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NeNe Leakes says her stripper moves will help her on 'Dancing With The Stars'

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NeNe Leakes was named as part of the season 18 cast of Dancing With The Stars earlier this week, and while making the round on the talk show circuit to promote the appearance, the Real Housewives of Atlanta revealed what will help her in the ballroom and how she plans to win the votes of her fans.

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"In my twenties I was an exotic dancer…I'm going to bring it," Leakes explained to Jimmy Kimmel on his late night show, according to a March 6 report by E! News. "I plan to win a lot of the men votes!"

According to Leakes, she has plenty of moves from back in her stripper days and is confident enough to take that sex appeal and apply it to her weekly dance routines. And she's quite possibly right. Any dancing experience comes in handy when it comes to the series, so having that background is sure to give Leakes an advantage.

But that's not all she's bringing to the dance floor.

"My strategy is to bring a lot of soul and a lot of personality, which I don't think a lot of those Olympic athlete people have," she said, noting a few of her co-stars. "I want to make sure that I bring energy and pop!"

NeNe Leakes certainly has the personality it takes to shine on a show like this. She's outgoing, she's flamboyant, and she loves to have the spotlight on her.

Dancing With The Stars premieres on March 17 on ABC.

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