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'Dancing With The Stars': Contestants dish on their best personal dances

April 2, 2012 12:00:00 AM PDT
On Monday's "Dancing With The Stars," we'll see a wide variety of approved ballroom dances. But what if the stars could dance anyway they wanted?

Whether it's the Twist, the Lambada or the Rumba, the contestants dished on the dances they think they'd earn a perfect score on.

"How about the Electric Slide?" Jaleel White said. "If they added that, I'm sure I'd be assured to be in the finals."

Jack Wagner's was more a style than a dance.

"The white man overbite," he said.

William Levy and Cheryl Burke picked the "Forbidden Dance."

"The Lambada," Levy said with a laugh.

"I'm sure he's good at that," she added.

Donald Driver, on a suggestion from partner Peta Murgatroyd, said he'd do some freestyle break dancing.

Sherri Shepherd and her partner, Valentin Chmerkovskiy, chose something a bit more racy.

"It would be two platinum poles. It's going to be nicely lit... some slow R&B music and her and I would just synchronize pole dancing," Chmerkovskiy said.

Melissa Gilbert, who starred in the TV series "Little House on the Prairie," picked a dance to stay in theme.

"Maybe we'll do a hoe down and do some jiggin,'" she said. "That's prairie speak."

Though Gavin DeGraw didn't pick a dance in particular, he said he knows how to do a little dance like Rolling Stone's frontman Mick Jagger.

Monday night on "Dancing With The Stars," the couples can select any style they want so long as it gets to the core of a personal story from their most memorable year. The action starts at 8 p.m. on ABC7.

Check out photos of this season's first "Dancing With The Stars" elimination night.


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