J.R. Martinez wins ‘Dancing With the Stars’

War veteran/soap opera actor J.R. Martinez’s stint on “Dancing With the Stars” started out strong, and it ended on a less impressive note with injuries and some sub-par performances — no matter. He was crowned the winner of season 13 on Tuesday night’s finale. Popular with viewers despite receiving less judges points than early front-runner Ricki Lake, J.R.

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