Laurie Hernandez advances to ‘Dancing With The Stars’ final with perfect score
Laurie Hernandez is on to the finals of Dancing With The Stars after receiving a perfect score for an emotional foxtrot on Monday night.
Hernandez and Val Chmerkovskiy danced to “Hollow” by Tori Kelly in the semifinals of the show following the death of the Olympian’s grandmother, Brulinda.
“That was the most amazing display of courage that I’ve seen in 23 seasons,” host Tom Bergeron said after the performance.
The perfect scores were the fourth and fifth straight received by the two, which will compete in the four-couple finals next Monday.
Hernandez and Chmerkovskiy will compete with former NFL wide receiver Calvin Johnson, IndyCar driver James Hinchcliffe and country singer and actress Jana Kramer in the finals.