Janel Parrish tells People that her goal now is to win Dancing With The Stars. What’s more, she is “hopeful” that she and Val Chmerkovskiy will win….
I’m very happy with the dance the judges picked for us. It’s one of my favorite dances that we’ve done, and one that stayed a little bit under-the-radar just because we didn’t get great marks for it. I’m excited to bring it back and hopefully do it better than I did the first time.
For our freestyle, we’re going to go with what we think our strengths are, which is our chemistry and what we bring to dancing when we’re dancing together. We’re going to keep it intimate, we’re going to keep it beautiful, we’re going to dance the hell out of it and go out with a bang.
I’ve always thought and I still think Alfonso Ribeiro is probably the one to beat, but I do think that everybody that is left in the competition is a very strong competitor. Everybody has worked so hard, and everybody wants it just as bad as the next person, so it could really be anybody’s game. I’m just really grateful to still be a part of it.
I actually feel less pressure going into this week because it is the finale and I’m so proud of all the work I’ve done to make it this far. Now at this point I think any of us can win. I just want to enjoy my last dance on that stage with Val, and enjoy that last moment. I know that I did everything I could possibly do, and no matter what, I got what I wanted. I wanted to enjoy the journey all the way to the end and that’s what I’ve done, so I’m going to be happy with the outcome whatever it is, but obviously I am hopeful that we will win!
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