November 24th, 2009
11:16 AM ET
Will Donny Osmond win 'DWTS?'
It seems possible after an intense evening of competition Monday that ended with the singer receiving his first perfect scores only a week after it looked like he might be kicked off the hit series.
Osmond and his professional dancing partner Kym Johnson and the other two couples left in the show had to dance three routines last night, including two individual numbers and a group “mega mix challenge.”
Kelly Osbourne and her partner Louis Van Amstel first did a kicky, intense Argentine tango. (Those are fun to watch, though whenever I see this tango performed I always feel like the dancers will accidentally kick themselves or each other while doing the flirty leg moves.)
The couple received praise from the judges, though Bruno Tonioli said he wanted more “ripe sensuality.”
Singer Mya and her dancing partner Dmitry Chaplin seemed to solidify their lead after performing a Paso Doble to “We Will Rock You” – a routine that the judges described as flamboyant and amazing and one that received perfect scores.
Osmond and his professional dancing partner Kym Johnson did a nice Cha Cha that earned them three nines. But it was their freestyle dance that had the judges unanimously flashing their “10” paddles. Len Goodman called the Broadway routine an “absolute show stopper,” while Carrie Ann Inaba exclaimed, “Welcome to the hall of fame of the freestyle.”
Mya, on the other hand, disappointed with her “Hairspray” routine, which Inaba called “not outstanding.” Goodman said “it never went anywhere” and Tonioli confessed that he expected something more spectacular.
Osbourne had the crowd on its feet for her freestyle routine set to “I Will Survive,” but the dance seemed to lack some energy and received the lowest score of the three couples.
So, point-wise, Mya is still in the lead, followed by Osmond and Osbourne. But viewer votes could make this a very close one.
Who do you think will win the mirror ball trophy tonight?
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Donnie Osmond is such a fun loving guy. Did you see the clip of him serenading Susan Boyle? It's too cute!
I'll make a second comment in addition to a couple of comments above about Donny Osmond's ego. Both Donnie and Marie Osmond are too full of themselves – egos as big as houses. It's all about the Osmonds isn't it? Just because Donnie is 51 years old, heck, Chloris Leachman was 82 last year when she was on, and she was far more entertaining to watch than the Osmonds. I'm an older person, 61, to be exact. If a person has the talent, shows the improvement, doesn't act so full of themselves, and acts humble, regardless of age, then I will root for that person. I've rooted for Drew Lachey, he won with grace; I've rooted for Christie Yamaguchi (spelling?);, she won with grace. I've rooted for Appollo, he won with grace. I've rooted for Emilio Cast...(the race car driver who was dancing with Julianne Hough, he won, with grace. I rooted for Emmett; he won with grace. All of these winners won – they were humble and graceful and acted down to earth and the audience loved them.
Donnie was not my pick to win because of his ego and self-centeredness. If you're an Osmond, how can you not be into yourself? How about picking somebody else winning that really truly deserved to win, like Mya or Kelly? Kelly had the least amount of dancing experience.
You turn on the tv and it's Osmond this and Osmond that. (I would say the same about anybody else if they were in my face and shoved down my throat 24/7 – It doesn't necessarily have to be them – anybody who is in my face 24/7 no matter who, I would say the same thing about). Enough is enough already.
Maya was my fav to win. Terribly , terribly disappointed that Donnie Osmond won. Maya's instructor is to blame for her not scoring higher in the freestyle. She wanted to break out and do something more creative for herself and Demitri or whatever his name is wouldn't let her. He wanted to be on the safe side. I blame him for her not winning. I bet if Maya got her own way, she would have won the competition hands down. This competition was not judged fairly by the judges. You could see the pure favoritism they had for Donnie Osmond just oozing from their desks. It's despicable. Does it always have to be about the Osmonds? GMAB. I wanted to see someone who truly deserved to win and it was not Donnie boy. IMHO I think Maya had far more dancing talent than he. I wasted too much time watching this show for it to culminate like it has. It is obviously fixed to me. Who truly amazed me following Maya is Kelly Osbourse. Each week, she just grew and grew into this lovely young lady. She even surprised herself. Yep, I'm really skeptical of watching this show anymore. If the judges cannot contain their favoritism, then maybe they should be replaced.
Good win Donny!
I definitely feel that the right person won DWTS. I have watched all season and have seen both Donny and Kelly grow and mature in to better dancers than they were at the start. There were some definite imperfections along the way, but that is what it is about, being able to take the criticism, learn from it and correct your mistakes and come back the next week stronger than you were the week before. Each and every week that is what Donny and Kelly did. Mya was always the same, yes, she was a great dancer, but there was never any risks or any extreme improvement on what she was already doing. So in the end I would have been happy with either Kelly or Donny winning. They both worked hard for it. But as a long time fan of Donny's I am so glad it was him.
I still wish Joanna could have made it to the finals. OY!
Posted day after DWTS finale. Told ya. It takes more than dancing ability to win. It takes a lot of class and a lot of stage presence. Hmmm, that sounds like Donny Osmond.
A dance instructor told me a long time ago that if 2 people were competing with about equal dance talent except one had more stage presence and personality, great stage presence always gets the nudge. Like Bruno said, Donny was born to perform and gets better with age. Maybe Las Vegas needs another Mr. Las Vegas.
I didn't vote for Mya and I don't think she deserved to win. Her performance on Monday night, especially the freestyle, wasn't that good. I was rooting for Kelly, but I'm not upset that Donny won.
Donny may have had mistakes along the way, but part of dancing is being able to recover from your mistakes on the dance floor. Which, I think, Donny did quite well.
Having watched the Dance show finale, I was satisfied at Donny's win. He was undeniably entertaining, showing a good attitude (which honestly has been his public persona throughout his entire career) and throughout the season showed true development from beginning to end. I was sold when he got a thirty in his last flawless dance. I also thought that he had real fan appeal. He must have gotten a tons of votes! Having said all that relevant stuff. This season was quite satisfying for what it is. And when you get right down to the last trhee minutes, you realize what Dancing with the Stars is: A GAME SHOW!
Three cheers for Donnie. In this big swimming pool of entertainment, he deserves to swim in it. He is a showbiz team player,to be precise, hawking his own brand in a way that he can (take it or leave it). As a matter of fact, our culture needs Donnie and his family because he is proud to champion decent personable values.
Three cheers for Mya. She is one of the young ones in entertainment who has been in our youth oriented culture for the past twenty years. I can't say much for her talents because look where she is now – a GAME SHOW. I think she could have won it if she did the peanut butter stomp with Moono (you know what I'm talking about parents and preschoolers). I could see her do other stuff, considering her movie performances. Hopefully the Hollywood bigwigs help her find something suitable for her. But Mya, don't cop an attitude: look at Whitney last night.
Three cheers for Kelly. You go girl! After last night, your future is really bright. Bottom line is I would watch you dance anytime.
We all knew who would win when Donny made it to the final four. What was the point in watching the finale.
I worked with the Osmonds when they were on the MGM Record label way back when (early 70's). You will NEVER meet a nicer bunch of people. They were down to earth, humble, fun, friendly, appreciative, hard working, always respectful, and all talented. Donny was a sweetheart then– and still is today.
Those of you who have said he was arrogant- you are just plain wrong. He is absolutely one of the nicest guys you would ever hope to meet.
I'm tickled to death for him that he won tonight.
Mya should have won. I am no longer a Dancing with the Stars fan.
The best man won! "Congratulations", Donny!
Loved Kelly too! Mya, NOT SO MUCH!
Mya should have won this contest because she was the better dancer! It's disappointing that it boils down to who is more popular. I grew up watching Donny Osmond and I have always been a fan, but I voted for Mya because she was the better dancer. Isn't that what we were supposed to do? It's a shame that Mya's trophy was given to Donny. I won't be watching another season of this show. I'm done with it!!!! Mya, I'm sorry the viewers let you down. You were the true winner.
Donny was warned at the beginning to drop the theatrics and to focus on the dancing, but he never did. He is full of himself and a mediocre dancer at best. For being so "old," he doesn't have one gray hair and he wears a lot of make-up. Do we have another Wayne Newton? Then fine, keep it in Vegas. Now can we please stop seeing the Osmonds on primetime TV? Oh God, don't even think of Jimmy. The show overall has lost its luster. It isn't about the dancing anymore.
Well....HE DID IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I don't think I have ever seen as Osmond look so tense and serious, nor be as happy. He dragged wife Debbie, his kids and Marie on stage. Congrats
Donnie for sure!
Yes I want to know who paid the judges also!!! I told my sister a month ago that it was being set up for donnie to win, and guess what He did even tho thru the whole season he made mistake after mistake. I'll not watch another season. Kelly was the most improved and absolutely adorable. If you pay attention to the judges in the last month you can pick the winner everytime based on their remarks to the dancers. So how much were the judges paid for this win Osmonds? If Donnie has any (you know what) he'll admit to this and sooner that later I hope..
