Bristol Palin‘s “Dancing with the Stars” partner, Mark Ballas, made the trek to Alaska this weekend to meet the Palins, check out the frozen scenery, and play an acoustic guitar set at a bar called Rumrunners. He posted the pics above on his Twitter page captioned, “Me and my gorgeous partner Bristol … Me and Mama Palin.” Yep, that should curb rumors that these two are dating. [NY Daily News] Keep reading »
Last night on “Dancing With The Stars,” the contestants had to dance the Rumba, a romantic dance that was difficult for shy, virginal 17-year-old Shawn Johnson to embrace, especially after her partner Marc Ballas got a boner (click after the jump to check it out!) during their live routine a couple weeks ago. Not to worry, though — Marc had a plan to help her relax and imagine herself in love with him! Since Shawn will likely miss her own prom this year if she continue with the competition, Marc surprised her with an impromptu prom one day last week. He filled their rehearsal room with balloons and a disco ball, wore a tux and wide grin, and handed Shawn a skin-tight, flesh-colored gown — you know, just what every teenage girl wants from a dude who got a boner for her on national TV! “I wanted to recreate the prom so it could help us get in the character of the dance,” Marc explains. He doesn’t mention how he recreated an after-prom, but after watching their Rumba last night, I think it’s safe to say the gown stayed on.
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