They alleged that Macy’s made fraudulent claims concerning the auditions.
The case was thrown out of a Pennsylvania court, but later reinstated by an appeals court. Macy’s and Joanna’s lawyer, Joseph Claffey, refused to comment on the reported settlement.
Will Mark Ballas bring his real-life romance to the dance floor? We were actually doing the waltz in our living room last » Will their first dance be a jive? "She's definitely the one," Mark, 22, told us at the TV Moves! "My dream wedding would be somewhere tropical like Bora Bora or Hawaii, on the beach, barefoot," he said.The Dancing With the Stars pro hoofer's girlfriend, singer Joanna Pacitti, tells us she'd love to compete on ABC's hit cha-cha competition show. It brings the biggest smile to my face, so I can't imagine how happy I'd be dancing with him." The two-time disco-ball-trophy-winning Ballas, 23, is in favor of the idea, too... "She'll have a white dress draping along the sand, barefoot, with little ukuleles.» - The Insider "Dancing with the Stars" performer Mark Ballas opens up to Et about his romance with former "American Idol" contestant Joanna Pacitti. I am the happiest I have ever been." Mark tells Et of his relationship with Joanna. She is so fun." The two met when Ballas was training Kristi Yamaguchi on season six of "Dwts." Prior to his relationship with Joanna, Mark was seeing his former dance partner Sabrina Bryan of the Cheetah Girls.Joanna was replaced on "Idol" after she was declared ineligible to compete on the show.Pacitti's first single, "Let It Slide", was finally released in May 2006 under Geffen Records and went to radio at the end of June. Throughout 2006, she toured with Sheryl Crow and Nick Lachey.
Her debut album, This Crazy Life, was released on August 15, 2006. She then joined Teen People's Rock'n’Shop Tour in July.Last night Joanna Pacitti was all smiles and happy tears as she was named one of the top 36 finalists on Season 8 of AMERICAN IDOL.But when Fox released the official list of IDOL contestants, Pacitti’s name wasn’t on the list.Sources told The Post at the time the producers dumped Joanna because they didn’t feel her performance was good enough.The brokenhearted youngster and her parents, Joseph and Stella Pacitti, who live in suburban Philadelphia, sued Macy’s for million for breach of contract.I am my lucky charm." The 17-year-old, who is the youngest-ever competitor on the hit ABC series, is having a scary day when "The Insider" visits her rehearsal.