The finale of Season 16 of Dancing With The Stars starts Monday night. I want to encourage you all to cheer and root and vote for Kellie Pickler.
Kellie is an alumnus of American Idol (she finished 6th in Season 5) but has been more successful than most AI winners. She was basically abandoned as a child and was raised by her grandparents. She is 26 years old from Albemarle North Carolina. She is also so sweet she will give you diabetes.
(Not to mention she is a close friend of Taylor Swift.)
Here’s a recap of Kellie’s career:
(I love the way she talks right over Simon Cowell)
This one’s a tear-jerker: