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DWTS Season 24- Week 2!

March 30, 2017

As all of you DWTS fans may know, my time on this season came to a quick end this week. However, it was truly one of my favorites yet and I am still going to be here giving you the DL on Dancing With The Stars Season 24 right here on my blog every week!

Chris and I kicked off our last week with a bang by performing a jazz routine to Hey Ya by Outkast. This week was a very emotional one for me in multiple ways. Chris and I spent a lot of time talking about his terrible back injury and the surgeries he had to undergo in the last 10 years. He showed me an x-ray of his back and to be honest, I was completely taken aback and shocked. I got very emotional seeing it, to the point of crying in an interview (which I really haven’t done before!) I am amazed by his strength and perseverance, despite having such a terrible injury. He really inspired me and so many others! He’s a true light and joy to be around.

Although our time on DWTS was short, it was very special. This season was honestly a challenge given the circumstances but I had the BEST TIME. It challenged me by having to think differently when I choreograph. I had to focus on his strengths and had to be very aware of things that hurt him & limited him. Even though it was a challenge, Chris made me laugh every single minute of the day. The dances we had were my favorite to perform because they weren’t really about the steps but about the performance & that’s what made it so beautiful to watch and create. He definitely grew and progressed from week 1 to week 2 and I couldn’t be more proud of him for being fearless! Of course we were both disappointed to be eliminated, but he went out there & gave it his all and that’s all I could really ask for. His story and who he is made me a better person and for that I’m so grateful!

I can’t thank you all enough for the love and support you showed to team #MangoTango!

Lastly, good luck to all the remaining couples, I’m cheering you on from the sidelines!

xoxo,Ā 
Witney

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7 Comments

  • Reply Christine Griffin March 30, 2017 at 4:47 pm

    You are such a good teacher! šŸ™‚

  • Reply Vicky March 30, 2017 at 5:29 pm

    I was so sad to see you go so soon. But I’m happy you got to know each other and enjoy the time you share together. Hoping to get to see more of your talent on the show… Lots of hugs from Argentina!šŸ˜˜

    Vicky!

  • Reply Merritt Glennon March 30, 2017 at 6:49 pm

    Love this post Witney! And loved watching you two dance! I’m sorry you two had to go home, but you did such a wonderful job!

  • Reply Apryl March 30, 2017 at 6:50 pm

    I cried along with you both!! He is amazing and so are you!!

  • Reply Colleen Sav March 31, 2017 at 12:11 pm

    Hi Witney! You’ve been one of my favorite pros since you’ve been on DWTS. Will you still be making appearances on DWTS this season?

  • Reply Heather March 31, 2017 at 2:14 pm

    I love this Wit. You are such a great partner and I look forward to watching you with my girls each season. You are an incredible role model to SO many and your light is bright!!

  • Reply Michelle April 3, 2017 at 9:55 pm

    Miss watching you and Chris on this season! He was such a joy to watch, you really helped him shine! Hopefully you will be in another trio!

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