"About 14-hour days." Vanessa adds: "They have to make every single one of those outfits, so there's at least two custom wardrobe fittings [each week].Then there's interviews for all the packages, and then there's the packages [themselves]." Packages, or pre-taped segments, air before the celebrities take the dance floor and help narrate a personal story about the star.Hough, whose sister Julianne judged Seasons 19 through 24, was the runaway favorite in the poll, which is not shocking at all.His six Mirrorball wins are a record — no other pro has more than two — and was a fan favorite during his tenure on the show.
Season 18 winners Chmerkovskiy and Meryl Davis slammed rumors they were dating after their run, and Vanessa Lachey denies to Country that she and Chmerkovskiy ever had a feud during their partnership, despite reports.
But most of the off-the-wall dance moves Ballas is known for come directly from him.
"When you are with the contestants, only you really know how they move," he explains.
Her youngest, Phoenix, was only 9 months old when she and her husband Nick signed up for the show.
She'd sneak peeks at her smartphone's baby monitor in between dances.