William Levy Feeling ‘Pretty Good’ About Landing At Top Of ‘Dancing’ Leaderboard
First Published: May 8, 2012 3:02 PM EDT Credit: ABC
LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- With a double elimination in the cards on Tuesday night, William Levy is thankful for finally getting a perfect score on “Dancing with the Stars.”
“I was like, ‘I wish we could have at least three 10s before we even go or win or whatever,’ because you never know at this point in the competition,” William told Access Hollywood on Monday night. “So, I’m pretty happy right now that we were able to see those three 10s right there. That felt awesome.”
But William, and his professional partner, Cheryl Burke, didn’t just get three 10s — combined with the score for their trio dance with Tony Dovolani, which earned 27 points, they topped the leaderboard.
“It’s pretty good that we are on the top right at the end of the competition, which is what we wanted to do,” William said, referring to the pace in which the pair took the lead.
William said he benefitted this week from having a male coach teach him a few additional posture related moves for their trio dance.
“We found that in Tony, he’s a great guy and he taught me the little things that probably Cheryl cannot teach me,” he said. “She can teach me everything, all the routines… But sometimes, you need a man figure to really see how to do it, you know? And it was definitely Tony that wanted to do it and it was good. I had a lot of fun all week this week.”
While at the top of the leaderboard, fan favorite William is still sweating Tuesday night’s impending double elimination.
“The scores are so close, like one or two points between all of us,” he said. “People may think just because we got a high score that we’re automatically safe but we’re really not, you never know.”
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