So You Think You Can Just Copy a Dance?

As excited as I was to watch the first same-sex couple dance on Israel’s Dancing With The Stars, I was none too happy to find out openly-gay sportscaster Gili Shem-Tov and openly-straight dancer Dorit Milman basically copied a dance routine off a 2007 performance from the American So You Think You Can Dance. The Internet never forgets:

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jg6EjkvRCPA

Israel – Dancing With The Stars – Gili Shem-Tov and Dorit Milman
Season 6, Episode 2 – November 2, 2010

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kFH1moy62VQ

USA – So You Think You Can Dance – Neil Haskell and Sabra Johnson
Season 3, Episode 20 – August 8, 2007

Update: You can read this post in Hebrew here.

Update #2: the plot thickens.

2 thoughts on “So You Think You Can Just Copy a Dance?”

  1. So? Despite some similarities, there are also differences, Neil and Sabra did jazz. This was a cha cha. And I’m still pleased.

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