Tuesday, March 13, 2007

Carrie Ann Inaba Turns To Madonna Song ‘Express Yourself’ For Advice

LOS ANGELES (Wireless Flash - FlashNews) – Dancing With The Stars judge Carrie Ann Inaba believes contestants need to take advice from Madonna and “express themselves” during this season’s competition.

Back in the early ’90s, Inaba toured with the Material Girl on her “Girlie Show Tour” and she says the main lesson she learned was to “own it” on the dance floor.

As she puts it, “You can do everything technically perfect, but if you’re not expressing yourself then it really shows. I really look for the creativity in a dancer’s performance.”

That’s not all she learned from the pop singer.

Says Inaba: “That lady [Madonna] has an amazing work ethic. She taught me that you have to bring it every night – she pushed us all beyond what we thought we were capable of and I thank her for it.”

Dancing With The Stars premieres Monday (Mar. 19) on ABC.

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