Laurie Hernandez SLAYS Her Debut On ‘Dancing With The Stars’

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Olympic wunderkind Laurie Hernandez slayed her first performance on Dancing with the Stars. If Hernandez’s nearly perfect opening number on the drama series is any indication of what’s to come, we’re betting the New Jersey native is prepped to fully sweep her competition this season.

On Monday night (Sept. 12), the 16-year-old Boricua and partner choreographer Val Chmerkovskiy, brilliantly cha cha’d to Bonnie McKee’s “American Girl.” A score of 31 out of 40 landed the couple in first place by the end of the night.

READ: Laurie Hernandez Earns New Jersey First Gold Medal Of Rio Olympics

Watch her full performance: