Bristol Palin’s Dancing with the Stars Cha Cha Cha – how did she do?
Watch Bristol Palin dance the Cha Cha Cha to the song “Mama Told Me Not to Come” in this Dancing with the Stars video clip.
Where to start? First of all, DWTS is referring to Bristol as a teen advocate… which I think may be a teeny stretch, but whatever.
Palin is paired with Dancing with the Stars pro Mark Ballas, and I think it’s a good fit – Ballas may just be able to get more out of Bristol than some of the other male dancers.
Bristol Palin is shown at rehearsal and let’s just say she’s not very at ease. You can definitely tell that this sort of performing isn’t all that comfortable to her and Palin is a bit shy.
Palin is dressed conservatively like her mama, then rips away part of the costume to reveal a sexy red shimmy-shimmy number. I think that dress fringe helps with the Cha Cha Cha, making it look like her hip swivels were more pronounced than they really were.
Overall, Bristol Palin commented, “I’m not an entertainer, I’m not a performer… so I’m nervous.” It showed. Bristol was pretty stiff throughout, but I’m willing to give her a little wiggle room because this was the DWTS premiere and she’s nervous.
And what about mom, Sarah Palin? Nope, she wasn’t there!
The judges comments included Len, who said it was “very acceptable for week 1,” Bruno, who said she needs to work on performance and Carrie Ann, who thought it would be boring, but wasn’t.
Bristol Palin’s score was 18 out of 30. How do you think Bristol did for her first dance on Dancing with the Stars?