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  • J.R. Martinez Excited to Be a Dad and Ready for Valentine’s Day

    Feb 12, 12 by Brittney M. Walker 1 Comment


    *Everyone is having babies these days. Next on the list to become a first time parent is J.R. Martinez. After winning “Dancing With the Stars” in season 13, the military hero is gearing up for a new season in life. “I’m nervous, of course, because there’s so much to learn, and it can be overwhelming,” […]

  • J. R. Martinez and Girlfriend Expecting First Child

    Dec 23, 11 by Dizzy 1 Comment


    *“Dancing with the Stars” winner J. R. Martinez and girlfriend Diana Gonzalez-Jones recently announced that they expecting a baby girl. The 28-year-old Iraq war veteran told People, “Diana has a little baby bump now and it’s the cutest thing ever.” The two met in 2008 when Gonzalez-Jones was an assistant to the “All My Children” […]

  • War Hero/Vet J. R. Martinez to be Rose Parade Grand Marshal

    Dec 10, 11 by Brittney M. Walker Leave a comment


    *After winning the 13th season of “Dancing with the Stars,” J. R. Martinez is reaching higher heights. The dancing champion and Iraq war veteran has been named the Grand Marshal of the legendary Pasadena Tournament of Roses Parade to take place on Jan. 1. He’s also been personally invited to the Pentagon to meet with […]

  • CNN Nabs ‘DWTS’ Champ J.R. Martinez for ‘CNN Heroes’

    Nov 23, 11 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment


    *Iraq war veteran-turned-actor J.R. Martinez, the current holder of the “Dancing With the Stars” mirrorball trophy, will co-host the pre-show of “CNN’s Heroes: An All-Star Tribute” on Dec. 11, and will also participate in the news network’s “CNN Heroes: Where Are They Now?” special running this Thursday which features guests such as George Lopez and […]

  • Video: J.R. Martinez Brings DWTS to a Standstill

    Oct 4, 11 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment


    *It’s the moment from last night’s “Dancing With the Stars” that everyone is talking about today. Although Ricki Lake received the highest score among the judges, it was Iraq war veteran-turned-actor J.R. Martinez who got the longest standing ovation in the show’s 13-season run. Martinez, who was badly burned during his 2003 tour of duty, […]