Zendaya reflects in her new blog for Access Hollywood. She has some great memories from doing Dancing With The Stars one of which is Val and what he first said to her in the beginning which we’ll let you read below….
As I look back on this experience, I will take away many great memories. I remember when I first met Val and thought, he’s kinda short! lol But I hold Val in the highest of regard and I have learned so much from him. First and foremost is his dedication to his craft. Tuesday night for example, when everyone was at a party celebrating the 300th episode, he was at the gym cooking up our next routine! He is a perfectionist down to every movement and how you feel it from your core to your fingertips.
I remember one of the first things he said to me that has stuck with me throughout this competition: “I don’t want you to be good…I want you to be incredible.” He said that with such resolve that I knew he would give me all the knowledge, support and technique I needed to reach “incredible!” I have gained a trusted friend, brother and mentor in Val and I thank ABC and DWTS for having the foresight to pair us together.
More at Access Hollywood including a plug for what she has planned for the summer and what she experienced at a recent and touching visit to the Holocaust Museum.
Also, check out what a school in Brooklyn made for Val and Zendaya. So cute!