DWTS: How the celebs got on during week four

Presenters Jennifer Zamparelli and Doireann Garrihy. Pic: Kyran O’Brien /kobpix

It’s movie week!

And after the first elimination, we’re sure that reality is beginning to sink in for the remaining 10 contestants.

As they each bust a move to a blockbuster performance, nobody wants to be the second person to leave the show.

But alas, someone must go. Here’s how they all got on…

Shane Quigley Murphy and Laura Nolan

Fair City Actor Shane Quigley Murphy with his Partner Laura Nolan
Pic: Kyran O’Brien /kobpix

After an impressive routine last week, Shane Quigley and his partner Laura Nolan were eager to impress the judges once again.

They danced the Quickstep to Mr. Blue Sky from last year’s Summer smash, The Super Mario Bros. 

Despite a slight foot mistake, Judge Loraine Barry was impressed and said: “We have two super characters and two super dancers to the Quickstep. Well done!”

Their dance earned them 21 points.

Jason Smyth and Karen Byrne

Paralympian Champion Jason Smyth with his Partner Karen Byrne
Pic: Kyran O’Brien /kobpix

Following his breathtaking performance last week, paralympic athlete Jason Smyth took on the iconic role of Edward Scissorhands.

He went all out with the first Rumba of the season alongside his partner, Karen Byrne to the Tom Jones’ hit With These Hands.

Judge Brian Redmond noticed some “timing issues,” but thought the hip action was good despite some stiffness.

They received a total of 18 points.

Rosanna Davison and Stephen Vincent

Former Miss World Rosanna Davidson with her Partner Stephen Vincent
Pic: Kyran O’Brien /kobpix

Former Miss World, Rosanna Davison entered wonderland tonight as she became Alice while pro partner, Stephen Vincent took on the role of the Mad Hatter.

Dancing Contemporary Ballroom to Pink’s Just Like Fire from Alice Through the Looking Glass, the pair delivered a dreamy performance.

Loraine Barry was left impressed and said: “Rosanna you are really opening up to this competition now,” adding that the performance was “striking”.

They received an impressive 24 points.

Eileen Dunne and Robert Rowiński

Former News Presenter Eileen Dunne with her Partner Robert Rowinski Pic: Kyran O’Brien /kobpix

Eileen Dunne embraced her inner Cher with a Tango to her version of Abba’s Super Trouper from Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again.

And my, my what a performance!

Judge Arthur Gourounlian said she was “unstoppable and sassy.” Adding: “You’ll always be my dancing queen.”

They earned 17 points in total.

David Whelan and Salome Chachua

Wild Youth Frontman David Whelan with his Partner Salome Chachua
Pic: Kyran O’Brien /kobpix

Wild Youth singer, David Whelan and pro dancer Salome Chachua continue to knock it out of the park with their skilful dances and this week they took on the Jive.

Tonight, they recreated the iconic John Travolta and Uma Thurman dance from Pulp Fiction to You Can Never Tell/Misirlou.

“Quick feet: Check. Characterisation: Check. Too cool for school: Check,” shared Arthur. While Brian said it was a “blockbuster”.

They took home an impressive 27 points, receiving the highest score of the season!

Katja Mia and Ervinas Merfeldas

Six O’Clock Show Host Katja Mia dancing with her Partner Ervin’s Merfeldas
Pic: Kyran O’Brien /kobpix

After dancing to a Beyoncé track last week, TV presenter, Katja Mia and her partner Ervinas Merfeldas took on another legendary diva tonight.

Yes, she channelled her inner Whitney Houston when she danced the Paso Doble to Queen of the Night from The Bodyguard.

“You really were working it,” admitted Loraine before revealing that she “executed” it.

Her performance earned them a total of 23 points.

Davy Russell and Kylee Vincent

Jockey Davy Russell and his Partner Kyle Vincent
Pic: Kyran O’Brien /kobpix

Champion jockey, Davy Russell and his partner, Kylee Vincent went to a galaxy far, far away with their Star Wars-inspired Charleston to the Star Wars theme/Cantina Band.

Yep, they really went there.

“I was not expecting that after last week,” shared Brian and applauded Davy for his performance.

In total, they received 21 points.

Miriam Mullins and Montel Hewson

Tik Tok Influencer Miriam Mullins with her Partner Monte Hewson
Pic: Kyran O’Brien /kobpix

TikTok star, Miriam Mullins and her partner, Montel Hewson had the crowd on their feet as they danced the Cha-Cha-Cha to Justin Timberlake’s Can’t Stop the Feeling from Trolls.

And what a high-energy performance it was!

“Cha-cha-cha is a very technical dance and you did a pretty good job there,” noted Arthur.

They received 20 points in total.

Laura Fox and Denys Samson

Radio and TV Presenter Laura Fox with her Partner Denys Samson
Pic: Kyran O’Brien /kobpix

2FM presenter, Laura Fox and her partner, Denys Samson stunned the judges as they danced the Viennese Waltz to Somewhere Over the Rainbow from The Wizard of Oz.

Brian noted that the feet are the most important part when it comes to the Viennese Waltz, saying: “Overall, I thought you did a really good job with those feet.”

“The Viennese Waltz is the oldest dance we have, but tonight you brought it alive,” added Loraine.

Their performance earned them a total of 22 points.

Blu Hydrangea and Simone Arena

Ru Paul Drag Race’s Blu Hydrangea with Partner Simone Arena
Pic: Kyran O’Brien /kobpix

Off the back of its multiple Oscar nominations last week, Blu Hydrangea took on the title role of Barbie!

Yes, she performed a Salsa to Dua Lipa’s Dance the Night with her pro partner, Simone Arena.

“That was a hot salsa! You took everything that we needed to see in Salsa and you went for it,” commented Arthur.

They received a total of 25 points.

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