Definitely Donny, he's the superstar! I will pay to watch Donny, not Mya or Kelly.
I'll not watch DWTS again, once again the best dancer is left hanging. This is not a popularity contest but is supposed to be about the best dancer..shame shame
Mya deserved to win!
Mya is clearly the winner. However, because of his name and fan base Donny will win. Even though is a horrible dancer. Compared to Mya he was dreadful. I can't believe he made it this far. He's lucky he has loyal fans because if it were up to the judges he would not have been in the finals.
Donny wins and proves just how racist this show is.
The Fix Was In For Sure!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Would have loved to see Kelly go the distance, but will agree Donny is the best..Mya bugs me.
I'm with you, Melissa. Kelly has heart and spunk. I thought her tango was a 10 last night. Her improvement has been incredible. When she feels confident that girl can dance! I would LOVE to see her in a Broadway show.
I DONT want to see DONNY the "entertainer " win -its not the same –he is used to prancing around and smiling and mugging for the camera but KELLY had more rigorous dance steps –she worked it so hard –and did good real dance steps -if she would have had a larger stronger partner she would have taken it hands down –she gets our vote for BEST DANCER –MOST IMPROVED --but I hope in the 'next best" it is MIA --SHE REALLY DANCED WELL --ALMOST FROM THE START -–we shall see - I THINK KELLY DESERVED AT LEAST A 3-TEN VOTE AT LEAST ONCE -BRAVO KELLY WELL DONE !!!!!!
Kelly should be the winner. She is the one I most looked forwarding to watch every week. She has come a long way. Her personality makes her special as well as her dancing.
I hope Donny DOES NOT win tonite. He has TOO big of an ego already. We all will never hear the end of it if he wins.
I hope Kelly wins. She has worked soooooooooooo hard this season and she deserves to win.
GOOD LUCK KELLY.
I love Kelly but vote for Donny, don't like Mya's attitudes and she has no class. Kelly is the one I want to watch all the way but the true is she is not the best in dancing. Donny has an excellent performance at the freestyle and Mya – bores me to death.
I like all 3 of them and do not see any of them as arrogant. Talentwise it should be Mya, Donny then Kelly. Unfortunately (or fortunately) it's a popularity contest and I think the winner will be Donny or Kelly. I still love the show. Can't for them to come up with Dancing w/the Average Person, I'll be first in line. 🙂
Donny. This show is only slightly about dancing skill. It's more about creating a story line and connecting with the viewer and making us want to tune in week after week. Doesn't matter if it's to follow controversies or gasp at mishaps, they get us to watch. I, personally, tune in to watch Jonathan and Derek and Maxim and Donny! Donny's the last one standing so yup, he got my votes last night.
Donnie or Kelly, Mya is to stuck on herself and thinks she is the winner so I hope she doesn't win and then we'll see what she thinks.
Mya should win; she deserves it. Donnie can put on a show but his dance skills...the things they judge on arent the best however his free style was awesome; yet he doesnt deserve to win based on one good dance. kelly should have been sent home weeks ago; I get tired of her whyning and lack of self esteem; go home and cry to someone else; just dance already. Just because she has improved doesnt mean she deserves to win; this isnt a "pity party show"; its DWATS and she not only does not deserve to win; she doesnt even deserve to be in the finals. Wake up people wake up. As long as folks vote based on being someones fan this show will never amount to much since the true best dancers cant win at these odds anyway.
hmm-mmm... Who REALLY believes Donny's humbleness. Not me ! Full of himself, from day one. Love, love, love the show every season, and every season it never fails to be a total popularity vote in the end.......It's just not right I tell ya ! but I will watch it forever........
I have loved Kelly right from the get go. Not sure she should be in this top 3, but her True Humbleness and hard work has paid off......Donny definitely should be in the finals, but for my money, Mya ( even though a bit smug ) pretty much week after week has been the most consistent "student" .....
Whoever said Mya has been improving...that is rubbish! She's a ringer (was in the movie "Chicago") and has shown good dancing skill, but not improvement. She bores me to tears.
Mya is a ringer...and she's technically sound but boring...I hope she doesn't win.
donny is not the best dancer. frankly, in terms of non-dancers with innate skill this was not their best season. and frankly, since i'm commenting: i enjoy dancing with the stars because no one is looking for the break that will change their lives so it isn't so harsh and cutthroat, but when a corrupt politician like tom delay is anybody's excuse for a "star" they need to consider winding up the show.
having said that, mya may be a better dancer but donny osmond proved in the group dance last night that he is the best team player. at 51, i would be tickled if he won. a victory for all of us who grew up with him. and no, he is not michael jackson: he's also not a self destructive genius. he is just a trooper. go donny!
Mya losing the competition would be a travesty. She deserves it because she has been consistently improving from day one, and has had the highest ratings. Mya is a true champion; Donny and Kelly are entertainers and although they have improved throughout, the winner must be Mya. Period.
Donny should win!!!! He was clearly the best last night. Just because they had to pick a 1st, 2nd & 3rd for the mix dance. They said he danced like the pros. All Mya does is shake everything that isn't dancing!!!!
I want to see Donny win it!!!
KELLY!!!!KELLY!!!!KELLY!!!! It has been a joy to watch her. What a beautiful, elegant, confident woman she has become!! Mirror ball or no mirror ball, she has a very bright future ahead of her. I would go to see her sing and dance on Broadway in a heartbeat.
i hope so......what a performer!
It's hard to say who will win based on the "popularity contest" aspect of the show. If it were based on raw talent a few people would still be around and others would be gone. Based on who's left I think it will be either Mya or Donny. Mya has better chops but Donny, it seems, has the larger fan base. I like Kelly's determination and how far she's come. For that she get's all A's in my book but she's not the best of three so I don't think she can or should win. I think it's going to be very close between Mya and Donny. Right now I think Donny might have an edge with the fans. And to whomever said he was obnoxious – uh, are we watching the same show?
I am glad the finals turned out like this. You need two likable personalities who proved their abilities in one way or another over the preappointed favorites. i say that because I have seen this show enough times to be mad at whenever the three "judges" pick someone who clearly has danced before. Not long ago Christie Yamaguchi won even though she had clear dancing experience on skates! This year's Mya had an impressive number in Chicago the movie, if I recall. She was also in Moulin Rouge. She is a dancer and performer nonetheless. Picking verterans who aren't afraid to shake it in front of an audiance as a winner of a prestigious dancing show does not make it entertaining and rewarding at the end. it only feels fixed!
Now as for Kelly Osborne, Girl, I feel you have found some kind of calling. I hope you or a friend reads this because I think you have tapped onto that certan potential of being a dancer. If entertaining is in your blood, then choose dancing. You look gorgeous and brings out the best in you.
Donny is also OK to win the megaball trophy. After all, we already lost one child performer turned king of pop back in June and are still really missing his passing! We might as well elevate this "Legend of Showbusiness" onto some kind of platform! Watching Donnie Osmond on TV only makes me want to say: God I miss you Michael Jackson: your voice, your music, your Dancing and your love which you tried to show everyone in the world.
Who paid those judges anyway? He looked like the Tin Man in the Wizard of Oz., not to mention his cocky attitude. Toss the Bum!
if the show were just based on talent, then the obvious answer is Mya. she has led in scores for weeks, and no one should have been surprised that she made it this far. but this isn't just a talent show. donny osmond certainly has a good chance having come in with a strong free style dance. he is also the consumate entertainer and his skill is obvious. still, kelly osborne, while remaining the dark horse, can still win, resulting in the ultimate upset. why? from the first dance osborne managed to win over much of the audience. her appeal is not in her dancing ability, or even in her talent as an entertainer. osborne is the empitome of what some viewers secretly wish for themselves. osborne neither possesses the lean bodies that Mya, krupa, or carter have, which allows them to easily appear instantly graceful when they dance well. nor is she gifted with the magnetic personality that osmond has which makes her instantly likeable. still, osborne draws viewers in b/c she secretly reminds them of themselves. viewers admire her for challenging herself and they rejoice in her triumphs and feel for her when she falls. but moreover, osborne is the only contestant lef that has actually embarked on a real journey of discovery and redemtion.
while mya is the obvious pick, and donny the probable upset, kelly osborne is the contestant that many secretly wish would win. why? osborne's victory is the only one which viewers can actually share in, because her fears, her difficulties with her body image, her dogged determination to keep coming back and fighting on, and her child-like joy at her triumphs are not only hers, but those that viewers share with her.
what a shame.you would think kelly or donnie would have the integrity to step down after derek and joanna removed.how can they look themselves in the mirror after such an obvious rating STUNT. shame on you
I love Donny (and he is not arrogant); Mya is a great dancer (and she is not arrogant); and Kelly is fun to watch and has improved a lot. Bottom line is, they all deserve to be in the finals. I will be happy with any of them in 1st place. PS: I do believe Donny did the best freestyle dance
I'm votig for Kelly, She has improved immensely and does not come from a dnace background like the other two. What is the sense of bring people who already dance and you know they will win. Instead choose someone who does not have that type of background. Go KELLY!!!!
