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Dancing With The Stars

Witney Carson Turns 21, Celebrates With DWTS Cast — and Will Smith!

Witney Carson — the youngest pro dancer on Dancing With the Stars Season 19 — turned 21 on October 17, and it sounds like she had a very happy birthday.

Witney celebrated the big milestone with her DWTS family, including fall 2014 partner Alfonso Ribeiro and his own family. She shared a cute photo with Alfonso’s son, thanking her partner and his wife for their gifts. “My little man surprised me w/balloons & cupcakes at rehearsal. I think I'll keep him. Thank you to my second family @therealalfonsoribeiro @angelaribeiro224."

Alfonso, aka Carlton on The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, had another super cool gift for his pro partner, though, which Witney shared in this tweet:

Awesome! It would’ve been even cooler if he showed up to her b-day party in person, but a phone call is pretty amazing on its own, and Witney was clearly thrilled.

Wit did have a birthday event at The Conga Room in L.A., and shared the photo above with some pro friends — including Mark Ballas, Jenna Johnson, and a sweaty-looking Val Chmerkovskiy. “Couldn't have asked for a better birthday!!” Witney wrote with the pic. “Thank you @congaroom & all my lovely friends who made my 21st birthday special! I feel so loved.”

Derek Hough was also one of the pros at the party, and The Conga Room shared videos of D on stage, giving a shout-out to the birthday girl and playing some drums. Watch one video below. The man has talent.

Happy b-day to Witney, and congrats on what is shaping up to be a pretty great year. Here’s to many more!


Last night Witney Carson from Dancing With The Stars came out to celebrate her 21st Birthday at the Conga Room with Alfonso Ribeiro, Mark Ballas, Derek Hough and others from the show! Dereck playing Bongos on stage with Punta Cartel was the highlight of the night! @derekhough @witneycarson @markballas #AlfonsoRibeiro #DerekHough #MarkBallas #DancingWithTheStars #WitneyCarson #CongaRoom #LosAngeles #LALive #PuntaCartel #ChaChaCha #WitneyCarsonBirthday #DWTS

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