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Gilles and Juliana Marini to Undergo Surgery Together

05/18/2009 at 08:00 AM ET
Adrian Varnedoe/Pacific Coast News

Like father, like daughter! The old adage rings true for Dancing With the Stars finalist Gilles Marini and his 2 ½-year-old daughter Juliana. Gilles needs surgery in the near future to repair a separated shoulder he suffered during the reality show, and is getting nervous as his appointment with the surgeon approaches.

“As the procedure is “getting closer … I’m getting a little bit antsy,” the actor admits. “I’m like, ‘Ok, what’s going to happen?'” It turns out that Gilles’ nervousness isn’t only for himself — Juliana needs an undisclosed form of surgery herself, as well.

“My daughter needs a little surgery too, so we’re going to have one room. We’re having surgery the same day — that way we can actually stay together.”

Juliana is Gilles’ daughter with wife Carole. The pair are also parents to son Georges, 9 ½. Watch Gilles and his partner Cheryl Burke compete in the finals of Dancing With the Stars, starting tonight on ABC.

Source: Entertainment Tonight

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Michele on

I love Gilles! I hope he or Shawn wins DWTS. Best of luck on your surgeries – my daughter needs a minor operation this summer (trigger thumb) and I am very nervous about it too.

momto3 on

how sweet that they will share a room, but a little nervous for the mom/wife.

Jennifer on

I wish them both all the best and a speedy recovery!

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