Kelly Monaco to Dancing with the Stars Contestants: Ignore Celebrity Gossip!
As the first-ever Dancing with the Stars champion, Kelly Monaco has advice for this season's crop of contestants: ignore celebrity gossip and all outside distractions.
The General Hospital actress - and April 1997 Playboy centerfold - told The Associated Press that she thinks the sixth-season participants should "put `Extra' and `TMZ' â€¦ aside. They're there to have fun and learn how to dance. It should be something really personal."