It's not about ballroom dancing....it's about entertaining both the studio audience and the TV audience. That nod goes to DONNY !
Donny did what he needed to do last night, which was to come out swingin with 3 solid performances, and one outstanding. Mya is the best dancer, but this show is also based on popularity with the audience, so I believe that Donny will be the winner tonight. The audience voting will place him above Mya in points. This has happened before in the past and for many it is always dissappointing, but the nature of the competition is not just the dancing, it's also a "popularity" contest, of sorts.
First of all Rhonda her name is Mya not Myra. DWTS has never had a woman of color win even though Mel B was great and should of won hands down. Now we have Mya (aka Myra) who is obviously the best dancer if we're talking about a dance competition, but it will more then likely go to Donny or Kelly.
I'm with Elaine.. I would love to see Kelly win. she has become the quite the lady. It has been wonderful to see her improve each week. If the prize goes to the most consistent it should go to Mya. She is lovely to watch, she seems to have a natural ability.
the most entertaining Donny and the most improved and charming Kelly.
This show is about taking those people with little or NO dance experience and making dancers out of them. Period. This show is about who improved the most. Mya is still pretty much in the same category as when this season began. Very little improvement. Donny has experience of course, he showed everyone that he has improved. But if we're really after the one person who had no dance experience, and has IMPROVED the most,(which is what the show is about) it's Kelly hands down! America should be voting for the most improved.
Donny is obnoxious - WHAT? Are we watching the same show? If anyone is obnoxious it is Mya. I don't care for her comments and attitude that she is the obvious winner. I would think all 3 of them have made sacrifices to be on this show and have all worked hard. Anyone who has seen Mya in her music videos knows she was a dancer from day one. Of course she is good- she didn't have much to learn!! She needs to be taken down a peg or two. Donny is over 50 and does a darn good job. Kelly has blossomed on this show and you have to admire that. Donny or Kelly for the win!
Even though Mya's freestyle was best suited for her – I still thinks she should win for all of other performances. She should have saved the bad girl dance routine she did a couple of weeks ago for her freestyle. I was disappointed with her freestyle and she shouldn't have let dance partner chose for her. She should have gone with what she knew she could high points and a crowd pleaser. I would rather see Kelly win than Donny. Donny do not deserve to even be in the finals – he and the judges admit that Donny has made mistakes on every performance, but he is still standing. If he wins, I will not be watching DWTS any more. I'm still mad when they voted Lil' Kim off last year.
I should just stop reading these. Judy, demographically, the geriatrics have their rightful place, and just think! You'll be one some day. You'll blink your eye, and you'll be there. Then 20 years olds can sneer at you.
Win or lose, you're the best Donny.
I don't think Donny and arrogant belong in the same sentence, Vicky. He has graciously accepted all critique, and sorry, he is as humble as they come. That being said, he has a winner's spirit, as do both of the ladies. There's nothing wrong with that. Mya is the best dancer but I will be happy with any one of them winning. They each have their strong points.
My vote would have been for Joanna and Derek. I would have loved to see their freestyle and they were better than Donny and Kelly. Darn!
I think Mya, she has been consistent through the whole show. I just don't like to watch Donny Osmond and never have. I think Kelly has come along way but does not derserve the win.
Anyone who has watched this season without a miss like I have has seen that the judges never seem to see or comment on Mya's mistakes EVER. But the camera does not lie. I've seen them.
Last night as I watched, I saw Donny right in step with the pros and FINALLY one of the judges saw what I saw and said it. FINALLY!!! I'm voting for Donny. Kelly, on the other hand is adorable and I won't be disappointed if she takes the trophy. Well done, Kelly. Buy Mya, no. If she gets it I will know for certain that the show is "rigged." Although she has been consistantly good and an obvious judges favorite all the way through, she's not the best dancer nor the most improved dancer.
Mya has been the most constant in this competition, Kelly has made the most improvement. Donny just has "it" I'm pulling for Donny. He makes me smile, he's honest to a fault, pointing out to the judges his mistakes. I think he's a great performer and now a great dancer. Mya had an "off" night last night which is a shame because I was going to give her most of my votes. Kelly has become a little lady and come so much farther than I thought she would ever come. I wish them all well , but I want Donny to win tonight.
Donny all the way. I disagree with Vicky that he is arrogant. No way!
My 5 votes went to Kelly. She is absolutely gorgeous when she smiles & America is in love with her. I would be OK with Donny winning, how can you not root for someone his age keeping up with the kids? Yes, Myra is a good dancer, but I don’t feel most of her 10’s were justified & the partner chemistry is just not there for me.
MYA - why is everyone saying she is arrogant? How does confidence and an upbeat attitude translate to arrogant? She has been nothing but nice and gracious the whole time. – never a bad word about any othe the others. Ask any hip hop or video dancer if that makes you a ballroom dancer and they will tell you NO. Yes she may have natural rhythm, but lots of people do and could not pick p these dances like she did. By the way if you saw the piece before the freestyle dance, she was opposed to the rountine that her professional partner insisted on doing. If she loses, it is his fault as she said in the piece, they had a chance to make history and be memorable, but her partner chose the "safe routine".
Mya should win because she is the natural; Donny could win because he is a musician and showman, but Kelly; well Kelly is "everywoman." She is terrified, clumsy, a bit on the pudgy side–but she threw her heart and her bunions into the program. I loved watching her. You go girl–unfortunately she probably will.
People who have grown up in front of America usually win or have a ton of support. That has been the case with the majority of the Olympic gold medalists (Apolo, Kristi and Shawn – except for the swimmer this year). It worked for Marie Osmond even though she was a sub par dancer. She made it to the finals and was atrocious! Donny has danced circles around his sister and for that reason, will more than likely win. The Judges always have a favorite. Last year it was Giles....and he didn't win. They judged Melissa Rycroft harshly even though, technically, she was the best dancer. They said it was because they expected more. Melissa had a dance background, as does Mya. Why is Mya not being subjected to the same scrutiny, I wonder????
Donny is an excellent showman and is athletic, especially for his age. Kelly is a cutie and has made the most changes and has greatly matured. Mya is the best dancer.
Kelly grates on me like fingernails on a chalkboard. Can't see the appeal there at all. She has no pizazz or energy in anything she does and is very insecure (or at least likes to play that role). Who cares what it would do for her ego to win? This is a dance competition and she stinks!
I think Mya is the best dancer and should win, but I much prefer Donny's personality to hers and he's the 2nd best dancer. I think it should go Mya, then Donny, then Kelly. Which was it actually will go? Who knows.
Time for Donny to step down. Guarantee you the geriatric crowd is for Donny. Time for young fresh new comers like Kelley and Mya who are confident, natural, and sure of themselves. No full of themselves.
Mya has been the best dancer, but I vote for Donny based on most improved, his showmanship, and his grace under fire. I also agree that he took the criticism like a gentleman and grew from it. We love you, Donny.
No way! I'm with M'ya
First Place: Donny
Close Second: Kelly
Donny should win. Imagine doing a show at night in Vegas, practicing everyday and performing two nights on Dance with the stars and 20 years older than the rest of the dancers. He has done outstanding and should be rewarded for it. Selling your dance is also part of the presentation, along with the technique.
Clearly Mya deserves to win. She has the best technique and this is a dancing show NOT a popularity contest. Donnie and Kelly can't hold a candle to Mya as it relates to dancing. Fair is fair all day long.
Let's reward performance and ability NOT popularity.
Donny may end up winning. He had a good night last night..and people love his sparkling personality. Sometimes it's the personality that gets the phone calls. At least , this time around we don't have a stiff Olympic gymnast who will win. !
Mya should win (great dancing). Kelly has improved from week to week and should be runner up. Donny should have been sent house earlier in the season but since he was able to stay on the show, he should not win, he is okay but not great or good.
Absolutely Donny! Last night, the judges seemed to be setting it up for Mya to win, but the fans will prevail!
I hope not because Donny to me, really is not doing a great job of dancing especially with his 45 years in show business as he stated last night, I would think he should be dancing better that Mya. So, this this is done without show favorites then Mya should win first then Kelly but by no mean do I think Donny should win.
I hope Donny was wearing his lucky "purple socks" last night. He's gonna need them.
It would be a shame if Mya doesn't win, she deserves to win hands down, she has been performing hard and taking the top spots every week.
He kicks butt! And he proves that age means nothing. Nada. Niente.
