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Ellen makes a tiny dancer's dreams come true

You probably knew the moment you saw 4-year-old Anthony “JFreeze” Naylor Jr.’s too-cute-for-words audition on So You Think You Can Dance on May 21 that he’d soon make his way to that other television bastion of dancing, The Ellen Degeneres Show. But of course, having the cool-as-a-cucumber youngster perform for another national audience wasn’t enough for the host. On Tuesday’s show, taped last week, Ellen surprised Anthony by bringing out his dance hero Cyrus “Glitch” Spencer from season 9 of SYTCD and having the two pop, lock, and generally have a blast together.

Check out the video below and try not to smile when Anthony’s jaw drops when first sees Cyrus about 1:46 in.

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Merlin's beard! 'Harry Potter' superfan builds incredible 400,000-piece Hogwarts model

LEGO

You may be able to recite the Sorting Hat’s song and rattle off different spells, but don’t get into a “Who’s the Bigger Harry Potter Fan?” contest with Alice Finch. The certifiable Potterhead spent 12 months building an incredible 400,000-piece, 170-square-foot Lego replica of Hogwarts Castle that puts your fan fiction to shame. READ FULL STORY

Family fun 'Harlem Shake' style

A new week, a new viral craze. It’s only Monday, and I can’t escape the plethora of ‘Harlem Shake’ videos out there. Seriously, I can’t get it out of my head. Probably because I can’t seem to stop watching these different videos that use the same 30-second clip from DJ Bauuer’s 2012 ‘Harlem Shake’ dance mix, and starts off with one person gyrating crazily while others around them remain sedate, and then explodes to everyone in the scene also gyrating, but with either less clothes on or with costumes on or standing on something or… you get the picture.  And sadly, some part of me wishes I’d pulled off this particular one from the Shaytards. READ FULL STORY

A 'Fresh Prince of Bel Air' moment on 'Shake it Up'

Eric McCandless/Disney Channel

So this happened last week when Alfonso Ribeiro and Tyra Banks were on the set of Disney’s Shake it Up to film guest starring turns for an upcoming episode that Ribeiro directed. But the reason it makes me smile is because it mostly makes me remember Tyra’s arc on Fresh Prince of Bel Air as Will’s love interest, which was (gulp) 19 years ago. See the photo below! READ FULL STORY

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