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Vanessa Lachey and Maks Chmerkovskiy dance next, performing a salsa to “Instruction” by Jax Jones ft. Demi Lovato and Stefflon Don. This week, Lachey struggled to push the boundaries of her dancing skills.

Carrie Ann Inaba says Lachey worked her outfit and really commends how in sync they were with each other. Len Goodman likes the energy and says Lachey is a real contender. Bruno Tonioli calls the dance “juicy,” but warns her not to lose balance. They score a 23 out of 30.

Watch Vanessa Lachey and Maks Chmerkovskiy’s Spicy Salsa

It’s getting hot in the “Dancing with the Stars” ballroom tonight! On Tuesday, the remaining 12 couples will dance an Argentine tango, paso doble, rumba, cha cha, samba or salsa to spicy musical selections for Latin Night. Another couple will be sent home tonight as part of this season’s first double elimination. Nick Lachey and Peta Murgatroyd and Derek Fisher and Sharna Burgess are currently at the bottom of the leaderboard, while Vanessa Lachey, Victoria Arlen and Jordan Fisher all tied for the top spot with 24 out of 30 points during Monday’s Ballroom Night.

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According to ABC, Lachey is a 1998 Miss Teen USA winner who has since hosted or served as a correspondent for several television specials. “For two seasons, Lachey was the New York-based correspondent for Entertainment Tonight, the #1 syndicated entertainment newsmagazine in the world. During her time with Entertainment Tonight, she reported on the latest news regarding music, film, television and fashion.” She will be competing against her husband Nick.

The star-studded lineup for the 25th season of “Dancing with the Stars” includes former NFL wide receiver Terrell Owens, Hamilton’s Jordan Fisher, “Pretty Little Liars” star Sasha Pieterse and “Property Brothers” co-host Drew Scott. Other stars include Victoria Arlen, Nikki Bella and Nick Lachey. Fan-favorite pros Mark Ballas and Cheryl Burke also return to the dance floor this season, along with hosts Tom Bergeron and Erin Andrews.

The judging panel features Len Goodman, Carrie Ann Inaba and Bruno Tonioli. Their scores, along with America’s votes, determine which couples will go home and which ones will advance to compete for the coveted Mirrorball trophy.

“Dancing with the Stars” airs every Monday night at 8 p.m. on ABC.

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