Donny is wonderful, twice as old as the other stars. When I see him dance I become a teenager again. During the 70's I was definitely a fan; met Donny. He was always so nice and polite. Marie is so nice when you meet her. The Osmonds have been around for 50 years in entertainment. Donny has never been divorced, used drugs or alcohol. Who would not love the clean cut star who give show business a good name?
My money is on Donny. The oldest left in the group and his professionalism, hard work and determination is to be applauded. Way to go, and hope you take home that "Disco Ball"
This is the first time I've ever "watched" DTWS. Can't stand "reality" competitions; however, since DONNY is on this season, I've been taping it to watch him perform. I FF through everyone else, just to see that (still) gorgeous face. Once this season's done, I won't watch it again.
And no, I don't waste my time voting. Donny will always be a winner in my book, no matter what anyone else says.
This will likely cause much consternation among the oh-so-judgmental posters...
How about they ALL deserve to win.
How about respecting the fact that Donny Osmond is a multi-talented entertainer that has a career that has endured longer than I'll bet some of our commenters have lived? How about noting that, whether you like it or not, he's still a household name 40+ years after he began his career.
How about noting that Mya is also a brilliant triple-threat, who can dance, sing, and obviously convey a character? How about being honest and note that her choreographer and the routine – not her – was probably the result of her less-than-stellar (her usual) performance. She wasn't as committed to the piece as she could have been, in my most humble opinion. As good as she is, Donny was the clear outstanding entertainer of the evening. And why would one ever remark that she seemed arrogant or conceited when receiving criticism? I would think that she, justifiably, was exhausted after those routines and wasn't always thinking about her expression...for goodness sake. Can't we have a little bit of patience and understanding?
And Kelly Osbourne deserves nothing but the utmost respect and praise, because she has revealed a hidden talent. She could become a most-skilled dancer, because she has natural grace, ability to retain choreography, and has proven her self-discipline. Can't we share in her joy by being happy for her, rather than searching for anything we can latch onto and exploit into a destructive criticism?
What makes me so sad is that we've become a huge society of competition and judgment. There was a time when we were as drawn to the television to watch amazing singing, dancing, entertaining and there wasn't an element of competition. We watched for the sheer enjoyment of the art.
I hope Kelly wins: she is adorable and has come such a long way. But I bet it will be Mya, she is the best dancer, but she is really "into herself"
GO KELLY! I voted for you.
I am a Kelly fan through and through. She has "grown up" on the show because she knew nothing about dancing and stuck with it and has put her all into learning and performing. She thanks the fans repeatedly and says that without them she would not be there. But her hard work and perseverence have paid off for her. She is luscious when she smiles and shows appreciation. She is grateful to the judges for their comments and criticisms. An out and out star! I think she should win hands down.
I loved the show last night and i have to say, Donny and Kym blew me away. Enjoying the whole show, yes, Kelly is adorable and you want to root for her, she's already a winner in my book as are all of them. Mya does come across a bit stuck up, however, she is an incredible dancer.
I'm reading these comments from people who obviously hate the Osmonds and it makes me very sad that they have to stick religion and good morals in as if they are a bad thing. To call Donny ignorant, obnoxious, etc., you have a right to your opinion but your hateful comments show what kind of person you are. I've met Donny several times and he's the most gracious, sweet, kind, humble star you'll ever meet.
I'm torn between Kelly and Donny, with Donny at a slight lead for many reasons including those stated by others.
I have watched most of this season and have thought that Mya was given preferential treatment by the judges (not Len so much, but even he was more lenient later in the season). Donny is so much the showman, while I believe he is genuinely grateful to be there I don't believe he should win. Kelly has been constantly improving and has been a joy to watch. I really believe that Joanna should have been in the finals and would be my choice for winner.
Go Donny! oooh! ooooh!
All three dancers were great and grew in their own way to be in the finals. My vote is for Donny. It is always a youngster who wins this contest and for once I would like to see the winner be someone who represents the over 50 crowd. Donny has been fantastic and I personally think the judges were harder on him because of his background as an entertainer. So, you go Donny! You've already equalled your sister, tonight I think you will beat her!!
Mya is a little too sure of herself. Not humble at all. I am torn between Donny and Kelly. Kelly has come the farthest of any of them. Compare her to how she was on her realty show and you see a very different young woman. I feel she has found her center.
But given that, Donny brings together style, skill and performance and most of all, humility. I feel he should win.
GO DONNY AND KELLY!!! One of them should win, Mya is too full of herself!!
Although both Donny and Mya have dance experience, Mya had to learn some of these dances to appear in the movie " Shall We Dance" .. where she actually performed with Omar Miller doing the waltz and pasa doble so I think that experience has given her an edge. Donny does dance routines I am sure in his shows, however, none could be considered the routines learned on this show. Kelly has improved steadily over the weeks, but I think not enough of experience to win it. My vote is for Donny and Kym!
Will Donny Osmond win "DWTS"... Ah... NO! No one danced better than MYA. The judges less glowing comments on MYA were made up to give Donny a 30 and make the judges scores close between MYA and Donny. Over the whole show Kelly Osborn was the one who suprised everyone as she grew with herself. But MYA is the one who I could not take my eyes off of the local girl I've known since she was a kid in the Washington, D.C. Metro area. If Donny wins, it's a rip-off big time. The only ones who looked like a pro dancer was MYA!!!
The person who should win is Myra. Her freestyle was good but not as good as Donny's Vegas dance. But, as usual people like Donny always wins. Myra has been best performer in this competition. I made my comment without downing the other dancers.
I watch Dancing With The Stars for the entertainment. I like the music and the flashy (and sometimes tacky) costumes. I do not think that it is all about the dancing. I admire Donnie just for the fact that he is over 50 and can perform strenous dance routines. He's always entertaining. I admire Kelly for sticking with something which has been very challenging for her. I think she's hilarious and she probably acts like a lot of people would if they were taking ballroom dancing lessons. I had never heard of Mya before DWTS. She is a very talented dancer, but I don't think that she connects with the audience the way Donnie and Kelly do. I wish that Joanna had made it to the finals. Like Kelly, she has had very little dancing experience and I think that she really showed the most improvement of all of the contestants.
Hold your breath for Kelly. I hope she blows the other two away.
3 10's for Donny last night? OH SHUT UP !!!!!!! It was sloppy and all over the place. He didn't serve the rating he got and the judges only did it to cause Kelly to come in 3rd when she deserves 2nd. Mya deserves ito win and Kelly should come in second. Donny should have left 2 weeks ago before the other guy. Donny doesn't deserve to win and why in the world would they even push that. Its all political and completly stupid.
I want Donny Osmond to win so badly that I am almost sick to my stomach!!! He is a class act !!!
Mya is a good dancer; however, being a good dancer is more than simply dancing. It entails showmanship, also. My dance instructor always told me that a person can have the best dance steps and moves, but if another person (not a better dancer) has better showmanship, that is deciding factor. You can't learn showmanship like you can dance steps. Anyone can learn dance moves. It is showmanship that makes the difference. Donny has Mya beat hands down in showmanship, and he is a good dancer. My bet is on Donny.
Mya deserves to win. Since most of the DWTS is a popularity vote and not who dances the best ,it wouldn't surprise me if Donny wins.
Donny all the way!
My vote is for Donny and Kim, although Mya is very good, I think Donny is an all around performer. Kelly on the other hand she is a complete surprise, at the begining I thought she is not going to make it. My vote Donny No. 1, Kelly No. 2 and Mya No. 3
Mya clearly deserves to win. However, based on the results of past seasons, I wouldn't bet on her winning. Kelly seems to me to clomp around; she shouldn't have been in the finals.
I quit watching DWTS a couple of weeks ago, this program has nothing to do with 'who is the best dancer', it has turned into a popularity contest. It has become very obvious especially in the last few weeks that the best dancers are not rewarded for their efforts. Case in point is Kelly Osboure, she should have left many weeks ago. I would suggest in the future, that the judges scores account for 70% of the scoring, not how many fans the dancers might or might not have. It really doesn't matter to me anymore because you can color me gone.
Believe me what I think isn't going to make a difference. Frankly, I think that Myra is the best dancer, and Donnie will probably get the vote because of who he is, and Kelly has come the furtest, so I think that Kelly should win because of her determination. She has proven herself to the world, and for that reason alone, she should win.
Whenever the judges critique Mya and tell her how good she is, her expression is like "of course I'm good." She needs to get over herself. It's like she expects all the accolades. I agree that those with a dancing background should not be on the show. I've watched Kelly grow and mature and become a very good dancer and has come farther than the rest because she had to play catch up, so to speak. Is she the best? . .no, but for sheer willpower and guts, my vote goes to her. Will she win? . .probably not. I think Donny has the popular vote and lets face it, this show has become a popularity contest and not a dance contest. I only hope that Donny has more of the popular vote than Mya.
