It’s “Dancing with American Idol” night! Constantine Maroulis and Pia Toscano both performed on DWTS tonight. And Jordin Sparks was in the crowd!
I’m still befuddled by that godawful “Unchained Melody” Maroulis did a couple weeks ago on “Idol.”
Fortunately, he made up for it during the first “recap” hour by doing justice to cheesy ’80s songs on “Dancing With the Stars”: Whitesnake’s “Here I Go Again” and Poison’s “Nothin’ But a Good Time,” courtesy of “Rock of Ages.” The new Tony-nominated dad will be at the Fox Theatre in July with that musical. I will be there!
At 9:45 p.m., Pia sang “I’ll Stand By You” while her boyfriend Mark Ballas danced. (Yes, we are assuming they are dating now, aren’t we?”)
“I gotta ask you just from this side of the hallway, how did the hell did you get voted off?” asked host Tom Bergeron.
Pia has the boring cliches down so well, she seems to know to say them all in a row. “Everything happens for a reason,” she said. “I’m in a good place. I’m