Kate Gosselin is fitting in nicely with her new pals from Dancing With the Stars. On Tuesday, the reality-mom turned amateur dancer met up with her DWTS rivals in a Hollywood studio for a photo shoot.
"Kate was so nice," a set source tells UsMagazine.com. "Everyone loved her. She was funny and cordial and accommodating." Adds the insider: "It was a surprise!"
The 34 year-old star's dancing partner Tony Dovolani agrees. Following their Good Morning America appearance Tuesday morning, he Tweeted, "Kate and I are getting along great. She is [an amazing] Mom and it looks like she is going to become a great dancer too :-)."
Later that day, he added, "Kate and I are having a blast today...[We] had a nice long day of photo shoots and title shoots and I think both of us are ready to just pass out lol."
During a Monday appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live, Gosselin said she "can't dance," but nevertheless "I am gonna win." One strategy: she'll employ her eight kids to vote for her.
Dovolani plans to travel with her to her Wernersville, Pa. home and rehearse at a "local studio" or in the the basement.
She praises Dovolani as "a very positive person. Even when I mess up really, really bad - which is a lot - he still has something positive to say."