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'DWTS' Season 30: Judges call Amanda Kloots's Tango 'cool, cat like and sexy'

Amanda Kloots and Alan Bersten's performance won over fans and judges
UPDATED SEP 21, 2021
Amanda Kloots and Alan Bersten as seen on 'Dancing With The Stars' (ABC)
Amanda Kloots and Alan Bersten as seen on 'Dancing With The Stars' (ABC)

Season 30 of 'Dancing With The Stars' has a range of celebrities showing off their dance skills. This season, co-host of 'The Talk' Amanda Kloots is a part of the line-up, and her premiere performance left fans emotional. Kloots, who recently lost her husband, Nick Cordero, to COVID-19, decided to be a part of the show to do what her late husband would have wanted -- for her to live her life. 

Amanda Kloots danced the Tango to 'Dance Again' by Jennifer Lopez and Pit Bull, along with pro-dancer and Season 28 winner Alan Bersten. To know more about their performance and how they scored, continue reading.


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Len Goodman was all praises for the duo, while Derek Hough was in awe of her finesse and movement. Bruno Tonioli went ahead and called her performance 'cool, cat like and sexy', seeing that she was a natural on stage. Even Carrie Ann Inaba stated that Kloots was nothing but elegance, beauty and finesse.

Performing for Kloots was not easy, but as she put it, she knew that her late husband would want her to continue living her life. The duo scored an impressive 28 points. When Tyra mentioned that he's watching her with pride from up above, she stated that a friend had a dream where he was sitting in the second-row balcony instead, and that's where she likes to believe he is. Her words and resilience moved fans. 

"When Amanda Kloots said she lost her husband last year to Covid, I instantly burst out into tears. I'm so thankful to still have my husband here with me. 2020 was so hard.  #dwts" tweeted a fan. "Wow #thetalks #Amanda #DWTS not only did she make me cry… her strength and resilience!! And SHE CAN REALLY DANCE! @sherylunderwood tell your cohost bravo!!" agreed another. "I hope Nick was watching from the Second Balcony too. He'd be so proud of Amanda! Loved her Argentine Tango with Alan!  #DWTS #AmandaKloots' added a fan. 




Her premiere performance convinced fans that she has what it takes to make it to the top, especially with pro-dancer Alan Bersten.
"Suni. JoJo. Amanda. They will be 3/4 of the finalists I'm calling it now. Don't know who I will predict to be the 4th finalist, but I'm calling it now, these three will make it far!!!! #DWTS" tweeted a fan. "Amanda Kloots is a ray of sunshine absolutely loving her and @Dance10Alan  @DancingABC #DWTS" added another. "Amanda and Alan are a great partnership & that tango was  #DWTS" tweeted a fan. "@Dance10Alan You might just have another MIRRORBALL after this season. #dwts Love Amanda!" agreed another. 





Watch 'Dancing With The Stars' on Monday at 8/7c on ABC. You can also stream the episodes on and Hulu.