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Birth Name:Jose Rene Martinez
Birth Place:Shreveport, Louisiana, United States
Profession Actor, motivational speaker
All My Children alum J.R. Martinez has split from his girlfriend Diana Gonzalez-Jones 18 months after the birth of their daughter, People reports. "Diana and I have...
Former Dancing With the Stars winner J.R. Martinez says his mother got him to snap out of his depression after his horrific accident in Iraq. In 2003, Martinez was suffered severe burns on more than 34 percent of his body when his Humvee hit a landmine. Martinez underwent 33 surgeries and spent 34 months in the burn center unit of the Brooke Army Medical Center. He later became a motivational speaker which lead to a role on All My Children in 2008 and competing on Dancing in 2011.
Question: Any thoughts on this season of So You Think You Can Dance? The format change and unfortunate interruptions this year from Independence Day and the Summer Olympics have forced multiple eliminations in some episodes to keep them on schedule, and we've lost a few promising contestants that I feel may have been cut too early on. How are you finding this season so far? — Brodie
Dancing with the Stars winner J.R. Martinez and his girlfriend Diana Gonzalez-Jones welcomed a baby girl Wednesday, People reports.
Want the truth? When Dancing With the Stars champ J.R. Martinez was asked to be the grand marshal of the 123rd Tournament of Roses Parade — airing January 2 in 3D and commercial-free on HGTV (11am/10c) — he didn't say yes because it's such a big honor. The Iraq War vet told TV Guide Magazine the real reason he signed on.
Dancing with the Stars winner J.R. Martinez and his girlfriend Diana Gonzalez-Jones are expecting a baby next spring, People reports. "We found out just last week it's a girl and we are over the moon," Martinez told the magazine. "Diana has a little baby bump now and it's the cutest thing ever. With the holidays coming up, this is the biggest and best gift we could get." See other celebs who are expecting
JR Martinez is celebrating his Dancing With the Stars win with a trip to the Pentagon. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta wrote the Iraqi war veteran a congratulatory note following Martinez's victory on the ABC show, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Here's what happened to the Dancing With the Stars finalists on Monday night: Ricki Lake did her best not to screw up the lifts in her freestyle dance — "I was really afraid of falling down," she said.
Things finally started to get dramatic on Fox's The X Factor last week, and could get even more so with this week's first double elimination — but really, show, why stop at two? (If they'd just crown Melanie Amaro already, it would save us all a ton of time.) And here's a thought: Should the decision become as contentious as it was in last Thursday's showdown between the erratic Stacy Francis, who desperately wanted to stay, and petulant little "Astro," who was so disgruntled at being in the bottom he almost couldn't be bothered to "sing for his life," next time the judges should force a tie so the act with the lowest viewer vote totals is sent packing.
What is it with CBS sitcom stars and Saturday Night Live? First Melissa McCarthy wowed us with her fearless physical comedy earlier this fall, and this weekend Jason Segel delivered another of the season's most winning guest-host performances (with a strong assist from the Muppets). His gangly charms ...