Sean Lowe Talks Sexy Dancing Partner Peta Murgatroyd: She's Like My Sister

Peta Murgatroyd and Sean Lowe on Access Hollywood Live on April 11, 2013 Peta Murgatroyd and Sean Lowe on Access Hollywood Live on April 11, 2013

Sean Lowe knows his “Dancing with the Stars” partner Peta Murgatroyd is sexy, but he doesn’t see her in a romantic light.

“I recognize that she’s a beautiful girl, but we have this brother-sister relationship,” Sean, who visited Access Hollywood Live with Peta on Thursday, told Billy Bush and Kit Hoover. “You don’t understand — we’re talking about her bodily functions!

“I just don’t look at her that way,” he added with a laugh.

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The 29-year-old “Bachelor,” who is notoriously close with his mom and sisters, said his entire family is enjoying his stint on “DWTS.”

“They absolutely love it,” he said. “And they’re all so supportive. It doesn’t matter how bad I mess up the dance, once it’s over, they’re like, ‘You should’ve gotten a 10! You were robbed by Bruno, Len and the whole gang!’”

Sean has yet to join the ranks of men who strip off their shirts on the ABC reality dance show – something Peta said is a strategy.

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“[I’m hiding his body] for good reason,” she said with a coy smile. “I want them to concentrate on his dancing for now.”

“We’re going to bring it out when we really need it,” Sean added. “When I’m on the chopping block!”

“Dancing with the Stars” returns Monday at 8/7c on ABC.

-- Erin O’Sullivan

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