‘Dancing with the Stars 30’ recap: Iman Shumpert collects his first perfect score with a “masterpiece performance”

With Halloween just days away, the Dancing with the Stars cast brought the thrills and chills for Horror Night, which celebrated the scariest movies and TV shows of all time. 

Despite making a strong comeback last week, Real Housewives of Atlanta star Kenya Moore took her final bow on the ballroom after being sent into the bottom two against gymnast Suni Lee. The judges, while disappointed by the audience vote, decided unanimously to save the Olympian.

And while the night was full of goosebump-worthy moments, there was one person who blew the competition away — NBA legend Iman Shumpert. He collected his first perfect score of the season following his remarkable contemporary honoring the 2019 horror movie, Us. The powerful routine, which featured a series of complicated stunts that tested the athlete’s strength, did more than bring the room to its feet. Fellow competitor Jimmie Allen was noticeably standing on his chair during the thunderous applause, and judge Derek Hough let off a howl as he jumped onto the judges’ table.

Also collecting a perfect score was Nickelodeon star JoJo Siwa, whose It-inspired jazz routine borrowed and blended elements from ballet, contemporary and acrobatics. The judges not only praised the routine’s complexity, they also saluted the hair and makeup team for transforming the lovable personality into an ultra-creepy Pennywise the Dancing Clown.

On the other hand, The Office star Melora Hardin now finds herself in danger of being sent home after finishing the night on the bottom of the scoreboard after the judges warned they found her jive to be a little too safe.

Dancing with the Stars will salute the music of Queen when it returns next Monday at 8 p.m. ET on ABC.

Here are the current standings:

Iman Shumpert, NBA player, with Daniella Karagach — 40/40
JoJo Siwa, Nickelodeon star, with Jenna Johnson — 40/40
Jimmie Allen, country music singer, with Emma Slater — 38/40
Amanda KlootsThe Talk co-host, with Alan Bersten — 38/40

Cody Rigsby, Peloton instructor, with Cheryl Burke — 36/40
Suni Lee, Olympic Gold medalist, with Sasha Farber — 36/40
Olivia Jade, influencer, with Val Chmerkovskiy — 36/40
Michael “The Miz” Gregory, WWE superstar, Witney Carson — 34/40

Melora HardinThe Office actress, with Artem Chivensky — 34/40

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