Cristian de la Fuente Takes Over First Place on Dancing with the Stars

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A week ago, Cristian de la Fuente  was in the hospital. Now, he and partner Cheryl Burke are in first place on Dancing with the Stars.

Following a combined score of 57 (out of a possible 60) for their tango and mambo, this pair took over the overall points lead on season six of the show. de la Fuente summed up his effort with a simple: "No pain, no mirror-ball trophy."

de la Fuente and Burke

As for the other performances...

  • Kristi Yamaguchi and Mark Ballas: 55/60 (quickstep and samba)
  • Mario and Karina Smirnoff: 53/60 (Viennese waltz and jive)
  • Marissa Jaret Winokur and Tony Dovolani: 50/50 (foxtrot and mambo)
  • Jason Taylor and Edyta Sliwinska: 52/60 (tango and samba)

Who was your favorite on the night? Who do you wanna see win Dancing with the Stars?

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I want either Christy or Jason to win..I do know i DONT want Marissa to win..she needs to GO!!

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o my gosh i really want cherl and christian da la Fuentia to win YYYEEEEEAAAAAAHHHHH

Dancing with the Stars Quotes

We should have started dancing with one arm waaay before.

Cristian de la Fuente [following his injury, trip to the hospital and subsequent stellar performance]

I am not the best dancer, and I have not been the best dancer from the beginning. I am happy we made it this far.

Cristian de la Fuente