ABC’s “Dancing With the Stars” wrapped up the week 2 episode with the elimination of Martin Kove and Britt Stewart, however a few of the professionals have been nonetheless a bit upset and confused in regards to the feedback they received from the judges.
During the second episode, Lindsay Arnold and her companion Matt James have been the primary to carry out. They danced the Samba to “Levitating” by Dua Lipa. The dance featured James eradicating his shirt whereas dancing for choose Bruno Tonioli, which choose Len Goodman didn’t recognize.
After the dance, Goodman advised them that “as an alternative of worrying about taking off your shirt,” James ought to have labored on his hips, which he claimed have been “allergic to music.” Derek Hough shared he thought James nonetheless wanted to work on his footwork.
They earned a 5 from choose Carrie Ann Inaba and a 5 from Len Goodman, and so they obtained a 6 from each Derek Hough and Bruno Tonioli, giving them a complete of twenty-two out of 40, the second-lowest rating of the night time.
Arnold Says She’s ‘Upset’ With the Judges
Arnold uploaded an Instagram story from the place she and her companion Matt James sat on the facet of the ballroom after their efficiency.
“Mama bear Lindsay popping out and I received some beef with the judges,” she wrote alongside 4 laughing emojis. “I believe he killed it! What do you guys suppose?”
In the video, Arnold says, “I used to be a bit upset with the feedback, however possibly that is simply the mother mode in me, getting all p***ed since you talked about my boy like that.”
She went on to encourage followers to vote them by way of to the subsequent spherical of the competitors.
The Group Got Support From Other Duos
Not solely did Lindsay Arnold suppose the couple was judged unfairly, however pair Artem Chingvintsev and Melora Hardin additionally stated they did not suppose Matt James deserved the fives he obtained as scores and that they need to have been larger.
“Alright, so, Matt simply carried out and we thought it was positively higher than 5!” Chigvintsev says in an Instagram story.
Hardin jumps in to say that “even his abs are price greater than a 5!”
After the episode aired and Arnold was house for the night time, she took to Instagram to let her followers know that she has a “lot of ideas” in regards to the night time however wasn’t able to share them but.
“I’m soooo pleased with @mattjames919 he has labored sooo laborious and on a regular basis will get higher and higher!” she wrote in a single video.
In the video, Arnold shared that Samba is without doubt one of the hardest dances they will get assigned on the show, so she was very pleased with the way in which James dealt with it and that “he works more durable than anyone I do know.”
“I’ve a variety of ideas about how the night time went, however I’m very pleased with him!” she shared earlier than including that they’ve a Tango assigned for the upcoming week, which is able to show followers a brand new facet of James.
“Dancing With the Stars” airs on Mondays at 8 p.m. Eastern time on ABC.