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After making it through another “Dancing With The Stars” elimination on Monday night, Olivia Jade Giannulli and her partner discussed during their post tango interview whether her mom Lori Loughlin would ever consider competing on the ABC reality show.

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First, check out Olivia Jade’s latest performance with partner Val Chmerkovskiy on “Dancing With The Stars” in the video below.

While the couple’s tango had people talking, the real dish is whether Olivia Jade’s famous mom, Lori Loughlin, will try to follow in her footsteps with a return to primetime television as a DWTS contestant.

Daughter Olivia Jade Reveals If Lori Loughlin Would Compete On ‘DWTS

Giannulli, 22, told Page Six that Loughlin competing on the show isn’t out of the question because her professional partner Val Chmerkovskiy, has already “been trying to recruit” the actress. .

“I don’t know how many more seasons I got in me, but I’ll stick around for [Lori],” Chemerkovskiy said. 

“If Lori comes on, then maybe,” Giannulli chimed in to add. “Yeah, I don’t know. I haven’t really asked her, like, ‘Would you come on and do the show?’ But she’s just proud of me. Mama bear, just excited.”

Chmerkovskiy explained that Loughlin has been in “total mom mode” ever since Giannulli began her “Dancing With The Stars” journey, and that she’s only gotten more supportive the more weeks they last on the show.

“We FaceTime her all the time. Literally right after we get off the stage I call her,” Giannulli said of Loughlin. “She’s the biggest support ever. She’s really proud of me, and I love her so much. She’s my hero, so it’s really nice to know she’s watching.”

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Lori Loughlin And Family’s Scandal

Olivia Jade Giannulli being on this season of the reality show has been seen as controversial, given the fact that she rose to fame on the heels of her parents’ college admissions scandal.

Both Loughlin and her husband, fashion designer Mossimo Giannulli, served time in prison for paying $500,000 in bribe money to have Olivia Jade and her sister admitted to the University of Southern California as members of the crew team, even though neither girl had ever rowed before. 

Olivia Jade said yesterday that competing on “Dancing With The Stars” has helped her get over this scandal. 

“I think for the last few years, when I’m out or when I walk around, I feel embarrassed. Like, I hold guilt,” she said. “So to do something like this, to work so hard at it, it feels nice for me to finally sort of carry pride.”

“I don’t know if that sounds cheesy, but I definitely think my confidence has grown a lot, and I’m hoping that it keeps growing,” Giannulli added. 

You can watch Olivia Jade and Val Chmerkovskiy’s full video interview with “Access” here:

Chmerkovskiy Praises Partner Olivia Jade As A Hard Worker

Dance pro Val Chmerkovskiy praised Olivia Jade as a “great student”. He says the former YouTube star has impressed him with her work ethic so far.

“She’s very talented, she works hard,” he marveled. “I told her early on, ‘Dance looks good on [you].’ She should have danced a long time ago. She should have probably gotten into it; it would have been nice. She’s just talented naturally. I try my best, obviously, but she’s a star.”

Olivia Jade has survived the first two eliminations, and is now one of thirteen celebrities remaining on the show.

It will certainly be interesting to see just how far Lori Loughlin’s daughter can go, and if Olivia Jade can start to successfully rebuild her and her family’s reputation in the eyes of the public. 

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