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30 Days of Giving & Receiving: Melissa Rycroft’s Healthy Christmas Recipe (EXCLUSIVE)

For Dancing With the Stars: All Stars winner Melissa Rycroft, the holidays are the best time of the year.

“I love the music, the lights, the food, the family time — everything,” she tells Celebuzz. “I feel like everyone just walks around in a better mood when it’s holiday time. It is such a great time…

Kira Coplin | December 20, 2012 - 6:00 am

30 Days of Giving & Receiving: ‘Dancing With the Stars’ Winner Melissa Rycroft Shares Her New Year Plans (EXCLUSIVE)

Melissa Rycroft is ending her year with a bang.

After defeating Olympic gold medalist Shawn Johnson and General Hospital star Kelly Monaco on Dancing With the Stars: All-Stars in November, and finally won that mirror ball trophy that alluded her in 2009, the 29-year-old says she’s looking forward to enjoying a holiday feast with her family.

Celebuzz | December 19, 2012 - 12:00 pm

‘Dancing With the Stars’ Winners Melissa Rycroft and Tony Dovolani Reflect on Their Big Win: ‘It Was Unreal’

It was a shocking turn of events on Tuesday night’s finale of ABC’s Dancing With the Stars: All Stars as former Bachelor contestant Melissa Rycroft and her pro dance partner Tony Dovolani were crowned champions. Appearing on Wednesday’s Good Morning America for a Dancing With the Stars after party, both contestants were unbelievably elated with their big win.

Lauren DiMascio | November 28, 2012 - 12:55 pm

‘Dancing With the Stars’ Season Finale: Who Will Win the ‘All-Stars’ Title? (POLL)

It’s down to the wire as Melissa Rycroft, Shawn Johnson and Kelly Monaco are hours from finding out who will be crowned the first ever Dancing With the Stars: All-Stars champion.

It’s been a tough journey as returning contestants and past season winners from the beloved ABC series — including Apolo Ono and Emmitt Smith

Gabrielle Chung | November 27, 2012 - 7:00 pm

‘Dancing With the Stars’ Finalists Melissa Rycroft and Tony Dovolani Call ‘All-Stars’ Journey, ‘The Time of Our Lives’ (VIDEO)

With the first ever all-female Dancing With the Stars: All-Stars finale just hours away, contestant Melissa Rycroft and her dance partner Tony Dovolani are taking a look back at their journey to (potentially) winning the fame mirrorball trophy on the ABC competition.

“We’re having the time of our lives,” Rycroft, 28, told Celebuzz. “We…

Gabrielle Chung | November 27, 2012 - 3:20 pm

‘Dancing With the Stars’’ Melissa Rycroft and Tony Dovolani Have ‘Bachelorette’ Advice for Cheryl Burke (VIDEO)

With recent rumors placing Cheryl Burke as the next Bachelorette, Melissa Rycroft and Tony Dovolani provided some much needed advice to their Dancing With the Stars pal.

“The thing with Cheryl is that she falls in love very easily, and really with any guy that has the potential to be good,” Rycroft told…

Celebuzz | November 19, 2012 - 11:00 am

‘Dancing With the Stars’ Contestant Melissa Rycroft Hospitalized With Head, Neck Injury

Dancing With the Stars: All-Stars contestant Melissa Rycroft suffered a head and neck injury during rehearsals for Monday’s episode, a rep for the reality TV star confirmed Sunday to PEOPLE.

“Melissa was taken by ambulance to a local hospital where she is currently being examined,” the rep said. “She was accompanied to the…

| October 22, 2012 - 8:27 am

‘Bachelor’ Stars Jason and Molly Mesnick Expecting a Baby

From bachelorhood to fatherhood: Jason and Molly Malaney Mesnick have announced that they’re expecting their first child together in late March.

The couple met on season 13 of the hit ABC reality show when Jason actually chose Dancing with the Stars contestant, Melissa Rycroft, as his bride-to-be. He later faced intense media scrutiny after one of the…

Lily Harrison | October 11, 2012 - 5:49 pm

Melissa Rycroft: My Daughter Has No Idea I’m on ‘Dancing With the Stars’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Melissa Rycroft is one of the most recognizable faces on Dancing With the Stars: All-Stars — to everyone, that is, except her 20-month-old daughter, Ava Grace.

“I think when she sees me in the costumes with the makeup, it kind of weirds her out a little bit,” Rycroft, 29, revealed to Celebuzz last…

| October 8, 2012 - 12:45 pm

The Daily Buzz: Exclusive Anne Hathaway Wedding Details. Plus, ‘Dancing With the Stars’ Pro Kym Johnson Is In The Studio (VIDEO)

On Monday’s The Daily Buzz exclusive details inside Anne Hathaway’s fairytale million-dollar wedding.

