In most competitions, winners are expected to be thrilled, while those who lost are likely to sulk in disappointment. But not for Carrie Ann Inaba
, who was on the losing side in the two-hour final episode of Dance War: Bruno vs. Carrie Ann
, which aired on February 18.
We've heard Bruno Tonioli
's winning team and even their families' sentiments. Now, it's time to hear what Carrie Ann Inaba has to say about her team's fate on the competitive series.
Inaba's team had dominated the earlier rounds of the competition, forcing Tonioli to cut several members of his team. But his group eventually reeled off two consecutive victories, winning decisively in the finals. Ultimately, Team Bruno won the grand prize, a recording contract with Hollywood Records.
Team Carrie Ann's five members consisting of Marquis "Qis
" Walker, a 26-year-old from Los Angeles, California, Bradley
Johnson, a 24-year-old from Nashville, Tennessee, Mariel
Sarangay, a 19-year-old from Chicago, Illinois, Elizabeth
Huett, a 20-year-old from Riverside, California and Chris
Holyfield, an 18-year-old from San Bernardino, California looked a bit disappointed after host Drew Lachey
revealed the results. But Inaba seemed to take the defeat in stride and wasn't too broken up about the loss.
"It's not as tough as I thought it would be," she said. "This team is so incredible and just remember…Elizabeth, Bradley, Mariel, Chris and Qis…you guys got great things coming to you. You guys were wonderful."
For those show are not familiar, Dance War
is a competition featuring choreographers Bruno Tonioli and Carrie Ann Inaba, two of the three Dancing with the Stars
judges. Drew Lachey, a former Dancing with the Stars
contestant, hosts the show. The series follows Tonioli and Inaba as they choose and train two rival teams of singing/dancing amateur performers that will compete against each other for a chance to win a recording deal with Hollywood Records.
-Kris De Leon, BuddyTV Staff Columnist
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