Derek Hough: “Dancing Was My GLSEN” – More GLSEN Respect Awards Coverage

The celebration continues! Below you can watch Derek on the Red Carpet at the GLSEN Respect Awards at the 1:15 mark. Also, be sure to see Star Watch By Line. They posted a LIVE blog last night including quotes from Derek. The Daily Mail, Zimbio, Contact Music, and Newzcard have pictures and articles on the night. If you visit Shirley Ballas’ facebook, you can view some really sweet pictures of Derek’s two Mom’s. Thanks to Everything Derek for the collage below. Also pictured below is Derek, his Dad Bruce, and Kenny Ortega. What a wonderful night! CONGRATULATIONS DEREK!!

Quotes from Derek Hough
“Let’s create, not destroy. Let’s believe and not doubt.”
“Let’s lead and not follow. Let’s be a force for good”
“I was bullied as a boy; strung up by my ankles & spit on and a gun to my head.”Dancing was my @GLSEN.”

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Derek Hough at the GLSEN Respect Awards (HQ Photos)

Wow, he looks amazing. Go to Getty Images to see them all. I’ve embedded a few below.

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Derek Hough In New ABC Dancing With The Stars Season 19 Week 6 Promo

I so wish we could see even more footage with Derek and Peta dancing. On FIRE…

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Derek Hough, Sadie Robertson and Bethany Mota – DWTS Season 19, Week 5 Screencaps (Part I)

Yummy goodness!!

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Derek Hough Talks About Bullying And Receiving GLSEN Inspirational Award On Good Morning America

It makes me just heartsick how Derek was bullied!! Here he is talking about it on Good Morning America today.


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Derek Hough Climbs The Sydney Harbour Bridge In Australia

OMG, is Derek not fearless or what?!! Go to E Online to see a new photo of him after climbing to the top of the Sydney Harbour Bridge. 8O Amazing and look at that smile! Thanks to Cath for sending!!

Adding this pic from Derek’s Moby account…isn’t this stunning?

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Derek Hough’s Message to Amy Purdy on the Meredith Vieira Show

He’s so sweet, ain’t he? :-)

ETA: Vogue here and below is more with Amy. She talks about Derek and what a “mad scientist” he is…

She is just so “special” isn’t she? What angels are made of…

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Julianne Hough Talks On Derek Hough And His GLSEN Award

Julianne Hough was on Good Morning America today. She talked about judging Dancing With The Stars, fashion, and more. However, she also talked about Derek and his GLSEN Inspiration Award which he’s receiving Friday night. She talked of how proud he is of him. More below and thanks to @idolxfactor1 for being so speedy for us…

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Derek Hough Headed Back To America – Bethany Mota Interview

Below is Bethany talking to Smallzy in Australia. If you go to the 2:00 minute mark, you can hear her talking about Derek and Dancing With The Stars. Note how she said Derek heads back to the US “tomorrow morning” ….which probably means he’s headed back (or already back?) as I type (with the time difference)? Safe travels back home Derek and Bethany!

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Nashville Season 3 Episode 5 “Road Happy” Promo With Derek Hough

Oh my! This Nashville promo with Derek is looking tasty, isn’t it? :D

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