Kim Zolciak-Biermann isn't letting a couple of fours keep her down. The Don't Be Tardy star rebounded during the second week of performances Monday with a fun quickstep that got her and partner Tony Dovolani a total of 19 out of 30. Not the worst score of the night, right smack in the middle.
"She worked really hard this week. We went back after last week and were like, 'We're better than fours,'" Tony said with a laugh. "We've got to put some work into it. We had a lot of one. One thing that's for sure, yes, we worked harder, but we actually had more fun."
Kim said it takes her "a minute" to form a connection, but once she did with Tony, they were able to relax and work on their dance moves. "I think letting go has been a struggle and I just danced tonight like nobody was watching," Kim said.
The rehearsals worked, despite the fact that Kim said she heard Tony's voice in her head from the minute she woke up. "This is like an addiction; you have so much fun doing it," she said. "It's really amazing."
There was a special friend in the audience on Monday night: Kim's former Real Housewives of Atlanta costar and former Dancing With the Stars contestant NeNe Leakes. "I saw NeNe out there and I told her, 'You bitch! You did not text me and tell me how hard this was. You're evil.'"
The crew said goodbye to singer Chaka Khan, and her departure was hard on Tony, who said he was flirting with her and the two had a connection. Tony even sent a special message to the legendary performer in our video above!
See Tony's story on Dancing With the Stars tonight at 9 on ABC.