Interesting comment earlier about this "not being a popularity contest." Then why do they let the audience vote? Duh. Of course it is about popularity as much as it is about ratings. It's entertainment, dummies! Yes, Kelly HAS grown up in a sense and has charme us with how far she has come. Good for her! Donny is obnoxious? Sounds like a lot of envy floating out there. The guy is a terrific entertainer and at his age (50+?) he is performing out there like I only wish I could. Mya is a beautiful dancing machine BUT she has much experience in dancing and is that really fair to showcase her on this show against other "stars" not at all known for their dancing prowess? A case could be made for all of them. I believe though that at the age of 50 and not an accomplished dancer, I would give the nod to Donny.
All the way, DONNY! You still have "IT" even after being in the business for nearly 50 years! In addition to being a great talent, Donny has class and charisma. He listens to criticism and tries to do what is asked of him.
Kelly is so improved and just so cute to watch. It amazes me that she is the same girl as the troubled little goth girl she was less than 2 years ago. Keep up the good work, Kelly! You deserve 2nd place.
Mya is good, but way too cocky. She needs to just go back to the personal life that she "sacrificed" – poor thing. Shame no one else on the show sacrificed their personal lives and time – apparently only Mya did! (sarcasm for those that don't get it!)
And honestly, people, stop complaining about seasoned dancers / entertainers being on the show! They are on every season, and always will be – they bring in the audience. (And this season, there were several- Donny, Mya, Aaron) C'mon, how many of you are REALLY watching only to see ballroom dances and not caring who is performing the dances – we all watch to see stars we like or don't like doing these dances!
I was shocked when Derek and Joanne were booted last week and thought they had a real shot at winning. I will be happy if Donny or Kelly wins, even though Kelly's dancing isn't the best. She has had the most positive experience of her life and it seems to be transforming her. I don't like Mya, even though she's a great dancer. She never seems to connect on a personal level. Nothing wrong with being competitive but she's really competitive!
If its true a dance competition, Mya will win.
If its a popularity contest, Donny will win.
If its a sentimental vote, Kelly will win.
The truth is Mya deserves it. Even if she had prior training as many past contestants have had, she DESERVES to win. Donny is not even close to her level of skill. Kelly was adorable and made me laugh and applaud but she's not a great dancer. Just this once, I'd like to see a fair outcome.
It better be ( Mya) are i will never watch dancing with the star again.
I have friends that said they been stop watching the show because
couples that should win don't, now they given Donny all ten that to make
sure Mya don't will that man can not dance that why he always trying
to be funny so you want focus on his dancing.(HE CAN 't DANCE)
Please don"t lie to the man. Let him know he can't dance.
Mya is definitely the best dancer, but Donny just makes me smile every time I watch him!
Mya!! all the way. This is about who is the best dancer not the cutest or the most popular. Lets get real America, vote on talent and stop with this hating and saying negative things about others. From day one Mya has been consistent and given good performances and she should be the winner. If not, here we go again with people winning for being popular. I will not watch this show again if this happens. Mya all the way.
This show should be about dancing not who is more popular. I get so sick of these reality shows when the viewers get it wrong and go with who is popular or cute. Its about dancing, it will be sad for someone to put all the hard work and time in and lose to someone thats not on there level. My vote goes to Mya!!! she has been consistent since day one. Its not her fault that she can grow fast at learing Ballroom dancing. If Donny or Kelly wins it would be a shame, vote for talent not who is popular. Mya all the way.
LET US HOPE THE VIEWERS PICK DONNIE OSMOND TO WIN–HE IS MY FAVORITE-AND KELLI OSBORN FOR SECOND AND MAYA THIRD
The show has been a great boost for Kelly's self esteem, but this is a dance competition. Donny has an unfair advantage because of his experience in entertaining, so I think Mya should win. Donny is a little too smug. Love watching Mya, however I don't feel this season has been up to the standard set by past seasons. The freestlyes were disappointing.
I think Donny Osmond will take the trophy tonight!!! He out danced both the other dancers last night!! I have never picked the winner but tonight I think I will.
My bet's on Donny taking it all!!!! Hasn't changed a bit in the over 40 years I've been watching him!!! 🙂
Donny all the way! He still has it after all these years!
Based on the talent I've seen all season, and not just the freestyle, Mya should win hands down. She's fluent, graceful, super talented and looks like a professional everytime she dances. That's what DWTS is looking for.
So what if Donny got his first perfect score on the freestyle. At least Mya's scores have been consistently high, with several perfect scores, for weeks.
Kelly is a whiner. I hate watching her practices. She can always find something to pout about! Louie's had his hands full this season.
I think Donny. He is amazing.
Mya has the talent, Donny the showmanship, but it would cool to see Kelly win because she has actually accomplished more than the other two even with the fall last night. She's come so far and I think over all improvement should be recognized for trying and not giving up.
Mya should win hands down...the judges have been extremely hard on her and have been alot easier on the other two finalists. Donnie stumbled and looked very stiff in his first two dances and Kelly was much better than she has been but yet they still gave her lower scores than Donnie. Donnie is only the favoriite because he is an Osmond and nothing else. I didn't think he was a good entertainer as a child and he has not stepped it up in my book as an adult. He should stick to Vegas if that's paying his bills. Mya has grace and style and is truly the best dancer, and even her freestyle which the judges said didn't do enough was to show them that she had versatility and did not have to just dance one style. Considering she is an R&B singer they wanted her to do some "booty" shaking and she wanted to show that she knew how to do more than just "one" dance....shame on them for the hard time they have given her since they haven't graded everyone else on the same scale!!!!!
Many of you keep commenting about Marie Osmond...this is not about her. Mya is good, but a bit too cocky for my taste. Kelly is OK. Donny will probably win. Sure, he's loud and at times arrogant – but the man can dance WITH showmanship, and that's what makes him good in this competition. Not to mention he has a huge fan base – Personally, I had never heard of Mya before this show, and only knew Kelly because of her father...and I'm sure there are more people like me out there. Overall, all three are good adn the bottom line is whoever gets the most votes will win.
I think Mya was pretty arrogant last night when she stated the trophy was hers.
I think Kelly or Donny should take the trophy!!
i've voted for kelly every week. she has shown such growth as a dancer & as an individual... something we would not expect to see & it has been nice to watch it over the weeks.... Ozzie & Sharon s/be very proud
Mya is the best dancer and if it were just judges voting she would win hands down. Donnie would probably be 2nd even though he is so dramatic and goofy and it hurts my brain to watch him. But Kelly, oh Kelly. The feel good story of DWTS ever! I totally want her to win. Just when you think she is probably going to say "screw it" and give up, she surprises you and keeps trying her best every week. She's really focased hard this season to prove that she can do something like this. My vote is for her. She's not the best dancer, but you just can't not like how this show seems to have changed her even if only for a little bit.
This has turned into a popularity contest and it has almost every year. I think the one who showed the most improvement without ever being an entertainer or singing or dancer was Joanna. She was by far the best dancer if you are comparing her to the remaining three. Kelly shouldn't even be in the finals. She has a great smile and she has improved but she still isn't the dancer that Joanna is. I can only remember one time when the best and most improved dancer won and that was Burke.
I would bet my money on Donny, given the huge nostalgia factor he has. But Mya is by far my fave and the most skilled dancer. The crown should go to her, but I think Osmond will win.
Donny obnoxious? Oh come one. Even though Mya is probably the best dancer, she has been the one that has tried to tell the professional partner what to do..Even Bruno said last night that as much as he screamed at Donny, he was a professional and took it like a pro, so I guess I want Donny to win. I do however, like Kelley, but don't think she has a chance. Mya has had too much training in dance.
Donny should win it. He has been working hard for more years than the other two combined. It's great that he's doing so well, especially being older than the other two. I think he's a great, wholesome guy who deserves to win because he's already proved himself in life.
I'm for Donny. Their freestyle routine was fantastic where Mya didn't dance. All she did was shake & did some turns....the judges were gracious with their scores – she shouldn't have gotten the 9's she rec'd. I was very sorry to see Joanna leave, because I really felt she was the winner. Kelly has really shown improvement & she should be very proud of herself. Great job for all!
Of course I hope Donny wins, as I have been in love with him forever, but Mya is the best dancer and if Kelly wins, she also deserves it, as she has come such a long way. I love all three couples.
I think Mya was more consistent over the course of the show and deserves to win. It wouldn't be about talent if she doesn't but about who has the biggest fan base. I love this show but have become somewhat angered over very good dancers being voted off while horrible ones stay.
I couldn't believe Mya made that comment about how much she has sacrificed in her personal life!! Get a clue Mya – everyone else has too. I've never been very impressed with her anyway. I love Kelly, but she wasn't that great in the group dance last night. I don't think she will win because of that. Donny was great in the group dance and beat Mya handily in the freestyle. He deserves to win it. When he does, Mya can get back to her personal life again. Get over yourself Mya.
