Nastia Liukin Ties For First Place On ‘Latin Night’ Of Dancing With The Stars (VIDEO)
Nastia Liukin tied for first place after dancing the samba on Monday’s “Latin Night”-themed “Dancing With the Stars.” The two wowed the judges and audience as they moved across the dance floor to “Chillando Goma” by Fulanito. Last week, Liukin and her partner Derek Hough also earned the highest score of the night. Watch Liukin’s latest performance below.
Len Goodman applauded the gymnast for being a “fantastic dancer,” adding, “One thing’s for sure, you’re not going home tonight.” Carrie Ann Inaba noted that she “loved all the flexibility,” and Julianne Hough also said she was very pleased with the dance. An excited Bruno Tonioli told the the dance couple their routine was “tribal, exhilarating, and almost inebriating.”
After receiving their rave reviews, Liukin and Hough got a score of 34 out of 40, tying them for the top spot with Riker Lynch and Allison Holker. Last week, the Likuin and Hough became the first couple to receive some 9s from the judges after dancing to “Thinking Out Loud” by Ed Sheeran. Check out the video below of Liukin and Hough’s fantastic routine on “Latin Night” of “Dancing With the Stars,” and tell us what you think!