Getty ImagesDerek Hough almost had to sit this one out. The Dancing with the Stars pro was suffering complications due to an existing back injury and almost didn't make it on the stage with Amber Riley for the show Monday. Had he not been able to perform, Henry Byalikov was standing by.
After so much anxiety over the performance, Riley and Hough killed it on the dance floor with their Paso Doble. They brought huge cheers from the audience after some fancy footwork to the viral hit "What Does...Read Full Story
Getty ImagesNothing's official yet, but the rumors are swirling fast about the new cast of Dancing with the Stars. So far, TMZ has reported that there are already six ladies signed up for the reality show — Paula Deen is not one of them.Here are the six gals supposedly up for the challenge and what we think they'll bring to the table: 1. Snooki: She's a new mom and on a new workout kick. She's already lost a ton of weight and she'll kick it up a notch on the show. 2. Elizabeth Berkley: The...Read Full Story
(Fox)It looks like Fox is taking a new approach to Glee's fifth season. We already knew that Heather Morris wouldn't be returning to the hit musical dramedy as a series regular, but now TVLine reports that three other original cast members — Mark Salling, Amber Riley, and Harry Shum, Jr. — will NOT be returning to the hit TV show as series regulars as well. Brittany (Morris) said her sad goodbyes at the end of season four to go off and study at MIT. Puck (Salling), Mike (Shum), and Mercedes...Read Full Story
Amber Riley is once again going to get her diva on! The 25-year-old actress had the honor of performing Glee's 300th musical number during a special taping at Paramount Studios. Riley, along with co-stars Heather Morris and Naya Rivera, performed (***SPOILER***) a mash-up of Adele's hit songs "Rumor Has It" and "Someone Like You."Riley looked stunning in a simple black cocktail dress and a sleek ponytail, and we have a feeling that she's going to sound amazing too. This isn't the first time...Read Full Story
Glee star Amber Riley is all set to celebrate the coming of the new year, but she says she doesn't take part in the New Year's resolution tradition. The actress -- who plays Mercedes Jones in the musical drama series -- prefers to act immediately if there is something in her life she wants to change.She said: “I don’t make resolutions -- why wait to do tomorrow what you can do today?”The 24-year-old star is looking forward to 2011 and finishing the current series of Glee -- which follows the...Read Full Story
Amber Patrice Riley (born February 15, 1986) is an American actress and singer best known for her role on the series Glee as Mercedes Jones.