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Dancing With The Stars: Amber Riley Confesses To Bill Engvall Infatuation

September 26, 2013 05:00 PM by Stephanie Gustafson

Popular with the fans and a naturally gifted dancer, Amber Riley has quickly established herself as a front-runner on Dancing With The Stars. But although she snagged cutie Derek Hough as a partner, the Glee star admits to having a thing for another contestant — Bill Engvall!

He may have found himself in the bottom two, narrowly missing elimination, but Bill Engvall still holds potential for a comeback on Dancing With The Stars. Despite hhis less-than-desirable combined score of 39 (out of 60), the comedian’s dance moves have attracted attention from at least one admirer — fellow contestant Amber Riley!

In a recent blog post covering all the details from her second week on the show, Amber confessed to an infatuation with one of this season’s Bills…and it’s not Bill Nye! She explained that her appreciation for Bill Engvall stems from his clear love of dancing. “He is so committed to this, and I love watching him dance—he is having so much fun. I kind of welled up at the end of their dance because he seemed like he was about to start crying because he actually did it.”

Amber can relate to getting emotional on the dance floor, as she’s certainly experienced it herself, both in her two Dancing With The Stars performances and her many apperances on Glee. ” I identify with that feeling, when you don’t think that you can do something, and then you actually do it—it’s such an amazing feeling.”

Do you share Amber Riley’s Bill Engvall obsession? Or do you suspect he’ll be the next contestant to head home? Feel free to share your opinion in the comments section below!

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2 Responses to “Dancing With The Stars: Amber Riley Confesses To Bill Engvall Infatuation”

  1. Karen Says:
    September 27th, 2013 at 8:58 am

    It is not a dance competition when you have experienced dancers v. people who have never stepped on a dance floor, young v. senior dancing, etc. It is a popularity contest, and probably rigged at that.

  2. carol Says:
    September 28th, 2013 at 12:13 pm

    I think that Bill will make it as far as half way because of his big fan base. I hope he does anyway. He is such a joy to watch and he is really giving it his all. I have always loved him and I would like to see him make it almost to the end or at least the finals although we know he won’t. He gets all my votes except 1 and I give that 1 to Valerie. GO BILL GO!!!!!


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