Though he doesn’t craft his act as cleverly as White, his smarts belie his appearance as the guy who you’d imagine driving a beat-up truck with shotgun and six-pack in tow.
African American comic David Alan Grier arrives in a limo to take the quartet to their gig at the Dodge Theater in Phoenix, and then, in the green room, provides the group with loud colorful suits that have no connection with the rest of the evening.
that he is completely satisfied with his time in the dancing competition."When we finished that freestyle, I said if that's our last dance then I'm happy to go now, 'cause we had a blast," he said."It's just the whole experience has just been – even with the pain and the hurt and the injuries, it's just been the most enjoyable thing I've ever done in my life."Engvall also insisted that he will be close friends with professional partner Slater."If Emma Slater called me at three in the morning and said my car's broke down in Barstow, I'd say, 'Sit someplace safe.
I'll be there to get ya'," he said."She is [and] will always be a part of my life…
On the other hand, she realizes, her performance, which so conflicts with her previously established screen persona, might have made it harder for audiences to digest the movie.
"I think people saw me being soft-spoken and meek and they hated it," she says with characteristic frankness, adding with a laugh, "They were like, ' I like her better when she’s Katniss!