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"So You Think You Can Dance": Farewell Faina & Jimmy!?!

"So You Think You Can Dance": Farewell Faina & Jimmy!?!

Last night was the first time this season we've split up a couple in the eliminations of "So You Think You Can Dance." Faina was somehow given the boot while her partner Cedric was not, despite the judges telling her she was dragged down by his performances. Lucky for Cedric, he can out-Gumby-dance pretty much anyone ever, and his solo saved him once again. Jimmy's high kicks apparently were no match — despite the judges repeatedly saying he was the better dancer — and he had to say goodbye as well.

I agreed with the judges that Jessi's solo dance was weak, considering she mostly just pulled her dress over head over and over again. The judges were also unimpressed with Pasha's solo, but apparently they have faith in his potential. Nigel's speech about originality vs. exceptional dancing must have been nerve-wracking for Cedric. Maybe he'll pull out something amazing next week, though? The pressure is definitely high on him.

What did you guys think? Did the right two go home? Do you think Shauna is excited or nervous to dance with Cedric next?

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scandalousxshann scandalousxshann 10 years
I'm so glad Faina left, I didnt like her very much. but DANNY!? awww mannnn... I was really shocked though that Jessi and Pasha were in the bottom though :gasp:
wickedk8 wickedk8 10 years
I definitely felt bad for Faina. I think she would have done much better w/o Cedric as a partner. I don't like how he keeps saving himself with his solos. Other people have to do well in all forms of dance to stay in while he skates by with his odd form of hip hop. Arg.
SparklinSeahorSe SparklinSeahorSe 10 years
i watched the night that they performed in pairs but missed last night, and i can honestly say... i don't remember jimmy at all. i even went to the website, looked and his picture, and don't remember him. so i guess it's good that he's gone since he obviously wasn't memorable.
DARiEN DARiEN 10 years
Fiana was just an ice queen. She had no personality & it seemed like she didnt appreciate being on the show. I think Cedric`s solos rock, but Jimmy was the better partner. I think the judges did the right thing, hopefully cedric is better nxt weeek.
tragicbeautyx tragicbeautyx 10 years
atomicanne: I thought Pasha's real life partner was Anya not Faina
atomicanne atomicanne 10 years
I thought that "Look at my panties" Jessie should have gone home last night as well as Cedric the "Gumby-Dance" master- that's too funny! But that would have meant that the stars would have aligned for Faina and her real life partner Pasha to partner up. And that would have been something to talk about. Would the other dancers have pitched a fit? My theory is that the execs stepped into prevent that and the cards fell where they did. Good bye Faina, I'll miss you. Tube Socks Rule!
CaterpillarGirl CaterpillarGirl 10 years
every single time they said Fainas name, it sounded like a dirty word.
LoveStoned LoveStoned 10 years
Cedric must have the weight on he is shoulders right now. Plus he has to work with a dancer who is new to him and probably does not trust him. Wow. I hope he pulls through.
southern_gal southern_gal 10 years
I thought Shauna was amazing in her solo last night! And it was such an amazing song that she was dancing too - I love "Everything" by Lifehouse!!!! I feel bad for Faina thought - she danced the foxtrot (was that it?) well with Cedric, I just think he's a difficult partner and I'm now kind of scared for Shauna...
jmonkey3152 jmonkey3152 10 years
It was pretty obvious Jimmy was going home as soon as Nigel mentioned that the decision wasn't unanimous. Nigel loves individuality, and that's what Cedric brings with his solos. Especially given how many contemporary dancers are in the finals this year. With that said, Cedric's a marked man. Too bad. Cedric's one of my favorite solo performers, behind Hok of course.
seva1001 seva1001 10 years
Cedric is just going to get booted out in the next round. He caused Faina to get voted off, and then Jimmy. So unfair!
fireyelectra fireyelectra 10 years
I was suprised Faina didn't gome home last week after her TERRIBLE hip hop performance. But her solo this week was not the weakest of the three. (Come on Jessie, you've done MUCH better.) Jessie and Pasha shouldn't have been in the bottom three at all, which is why I'm sure the judges decided not to send either of them home. In which case, if it's between Faina and Shauna, Faina had to go. Shauna's solo was astoundingly good, and Faina totally failed at hip hop last week. At least she didn't go home first like her brother Stanislav!
sexyeyes sexyeyes 10 years
I was glad Jimmy is gone b/c he wasn't as good as the others and as far as Faina I felt bad b/c if she had another partner she would off done much better!
crispet1 crispet1 10 years
Haha, Jessi did pretty much just throw her dress around the entire solo. Although Jimmy is a better dancer than Cedric (and his style can translate better across other types of dance more so than whatever it is that Cedric does so well), Im glad Cedric stayed. Jimmy just annoyed me. Faina can go, I dont even care. Shes always complained and hadnt been able to learn choreography quickly.
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