‘DWTS’ Fans Call Out Julianne Hough’s Awkward Mistake

Julianne Hough - Instagram - DWTS

DWTS (Dancing With the Stars) fans are calling out Julianne Hough‘s awkward mistake. On the live show on Tuesday, October 10, the actress slipped up in an embarrassing way. What did she say that caught fans’ attention? Keep reading for all of the details.

As viewers know, Julianne now hosts the dance competition show alongside Alfonso Ribeiro (The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air). Fans are thrilled she’s a part of the action and have welcomed her back with open arms. However, they aren’t holding back after she made a mistake during Motown Week.

Julianne Hough - Instagram - DWTS
Julianne Hough – Instagram – DWTS

Julianne Hough makes an awkward mistake.

The Brady Bunch star Barry Williams wowed the judges and audience with his tango with Peta Murgatroyd. After showing off their moves, he and Peta chatted with Julianne about their performance and waited for the judges to share their scores. This is where Julianne slipped up.

Julianne Hough asked, “When you’re out there dancing, are you feeling something? Are you channeling something?”

Barry replied, “As a matter of fact, yes. Florence Henderson was on this show and she was a friend but a mentor as well and she is the one who encouraged me to do Dancing With the Stars so I’m feeling Florence here.”

Then, the DWTS host replied, “Well I’m sure she is just rooting for you.”

Florence acted alongside Barry on The Brady BunchAs Barry mentioned, she was on DWTS several years back as well. However, she passed away in 2016.

Below, you can watch the clip of Barry Williams’ performance.

DWTS fans call out the co-hosts.

While watching the dance competition show, fans took to to discuss Julianne Hough’s blunder. Some were gentle with their responses, hoping to give Julianne a kind correction. One fan said, “Does Julianne not realize Florence passed away in 2016?”

Another viewer added, “Someone let Julianne Hough know Florence Henderson is dead.” Someone else chimed in, “Yeah, that was rough. You could see the surprise in Barry, but he handled it with such class.”

But others were a little harsher. One viewer said, “Florence Henderson died in 2016 dummy.” 

Hopefully, Julianne understands her blunder now and will be more cautious to make sure she gets the facts straight moving forward. If not, viewers will be sure to correct her via social media.

So, did you catch Julianne Hough’s awkward mistake during the live show on Tuesday, October 10? How do you feel about it? Sound off in the comments section below, and come back to TV Shows Ace for more news about your favorite DWTS contestants. Don’t miss new episodes Tuesdays at 8/7c.

Aubrey Chorpenning


  1. Many times people think of loved ones watching from above. It’s not a mistake to say something with a spiritual belief our loved ones watching over us. I think it was an honest comment unseen by unspiritual people.

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