Apparently, Dance Moms is doing a reunion before the new season airs. That’s rather weird. It also amazes me how much these girl grow up in between seasons! Also, the makeup on the girls and the mothers is miles above the housewives of anywhere on their reunion shows. Mackenzie is apparently giving makeup tips on YouTube, I suggest all the housewives check it out for some lessons.
On the reunion, it was the same old same old. Brooke sang her cute little song. I am not a huge fan of that. I don’t know why. I think it may have something to do with her sort of aging out of this show. She wants to be a Disney kid it seems to me and that might be a better place for her now.
It looks like Nia may have fallen into favor with Abby since she has been taking a lot of privates. Abby seemed to struggle to find fault with her on the reunion show.
Chloe’s solo was amazing! I am still pissed that Chloe did not get to defend her national title last year. That was cruel. Still I wish Christi would keep her head down and stop making things worse for Chloe. Maddie’s solo had one huge bobble. And it was not her best performance. Kendall’s solo looked rusty. Which is odd because they have likely already filmed everything, right?
Ut oh, Abby has brought in a ringer to dance on the team. Her name is Thalia and she is quite good. Chloe and Maddie are going to have to up their game! Now on the premiere!
Of course we open with Abby Lee screaming that everyone is replaceable. Why is Nia on bottom? She was the only one who went to everything during the off season when some of the other girls could not be bothered to attend booty camp! I am already pissed at Abby. Which I guess is the point. When Abby revealed Mackenzie’s head shot, I had no idea who she was. It has her so photoshopped she looks 30! Okay, this is the craziest thing Abby has ever done. When she gets to Kendall who is in the first position on the second tier, she trades her out with Nia. Now Nia can’t even be happy with her position because Abby made it seem like she took it away from Kendall. Way to mind fuck some 12 year olds, Abby. Then Abby gives Nia a solo this week and mutters that one would think it was going to Kendall. Jaysus.
Peyton does not fit in with this line up. Oh god. Abby has lost her mind. The group dance is a reenactment of the fight between Leslie and Christi at nationals last year. The children will be playing their mothers. How humiliating for everyone. But wait. First she has to hold out Maddie as the most favored and makes sure everyone knows it is their job to support the queen bee. This of course makes Abby uncomfortable. Then Abby gives Maddie a cake. Which of course she will never eat.
Abby is being nice to Nia, just to piss off Kendall’s mother and it’s working. Brooke is late and has not called in. I think Abby will get rid of Brooke and Peyton. Peyton can dance, but at 16 she is too old for this group. Both girls need to move in to an older group.
Am I supposed to know who this singer is that Brooke is singing with? Because I don’t. Brooke doesn’t really have a “dancer’s body” in my opinion.
I really like the trio in rehearsal. Kendall, Chloe and Paige is a good trio. I hope they win first! YAY! They were up first and they were great! I did notice that either Kendall was too far to right, or Paige was too far to her left. But I think they have a shot.
Maddie was sheer perfection. That is all. She won regardless of the competition. Breathtaking performance.
COME ON NIA! I hope she didn’t really dance right after Maddie. Damn. She stumbled coming out of her aerial. She did seem a lot more confident that she has been in seasons past. Definitely saw growth.
I thought the group number was cute by Abby was NOT impressed. Especially with Brooke. She seemed to miss a step or something.
YAY! The trio won first! Maddie won first place in junior solos, as she should. Sadly, Nia did not place. Oh crap. The group came in third. Someone is going to be slaughtered by Abby. Probably Brooke.
Next week they go to Ohio to Brawl with Kathy. Are y’all watching this?