5 Times ‘Dancing With the Stars’ Made Us Feel Old

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Dancing With The Stars has been entertaining followers for 23 seasons. And if you’re good at math, meaning its premiere episode aired when present competitor Laurie Hernandez was solely 5 years previous.

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If that isn’t sufficient to make you’re feeling like a wrinkly granny, simply wait. This season has been peppered with moments that made us cease and say “We feel your pain, Len!”  

Read on for the highest 5 moments each the celebrities and their dance companions made us marvel once we bought so previous.

1. The voice of Go, Diego, Go is grown up and gyrating.





Actor Jake T. Austin, the 21-year-old former Disney star and voice of our childhood (he was Diego on beloved kids’s cartoon Go, Diego, Go!) is a grown man now!

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Before assembly, the actor’s dance accomplice Jenna Johnson mused, “I need a man I can win this with. It would help if he was cute.” Cut to week two once they danced a horny (if clunky) cha-cha to the “Go, Diego, Go” theme music.

We won’t ever consider Dora’s cousin the identical method once more.

2. Witney Carson wasn’t born when “Ice, Ice Baby” debuted.

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Don’t let the skimpy outfits and massive hair idiot you. Dancing professional Witney Carson is only a child! (Ok, a married child, however nonetheless.)

At simply 23 years previous, Witney was two years away from even being born when dance accomplice Vanilla Ice’s iconic 1991 rap “Ice, Ice Baby” dropped.

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We additionally discovered on TV Week that she had by no means heard of dysfunctional tv basic Married…With Children. Ouch.

three. Laurie Hernandez has by no means heard of Duck Tales.





What millennial wouldn’t soar on the likelihood to jive with a hunky model of Scrooge McDuck to the theme from Disney’s Duck Tales? Laurie Hernandez, apparently.

At solely 16 years previous, the Olympian is simply too younger to have ever seen and even heard of our favourite after-school toon.

four. Lindsay Arnold graduated highschool in 2012.

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Enough mentioned. Just a reminder: this was the identical yr Lindsay’s accomplice, soccer participant Calvin Johnson, was breaking NFL data for many receiving yards in a season.

5. Marilu Henner is identical age as Derek Hough’s mother.


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Woman Crush Wednesday: Anna Ewers

Let’s get began with some knowledge: Anna Ewers has about 220,000 followers on Instagram, and regardless of that, she was named mannequin of the 12 months on fashions.com, beating her colleagues Kendall Jenner and Gigi Hadid, who each have a number of tens of millions of followers, not like Anna. So, might or not it’s that the variety of followers you might have doesn’t depend as a lot as we thought, in spite of everything? The younger German mannequin resides proof that reputation isn’t the one highway to success, and her profession hints in the identical route: she solely began modelling three years in the past, however nonetheless, Anna already has 9 Vogue covers underneath her belt, and took part in a number of exhibits with a number of necessary designers, in addition to loads of promoting campaigns, together with Hugo Boss’s: she was the testimonial for his or her new perfume The Scent. Those who know her effectively say that Anna’s character is powerful, typically veering on powerful: possibly due to her roots, positively due to her previous as a barmaid, when she needed to cope with intoxicated clients continually hitting on her. So, did success change her? Not in any respect! The stunning 23-year-old blonde continues to be in a relationship together with her boyfriend who lives in her hometown in Germany, and even when she lives in New York, she makes certain to not transfer to Manhattan. For the few of you who nonetheless don’t know her, here’s a gallery with the most effective pictures of our WCW of the week. We know what you’re considering, and we agree… She actually reminds us of gorgeous Brigitte Bardot, too!


All the pictures are from Anna Ewers Instagram profile.