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6 items from 2017

'Dancing With the Stars' Biggest Ballroom Bombshells: Engagements, Baby Announcements, Feuds and More!

20 March 2017 8:00 AM, PDT | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

Dancing With the Stars kicks off its 24th season on Monday, March 20.

Ahead of the premiere, airing at 8 p.m. Et on ABC, Et's breaking down the dance competition's most memorable moments of all time.

From major missteps to behind-the-scenes drama, here's 11 of our favorite bombshells from DWTS history.

1. Lochtegate continues.

Fresh off his gold medal-winning victory for Team USA during the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio and in the middle of a major controversy due to his false report of being robbed at gunpoint following the games, the swimmer traded in his Speedo for sparkly ballroom costumes in hopes of restoring his image during the show's most recent 23rd season.

But during week one, two protesters stormed the stage while he and Cheryl Burke were performing, proving Lochtegate was far from over. Sam Sotoodeh and Barzeen Soroudi were wearing "anti-Lochte" T-shirts and did not have tickets to the ABC taping when they were booked for trespassing. Regardless »

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Exclusive: 'La La Land' Choreographer Mandy Moore Details Ryan Gosling & Emma Stone's Giggle-Filled Rehearsals

16 February 2017 3:45 PM, PST | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

Meet Mandy Moore, the mastermind behind the stunning choreography in La La Land!

The Emmy-nominated choreographer recently sat down for an exclusive interview with Et, where she opened up about what it was like working with the film's stars, Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone.

Watch: Ryan Gosling Has the Best Reactions to Emma Stone's Breathless SAG Acceptance Speech


Moore explained that she rehearsed with Gosling and Stone separately for six weeks before calling them in to train together.

"I would work with Emma in the morning because she is a morning person," she revealed. "She loves to work in the morning and be in early, at 8 o'clock, and Ryan loves to have his day and come later. So I would meet with him at 8 o'clock at night and [we'd] work for about two hours."

"He's very hard on himself," she said of the Canadian actor. "That happens to me a lot as a choreographer. It's if you »

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Inside DWTS Pro Louis van Amstel’s ‘Romantic’ First Dance (Ever!) with Husband Joshua Lancaster

12 January 2017 6:07 AM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

With no cake, a female “best man” and a grown woman as flower girl, Louis van Amstel and Joshua Lancaster’s wedding was full of unique moments. But there was one traditional moment the couple was not going to skip: the first dance.

“As much as Louis dances, we’d never danced together,” health pro Lancaster, 27, tells People in this week’s issue of his Dancing with the Stars pro husband.

So van Amstel, 44, put together a routine for himself and his groom to perform for their 137 guests — including van Amstel’s best friend Mary-Margaret Humes, who served as “best »

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'Dancing With the Stars' Pro Louis van Amstel Marries Joshua Lancaster!

11 January 2017 1:41 PM, PST | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

Louis van Amstel has officially said "I do!"

The Dancing With the Stars pro wed his longtime boyfriend, health coach Joshua Lancaster, on Sunday in Sundance, Utah, Et has confirmed.

Watch: Derek Hough Talks Pressure Behind His Best Man Speech For Mark Ballas

"Our wedding was beyond magical," van Amstel told Et on Wednesday. "We couldn't have been more blessed having all our friends help us."

According to the 44-year-old dancer's rep, 137 guests attended the wedding, including van Amstel's former DWTS partners, Kelly Osbourne (season nine) and Sabrina Bryan (season 15), as well as fellow pros Chelsie Hightower and Ashly DelGrosso. His best friend, Dawson's Creek star Mary-Margaret Humes, served as best man.

"Our winter wonderland wedding in the mountains at Robert Redford's Sundance Resort was the most beautiful and romantic!" added van Amstel.

Watch: Nick Viall on Joining 'Dancing With the Stars' After 'The Bachelor': 'Who Wouldn't Wanna Do It?'

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Why DWTS’ Louis van Amstel Didn’t Have Cake at His Winter Wonderland Wedding

11 January 2017 5:27 AM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Louis van Amstel knew he wanted an unconventional wedding.

“Weddings can look cookie-cutter,” the Dancing with the Stars pro – who wed health coach Joshua Lancaster on Jan. 8 – says in the current issue of People. “We threw the checklist out and did what we wanted.”

Lancaster, 27, and van Amstel, 44, exchanged vows Sunday afternoon at a snowy, outdoor wedding at the the Sundance Mountain Resort in Sundance, Utah. After saying their “I do”s in front of their 137 of their closest friends and family – including van Amstel’s best friend Mary-Margaret Humes, who served as best man; his season 9 partner Kelly Osbourne, »

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Dancing with the Stars’ Louis van Amstel Marries Joshua Lancaster in Winter Wonderland Wedding

8 January 2017 4:50 PM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Louis van Amstel may be known for heating up the ballroom on Dancing with the Stars, but the dance pro chose to stand atop fresh snow when exchanging vows with health coach Joshua Lancaster on Sunday.

“We wanted a winter wedding,” van Amstel tells People exclusively about choosing to wed in Sundance, Utah.

Lancaster, 27, and van Amstel, 44, met in 2009 at a bar in Los Angeles, where van Amstel lives while shooting DWTS, and dated long distance for four years before Lancaster moved from Austin to Utah with van Amstel.

“Sundance happens to be one of the private, romantic traditions between the two of us, »

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