Michelle and RuPaul
But while she’s very light on her feet and full of a natural musicality, she’s well aware of her limitations. “I’m a singer so I know about rhythm. But dancing? Uh-uh. Fake it till you make it, that’s my motto.” Everything she does, she says, has been taught to her by pro dancer, Giovanni Pernici. “He was the one I prayed I’d be partnered with. Gio is perfect. We’re both really tough on each other, both really passionate. And we share the same twisted sense of humour.”
How does she feel about being judged? “I’m fine with it.”
What, even when Craig tells it like it is? “That’s my judging style. I want someone to give me constructive criticism I can use.”
If Michelle sounds sorted, you don’t have to look far for the reason. She’s been married to her writer husband, David Case, for 22 years. He’s a stay-at-home dad to their two daughters. Lillie is 19, Lola 17.
The family lives in LA. “But I think I must have been…