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Dancing With the Stars: Alek Skarlatos talks about his crush on Emma Slater

The crush is real

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Dancing With the Stars contestant Alek Skarlatos made it all the way to third place with partner Lindsay Arnold, but it was another pro that caught his eye.

Skarlatos and Arnold, currently on the Dancing With the Stars: Live! tour, recently stopped by EW to play a game of “Who’s Most Likely To?” Even better than Arnold outing Skarlatos for his over-the-top use of emojis in text message was when she made him go red over his crush on Dancing pro Emma Slater.

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Check out the video above to find out which emojis Skarlatos uses for Slater’s contact in his phone — it’s pretty hilarious — and to find out which of the two Dancing partners is more likely to show up late for rehearsals.

Check out dates and get tickets for the Dancing with the Stars: Live! – Dance All Night Tour here