Oh So Cultural Carrie Ann Inaba of DWTS

Inaba was born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii, graduating from Punahou School in 1986. She is of Chinese, Japanese, and Irish descent.  She studied at Sophia University and the University of California, Irvine before graduating from the University of California, Los Angeles with a B.A. degree in World Arts and Cultures.

She started her career as a singer in Japan but became best known for her dancing, first introducing herself to American audiences as one of the original Fly Girls on the sketch comedy series In Living Color. Most notably, Inaba appears as one of three judges(the only female judge) on the hit ABC television series Dancing with the Stars (DWTS).

Inaba has worked with the Entertainment Industry Foundation’s iParticipate campaign, an American volunteer advocacy group, and Drea’s Dream, a dance therapy initiative for children who have cancer.  She’s also a founding member of Nigel Lythgoe’s dance education organization, the Dizzy Feet Foundation.   After her mother’s battle with cancer in 2008, both women began to participate in the EIF Revlon Run/Walk for Women.

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About Chilean Actor Christián de la Fuente

If there’s a Chilean Coal Miner’s movie, who does not want to see Christian de la Fuente all hot and dirty. That did not come out right… The actor has international appeal from telanovelas to Dancing With the Stars. These days you can see him playing a doctor on ABC’s Private Practice.

Yes, he is tall, dark and handsome but he is smart too. He studied engineering in college in Chile. His dad was a chemist. We’ve got another adjective to describe this star, courageous. Cristián de la Fuente is an officer in Chile’s Air Force reserve (lieutenant). READ MORE

The Multi Cultural Cheryl Burke

With Dancing with the Stars back in the limelight, MCCN thought it was a good time to 220px-cheryl_burke_2009focus on iconic dancer Cheryl Bautista Burke.    In an interview with thatsfit.com, Burke confesses some of her food faves such as an egg white omelet on wheat toast makes her best healthy foods list and simple bread and butter on her not so healthy food list.

Think egg white omelet and lots of exercise upon admiring her fabulous shape.  Burke is trained in standard ballroom and Latin dances.  The celebrity of Filipino descent makes millions of Asians around the world proud as she is still one of few the regular Asian American personalities on primetime TV in the states.  On October 20, 2007, Cheryl won the Role Model Award at the 7th Annual Filipino/American Library Gala. Watch her 2008 acceptance speech of the Asian Excellence Award.  Burke is also part Irish and Russian.

Donny Osmond Has the Best Milkshake: DWTS Winner

On Tuesday, November 24th Donny Osmond known for being American as Apple Pie showed the world his “Milkshake” in the words of Khalis to win the “Dancing With the Stars” competition.  Back in October Osmond and dance partner Kym Johnson prepared milkshakes at the trendy West Hollywood spot.  Read the story:

Donny Osmond and Kym Johnson from “Dancing With The Stars” visit Millions of Milkshakes in West Hollywood to create their own custom shakes. “Donny’s Decadence” incorporates his all time favorite ingredients vanilla ice cream, chocolate chips, almonds, and caramel sauce topped off with a Kit Kat bar. Kym Johnson’s “Java Jive” includes a little caffeine kick to keep her jive grooving. It combines vanilla ice cream, coffee, and a crushed Kit Kat bar. Their joint milkshake, “The Tango Fruit Twist”, includes vanilla ice cream, strawberries, peaches, raspberries,and mandarin oranges.

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