Studies have shown that Hidden Gems of the Week, EW.com’s collection of reader-submitted ridiculata, is the best way to enjoy Dancing With the Stars without ever having to turn it on. It’s a visual feast of sparkles, fringe, and stunning awkwardness. Ready to go down the rabbit hole? Behold this bountiful smattering of Visible Gems!
MOST VALUABLE GEM (MVG) OF THE WEEK:
“OMG when Bruno was yelling “It’s a Hit!” There was a moment where he looked EXACTLY like Russell from True Blood when he did the news! PLEASE someone else notice this!” —Mals
“Who was the lady at the bottom of the stairs reaching out to David and Kim like she was begging for a hug? She threw David off too- he looked back at her questioningly.” —Amanda, endorsed by Amy in Pittsburgh, Chaz
“Having Kris Humphries and Lamar Odom in the row of Kardashians makes them look like little Bratz dolls” —socialandrea
“With the addition of Kardashian husbands Lamar Odom and Kris Humphries, poor Bruce Jenner gets pushed out of the front row.” —Kevin M. Kawa
“The cutaway to the Phantom of the Opera lurking in a balcony during the comments following Ricki and Derek’s dance (Jeff the Masked Man from the Bachelorette, is that you?)” —LKell, endorsed by socialandrea, B, Kwo, Cinders, Neko, Daphne, Chaz, Robin Sparkles, Tara, Anthony Covino, jb13760, Karikata, RBlues, bouionice
“There’s a pumpkin sitting behind Kenny Ortega” —Kelly W.
“Elton John was present in Planet Mirrorballus! That’s where he has been hiding!!!” —Anthony Covino
“The Driton Dovolani Award for Excellence in Broadway Dance on Planet Mirrorballus, more commonly known as the Tony on a Tony Award.” —LAG Award Winner, endorsed by Chaz, Kristie D, I’d Rather Be Dancing, iggy, Anthony, Kevin
“I watched Derek’s face closely. I got the vibe that he was thinking, Maks’ show….are you effing kidding me?!!” —Kim, endorsed by LuluNYC, mfortuin, Hiddle, irishdancer23, NayNay-TIMB, Jody, Fred, Alix
“When the camera cut to Tom standing on the balcony, the woman in green behind him had her shoes off! For just a second we saw bare feet through the railing and then the camera moved up further to hide it.” —jessart, endorsed by Daphne, Jem Ho
LIFE-AFFIRMING — OR IN THIS CASE DENYING? — GEM (LAG):
“Perhaps the toy chest in David and Kym’s rehearsal studio (and all the other ones, too) is where Gaby’s stepfather’s body from Desperate Housewives ended up?” —orville, endorsed by socialandrea, Call Me Daphne
Thank you, DANCMSTRs one and all, for a fabulous heap of gems!
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