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As Season 6 of
Dancing with the Stars
quick-steps closer to its finale, let's not forget that once and
once has a female celeb walked away with that ghastly trophy. And while
believes current front runner
and pro partner Mark Ballas have the tools to close this deal, she does have some concerns.
"I hope and pray that Kristi is going to be our girl to carry it through and take it home," the
beauty shared Thursday night at TV Guide's Sexiest Stars party in Hollywood. "But I get nervous about her coming out of the gate too strong. In the history of the show, those who have been on top in popularity and come out strong tend to fall back toward the end."
Monaco scoffs when reminded that before the season started, Yamaguchi claimed to possess no rhythm. "Oh, I beg to differ," she smiles. "She's got nothing
rhythm." That said, the show's premiere champ stresses that now is not the time for Kristi to rest on any laurels. "Even though she's fantastic already, you've got to keep getting better." -
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