Reality TV World People News   Ratings News   Scheduling News   Application News   Spoiler News
Show Updates   Features & Interviews   Image Gallery   Message Boards   Shows Listing

HOME > Dancing with the Stars > Dancing with the Stars 9

Ashley Hamilton, Edyta Sliwinska talk about 'Dancing with the Stars'


By Christopher Rocchio, 09/24/2009 

Edyta Sliwinska has danced with both Ashley Hamilton and his father George -- and Ashley is apparently no George.

ADVERTISEMENT
"It was a great experience, but there's a huge difference," said Sliwinska during a Wednesday night appearance on ABC's Jimmy Kimmel Live that proceeded her Dancing with the Stars' ninth-season ouster with Ashley.

"George grew-up in an era of old Hollywood, and he was teaching me how to dance the Argentine tango and quickstep because he goes, 'I've been to Argentina and I've danced the foxtrot with Ginger Rogers.'  So Ashley has never danced before.  He doesn't even know how to pronounce quickstep and foxtrot."

Ashley and Sliwinska were eliminated from Dancing with the Stars based on a combination of their judges scores from Monday night's performance episode that featured the male celebrity participants and home viewer votes cast immediately following the broadcast.

"I had a blast.  The fact I even got on that show was phenomenal," said Ashley, who also appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live.  "When they called me and said you got Dancing with the Stars, I was like, 'What star am I dancing with?'  My partner's more famous than me."

While Ashley was the first celebrity participant eliminated from the show's ninth season, his father actually made it much farther with Sliwinska during Dancing with the Stars Winter 2006 second season, when they finished fifth.

"I saw him and Edyta do the whole thing," said Ashley. 

"He was having such a hard time -- his ribs were broken, his knee was broken.  I called him up before I did the show -- some years had passed -- and I think he forgot how hard it was.  I was like, 'Dad, what should I do?'  He was like, 'It's easy, just drink a Red Bull and smile.'"

What do you think about Dancing with the Stars' new season?

Talk about it on Reality TV World's Dancing with the Stars message boards.
The advice apparently didn't help Ashley, who also acknowledged to be slightly creeped out by some advice given to him by Sliwinska.

"The funniest thing too is she whispered in my ear one day when we were dancing, she's like, 'You have to move your hips more like your father.'  I was like, 'Oh my god!'" Ashley told Kimmel.

Despite their poor showing, Sliwinska said she's proud of Ashley.

"I'm not disappointed in Ashley, but I'm disappointed in the results," she said.  "No one likes to be out first."

Kimmel noted he felt indicted former House Majority Leader Tom DeLay did worse than Ashley, who suggested DeLay's participation in the show was nothing more than a political stunt.

"I think it's the best thing the Republican party's done in the last eight years is put Tom DeLay on Dancing with the Stars," said Ashley.

"See I think it's actually disastrous for them because he looks ridiculous dancing," replied Kimmel.  "I have a feeling he's going to be here next week, to be honest with you."

(Photo credit ABC)


DISCUSS AND COMMENT ON THIS STORY
Reality TV World now offers Facebook Comments on our stories. To post a comment, log into Facebook and then 'Add' your comment. To report spam or abuse, click the 'X' in the upper right corner of the comment box.

Get more Reality TV World! Follow us on Twitter, like us on Facebook or add our RSS feed.












Take Our User Survey





Page generated in 0.081344842910767 seconds
About Reality TV World   •   Advertise on Reality TV World  •   Contact Reality TV World  •   Privacy Policy   •   RSS Feed