Heather Mills Reflects on 'Dancing'

All good things must come to an end, and so it was this week with Heather Mills' exhilarating run on "Dancing With the Stars."

Watching Mills partner Jonathon Roberts dance on the show, you'd never know how different they are. She's liberal, he's conservative. She's a vegan, he eats meat.

The duo told "Good Morning America" about what their future holds, and what it was like getting voted off the show after overcoming so many challenges.

"It was upsetting. It was upsetting," Mills said. "But at the same time, I woke up this morning and I just went -- 'Wow. How did we get this far?'"

The pair looked back at their six weeks on the dance floor fondly.

"I don't have any fear as you probably noticed," Mills said.

Roberts agreed.

"And that's the great thing about Heather," he said.

Roberts taught her to dance, and he said she taught him that anything is possible.

"Heather's really shown me it's not what you can't do, it's what you can do," Roberts said. "When I first met Heather and started dancing with her, I thought, 'That's it. We're going to go out in the first week. We don't have any hope.' And here we are halfway through the show, and not only has Heather learned to dance but she has done flips and jumps and slides."

Yet twirling and flipping with a prosthetic leg proved a physical challenge and offered an occasional scare, most notably when Mills slipped to the ground after dancing a samba.

"When I fell, the split was up the right leg, the dress was really heavy, and then lifting the artificial leg which was heavy, I just went -- cause sometime you forget you have an artificial leg sometimes," Mill said. "Then I went, 'Ohhh no…'"

Dancing wasn't the only demanding part of the competition. Dealing with the judges' critiques was tough.

"Had we stayed in, I wanted to get Carrie Ann [Inaba] to stand on one leg on a stilt and actually feel what it's like to be on an artificial leg," Mill said.

Many Americans first learned of Mills from the tabloids. She is going through a bitter divorce with former Beatle Sir Paul McCartney. She sought refuge in the United States.

"I just think Americans are more positive, you know. They really think, and more open-minded," Mills said. "You know, I don't get treated badly in England at all with the public. It's just a group of media that do that with many, many people. It's not just me. So I have very positive reaction in Britain."

"But we're more reserved, whereas in America they're like, 'Yea, that's great,'" she continued. "And when they feel encouraged or inspired they get motivated. They'll react."

Mills said she didn't come to the United States to polish her image, but she will leave with fans. Even her daughter, who was at first blasé about her mom's dancing, is impressed.

"She saw me in the dress and she said, 'Look at you. You're a princess.' But now it's really embarrassing," Mills said. "We'll go to the supermarket and she'll make me put a ball gown on, and I'll say, 'We're going to the supermarket, sweetie. I can't go with my high heels into the park.' And she'll go, 'No, Mommy. You're a princess now. You must dress like one.'"

Mills said she'd love to make America her home but won't because she wants to keep her daughter close to McCartney.

She just signed up for the upcoming season of the reality show "Big Brother" in the United Kingdom. She's also planning to learn to tap dance and launch an American dance tour with Roberts.

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