Vinny Guadagnino Reacts to Carrie Ann Inaba’s ‘DWTS’ Criticism

You don’t need to be bothered. Vinny GuadagninoHe has heard his fair share of commentary Dancing With the StarsHe agreed, but this week he was open to the judges.

“I didn’t really mind their criticism this week,” the Jersey Shore Family VacationStar, 34, exclusively told Us WeeklyAfter the Monday, October 3 episode. “They can, like, really tell the journey that I’m going on.”

During critiques, Carrie Ann Inaba told the reality star that he should “maybe train a few more hours,” but the Staten Island native wasn’t offended by her comments.

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“Carrie Ann actually said like, ‘Look, you’re in this competition. It’s time you have to really start working on those technical things,’” the MTV personality told Use. “And she’s right. Like, my charm and wit and all that stuff, I dunno how far it’s gonna take me. You have to do the technical stuff, which I struggle with, I’m not gonna lie.”

The Keto Guido CookbookAuthor has little experience in dance, but has competed on The Masked DancerAs a Chippendales guest host, I was able to work with them. DWTSThis requires a whole new set of skills.

“The world is seeing us go through it,” he told UseHe spends most of his time with a partnerKoko Iwasaki. “We’re going through it together, and we’re going through it with the judges and with the fans, and here we are.”

Vinny Guadagnino Reacts to DWTS Carrie Ann Inaba Saying He Should Train More Dancing With The Stars Bond Night Koko Iwasaki

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Though Guadagnino said he was worried he would be eliminated during Monday’s episode, he missed landing in the bottom two, scoring a 23 on his rumba to “Thunderball” by Tom Jones. “You just managed to survive the rumba,” Bruno TonioliHe told him after his performance. “It was a bit stumblyAnd blocky but good effort.”

Cheryl Ladd and Louis van AmstelFinally, after finishing at the bottom alongside, I returned home. Sam ChampionAnd Cheryl Burke.

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Guadagnino, for his part, has been safe all season, but during the premiere episode, the judges weren’t super impressed by his efforts. “I’m not gonna say anything — you can go read the comments though,” he told Use of the panel’s critiques after his debut on the show. “I’m definitely not a technical dancer. So, if they’re gonna look at all the technique, technical things, like, I definitely have room for improvement, but the fans came out to vote and that’s what’s most important. I’ve really felt the love this week more than like a lot of times ever in my career doing this.”

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Christina Garibaldi reporting