And Kardashian says she and Ballas aren't just in step; they're both interested in fashion. She calls Ballas "really fashionable" and says that picking out their costumes is one of the things she's most looking forward to this season. That, and the competition.
"I look forward to challenging myself every week and competing against myself to see how much I progress," Kardashian says. "Whenever in life will I get to compete against Olympic gold medalists?"
One thing she's hoping to downplay: her clumsiness. "My balance is really bad," she says. "I just hope my clumsiness doesn't show through."