Overall, that was a fine finale. Not one of the best on this show, but it was good. Kent had a beautiful performance, Robert nailed the jazz and Broadway numbers, and Lauren is just the diva of soul.
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Lauren's solo was one of my favorites of the night. It had everything -- loads of energy, intensity, spark, passion, range. I loved it. I think after Billy, she may be my favorite.
I thought I was going to be too depressed over Alex's injury to watch this week, but once the show got going and there was some good dancing and great choreography, I felt better.
How do these athletes perform such feats of strength while pretending to be dolls trapped in boxes, hunters and jaguars, or lovers at a prom? And how do they make me cry almost every time?
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