In Week 7 of “Dancing With the Stars” Season 32, the talented YouTuber Lele Pons and her partner Brandon Armstrong faced a surprising elimination despite their outstanding performance dedicated to Shakira’s iconic music video.
They received high praise and a score of 33 out of 40 from the judges. However, their journey on the show ended due to a lack of sufficient audience votes, emphasizing the significant influence of viewer participation in the competition’s outcome.
This unexpected twist highlighted the importance of both judges’ scores and public support in “Dancing With the Stars.”
Who was eliminated from “Dancing With the Stars” in Week 7 of Season 32?
When competing in the Dancing with Stars Season thirty-two, YouTuber Lele Pons, together with her male partner Brandon Armstrong was at risk for elimination during the twenty-eight week.
However, despite their superb performance that was meant to recognize Shakira’s hit “Anywhere,” the duo failed to attract enough votes among the public and left the competition.
The judges showed their preferences towards Lele Pons and Brandon Armstrong, awarding them with 33 out of 40 points.
However, they received varying scores from judges Judge Carrie Ann Inaba who gave them a 9 out of 10, and Derek Hough, Bruno Tonioli, and guest judge Paula Abdul who each gave them an 8. Paula Abdul described Pons’ performance as
Despite this, it was home viewers who had the last word thus determining the winner – a 37-year-old lady singer.
The unexpected twist reminded everyone that the audience vote carries significant influence in “Dancing with the Stars”, where it forms the deciding factor in the fate of contestants alongside the judge’s scores.
The journey of Lele Pols and Brandon Armstrong in the competition unexpectedly ended giving way to the other contestants who were eager to get the winning trophy.
What was the theme for Week 7 of “Dancing With the Stars”?
The Week 7 of “Dancing With the Stars” Season 32 focused on celebrating iconic music videos. The twist came in this theme because of well-choreographed dances that embodied legendary video styles.
Each contestant was asked to convey the essence and essence of music artists that have influenced the market.
The weeks’ shows were exciting musical tributes to artists such as Shakira, Britney Spears, and Gwen Stefani. All the dance routines tried to capture the memorable moments and gestures of those music videos.
Through this theme, the creators enhanced the show regarding the level of entertainment and creativity. It was not enough for all the dancers in a show to have good moves, they should look cool and be able to present a bit of charisma as well.
The week was like a live music video from Dancing with Stars that produced wistfulness and exhilaration among the dancers and audience alike.
Is Ariana still on DWTS?
Yes, as of Week 7 in Season 32 of “Dancing With the Stars,” Ariana Madix is still competing on the show.
The reality star Ariana Madix and her partner Pasha Pashkov keep amazing the judges and the viewers with great choreography.
They were crowned with the week’s most impressive performance in the cha-cha dance dedicated to the infamous ‘I’m A Slave For You’, the music video version of ‘Britney Spears’.
The performance for which they scored three 9s and one perfect 10 earning a collective score of 37 out of 40.
Her great performance in the show made Ariana Madix a leader in the competition, which is contested by many other stars fighting for the “Dancing with the Stars” champion crown.
Every single week, Ariana Madix and Pasha Pahovov keep on demonstrating their dance talent and strive to win the final battle with the dance floor.
This dynamic duo will only deliver better and even more electrifying performances as the competition unfolds in viewer’s anticipation.
Eliminations even with receiving high scores
In week seven, Lele Pons and Brandon Armstrong were eliminated despite excellent dancing that had gained them high scores from judges.
Their electric homage to Shakira got them much-needed compliments from judges as they took third place in the leaderboard and scored in total thirty-three out of forty.
Nevertheless, their shocking exit was due to the audience vote as one of the determining factors during such shows.
The decision on the contestants’ fate lies with the viewers at home whereas the judges only express their professional opinions and give scores.
Although the judges loved them, they had to be forced out of the show due to a lack enough audience support to continue in the show.
This marks an important element because the audiences have an impact on “Dancing With the Stars”. By combining judges’ scores and the audiences’ votes, the competition stays alive and every contestant needs to appeal both to the panelists and to the public in order to advance further.