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William Levy Is A Little Old Fashioned On 'Dancing With The Stars' (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post  |  By Posted: 03/27/2012 1:16 pm Updated: 03/27/2012 4:52 pm

William Levy

William Levy turned up the heat for the second week in a row on last night's 'Dancing With the Stars.'

The strapping Cuban hunk and his partner Cheryl Burke were tasked with dancing the Quick Step, and even though the Cuban heartthrob said he'd never heard of the dance, he and Burke managed to score a 25, which put them at number two on the leaderboard behind Katherine Jenkins and Roshon Fegan, who both earned 26s.

Burke was thrilled with their score, and pointed out that it's an improvement over last week when the duo nabbed 24 out of a possible 30 points.

"We improved from last week and that's my goal, to slowly climb up the leaderboard and that's what we did," she said, adding that her partner can perform a multitude of dances. "I think he has both styles. He can really do the ballroom and the Latin really well. He obviously needs some work, but it's only week two. This show is about if you're good at both styles."

The DWTS judges echoed Burke's sentiments about Levy. "I've never seen anything like it before," judge Carrie Ann Inaba said of the way Levy gets the crowd all riled up. "You're the Harry Connick Jr. of the ballroom!" And judge Bruno Tonioli called Levy a 'matinee idol' and said he reminded him of French actor Jean Dujardin in the Oscar-winning film, "The Aritst."

But while Levy is focused on winning the mirror ball trophy, everyone keeps wondering about the details of his personal life -- details that Levy refuses to disclose.

"I just don't like talking about my private life," he told People.com backstage last night. "It's the only thing we can really have aside [from everything else] that we can really have for us."

Even when a reporter joked, "You'll get more votes on the show if you stay single," Levy refused to open up.

"I like to share things with people, but not everything, you know?"

But Levy did talk to reporters about his children - Christopher Alexander and Kailey Alexandra. "They love [me on the show]," he tells People.com. "They really love it. They're really enjoying me being on here. One of them came tonight.

Adds the proud dad: "[My kids] have changed my life."

Take A Look At William Levy Throughout The Year:

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  • As People En Español's 'Sexiest Man Alive' 2012

  • DWTS's Newest Heartthrob

    All eyes were on Levy last week on 'Dancing With The Stars." The show's new heartthrob debuted with a cha-cha-cha dance with partner Cheryl Burke. Judge Bruno Tonioli even called him the <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/crystal-bell/dancing-with-the-stars-season-14-premiere_b_1365762.html" target="_hplink">"hottest package of the season." </a>

  • Who is THAT?!

    "Who is THAT?!" That's what women everywhere were thinking when William Levy showed up in Jennifer Lopez's 2011 music video <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IgLcQmlN2Xg" target="_hplink">"I'm Into You."</a> His bulging biceps, washboard abs and Gladiator pecs had us at hello.

  • A Good Natured Fella

    William Levy from "Dancing With The Stars" appears on ABC's "Good Morning America" show, in New York, Wednesday, May 23, 2012. (AP Photo/Charles Sykes)

  • Sexiest Man Of The Year, 2011

    In 2011, Levy was named <a href="http://latino.foxnews.com/latino/entertainment/2011/08/25/william-levy-tops-people-en-espanol-list-sexiest-men/" target="_hplink">"Sexiest Man of the Year'' by People en Espa&ntildeol</a>

  • Modest Man

    After grabbing the second-highest score on Monday's season 14 premiere of "Dancing with the Stars," the Cuban-born hunk told <a href="http://www.usmagazine.com/entertainment/news/dancing-with-the-stars-william-levy-i-stole-fruit-as-a-kid-2012203#ixzz1qF2i1KxR" target="_hplink">Us Weekly</a> it was always his dream to come to America. "Back in Cuba, I had no shoes, I was walking on the street stealing fruits from my neighbors -- and tonight, to be in this position in my life, is really great! No complaints at all." In this photo, Levy and his mother attend the Univision "Premios Juventud Awards."

  • Male Model

    Before he was an actor on Spanish-language soaps like "Triunfo del Amor" and "Cuidado Con El Angel," Levy was a male model for "Next Models Agency." The Cuban adonis was also featured in two Telemundo reality shows: "Isla de la Tentacion" and "Protagonistas de Novela."

  • Naked Cowboy

    If there was any doubt that Levy has one of the hottest bodies in Hollywood, Us Weekly has uncovered this sexy photo of the hunky telenovela star, <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/03/22/william-levy-naked-cowboy_n_1373388.html" target="_hplink">which includes rock hard pecs, washboard abs, and bulging biceps. </a> The photo <a href="http://www.usmagazine.com/celebrity-news/news/hot-see-dwts-william-levy-as-a-naked-sexy-cowboy-2012223" target="_hplink">was taken on the set of a 2007 Wild West-themed shoot, </a>according to the magazine.

  • Performing On ABC's "Good Morning America"

    NEW YORK, NY - MAY 23: 'Dancing With The Stars' third placed finalists Cheryl Burke (L) and William Levy perform on ABC's 'Good Morning America' in Times Square on May 23, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Taylor Hill/Getty Images)

  • Most Of His DWTS Shirts Had No Buttons

    In this Monday, May 21, 2012 image released by ABC, William Levy and his partner Cheryl Burke perform on the celebrity dance competition series "Dancing with the Stars," in Los Angeles. The winner of the competition will be declared on Tuesday. (AP Photo/ABC, Adam Taylor)

  • In 2008, Making A Name For Himself In Telenovelas

    FILE - In this Nov. 24, 2008 file photo, Cuban actor William Levy is shown during the filming of an episode of the "Cuidado con el Angel" or "Careful with the Angel" sopa opera at Televisa Network studios in Mexico City. Levy will be among the 12 celebrity contestants on the next season of the ABC dancing competition, premiering March 19. (AP Photo/Dario Lopez-Mills, file)

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