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'Dancing With The Stars': Couples face 2 dances, 2 eliminations

In another twist on this season's 'Dancing With the Stars,' the couples will do a trio dance with another pro from the show.

May 7, 2012 12:00:00 AM PDT
In what may be the most competitive night of this season on "Dancing With The Stars," the couples on Monday will perform a trio dance involving another professional dancer from the show.

The competitors have had many twists and turns tossed their way this season. But the key word this week is "double," because it's double the dances, and double the eliminations.

"It's going to be very interesting and it's going to be kind of a stressful week," said Donald Driver's partner, Peta Murgatroyd. "We've got two dances and we have got to be able to pull off both of them. We got another pro, though, to help out, so it is going to be good."

Three more nights of competition and season 14 will come to a close. The celebrities say they have learned that this show is all-consuming.

"Every morning I wake up with dance steps going through my head," said Chelsie Hightower, Roshon Fegan's partner.

"I apparently have been speaking in my sleep saying, 'Hold on, I just need to get steps. I'll be done in a minute," added Maria Menounos.

The stars and the pros have also learned the hard way that being on the show can be a dream come true, and it can also cause nightmares.

"I regularly dream that I'm standing there and I can't remember what comes next," said Katherine Jenkins.

Cheryl Burke, William Levy's partner, says she has a nightmare about failing on the show at least once a week.

"I have nightmares that I forget the whole routine," Burke said. "I just wake up and my partner shows up late and we miss the whole live show, or that like something happens and I forget the whole routine."

The night of double dances begins at 8 p.m. Monday on ABC7.

See photos of the Week 7 results show on "Dancing With The Stars" featuring a performance by Gavin DeGraw.


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