A nice break! Dancing with the stars can be physically difficult, but Gaby Windey revealed it was a refreshing change of pace after his dramatic turns the bachelorette and The single person.
“The single person is really emotional,” the reality star, 31, said We Weekly Thursday, September 8, before Dancing with the stars premiere of season 31. “It was difficult in many ways. You really have to get to know yourself, make yourself vulnerable, try to make the right decision.
DWTS, on the other hand, is “more physical,” the former NFL cheerleader explained. “[It’s] a challenge in a different way,” the Illinois native said We. “I think it will be a nice shift a bit to balance out the big emotion from my last experience.”
Shooting Gabby’s Season the bachelorette is already over, but viewers won’t know how it all goes until the two-part finale begins on Tuesday, September 13. The intensive care nurse has only one suitor left – Erich Schwer — but fans don’t yet know if the real estate analyst, 29, has proposed.
Gabby, for her part, was shy, joking with We that she would “do it again” before winking and adding, “Just kidding. »
The University of Colorado Colorado Springs graduate is one of many Bachelor Nation members to compete on DWTS. The last two Bachelorettes who appeared on the show – Hannah Brown and Kaitlyn Bristowe – both won the Mirrorball Trophy.
“No pressure!” Gaby joked. “None.”
Season 26 Bachelor alum associates with Val Chmerkovskythe last of which DWTS the victory came in the 2016 season 23 with a partner Laurie Hernandez. Gabby explained that her winning strategy is simply to follow the instructions given to her by the 36-year-old Ukrainian.
“Listen to everything Val says and work hard and hopefully have fun,” she said. We of his plans for the season. “They just say be yourself. So we’ll see if that’s enough.
The ballroom pro, meanwhile, thinks Gabby has a good chance of winning it all. “I actually have a partner who gives me a legitimate chance,” he said. We. “She’s a great teammate, a great partner, a great mover. She can move, so I have all the elements I need.
Mirrorball or not, the ABC personality is just happy to be able to compete alongside her Therese Giudicewhich is paired with Pasha Pashkov.
“I really tried to be next to her,” Gabby said of the The Real Housewives of New Jersey star, 50 years old. [to get on] his good side. …I’m like, ‘Hey,’ but she’s not really biting, which is good. But honestly, the cast is so amazing. I feel like there are so many great personalities, so many great performers.
Dancing with the stars premieres on Disney+ Monday, Sept. 19 at 8 p.m. ET.
With reporting by Christina Garibaldi