GMA: Zendaya & Valentin Chmerkovskiy
Disney actress and singer Zendaya and her dance partner Valentin Chmerkovskiy stopped by Good Morning America March 14 2013 to talk about the new season of Dancing with the Stars. Chmerkovskiy said that Zendaya is doing a wonderful job at training.
Zendaya: George & Lara’s Kids Are Fans
George Stephanopoulos asked if you’re allowed to vote if you’re under 13, because his kid loves Zendaya. Lara Spencer said that her daughter, too, is a huge fan. George said that he thought she was going to do very well because of all her young fans.
GMA: Zendaya Hip Hop Dancing
Zendaya said that even though she’s a hip hop dancer, she has to basically unlearn what she’s already learned. She said that she has to learn it all from the beginning. Valetin Chmerkovskiy said that a lot of hip hop dancing is in the shoulders and it’s hard to work that in for dances like the waltz and the Argentine tango.
GMA: Valentin Chmerkovskiy Argentinian Pope
Liz Vargas mentioned that since Valentin Chmerkovskiy is a Latin dance expert and the pope is Argentinian and loves the tango, maybe he could dance for the pope. Valentin Chmerkovskiy said, “I doubt they want a Jewish guy doing the Argentine tango at the Vatican, but we’ll try.”
Zendaya: Dancing With the Stars Advice
Zendaya said that she received advice that she should always blow her nose before she goes out on the dance floor, because the show is live and if any snot should come out, everyone will see it on their HD TVs. Valentin Chmervoskiy asked the anchors if they do that, since GMA is live. Everyone said yes. Who knew boogers were such a problem?