“Dancing With The Stars” fans got a special treat when one of their favorite dancers returned to the stage for a thrilling performance that left us wanting more.
Derek Hough was a dancer on the show for 17 seasons, winning 6 of them, before moving on. Four years later, he’s back for season 29 serving as a judge, but that didn’t stop him from treating his audience to an eye-popping dance act with his real-life girlfriend, Hayley Elbert.
Hayley is a troupe dancer for the show, which means she doesn’t dance with the celebrities but performs in the background. She and Derek met and fell in love on DWTS and have been together for 5 years. Their chemistry is palpable as they perform a sizzling paso doble to “Uccen” by the Taalbi Brothers, twirling across the floor in a stunningly energetic and sultry union of color and sound.
“It’s a privilege to dance on this iconic floor once again,” Derek wrote on Facebook. “Having a platform to create and showcase something that you love, with someone you love is truly special. I never take for granted having the opportunity to share with so many.”
These two move together so beautifully that we can literally see the love! Watch them absolutely crush their performance in the video above, and don’t forget to share.
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