The premise of the show was to show who made the most improvement. Hands down, it is Kellyl Mya could be classed as a dancer/singer, so it is expected for her to be good. Donny is good, but, he too has had experience with the old "soft shoe," but, our gal Kelly has improved the most from week 1. She has earned the right to take home the trophy! You go girl!
Kelly Osborne should win, I love Kim Johnson, but Donny has done this all his life, Kelly please take the win, you deserve it, and congratulations, you are awesome, and just a joy to watch. Sorry but I never laughed so hard as last night when your comment was Louis pooped you!
Yeah for Kelly, i really hope she wins.
Donny and Kelly have made this season worth watching. Mya is just too proud of herself for my taste. Kelly has blossomed on the show. I hope she can see herself as a lady and get some of those tats removed from her arms. She is just too pretty to go through life marked up like she is right now.
I vote for Donny, I find myself smiling the entire time he is dancing. Donny for the glitter ball! Maybe he and Marie can add some real dancing to their Vegas show.
May the best team triumph!
Donny and his partner morphed into Fred and Ginger in the freestyle –
Mya and Dmitri shook everything it was possible to shake – Kelly and Louis were outstanding and her fall took nothing away from the quality of the dance.
Frankly I voted Kelly because she IS the one who most improved, and obviously tried the hardest. She was lucky to draw a partner like Louis who is, I think, the most under rated of the pros.
But tonight's the night! Can't wait to see the finish.
i vote for Mya. She has been cnsistent. Donny is a showman, Las Vegas style. No real dancing in the free style from him. He will likely win cuz people like Donny. Big deal. He has been performing since he was 5 and it shows. Kelly is cute but her little girl attitude is getting old. She fell last night. All this is moot. People vote for their faves not on ability but popularity. Mya is best but Donny will win cuz he is an Osmond. And there are alot of them.
To Vicky – they put Marie in front of the cameras for the same reason we kept seeing Sharon and Ozzy Osborne – to show the families of the contestants !!!! Wonder where Mya's supporters were......
To Angel – you claim Mya didn't have dance experience but Donny did.
To Terri – you repeat this fact but add that Mya had dance experience but it wasn't ballroom dancing.
Yes, ballroom dancing is really hard, and yes, I have had several lessons (to use at a gala), but if you have had any ballet or other type of training, that is helpful. Even our instructors said that any kind of background in rhythmic movement helps (which is why Shawn Johnson and Kristi Yamaguchi did so well – maybe they didn't have ballroom training, but they did have rhythmic training to help their performances on ice and the gymnastic floor)
So, both Mya and Donny have dance experience. But they have both had to learn something new. They both have worked hard. No one is denying that. And Kelly has really worked hard !!!
But, at least Donny did with grace and not arrogance. Donny took criticism graciously and really HEARD it, where Mya did nothing but complain as though it took nerve for those judges to criticize her. Mya, get over yourself – you're not all you think you are.
I am not confusing Donny with Marie. Please! they are identical in their arrogance and all that crap. why did they even need to bring Marie in front of the cameras a few times? and why in the world would they comment on her retarded doll outfit when she isnt even on the show. Osmonds need to go back to Utah
I voted for Kelly. Her heart and soul is in this and she has shown what hard work and determination is all about Mya and Donny have previous entertainment experience, while Kelly has hopefully turned her life around from a gothic brat to a classy lady! Go Kelly!!!
Mya deserves it, but it will probably be an underserving Donny who will snatch it away. If not Mya, then I would like to see Kelly win for most improved. She symbolizes what the show is all about. However, Mya is the superior dancer. Go Mya!
Donny is a goob. He practiced for years in preparation for dwts. mya should win.
Donny all the way !!!! He makes the show worth watching !!! He is always gracious and ready to take constructive criticism. I admire him in everything he does/has done, all the way back to "Puppy Love" !!! He has stage presence (he should after being on stage since he was 5) but that doesn't make him arrogant, and his attitude and comments easily prove that he is not arrogant. And what a great family – I love seeing his wife, his kids, his brothers and sisters, and his nieces and nephews there each week.
Mya is the nasty, obnoxious and arrogant one – she thinks she "deserves" the trophy because she has missed so much in her personal life? BOO flippin HOOO !! Why didn't she just quit, then !!! Does she not realize the others have missed their personal lives too? They have been putting in the same hours she has, and in Donny's case, he has been flying back and forth to Vegas for shows, all the while training and learning new dances!
Every season, people talk about how someone has an unfair advantage because they already dance. Well, DUHHH!!! Every season, there are at least several that have prior dance experience. As for the person who said Mya isn't a dancer, have you watched her performances off the DWTS set? She has many choreographed dances, as well as having trained as a dancer when she was younger !!! So, yes, she is a dancer.
Kelly has come such a long way and she really is a joy to watch also. She is just so cute and so happy when she does something well and gets good marks. And I love that her mom has been ther every night cheering for her (and her dad has been there a lot too!)
Donny #1, Kelly #2, Mya #3 (although Joanna would have been better)
I vote for Kelly. She is the most improved since the start and I love her down to earth attitude. Donnie is too much into Donnie and the faces he makes while dancing is annoying. I had Mya pegged as one of the possible winners from the get go but her attitude, along with Donnie's is too uppity. Last night Kelly should have received higher marks than what she got; better than Donnie's.
Kelly will win the ugly trophy tonight!
i love donny
I dont understand where everyone is getting this idea that Mya is obnoxious. By stating that she deserves to win? Everyone else has said the same thing. Kelly and even Donny. Everyone is forgetting that Donny has been a performer all of his life. He knows how to 'give people what they are looking and all of you who fall for the phoniness should reevaluate. I'm tired of watching 'entertainer's come in to this competition and taking positions from other more talented dancers simply because they know how to 'connect with the audience'. I agree with Angel. Even if Mya was considered to have dancing experience, it does not compare to ballroom dancing. Has anyone here attempted to learn ballroom dancing? Cudos to anyone who has tried. Mya has always been a professional in this competition, giving every performance her best. She deserves to win simply based on the performances she has given. I love Kelly and never thought she would have done as well as she has. It has been wonderful watching her improve each week. However, Mya should win. For someone who has been wishy washy in their performances and has skated by because they are so funny and entertaining to win based on a free style dance is sad. And after watching the last few seasons where the 'best dancer' did not win, this will definitely be my last if Donny takes the trophy.
It is silly for the viewers to crown the champion based on one dance and not what has been done all season. People should vote based on talent not popularity. You are not watching the show to make friends, watch the show to pick the best dancer. For those complaining about Mya, she comes across shy not conceited. Kelly is crass and for Lana to say Mya has no "class", has she heard the stuff coming out of Kelly's mouth? It will be shame if Mya does not win. While Donny is entertaining, he did not deserve a 30, but wisely, Kim played up his strengths as he has been on the stage the majority of his life. While I like Kim, Marie Osmond ruined the whole Osmond name for me the time she was on the show. Mya is the best and should win. GO MYA!!!
Mya should win, but Donny might pull an upset. Mya has been by far the best dancer throughout the show. Her freestyle wasn't the best... it was fun but it felt like it was building to some kind of finale that never happened... so I understand what the judges meant about being a bit disappointed. Donny has never been as good a dancer, but is certainly the showman of the season. His freestyle was amazing, no doubt about that. And, I hate to admit this... but I've gotten to like him now. I ran into several of the Osmonds fairly frequently when I lived in Utah, and honestly, Jay was the ONLY nice one. Marie was arrogant and spoiled, and Donny was just really, really wrapped up in himself. But... I must admit... I think this show has been good for him and for his image. I think he demonstrated humility, hard work, and a sense of humor... and I really respect him now. As for Kelly... I'm so proud of her. I don't think it would be fair if she won just because she is so adorable and everyone feels like she's "grown so much" from being on the show... as she's clearly not as good as Mya or Donny... but I am very glad to see how far she's come and how much she's accomplished. You just couldn't help cheering for her as she went through this journey, and I hope that she will hold on to that confidence and strength and take it with her to her next project. She is so likeable and fun, and I hope to see her soon somewhere... TV, Broadway, movies... wherever her new courage takes her!
So... it SHOULD be... Mya (just amazing), Donny (I'd actually pay money to see him do a show in Vegas now), and Kelly (just so darn adorable and can't wait to see what she does next)!
I am hoping Donny wins!!!!!!!!!! Mya is a good dancer but she never had that "spark" that made me want to watch her dance.
Kelly is great!!!! If they went based on who had no experience and improved the most...it would be Kelly.
But I am still betting on Donny. Loved him when I was 12 ........still love him many,many, many years later!!!!!!
Remember what happened last season, Giles and Cheryl were the best dancers but didn't win so Maya and Dmitry better watch out.
