How Husband Hank Baskett Influences Kendra Wilkinson’s Dancing Routines

Kendra Wilkinson and Dancing partner Louis van Amtel

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updated 04/04/2011 AT 9:00 AM ET

originally published 04/04/2011 AT 2:05 PM ET

Things will get personal on Monday’s Dancing with the Stars when pro Louis Van Amstel hits the ballroom with partner Kendra Wilkinson and takes on the role of her husband Hank Baskett.

“Next week is definitely a more spiritual, sexy story. It’s a love story,” Wilkinson, 25, told PEOPLE of their upcoming performance. “It’s about my husband and me. It’s about how we fell in love and what went on behind the scenes of falling in love.”

While there’s practically no comparison between the dancer and the athlete, Van Amstel, 38, is ready to put his acting chops to the test.

“I’ll take the challenge,” he says. “If she has to take the challenge each week, I’ll take the challenge in storyline week. I’ll have to up my game.”


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