Annie Barrett
October 16, 2012 AT 12:00 PM EDT

Blog Image Credit: Everett

Studies have shown that Hidden Gems of the Week,’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!


Jeff Neumann/Fox

“Let’s be honest, Gilles looks like the live-action version of Aladdin.” —kellen, endorsed by Scoobysnacks929duranmomGemma K

“Endorsed. But does that make Tom our genie?” —BV, endorsed by Wiltasaurus because Tom never fails to make the wishes of the gem hunters come true

“Gilles’ pecs are perfectly sculpted to look like the Atari logo.” —kellen, endorsed by johoallenMissKittyBV

“There was a woman behind Tom with the glasses Elton John wore in the video with Bruno, ‘I’m Still Standing.'” —Kevin M. Kawa, endorsed by jilld

“Ooh, the lady in the front corner closest to the left side of the stage has shiny stuff on her eyes!” —Cindy

“Is it just me or do Peta’s braids make her head look a little like the Predator?” —orville1970

Paul Sarkis/NBC

“Derek Hough, ladies and gentlemen. Constantly seeking innovative new ways to force his partners faces’ into his groin.” —Electronic_Neko, endorsed by Scoobysnacks929, orville1970, duranmom, BV, Wiltasaurus, Christy Who Never Dances

“Derek is wearing spats. I bet Mark is pissed.’ —Fridgedancer, endorsed by johoallen

Mitch Haaseth/ABC

“My super obvious gem of the week: Val and Kelly are sleeping together.” —Lauren

“Okay, I’m almost at the point of telling Val and Kelly to get a room already!” —johoallen, endorsed by Srabird

Chuck Hodes/Fox

“Another random moment. It’s like one of those Internet memes, where they’ve been superimposed into scenes, each more ridiculous then the last. Heehee, serious couple peeking over your shoulder. Haha, now they’re clinching in the wings of a live program. Next we’ll see them in the same pose, standing next to Joe Biden at the debate…” —SpeechTeacher89, endorsed by Scoobysnacks929, daphne99, Wiltasaurus, daphne99

Patrick McElhenney/CBS

“Val’s hairless armpits! I feel like we’ve most likely seen that his big bro does not abide by this same policy…either way it was very distracting (for something being the lack of)!” —Lelo, endorsed by Fringe Fairy

Greg Gayne/The CW

“The Monopoly guy! I love that Kelly solicited votes from him.” —Scoobysnacks929, endorsed by Electronic_Neko, daphne99, duranmom, Kevin

Patrick McElhenney/CBS

“Maks standing on the seats in the Skybox and cheering for Val(entin).” —Gemma K, endorsed by kfran, Anthony, Kevin

Patti Perret/Fox

“In the Celebriquarium after their dance, it looked as if Val’s chest was glistening with Kelly’s contemporary tears.” —I Dream of Derek

“Val I love that you are so committed to being shirtless, in rehearsal, during the performance, sitting in the Celebraquarium.” —Fridgedancer, endorsed by duranmom

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