Katherine Jenkins Reveals 'Dancing' Alter Ego


After a successful Dancing with the Stars premiere night, Katherine Jenkins and Mark Ballas had another great night on Monday, which they attributed to Jenkins unraveling her alter ego, "Kathraun"

"'Katherine' [is] the classical singer and 'Kathraun' [is] the 'Welch Wiggler,'" Ballas said of his dancing partner after they danced the jive, for which they received an episode-high 26 points.

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"I felt like I was having an out-of-body experience," Jenkins said of the highly scored dance. "My body was giving it. I have no idea what it looked like or how I did."

While Jenkins was able to wow the judges, Gladys Knight didn't have quite the success with the judges on Monday night and tallied the second lowest scored with 19 points.

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"It's an opinion. That's all it is," Knight said of the low score, focusing on Judge Len's lowest delivered score of five points. "I cannot learn in five days what [he has] been doing all [his] life…You need to judge it fairly and take into consideration all the things that we have to."

Although she seemed a bit maddened by Len's comments, she still reserved some kind words for him. "I still respect him and his comments—all of the judges I do," the 67-year-old singer said.

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"I would love to see [Len] dance," she remarked. "I'm not saying he's not a great dancer but I would just love to see him dance and hold that frame."

Dancing with the Stars
' first results show will air tonight at 9 p.m. on ABC.