Dancing with the Stars’ Walter Neilands hopes his new moves might lead to love

''I'm here to have fun," he says. And if he finds love in the process, well, that's an added bonus.
Walter Nielands dancing with the stars

He might have been sitting at the bottom of the leader board after his first dance, but Walter Neilands is as chipper as ever.

“I’ve been in the studio since 7am and have been practising all day,” says the 28-year-old when he meets with Woman’s Day. “I had mixed emotions after those low scores, but I was straight away planning on how I could get better. I’m here to have fun. You don’t want to be that sour person!”

Getting jiggy with Melissa McCallum.

You might recognise the former Sticky TV presenter from way back when he fronted the after school program alongside Kanoa Lloyd and Sam Wallace.

As the only singleton on the reality series, Walter hopes his new moves might help in the love department.

Walter laughs, “My dance partner is taken, so I’m not going to find love there! I just need to stay in the competition and up my dance game!”

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