Trevor Donovan completed his first round in the ballroom on season 31 of Dancing With the Stars. He made a quick move to “Dancing With Myself.”
His professional dance partner Emma Slater revealed her dance ahead of the premiere. “I’m just TOO PROUD of my partner,” she commented from behind the scenes of her practice photos.
The 43-year-old donned a black-and-white suit for the routine, skipping a shirt.
The performance earned them 10th place and an overall score of 21. Carrie Ann Inaba awarded 5 points, Bruno Tonioli 6 points, Derek Hough 5 points and Len Goodman 5 points.
When asked to give five words to describe how he felt about his performance, Donovan told host Alfonso Ribeiro, “Excited, proud, scared, shaky and a little nauseous.”
Viewers can recognize Donovan for playing Teddy Montgomery in 90210. In recent years, he became one of Hallmark’s leading men before signing an overall deal with GAC Family in October 2021, Us Weekly reported.
The dance duo, using the team name Tremma, will dance for another week. They were dialed through to Elvis week. They will once again face off against celebrities Joseph Baena, Selma Blair, Wayne Brady, Sam Champion, Charli D’Amelio, Heidi D’Amelio, Jessie James Decker, Daniel Durant, Teresa Giudice, Vinny Guadagnino, Cheryl Ladd, Shangela and Jordin Sparks and Gaby Windy. Jason Lewis was eliminated.
“I’m here to face my biggest fear – dancing,” Donovan admitted during a confession. As he told his partner, “Dancing is my biggest fear, I have an irrational phobia and the weirdest thing about it is that I’m learning to fly, I ride a motorcycle, I’ve jumped out of planes.”
When the cast was announced, Donovan took to Instagram to celebrate the news and share his nerves. He captioned a selfie with Slater: “Surviving fear is 100% up to you. It’s about facing your fears…[cheers emoji] and the great partner who helps me. [strong arm and dancing man emojis] #dwts31 #dwts”
Twitter quickly responded to Donovan’s appearance.
Some spectators were there to allay his fear of dancing. “Trevor Donovan is surprisingly good,” read a tweet. “No reason to be afraid. Emma Slater looked phenomenal. Also points for dancing to this Generation X/Billy Idol tune… #DWTS”
Another fan called out the judges for their tough score. tweet, “Trevor Donovan deserved sixes across the board. Those results were highway robbery.”
And quite a few “Dancing With the Stars” fans were quick to point out how attractive the main actor is.
“Trevor Donovan is a hot man [fire emoji] didn’t really look like dancing to me but damn they’re an attractive pairing. #DWTS”, wrote one Twitter user.
Someone else added“Another idk who is Trevor Donovan but why does he look like an off-brand Brad Pitt #dwts”
For the first time, Dancing With the Stars will only air on Disney+ and not ABC. New episodes air Mondays at 8 p.m. Eastern and 5 p.m. Pacific time.
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