"I think that Zeus himself would invite you to come dance on Mount Olympus," judge Lil' C told early standout Melanie Moore, when she first memorably auditioned in Atlanta on "So You Think Can Dance's" premiere episode back in May. Melanie remained a frontrunner and the Lythgoe-appointed "Beast" of Season 8 from that moment on, earning the raves of main judge Nigel Lythgoe and guest judge Lady Gaga, both of whom openly declared Melanie their favorite. So I'm sure Gaga, and maybe even Zeus himself, were thrilled when an emotionally sobbing Melanie was voted America's favorite dancer on this Thursday's big "SYTYCD" finale, after receiving FORTY-SEVEN PERCENT of the entire vote and a $250,000 cash prize.
This is hardly the biggest upset in "SYTYCD" history. It is in fact the most predictable finale result ever. Nigel had predicted all season long that a female would win this year (and, some conspiracy theorists might claim, orchestrated the competition to get the result he wanted), andRead More »from The Beauty Of The Beast: Melanie Moore Wins ‘SYTYCD’