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Dancing with the Stars: Derek Hough's behind-the-scenes diary

A special guest joins Derek’s video diary

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Every Monday, Dancing With the Stars pro and five-time champion Derek Hough is sharing his behind-the-scenes video diary with Entertainment Weekly.

Just because you’re a Dancing pro, doesn’t mean you can’t use some advice from dad! In this week’s video diary, Derek shares why he’s nervous that a simpler dance like the Foxtrot might actually cause them a lower score in the end. Derek’s dad, meanwhile, thinks he has nothing to worry about! Spoiler alert: We got to a see a bit of the duo’s routine in rehearsals, and we agree with his dad.

Check out the adorable video up top of Derek and his pop Bruce, who provides some awesome commentary.

Dancing With the Stars airs Mondays at 8 p.m. on ABC.