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JR Martinez Celebs Attend WE Day New York Welcome to Celebrate Young People Changing the World
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JR Martinez Hollywood Bridging The Military Civilian Divide Hosted By Syracuse University
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JR Martinez Disney's 'Beauty and the Beast' 25th Anniversary Special Screening
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'DWTS' Champ J.R. Martinez Gets Invited to the Pentagon

By Deena Bustillo on
It's been a good week for J.R. Martinez. The Iraq war veteran won the Dancing with the Stars title, celebrated Thanksgiving, got a letter from U.S. Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta -- AND a personal invitation to the Pentagon! Panetta congratulated the former Amy infantryman on all of his accomplishments on the dance floor and beyond in a letter. "Over the course of this competition, your spirit captivated the nation and your victory sends a powerful message about the strength and resilience...Read Full Story

J.R. Martinez and Karina Smirnoff Win 'Dancing With the Stars'

By Jill Slattery on
It looked like Rob Kardashian and Cheryl Burke might pull off an upset for a little while, but in the end J.R. Martinez and Karina Smirnoff emerged victorious as the winners of Season 13 of Dancing With the Stars.After fellow finalist Ricki Lake took third place, the battle for the Mirror Ball trophy heated up when both J.R. and Rob received perfect scores for their instant sambas. Did baby bro Kardashian actually have a chance to beat actor and Iraqi war veteran Martinez, thus pulling off...Read Full Story

Dancing With The Stars Results

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Spoiler Ahead: Dancing With The Stars results for Season 13. Also on Zimbio: Who should be on the next 'Dancing with the Stars' cast? With J.R. Martinez taking home the season 13 'Dancing with the Stars' trophy, it's time to look towards the next influx of celebs who want to get their boogie on. Who do you want to see on the cast? Dancing with the Stars Cast - Season 13 Ricki Lake Judging by Ricki Lake 's Twitter, she can't wait for the show to start. After the news broke the former talk...Read Full Story

JR Martinez and the 'Dancing with the Stars' Results Show [Season 13]

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Spoiler Alert. J.R. Martinez may not have felt like a 'celebrity' 10 weeks ago - but he sure does now.  Dancing With The Stars concluded season 13 with a bang.  Three celebrities and their dancing parners battled for the mirror ball prize this week in the final ballroom dance competition of 2011. The finalists included military vet and motivational speaker J.R. Martinez, TV personality Ricki Lake, and Reality TV star Rob Kardashian.  The entire Kardashian family came out to support Rob...Read Full Story

TV Round-Up: JR Martinez Brings 'DWTS' to Tears

By Jill Slattery on
• War veteran and Dancing With the Strars contestant JR Martinez brought America to tears last night and earned a huge standing ovation for his emotional rumba with partner Karina Smirnoff. Martinez shared the story of how he suffered burns to 40% of his body after his Humvee hit a landmine in Iraq. Then the All My Children star danced to Tim McGraw's "If You're Reading This," a song designed specifically to bring grown men to tears. Watch the lovely and very moving performance below, and...Read Full Story
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