Studies have shown that Hidden Gems of the Week, EW.com’s collection of reader-submitted ridiculata, is the best way to enjoy Dancing With the Stars without ever having to turn it on. It’s a visual feast of sparkles, fringe, and stunning awkwardness. Ready to go down the rabbit hole? Behold this bountiful smattering of Visible Gems!
“When Tom was acknowledging the band, we saw a glimpse of ECL (Enthusiastic Chimes Lady)! Haven’t seen her in ages! Awww, I miss her.” —Jem H, endorsed by Anthony, Fringe Fairy
“Drew chose a dance that was originally performed by Joey McIntyre from NKOTB. That one handed cartwheel was a breakdancing move that was in the beginning of Nkotb’s ‘Step by Step’ video (Jordan did it) ! Lol :-)” –More More Gems
“Anna playing on her iPad (?) during her cha-cha rehearsals with Drew. Maybe not playing, but it looked as though she was distracted and was like, “Oh… yeah, you go Drew” while trying to get to the next level of Angry Birds.” —Wiltasaurus
“Gilles’ awesome “Dancing My A** Off!” t-shirt! Talk about a perfect addition to Annie’s holiday wish list!” —kfran
“The ladies in the front row are really getting into this dance. Can’t blame them. It’s completely crazy cakes, but I like it.” —orville1970, endorsed by kfran
“Look at that funny dog on the place card on Melissa and Tony’s lunch table. He’s sitting like a person! But he’s a dog! Cuh-razy!” —kellen, endorsed by daphne99
“On Planet Mirrorballus, tramp stamps must be covered in glitter or else…” —Tabbs, endorsed by duranmom, Ktbanks, BV, DWTS Prodigal, orville1970, daphne99, DonnaW, Kevin, Suz, MissKitty
“Being as shiny as possible is an absolute requirement in the Mirrorballus etiquette handbook.” —Wiltasaurus, endorsed by Fringe Fairy
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