“I wasn’t watching the dance”. However, their connection changed in 2006, when his dad suffered a stroke and had to get his legs amputated due to complications from diabetes.
A watershed moment in their relationship came when Jennings had been accepted to college to play football, and had a promising career laid out before him. Online. “It didn’t feel like I was dancing. I thought to myself I’m going to leave this bigger school and transfer to a smaller school to be home”, explains Jennings, who transferred to Liberty University. “There’s nothing I could say to them to thank them enough”. In the video package before the routine, Jennings recalled growing up with his dad and the distance between them. If you did we have them all, right here for you!
“We’re great. My dad is a character. I enjoyed myself”, the 1980s icon said, upon learning his fate. “He definitely says he’s proud of me now”. That fight though, to get there with him was never easy.
Waltz, “Amazing Grace” by Ray Chew LiveYou know it’s an emotional night when Mr. T and Kym are both crying in rehearsals!
Week 4 had the theme of “My Most Memorable Year” on DWTS, and this season’s episode was one for the books. “That was the person I always wanted to see walk in”, she told pro partner Sasha Farber before breaking down in tears.
“That was the hardest thing I ever did with my life”, he said. ‘What’s really real?’ My faith in God, that’s what’s real. Julianne: Well I think you are fierce just like Madonna!
An audience favorite, the crowd booed when it was announced Mr. T was in jeopardy and then gave him a standing ovation, which was quite an accomplishment for a contestant who claimed he couldn’t dance.
“That’s my life story”, Jennings shared. Here’s a recap of the night’s scores, from highest to lowest: Rashad Jennings: 39 out of 40 Not only did we see our first 10 of the season but we saw three of them! Bruno Tonioli remarked: “I felt something new stirring inside of you tonight”. You are a born dancer.
The judges loved her performance, with Carrie Ann Inaba saying, “You have that incredible vulnerability that lies just beneath the surface of this incredible courage”.