Ever wonder what our Bravolebs looked like before they were Bravolebs? Each Thursday, we'll celebrate #TBT and dig through the archives for a vintage photo from the past—or revisit a memorable moment from one of our shows—and share some backstory on the picture.
As a child growing up in Illinois, Joanna Krupa dance lessons and says she "dreamed of being a ballerina." Sadly, after a few years of lessons, she had to stop. "My parents couldn't afford it anymore," she tells the Dish. "It broke my heart because I thought I was really good at dance."
She made up for it years later as a participant in Dancing With the Stars. "I got to relive my dream!" she says. Might she pursue it even further? Not likely. The Real Housewives of Miami star says it's "too time consuming."