Former Greensboro resident in “Dancing with the Stars” finale | Film tv
Cody Rigsby (left) and Cheryl Burke in season 30 of “Dancing With the Stars”
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Some viewers think Rigsby’s peloton fans are influencing the audience vote for “Dancing With the Stars” in his favor.
According to Cosmopolitan, this sparked a Twitter debate between “Dancing With the Stars” and Peloton fans.
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Hosted by model Tyra Banks, “Dancing With the Stars” brings celebrities like Rigsby together with professional ballroom dancers. They compete against each other each week by performing one or more choreographed routines that follow the theme of that week.
Dancers are judged by a jury: Len Goodman, Derek Hough, Carrie Ann Inaba and Bruno Tonioli. Viewers have a certain amount of time to vote for their favorite.
The pair with the lowest combined score of judges and spectators will be eliminated that week.
Rigsby and Burke, for example, got 35 out of 40 for their salsa and 36 out of 40 for their Argentine tango last week.
But they sent the audience votes to the final.
Just as he survived this season’s challenges on Dancing With the Stars, Rigsby survived the challenges of his youth.
After last week’s show, Rigsby appeared on the Kelly Clarkson Show and talked about growing up in Greensboro.