Posted on Thu Nov 24, 2011 10:45 AM PDT
Two days after J.R. Martinez took home the mirror ball trophy, the Dancing With the Stars champ and professional partner Karina Smirnoff are still celebrating!
The duo, proudly displaying their glitzy trophy, headed to New York for a special appearance on Good Morning America.
Martinez, an Iraq war veteran, discussed the suspenseful DWTS finale. He told the GMA audience:
- "I said to Karina â€¦ 'Can they just tell us already?' It seemed like the moment was just lasting forever when they were building up the suspense. It's amazing. We've all been putting over three months of work into this. To be able to hold that [mirror ball trophy] up was a tremendous honor."
This is Karina's first win after being a part of DWTS for ten seasons. She definitely deserves it!
Rob Kardashian took second place and talk show host Ricki Lake finished in third.
Everyone loves J.R.!
SEE THE GALLERY Karina Smirnoff and J.R. Martinez Celebrate In NYC
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