dancing with the Stars, but now she is injured herself.
The Girl Next Door star was examined Thursday after experiencing pain in her side during rehearsals for the Argentine tango.
"While she is not suffering from a broken rib, she does continue to feel a great deal of discomfort and was prescribed pain medication," Madison's rep tells Us Weekly. "She is ...
She's recovering from knee surgery, but Nancy O'Dell's still watching and hanging out with those Dancing stars. Find out why she thinks the once-jilted Melissa Rycroft is now in the perfect relationship and who she thinks will get the boot.
Gilles Marini and Cheryl Burke
Not even tendonitis and a separated shoulder have stopped Gilles Marini from bringing his A game to the dance floor. Two weeks into Dancing with the Stars, the Sex and the City hunk is leading the pack and again making ladies swoon with his sexy moves — but he says it's not intentional. "I'm dancing and things come the way they are," Marini tells TVGuide.com. See what else the French-born star has to say about shedding the sexiness, his slightly inappropriate plans with Steve-O, and what else he has in store for Kim Cattrall.
Shawn Johnson and Mark Ballas
If you cringed when the Dancing with the Stars judges' called for more naughtiness in 17-year-old Shawn Johnson's dances, imagine how she felt. Will she be more naughty now? Find out her answer, as well as her thoughts on the dance-off and what she and "sister" Lil Kim have planned off the dance floor.
Julianne Hough and Chuck Wicks may be the first couple to take the floor together on Dancing With the Stars, but Hough says hoofing with someone you love has its share of disadvantages. Imagine trying to take your significant other to your job and teach them everything you know, but with little time for niceties. Sounds frustrating, no? The Dancing pro-turned-country star reveals what it's like to teach her man, and how Wicks likes it when she "cracks the whip." Whoa...save it for the bedroom, kids!
Watch the video of these lovebirds after the jump
Maksim Chmerkovskiy, Melissa Rycroft
Leave it to Maksim Chmerkovskiy to get everyone riled up again.
The unabashedly honest Dancing with the Stars pro told TVGuide.com that Melissa Rycroft's dancing background gives her an "unfair" advantage over the rest of the cast — and he's not backing down.
"Let me be ...
Maksim Chmerkovksiy thinks Melissa Rycroft's ballet and cheerleading experience gives her an "unfair" edge on Dancing with the Stars, but he may not be considering the other side of the coin, Nancy O'Dell says. Find out what else she has to say about the second week of Dancing and who she thinks might get the first heave-ho. We'll be checking in weekly with the Access Hollywood host and almost-contestant to get her take on Season 8, so be sure to come back next week.
Dancing with the Stars
Never one to mince words, Maksim Chmerkovskiy has a few choice ones about Melissa Rycroft as Nancy O'Dell's last-minute replacement on Dancing with the Stars. Find out what he thinks of her casting, as well as his upcoming wedding to Dancing pro Karina Smirnoff — and if he really made Denise Richards cry.
Dancing with the Stars, Steve-O, Steve Wozniak
At this rate, they may have to crown the Season 8 Dancing with the Stars champion by default.
Jackass/gentleman-wannabe Steve-O and Apple cofounder Steve Wozniak are both nursing injuries that could put their Dancing futures in jeopardy. Steve-O is suffering from pinched nerves and spasms in his back, while Wozniak has a two-week-old foot fracture.
"My back is ...