Amy Purdy and Derek Hough answer questions asked by fans via Twitter on the Finale of the 2014 season of Dancing with the Stars.
Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi is a proud new mom as well as the New York Times best-selling author of A Shore Thing, Confessions of a Guidette and Gorilla Beach. Famous for her trend-setting pouf hairstyle, her small stature, and her acrobatic moves on the dance floor, she is the breakout star of MTV’s Jersey Shore, the highest-rated show in the network’s history. The third season of Polizzi’s current show Snooki & JWoww will debut in October 2013. She has been parodied on Saturday Night Live, and appeared on numerous talk shows in addition to being featured in The New York Times and on the covers of Rolling Stone, People, US Weekly and In Touch. Her constantly expanding brand includes “Snooki by Nicole Polizzi,” “Snooki Couture,” “Team Snooki Boxing,” “Team Snooki Music” in addition to an upcoming clothing line for “Snooki Couture” and her fourth book Baby Bumps.
Born in Russia, Sasha started dancing at 13 in his new homeland, Australia. By 17, Sasha had won the Australian Youth Latin Championships twice and represented Australia at the World Latin Championships. He was featured in the closing ceremony at the 2000 Sydney Olympics and in Season 2 of Dancing with the Stars (Australia). Previously, Sasha was an original cast member and a lead dancer in the world-wide production of Burn The Floor, including critically acclaimed Broadway and West End runs.
Sasha has also appeared in many television shows as guest appearance and/or choreographer for shows such as So You Think You Can Dance, Dancing With The Stars, and MTV Music Awards. Sasha has been a troupe dancer on DWTS since Season 13 and has appeared with Olivia Newton John at the Australian Film and Television Awards.