17 Jun '11, 11am

Model calls Korea second home Sports Illustrated Swimsuit model Jessica Gomes is out to prove she can dance.

Model calls Korea second home Sports Illustrated Swimsuit model Jessica Gomes is out to prove she can dance.

"I know that I have rhythm," the 26-year-old told The Korea Herald. Having racked up experience as a gymnast for five years, Gomes says she mastered her groove as a teen doing hip hop routines in fashion parades but up until now has been dancing primarily at parties or in the privacy of her own home. A fan of Beyonce and Shakira, divas known for their dancing prowess, Gomes jumped at the opportunity to take on ballroom dance in MBC's "Dancing with the Stars." The format of the series, which pairs celebrities up with professional dancers in week-to-week dance-offs, started in Britain as "Strictly Come Dancing" before being adapted and aired as "Dancing with the Stars" in various countries, including the United States. Now, the show has finally hit Korea. "I love dancing and I've always watched the American one," said Gomes explaining why she signed on. "Dancing with the Sta...

Full article: http://www.divaasia.com/article/13631

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