‘Dancing With The Stars’: Skai Jackson Pays Emotional Tribute To Cameron Boyce

Jill O'Rourke | Talent Recap

Dancing with the Stars Season 29 continued on Monday night with the fourth week of competition. The show opened with a parody PSA about the stars feeling hurt by the judges’ comments.

The night featured a dance from Skai Jackson paying tribute to her late co-star Cameron Boyce. It earned her the first 10 of the season. Skai encouraged viewers to donate to the Cameron Boyce Foundation in his memory.

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Voting was open during the show, and at the end of the night, the third couple of the season was eliminated. Check out this week’s dances below, and find out who went home this time.

‘Dancing With The Stars’ Week 4 Performances

Nelly & Daniella Karagach

The rapper and his partner returned to the floor to dance the paso doble to “All I Do Is Win” by DJ Khaled. Derek Hough said he liked it, but wanted to see “more shape.” Bruno Tonioli said he has “power,” but has to “refine the artistry.”

Score: 21

Chrishell Stause & Gleb Savchenko

This actress, who is in the process of freezing her eggs, danced the foxtrot to Harry Styles’ “Adore You.” Bruno said it started well, but pointed out that there was a stumble later. Carrie Ann Inaba said she has “so much potential” and is “growing every week.”

Score: 22

Monica Aldama & Val Chmerkovskiy

This Cheer coach had a heart-to-heart about her partner’s teaching methods before they performed the samba to “Party in the USA” by Miley Cyrus. Carrie Ann Inaba praised their chemistry and said they were “totally in control.” Derek called it Monica’s “best dance.”

Score: 24

Anne Heche & Keo Motsepe

Anne was saved by the judges last week. This week, she returned to dance the paso doble to Katy Perry’s “Rise.” Derek said she seemed “so much more in control” this time. Carrie Ann called her “powerful.” Anne said she feels “redeemed.”

Score: 21

Nev Schulman & Jenna Johnson

Nev dedicated this week’s rumba, to Celine Dion’s “Because You Loved Me,” to his wife. Carrie Ann said he added “poetry” to the routine, and said they should keep their eye on him during the competition.

Score: 24

Justina Machado & Sasha Farber

This week, Justina and Sasha danced the salsa, and Justina said she’d be thinking about her late grandma. They had the judges on their feet, and Derek called it “so much fun” and “authentic.” Bruno told her, “Those hips don’t lie.”

Score: 24

Kaitlyn Bristowe & Artem Chigvintsev

Kaitlyn danced the Viennese waltz to “Beautiful Crazy” by Luke Combs, which she and her boyfriend Jason love. Derek called it “elegant” and “effortless,” and said he was looking forward to seeing a “different side” to her.

Score: 25

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Johnny Weir & Britt Stewart

Johnny and Britt returned to the floor to dance the jive to “Crocodile Rock” by Elton John, in tribute to his mom. Carrie Ann called it “incredible,” and Derek said it was “refreshing to watch.”

Score: 24

Jeannie Mai & Brandon Armstrong

Jeannie and Brandon danced the tango to “Seven Nation Army” by the White Stripes. Carrie Ann said she’s actually better at ballroom than the Latin dances. Bruno said he likes how she switches up her personality for each dance.

Score: 21

Vernon Davis & Peta Murgatroyd

Vernon and Peta danced the rumba to “Let’s Stay Together” by Al Green, which he dedicated to his grandmother. Derek told him to watch his hands, but said it was “beautiful.” Carrie Ann said the sweep they did was “magic.”

Score: 22

Jesse Metcalfe & Sharna Burgess

Jesse and Sharna danced the cha-cha to “Smooth” by Santana. Bruno said he would be “so much better” if he pushed harder. Carrie Ann said his musicality was improving, and Derek agreed that he was better this week.

Score: 21

Skai Jackson & Alan Bersten

This Disney Channel star paid tearful tribute to her Jessie co-star and friend Cameron Boyce, who passed away last year. She performed the foxtrot to “Ordinary People” by John Legend. The dance brought Carrie Ann to tears, and Derek called it his favorite dance of the night.

Score: 28

AJ McLean & Cheryl Burke

AJ danced the cha-cha to the Backstreet Boys’ “Larger Than Life,” with his group mates performing virtually behind him. Derek said he needs to work on his footwork, but called it a great way to end the show. Carrie Ann called AJ a “natural entertainer.”

Score: 24

‘Dancing With The Stars’ Results: Which Star Went Home This Week?

After combining the judges’ scores with the audience votes, we learned that the bottom two couples this week were Anne Heche and Monica Aldama. (There was a confusing moment when Monica was wrongly named as safe.) The judges voted for which couple to save. They chose to save Monica and Val, meaning Anne Heche went home tonight.

What did you think of this week’s dances? Who was your favorite? Let us know in the comments below.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Jill O'Rourke
Jill O'Rourke

Jill O’Rourke is a contributor at Talent Recap, writing news stories and recaps for shows like ‘AGT,’ ‘The Voice,’ and ‘American Idol.’ She graduated from the University of Georgia with a degree in English and Film Studies, and has been writing about pop culture since 2012, with previous bylines at Crushable and A Plus. Jill spends her free time binge-watching sitcoms and daydreaming about life as a hobbit

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