The Les Miserables star often wears Valentino on Hollywood’s red carpets so it was no surprise she chose the designer to create the most important gown of her life.

Held in Big Sur, Calif. on Saturday, Hathaway’s ceremony was…

Celebuzz | October 1, 2012 - 4:41 pm

‘Dancing With the Stars’ Partners Melissa Rycroft and Tony Dovolani Talk New Judging System, Dance Diet (EXCLUSIVE VIDEO)

It’s been three years since Melissa Rycroft and Tony Dovolani have hit the Dancing With the Stars floor.

Now, one week into the All Stars edition, the team has a newfound respect for the show — and each other.

Celebuzz caught up with the pair during a recent rehearsal, where Rycroft…

| October 1, 2012 - 8:00 am

‘Dancing With the Stars’ Pro Tony Dovolani: Partner Melissa Rycroft Is ‘Much More Mature’ Heading Into All-Stars Premiere

Melissa Rycroft has grown a lot since she competed on season 8 of Dancing With the Stars, according to her partner, Tony Dovolani.

In fact, when the duo returns to the ballroom floor for Monday night’s All-Stars premiere, Dovolani says fans will see a “completely different” side of the former Bachelor beauty.

| September 24, 2012 - 8:00 am

Melissa Rycroft: My Split From Tye Strickland Was Worse Than Jason Mesnick (EXCLUSIVE)

Millions of viewers were shocked when Jason Mesnick of The Bachelor unceremoniously dumped fiancée Melissa Rycroft on live television after admitting he had fallen in love with that season’s runner-up, Molly Malaney.

But despite the public humiliation Rycroft subsequently experienced, the 29-year-old Texas native claims that wasn’t even her worst breakup. That dubious…

| June 27, 2012 - 12:15 pm

‘I’m Getting Better’: Melissa Rycroft Talks Postpartum Depression, Daughter Ava and New Reality Show (EXCLUSIVE)

After a somewhat bumpy — not to mention very-public — beginning, Melissa Rycroft has otherwise had a fairytale experience of-sorts in her few years in Hollywood.

From season 13 of The Bachelor, in which she was infamously dumped on live television, by Jason Mesnick, to stints on Dancing With the Stars and Good Morning

| April 18, 2012 - 9:00 am

Melissa Rycroft on Postpartum Depression: I Was In a Bad, Dark Place

In the latest issue of Us Weekly, on stands today, reality TV star Melissa Rycroft opens up about being diagnosed with postpartum depression in mid-2011 following the birth of her daughter, Ava.

In an emotional first-person narrative, the former Bachelor beauty, who was painfully dumped on live television by Jason Mesnick, in 2009,…

| April 11, 2012 - 1:45 pm

‘Dancing with the Stars’ Pros & Alums Slip Into Suits for Beach Party (PHOTOS)

We’re just days away from the official announcement of who will be hitting the ballroom floor this season on Dancing with the Stars, but until then, the pros and alums of the hit ABC show are flaunting their fit physiques on Malibu beach. 

The professionals, including and took to…

| August 26, 2011 - 9:09 am

Hilton Clan Attends Race to Erase MS Gala (PHOTOS)

It was a busy week for Paris Hilton, what with getting attacked on her way to court with boyfriend Cy Wait’s, but the heiress was all smiles as she attended the Race to Erase MS Gala Friday in Century City, CA.

Nicky Hilton, Kathy Hilton, Cindy Crawford, Cheryl Burke, Bill Mahr, and Melissa

Taryn Ryder | May 2, 2011 - 11:43 am

Win Lisa Hoffman’s Award Winning Skincare Collection (PHOTOS)

One thing’s for sure, celebrities are experts when it comes to pampering themselves. And when a celebrity spouse is at the helm of a skin care company, you know they’ve got a direct line on the best ingredients around.
Lisa Hoffman, wife of Oscar-winner Dustin Hoffman, launched her own skincare line in 2007 after…

| August 26, 2010 - 8:00 am

Melissa Rycroft Announces She’s Pregnant

Melissa Rycroft and her new husband, insurance agent Tye Strickland, happily announced to US Weekly that they’re expecting their first child together.Rycroft, the Bachelor cast-off who turned her fame and public support into a Dancing With the Stars whirlwind, says the two “weren’t even trying” to have a baby, and that it’s “a shock” …

Celebuzz | July 28, 2010 - 9:26 am

Melissa Rycroft Is Engaged

Melissa Rycroft is taking another shot at a lasting relationship.
The Dancing With the Stars alum, who was famously dumped by Jason Mesnick on the most recent season of The Bachelor, is engaged to her boyfriend Ty Strickland, ABC reports.
The 26-year-old Rycroft, who currently serves as special contributor on Good Morning America,…

Celebuzz | June 30, 2009 - 11:30 am
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