Dancing with the stars The contestants paid tribute to the late great Whitney Houston during the Tuesday, November 14, episode.
The night started with the guest judge Billy Porter Performing Houston’s 1985 hit “How Will I Know” with Dancing with the stars The pros dance around him.
“In her time, Whitney established a new standard for stardom and left a legacy of incredible music.” Alfonso Ribeiro he said of Houston after the performance.
Pat Houston, executor of Whitney’s estate as well as her sister-in-law and longtime manager, were in attendance. “[Whitney] “I would be happy that you honor her tonight,” Pat told Ribeiro, 52, during the episode.
Alyson Hannigan It had a particularly strong association with the song Whitney sang, “The Greatest Love of All.” During her confessional, Hannigan, 49, explained how the song helped her through a difficult childhood when she was “alone a lot.”
“It was the first song that introduced the idea of self-love and I needed it so badly when I was a child,” she continued, crying. “This song made me suffer so much and I will thank the song with this dance.”
Judge Carrie Ann Inaba He was influenced by Hannigan’s contemporary routine with his partner Sasha Farber.
“It’s been a long time since I’ve cried here,” Inaba, 55, said while wiping her tears. “That was great storytelling and I just want to thank you.”
As Hannigan contemplated her past, Harry Josey Learn a new skill before his performance on Tuesday. his partner, Riley Arnoldbrought him to ballet class to prepare for the Vienna Waltz.
“This class is completely out of my comfort zone, but I want to show the judges that I listen to their criticism and I want to be a better dancer,” 26-year-old Josie told the cameras. “This class is completely out of my comfort zone, but I want to show the judges that I listen to their criticism and I want to be a better dancer.”
While Inaba told Josie that she saw “true grace peeking out from the corners of every movement.” Bruno Tonioli He still sees room for improvement. “Your butt sticks out a lot,” said Tonioli, 67.
At the end of the evening, Barry Williams And Murgatroyd map Josie and Arnold, 18, received the lowest scores of the evening. Williams, 69, and Murgatroyd, 37, were ultimately eliminated.
“This has been the most amazing experience of my life. The support, the fans, the family, everyone here has made this a complete joy from start to finish,” Williams said after the results were revealed.
In addition to the joint dances, the contestants also participated in a series of dance numbers during the episode.
Hannigan and Farber, 39, beat Josie and Arnold, and Williams and Murgatroyd beat Jason Mraz And Daniela Karajacwhile Lawson Charitable Foundation And Artem Chigvintsev He emerged victorious from the dance battle against them Xochitl Gomez And Val Chmerkovskiy. Ariana Madix And Pasha Pashkov They were immune to the dance as the pair received the highest scores last week.
Keep scrolling to see all the performers’ results from Whitney Houston’s night: