After a series of controversies spearheaded by conservative viewers and Fox News contributor Dr. Keith Ablow (who was on The O’Reilly Factor tonight decrying said debut), the moment for transgender activist Chaz Bono to make his rhythmic debut came tonight. Hide the kids and the gullible, Ablow fans, because Bono did what he came to do on the program– dance.
The dancing was typical of the program on the first episode: quirky, a little offbeat, but safe, certainly nothing too scary for proud mom Cher, who was nervously tweeting the night away waiting for Bono’s debut. If past seasons of Dancing with the Stars have taught us anything, it’s that dancing ability isn’t always the reason people vote to keep some contestants, and given the publicity surrounding Bono’s debut, it’s hard to see him being the first to leave.
The segment via ABC below:
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