After his jaw dropping heroic act last August, Alek Skarlatos, now has surprised as all with his jaw-dropping dancing skills with his debut in Dancing with the Stars premiere last Monday night.
Alek Skarlatos was a former Oregon Army National Guard who with his his two friends, U.S. Airman Spencer Stone and Anthony Sadler, helped stop a suspected terrorist who was armed with AK-47 on a French train in August.
He received praises and invitations from the likes of President Obama, Donald Trump and Arnold Schwarzenegger. Alek Skarlatos said he never expected to be on Dancing with the Stars.
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“Never in a million years did I think I’d get that offer,” Skarlatos said Saturday during a break in dance practice with his partner, Lindsay Arnold. “It’s all brand new and crazy to me.” Alek Skarlatos had never danced before but he danced professionally last Monday night and wowed the judges. Judge Carrie Ann Inaba praised Alek Skarlatos’ for his grace and techniques. "I did not expect that at all… showed us one of the best dances of the night," Inaba said. Judge Julianne Hough joined in praising Alek Skarlatos, "the surprise of the night." And Judge Bruno Tonioli said that despite his lack of dance experience, Skarlatos was no fish out of water, but was "born to ballroom." Alek Skarlatos and partner scored 22 points, tying them for third place. Because of his heroic acts and unbelievable dancing skills, Alek Skarlatos earned a lot of admirers including, Kendall Jenner.
A source told HollywoodLife, “Kendall saw him on the season premiere last night and was like "I want to meet that guy." She heard what he did on the train headed to Paris and would love to meet this real life hero.”
Kendall also thinks that Alek is the perfect guy for her.
“A handsome guy with depth and integrity, that’s how she described him,” added the source. “She thinks he’s adorable.”