As the dancing competition show heads into its twentieth season, dancing pro Derek Hough shocked fans by revealing that he would be taking part in the anniversary season.
Hough had previously stated that he would not be competing due to accepting a role in the at Radio City Music Hall, but producers of both shows were able to strategically schedule to allow Hough to perform in both shows.
Wedding bells are ringing for Nastia Liukin and Matt Lombardi!
The 25-year-old Olympic gold medalist and the Venture Up founder are engaged, the gymnast announced on Twitter today.
; born October 30, 1989) is a Russian American retired artistic gymnast. national champion, winning twice as a junior and twice as a senior. She is the only child of two former Soviet champion gymnasts: 1988 Summer Olympics gold medalist Valeri Liukin and 1987 world clubs champion in rhythmic gymnastics Anna Kotchneva.
She is the 2008 Olympic individual all-around champion, the 20 world champion on the balance beam, and the 2005 world champion on the uneven bars. With nine World Championships medals, seven of them individual, Liukin is tied with Shannon Miller for the third-highest tally of World Championship medals (among U. and settled first in New Orleans before moving to Texas.
According to his Twitter account, he graduated from Boston College, where he was a member of the hockey team.
The athlete announced the exciting news via Twitter with an adorable photo of her hand decked out in bridal bling, with Lombardi in the background standing with his arms triumphantly open."So this just happened..." she wrote alongside the photo on Twitter. The cushion-cut diamond is surrounded by a double-pavé halo and a thick band that looks like it's also dotted with layers of diamonds.
Even sweeter: Liukin said that Lombardi, the founder of Venture Up, a team-building platform, designed the ring all by himself."Matt proposed in Boston last night with a beautiful ring he designed himself," the newly engaged Olympian told .
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PHOTOS: The best celeb engagement rings ever The Olympic gold medalist, 25, shared a picture of her massive diamond engagement ring on Twitter, writing, "So this just happened..." The pic features a close-up shot of her left hand, with her overjoyed fiancé in the background.