Alexa PenaVega Gets Perfect Score On ‘Dancing With The Stars’ (VIDEO)
Alexa PenaVega and her “Switch Up”partner Derek Hough got the season’s first perfect score with their tango on Monday’s “Dancing With The Stars.” Watch the video below.
PenaVega, who’s regular partner is Mark Ballas, instead danced with Hough to Bastille’s “Pompeii,” and the crowd was on its feet afterwards. But they weren’t the only ones. Carrie Ann Inaba jumped up and also gave PenaVega a standing ovation, before exclaiming, “You were incredible.”
Julianne Hough then told PenaVega there was real “authenticity,” and it’s great to “see you light up when you are dancing.” Guest judge Maksim Chmerkovskiy simply stated, “Very well done.” And Bruno Tonioli called PenaVega’s routine an “utter and complete victory.”
Just moments before, it seemed like PenaVega’s husband Carlos would be the evening’s leader, having earned a 39 out of 40 for his quickstep to Elvis Presley’s “Bossa Nova Baby.” He, too, would have had a perfect score, but Maksim Chmerkovskiy gave him a 9, while the others gave him perfect 10s.
Fortunately for Alexa PenaVega, the judges were unanimous with their scores, each giving her and Derek Hough a perfect 10 for a total score of 40 out of 40. Check out the video below of PenaVega and Hough’s flawless performance on “Switch Up” night of “Dancing With The Stars,” and tell us what you think!