Jennifer Grey leads competitors at ‘Dancing With the Stars’ premiereBy AP
Monday, September 20, 2010
Jennifer Grey is top scorer at ‘Dancing’ premiere
LOS ANGELES — “Dirty Dancing” star Jennifer Grey was the top scorer at the season premiere of “Dancing With the Stars.”
The actress and her professional partner, Derek Hough, performed a Viennese waltz that earned 24 points out of 30 and moved judge Carrie Ann Inaba to tears. Singer Brandy and Disney Channel star Kyle Massey tied for second place with 23 points.
Comedian Margaret Cho, reality star Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino and actor-singer David Hasselhoff tied for last place with 15 points each.
Judges’ scores are combined with viewer votes to determine which celebrity is eliminated each week. The first contestant of the new season will be dismissed during Tuesday’s show.
Other contestants in the hit ABC show’s 11th season are actress Florence Henderson; athletes Rick Fox and Kurt Warner; reality star Audrina Patridge; singer Michael Bolton; and political daughter Bristol Palin.
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