I know Mya is a singer, but she also dances. Have you seen her perform w/ Christina and Pink on that song Lady Marmalade? I think she was given a 5 from Len because her partner and her tried to do too much (because he knows she can dance) and Len only wanted the dance showcased and as he would say, "not all the frilly stuff".
I agree, I wished Aaron and Mark did not go, but again Aaron also had "dance" experience. Overall, my favorite was Joanna. Again, good luck too all three...they do deserve to be there.
As with American Idol, America's Got Talent, AND DWTS...it is absolutely a fan based result that happens, not talent. My only comment would be that they all need judged outcomes only. I know it would cut down on viewers, but is it about talent or not? If not, rename the shows. As far as DWTS goes, I really love to see the dancing and costumes, and have only been stunned once, and that is when Shawn Johnson won over Gilles Marini and Sheryl Burke. Two incredible dancers. If they want show people, such as Donny Osmond, then it should be a variety show. He shouldn't win, and shoudn't expect to, but this season, I really don't care. Just get the professionals out there more often....Max, Sheryl, etc. They are terrific.
I think Kelly has come the farthest & I really like her, but I don't think she will win. Mya is probably the best, but I don't like the phony batting-the-eyes-at-the-judges modesty. Donny is a great showman & has worked hard in spite of a broken toe – I'd like to see him win.
Mya is the best and she should win. She does not have a background in dancing. She is a singer and has danced as an average person in videos. Donny has all his life also. Mya is the best and should win!!
I'm rooting for Kelly, though I think Donny & Mya are better dancers. She has improved so much, and unlike the other 2, really had no performance background. Both Donny & Maya have probably had some dance training in their careers, using professional choreographers doing their shows/tours. Kelly has such a joyous look and is having so much fun when she dances. She is a winner at this point no matter what.
Donny has always been a talented performer with experience that goes back to the Andy WIlliams Show. There's no reason why he shouldn't win it.
Yes, Donny is a good showman, and Kelly has worked very hard to erase her 'druggie' past, but Mya is the BEST DANCER! PERIOD! This has always been the problem with DWTS... it turns into a popularity contest and not a competition to determine who's the best dancer!! MYA. HANDS DOWN!!
Donny! Mya is good, but then she has had dancing, yes, Donny dances around in his shows – but has not really had any ballroom or formal training. Gotta give it to Kelly – what a change, enjoyed watching her so much – still I vote for Donny. Do not think he is arrogant or ignorant, nor is Marie – sorry Trish – you are so wrong about them – they really are wonderful people and do a lot for their communities and for charities, some of which are kept very quiet.
Donny was the sole reason I watched this season. Did I come to love Kelly? Yes, but from the moment this season's celebrities were announced, I was firmly behind Team Donny! I won't be as sad if Kelly wins, because let's face it, watching Ozzy cry over it will be worth it, but I SOOOOO desperately want Donny to win!!
I voted for Kelly. Donny flat out begged for people to vote for him – unattractive! Mya informed us at every turn that the trophy was hers. Well, I hope it's not.
Kelly had a great time and did extremely well. I like how she didn't beg for votes or talk about her "fans". I hope she wins!
Mya is a NOT a dancer, she sings and just happens to have rhythm!!! Don't blame her for that, rhythm comes natural to some!!! she is by far the best and has improved too. remember early in the season, she was given a 5 from Lin...
I think Donny deserves to win. Mya is a good dancer, but has had dance experience since she was a lilttle girl. This somehow defeats the purpose of Dancing With The Stars. I've always been under the assumption that the winner was the star that came in with little or no dance experience and progressed through the weeks of practice. My vote is for Donny, but I wouldn't be disappointed if Kelly won. But won't be happy at all with a Mya win.
Donny is a proven professional...never divorced...no drugs...no alcohol...I remember when Donny and Michael Jackson were little entertainers and thanks to Donny's upbringing he didn't choose the lifestyle many others have. He truly deserves to win and patted on the back for always taking the high road. it is great to see the family love of the Osmonds and now the Osbornes too!
Donny danced the best last night so he deserves to win.
My husband and I both thought Mya would win; however, after last night's freestyle, we are cheering for Donny. He's not obnoxious; you are confusing him with Marie. Go Donny!
Donny is my favorite,loved him forever he is great in everything he does. Kelly has progressed alot and she will get 2nd.
My vote is for Donny. His expertise is singing not dancing, and I think he has done a great job on the show. Mya thinks her flirting and ego will make her the winner. She is a dancer to begin with (so unfair). Kelly has done a good job. but not remarkable.
Donny has a greater fan base & is certainly a fan favourite. For that reason his fans could pull him through to the big win.
Mya tho has been without a doubt the best all the way through.
I think the finals are going to be a repeat of last year. Gilles was clearly the best dancer but Shawn Johnson was the fan favourite – so she won.
Based on the freestyle routine, Donnie should win it. Mya should have gone with her instinct and made it more artistic. Hers just seemed too safe, and she and Dimetri have already performed several better routines. She is, of course, the best dancer, and she has done some amazing routines, so she really should win the competition. I thought that Kelly's freestyle was hilarious. She knew that her lifts were awkward and just kept going. I agree with Lynn that she epitomizes what the competition should be all about. That is that someone who has had little or no experience in dancing can take on something that is way out of her comfort zone. Donnie and Mya have both had some experience in dance so they did not have such a big learning curve.
Donny doesnt know when to shut his mouth, and the way he sucks up to the judges makes me want to vomit. The other night, he blamed his crappy dance on the fact that he looked at Marie. Do we care? NO. and backstage, another time, when Samantha was talking to him and another dancer, he interrupted the female dancer (dang! I can't remember who it was) just to talk about his "wardrobe malfunction" where part of Kym's dress got torn and he got tangled in it. RUDE to interrupt, plain and simple.
I think Donny has made this season worth watching. Someone said he is errogant but if you listened to the judges lastnight you would have heard them say that he is gracious, always takes critisism as constructive and he works very hard. He has worked very hard and he is by far the most entertaining person on the show. Mya is a dancer and should be further along than she is. I bet on Donny and I would love to see Kelly come in second.
By the way this is not a forum to beat up Donny or anyone else. There is no sense in just being mean.
Mya is lovely but is full of cockiness. Kelly has proven to be a trooper, no experience at all and has come a long, long way. BUT Donny Osmond is full of gratitude and seemed shock with his scores every time. Just by his actions you can tell he appreciated all the comments and the audience (good or bad judgment of the judges). He just seemed grateful that he was there and still shocked to know he's there. I just hope Donny wins because he is a good guy with a heart and appreciation. I want to see his face when it's announced he's the winner, just like Shawn Johnson last year, who was shocked and she, man, had come a long, long way last year from nothing to the best. Go, Donny, Go!
Donny all the way!!!!!
Donny will win. Entertainment Tonight has been shilling support for him since the day he was announced.
THE FIX IS IN.
Donny, He can dance! Has great stage presence. I vote for him.. Mya is good too – but my vote is for Donny – Kelly, though I am glad she accomplished something other than rehab – this was good for her. WIN no – YOU go Donny – !
This article was so pro Donnie Osmond. Mya scored two perfect 30's last night and a 27 easily beating out the other two contestants. She has been better than all of them dance wise. Donnie is a likable person and that will help him win this. If it was just about the dancing, Mya wins hands down and its not even close.
Donnie has huge fan base and that alone will help win.
I would love to see Donny win, I don't care for Mya, but I really think that Kelly should win because she has come farther than any of them. I think it is remarkable what she has done.
Donny maybe a little behind in points from the judges – however he will win hands down because of his entertainment value which makes you enjoy his dancing even more.
Kelly certainly made watching the show fun.
Lucky tonight is the last night because it has been difficult on Mya's personal life as she stated last night. After she loses tonight at least she can get her personal life back in order and won't have to suffer so much.
Donny should win. He has been consistently judged harsher (by their own admission) by the judges because of his experience. Frankly, I'm surprised that they love Mya so much. Dmitri's choreography is lacking compared to Kym's and there have been times where the judges have ignored Mya's poor technique. I've been watching for a couple of years now and the judges always seem to have a favorite. This year it's Mya and I simply don't understand why. Yes, she's pretty and she does a good job, but Donny has had a couple of dances that should've been 30s. We absolutely adore Kelly and she has come so far during the competition. The fact that she had problems during last nights freestyle yet kept smiling is a 180 turn from Week 1 where you could see her beat herself up as soon as she made a mistake. Louie has been phenomenal with her and I've really enjoyed seeing his choreography. In my perfect world it would be Donny, Kelly and Mya, but I'll settle for Donny, Mya, Kelly. If Mya wins I'll be really bummed. And that's my two cents worth.
You are right in a sense Joanne. Donny is a great performer, and has been doing singing and dancing to a point almost his whole life. I have seen Donny in Las Vegas and loved the show, but I believe that is where he does his best.
