Jennifer Grey Reveals Secret Behind Famous 'Dirty Dancing' Lift
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Sometimes practice makes perfect, and other times, no practice makes history. Just ask "Dirty Dancing" star Jennifer Grey. Speaking with The Guardian about "Red Oaks," her new series on Amazon Prime, Grey revealed that not only does "Nobody put Baby in the corner," but also that "Baby" never rehearsed the famous lift in her final dance scene. You know the one: Grey is dressed in pink, Kelly Bishop looks on proudly (Haaaay, Emily Gilmore) and Patrick Swayze and Grey have the time of their lives. When asked whether she's done the famous "Dirty Dancing" lift, which has since been lovingly recreated by fans and celebs alike, since her Swayze days, Grey revealed this behind-the-scenes scoop. "God, no! I only did it on the day I shot it," Grey said. "Never rehearsed it, never done it since. I don’t know how all these people who reenact it have the guts to throw themselves into the arms of anyone other than Patrick Swayze. It’s insane!" Grey was crowned the victor of "
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