Plus that was some very challenging choreography that they made look easy. No doubt for me Lex and Koine made the best contestant pairing.

" The self-appointed Conductor of the Hot Tamale Train thanked "the dancers and choreographers who inspired and enriched my life every week," "the crew and producers, especially James Breen, Jeff Thacker, and Nigel Lythgoe...

for believing in me," and her "fans, as you always put a smile on my face when I encountered you." She concluded, "It has been a great pleasure and honor to be part of the dance wave that went global." The show, FOX and producers Dick Clark Productions and 19 Entertainment said in a joint statement addressing Murphy's departure, "Mary has been a huge part of 'So You Think You Can Dance', from mentoring the dancers as a choreographer to inspiring fans as a judge.

When Val Chmerkovskiy and Jenna Johnson rekindled their relationship earlier this summer, we didn’t want to jump to conclusions and automatically assume anything — but then, they went ahead and had the most romantic getaway and pretty much confirmed they were back together.

After returning from Europe, the two attended his brother Maksim‘s wedding to Peta Murgatroyd in New York together, and have been going strong ever since.

They’ve shared so many cute pics of them together on social media and Val‘s even said he was “in love” — and we have to think that is with Jenna. ) “I’m in a great place and I’m in love, and I’m very grateful for that.” Just recently, Val choreographed a piece for, and when it was Jenna‘s turn to perform with partner and Top 10 dancer Kiki Nyemchek, judge Nigel Lythgoe called out his name after Jenna kissed Kiki on stage for the performance.

Today, Jenna and Val became that one couple — who you want to hate for being so cute, but you just can’t.

"So You Think You Can Dance" is letting go one of its longtime judges, Mary Murphy.

The choreographer and ballroom dance champion confirmed the news in a statement which read, "I'm saddened of course to be released from my contract.

Before we ask our So You Think You Can Dance roundtablers their thoughts on the various pairings, we need to discuss a slightly different sort of pairing addressed in the penultimate episode. Not until Mia Michaels asked the pair if they’d ever been in love.

They answered in the affirmative, and went on to explain that they were, in fact, currently in love – with each other.

They are both very technical and compliment each other very well too! Before we get to the pairings, I have to mention that incredible Top 4 “Elements” routine!!