Fans are still buzzing over the debut of Melissa Rycroft on Dancing with the Stars last night.
With just two days to rehearse with partner Tony Dovolani - and just over a week since having her heart broken on national TV by Jason Mesnick - Rycroft earned the second-highest score of the night, as she performed a nearly-perfect Waltz.
How would she sum up the experience?
"Unbelievable, surreal - all those emotions," she told Us Weekly after the premiere aired. "I never expected, after what just happened, that I would be standing here right now. I got the call on Friday around lunchtime and was on a plane literally seven hours later, and now we are here!"
Rycroft, who studied ballet as a child, said she also benefitted from immediate chemistry with Dovolani.
"I came in, and we instantly started a friendship and began having fun and that made this experience so much better."
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