Marilu Henner paired up with dream partner Derek Hough for the Dancing With The Stars Season 23 and together they delivered a performance.
According to Lena Goodman, Henner was full of energy and got straight into the routine and presented a fabulous performance. Meanwhile, her partner’s sister Julianne Hough said the veteran actress needs to work on her stiffness.
Among the other judges, Bruno Tonioli complimented her saying she was a true trooper but advised not to tighten up too much. While, Carrie Ann Inaba said that Henner needs to watch out for her spots although she was in full control of herself.
Business 2 Community reported that she bagged a score of 27.
The social media too went abuzz with her praises as fans of Dancing With The Stars took to the Twitter to congratulate her on her performance.
“Solid first performance from Marilu and Derek #dwts,” wrote a fan on Twitter.
While another tweeted, “Marilu. What a fantastic job. Lovely kicks and flicks. Stunning woman. 7 #DWTS.”
The new partners met each other face to face at Henner’s residence for the first time. Henner, 64, was so surprised and thrilled to find out that Hough, 31, would be her partner for the new season of DWTS that it took her some time to collect herself.
“You have no idea,” she was quoted as saying by the People magazine. “I can’t believe I got you! I can’t believe I got you!”
This is not the first time that Marilu, one of the 13 contestants on the Dancing With The Stars Season 23, would be seen dancing as she has been a part of the Broadway during her career appearing in ‘Pal Joey’, ‘The Tale of the Allergist’s Wife’ and the revival of ‘Chicago.’ Apart from the Broadway shows the five-time Golden Globe nominee has also starred in more than 30 films and two hit sitcoms two hit classic sitcoms, “Taxi” and “Evening Shade.”