DWTS 2019: Samuel Johnson's Dance For His Late Sister Had Literally Everyone Crying
There wasn't a dry eye in the house as Samuel Johnson gave us an emotional performance to honour his late sister, Connie.
In Monday's episode of Dancing With The Stars, our celebs were tasked with creating a dance routine to represent 'the most memorable year of your life', with Samuel choosing the heartbreaking death of his big sister.
"My memorable year..." Sam said before taking a deep breath to compose himself.
"My memorable year is 2017, when I lost my sister."
Connie was just 40 when she succumbed to breast cancer in 2017. Prior to her death, she and younger brother Samuel together created Love Your Sister -- a charity to raise money in the fight against cancer.
"She left this extraordinary legacy for the country," he said.
"It's not the cancer that's making me cry, it's all that she did for me."
"The biggest thing she taught me was that now is awesome, and to insist on joy," he said prior to his performance.
"I don't want people to think I'm being a downer, because it was an amazing year, so I want this dance to be a celebration of us -- brother and sister."
And it certainly did. In the most emotionally-charged performance we've seen this season, there wasn't a dry eye left in the house as the actor performed a contemporary routine of his entire relationship with Connie, condensed into a tear-jerking one minute dance.
Even our trio of judges were visibly moved by Samuels performance, scoring him 24 out of 30.
Meanwhile, literally none of us at home could control our feelings, with some of us crying into a heap by our television.
"Seven years ago I was foolish enough to fall into a promise that I made my sister that I would raise $10 million for cancer research," Sam revealed.
"Seven years later, we're at $9 million, and I can't think of a better way to get there than to dance."