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Matt James Performs on 'DWTS' Premiere with Girlfriend Rachael Kirkconnell in the Audience (Video)

Matt James Performs on 'DWTS' Premiere with Girlfriend Rachael Kirkconnell in the Audience (Video)

Matt James had a very special person cheering him on at the premiere of Dancing With the Stars!

The 29-year-old former The Bachelor star performed the Cha-cha-cha with pro partner Lindsay Arnold on Monday night (September 20) in Los Angeles.

Matt‘s girlfriend Rachael Kirkconnell, who he met while on the ABC reality dating series, was in the audience to support him!

After the show, Matt told ET that he spoke to former Bachelor star Sean Lowe, who told him, “You’re going to have a lot of opportunities over of the course [of your relationship] so make sure that you try and include whoever you end up with in that.”

Matt added, “Me and Rachael really took that to heart. So everything I do, she does. She came to Summer Slam with me, we go to wrestling events together, we go to basketball, we do a lot of things together. It just helps with the relationship.”

Click inside to watch the performance…

Matt even said that he’s in love!

For his performance on DWTS, Matt earned 24 out of 40 points.

Make sure to check out the full leaderboard to see all of the celebs’ scores.

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