Mya is very good and very beautiful, and probably deserves to win, but Kelly has come a very long way in her life and as someone else stated, this may have changed her for the rest of her life. My vote is for .........Kelly. Good luck!
I hope it is Donny or Kelley. Mia has an attitude problem. Why shouldnt she be good at dancing. She is a dancer already. Ever see her music videos? I was upset last night when she said she deserved to win because she has 'sacrificed so much for the show' Oh I guess noone else did huh? Obnoxious!!!
I voted for Donny last night absed on what he has done, plus I LOOOOOOOOOVE Kym
Sick of Osmonds. They have been performers all their lives so that should be able to entertain. DWTS is about ballroom dancing.
I predict Donny will win. He has a devoted fan base who will vote for him. He has worked hard and improved over the course of the show. He improved immensely after his session with Bruno and nailed all 3 dances last night. I hope Kelly comes in second, she is real and she should be proud of how far she has come. Mya does not seem to have improved since she was already practically a professional dancer. Mya has been too arrogant for my taste, but maybe that's the editing, and she should not have relied on Dimitri's freestyle idea. It highlighted him, not her. Just like Cheryl and Gille's final dance did not do him justice and they lost.
i would agree with Lana on that.
Donny All the way!!!!!!
My vote is for Mya whole heartedly. She's the best and I there is no way Donnie should even be one of the finalists....he's just ok.
Aaron and Mark were far more better & likeable.
I was sad to see Joanna and Derek leave last week – They should have been the winners. Their coreography was the hardest of anyone. From the 3 left, I vote for Kelly. She has never had a dance lesson in her life and has evolved as a 1st class dancer. Love her spirit. Mya has danced all her life (not fair!). Donny has had dance experience too (not fair!). They are both full of themselves and should go home!
The freestyle can be the make or break moment of the finals. It was last season, when Gilles and Cheryl were favored to win but were upset by Shawn and Mark's freestyle. Cheryl failed to choreograph a dance that really showcased Gilles, and I personally believe that cost him the trophy. Mya is my hands-down favorite, but just like Cheryl and Gilles, Dmitri failed to deliver on the choreography or showcase his partner. She has a dancing and entertainment background... why not let her take the lead on the direction of the freestyle? That's what the freestyle is meant for. He simply wanted to do what HE wanted to do.
Ultimately, I hope Mya wins, but I would not be surprised (or entirely upset) if Donny pulled it off.
For me Donny really dazzled me last night. In the side by side dance he was keeping up with the pro's. Mya's Paseo was ok and her free style was blah. Donny's free style was fantastic. Kelly's done great....but she really was a mess in the side by side dancing.
Mya has more hard core dance experience. Donny has more tongue and cheek. My vote is for Donny.
Mya should win. Nobody was really outstanding this year but she was the best of the bunch. Donny is loud, arrogant, conceited, and ignorant, like Marie. He should not win because of his name and that phony sweet, sticky, sugary, religious image. He and Marie really are not fooling anyone, we saw how hateful he was last year on Larry King Live when he went off on Larry.
I think Donny should win even though Mya is a better dancer. I don't think she has "improved" much, because there really isn't much for her to improve on! She's a dancer/singer and has always been able to dance better than the others which gave her unfair advantage. It's supposed to be a "Star" that has no dancing background who improved and I feel out of the 3, Donny or even Kelly improved on their dancing skills. Now my favorite was of course Joanna because she was not a dancer and she was great. I would have loved to see Derek and her freestyle if they made it to the finals. Imagine what Derek can come up with if he came up w/ that amazing routine for the "Futuristic" Paso ?! Good luck to all 3 performers though!
You need to take "grown up" in the context in which it's meant and Kelly has, indeed, "grown up" on this show. She had virtually no confidence whatsoever when she started and, like the judges have been saying, she has steadily improved over the course of the competition. She is like Emmitt Smith was – someone who didn't know how to dance but who learned over teh course of the show. My votes are all for Kelly. I think what Donny does in Las Vegas makes him a ringer and the same for Mya. Also, I don't like Mya at all – she made the comment a few weeks ago about how her costume could fit in an envelope. Its not about how close to naked you can be – it's how well you learn to dance. That trophy rightfully belongs to Kelly.
Mya has the talent, Donny the showmanship, but it would tickle me to death to see Kelly win because she has actually accomplished more than the other two even with the fall last night. She's come so far and I think overall improvement should be recognized.
I hope that Donny or Kelly Win! I am not impressed with Mya's attitude- She keeps saying "She Will Win and Deserves to Win!" I personally don't like her cockiness! Yep, a very good dancer but the others have one thing she doesn't have, "Class"
What are Vicky and Morae seeing about Donny to call him obnoxious?? Based on the freestyle, he got my votes, even tho I was pulling for Kelly. Mya's the obnoxious one to me.
My wife and I feel that Kelly should win. She has no real dance background and has hung in there with Mya and Donny who do have a dance background. You have to give it to someone that has learned so much and done a great job against two people that have been doing this for some time.
If it's based on talent, Mya is a shoe-in. But since popularity always creeps in, I'm kind of afraid it will be Donny. Loved watching him, but come on guys, he's no where near as good as Mya.
With all those Osmonds, how can Donny lose? Seriously, they were all great, but I give Donny the credit to take this seriously and to put out the best dance, especially given his age.
I love Donny and want him to win. He's an inspiration to people over fifty that we can still keep up with the younger crowd. You Go Donny!!!!
I love watching Kelly's smile and she HAS matured to a level we can all respect and enjoy. I have picked Mya from the beginning and I agree that Donnie is too showmanship (like Vegas) and that isn't what this is about. It is DANCING specific dances, not Vegas line dancers. Mya should be 1st; Kelly 2nd and Donnie 3rd. I can't wait to see Jerry Rice and Michael Irvin duel is out! Why didn't they get Emmet Smith to do it as well?
definately donny or kelly. they've come the farthest and have improved the most since the beginning of the show. Good Luck.
Unfortunately it;s not about a far someone has come and how hard they have worked to get there. This generation has no idea about work ethics, they only know about ego, self gratification. It's about popularity. This is suppose to be a dance competition, not a popularity contect. The question to be answered is; who is the best dancer, not who the media gives the most PR to. The media is a necessary "evil". Mya should be the winner, if not , shame on those who vote for popularity. Why watch this show if it's not going to be a "dance competition". The contestants should have absolutely no dancing background. Everyone should start out on the same playing field. No more DWTS for me.
I've watched the whole season, and to be honest Kelly really represents what this show is all about. I voted for Donny and Kym
because they were my favorite and really entertained and really worked hard even though there were mishaps along the way. I hope Kelly wins, she deserves it!!
I agree with Vicky, Donny is to obnoxious. Kelly has my vote, but I think Mya will win cause she has improved so much during the show.
based on overall performance over the season, Mya has been the best dancer hands down. but Donny's freestyle was the best of the bunch.
Mya will most likely take it!
I really think Donny is going to win it tonight. He has charm, personality and charisma. I love Kelly don't get me wrong. She is sweet and loveable and has come so far in her dancing skills. Mya is great and she is a terrific dancer. My money is on Donny for first, Mya second and Kelly third.
Mya should win.
Donny is too arrogant and obnoxious, just like his sister, so I hope he doesn't win. Mya has a bit of attitude, so I dont want her to win. Kelly is the most down to earth person of the 3 so I am pulling for her.
Mya should win for best dancer, but Donny has the best showmanship and should win for that, but Kelly is the like the most lovable teddy bear and it would do wonders for her ego. So my bet is on Kelly.
I disagree – Kelly has been ok but growing up on the show, please. You grow up at home not on a show.. I do give her credit for hanging in but it's really the fans who have kept her there. The judges have been easy on her that was obvious. Mya and Donnie are by far the best of the three. Mya is my choice to win!
I think they've all done an amazing job. I love Donny and would love to see him win, but 2nd ain't bad. He is 25 years than the other 2, so to even be there is outstanding! He's already a winner. I had the chance to meet him a few months ago and he was so kind and gracious.
Probably Donny, but Mya should win
Mya still deserves to win tonight – she is by far the best dancer and deserves to win.
No for Donny.....my bet is on Mya....she is very good....Donny is all about entertainment! He should stay in Vegas....
I admire Donnie Osmond, he is a consumate performer and has done a super job on DWTS, Maya is very smooth and sofisticated , as one would expect from someone with some dance experience. Kelly is the one who has improved the most with the least. She had not experience in the field of dancing AT ALL. Her hard work, raw faith and trust in her partner has made she and Louie my favorite. I would be delighted to see her win. What a boost to her self confidence. I truly believe her life has taken a turn for the best and this is the beginning of the rest of her life. Congrats Kelly, YOU GO GIRL!!!!!
my bet is on Donny~