Aylin on TGP 211: One step closer!
Making it to the finale was one of the best feelings in the world. I don't think that I will ever forget that feeling. One step closer to making my ultimate dreams come true!
I was shocked when I saw all of the past contenders walk into the house! I was not expecting everybody to come back right at the start of the week so it was a pleasant surprise. Of course, I was VERY happy to see Charlie!! I missed him a lot and it was getting even harder to get through the competition without him.
It definitely got hard during choreography because we had to dance with so many people in a room together, but I think that we were all so excited to be reunited and we were just having a fun time with it! I am in love with Zach and I was really sad that it was our last choreography session. =(
I had a blast recording in the booth for the last time. It has been an honor working with Nikki and I learned a lot from her. I was just trying to have fun with this last one.
Chris Colfer is so insightful and just overall an amazing human being! He helped the three of us a lot and it was great getting advice from him about which songs we should sing for our final last chance performances.
I had a horrible prom in high school so I was excited about getting a do-over for the music video! I had so much fun that day and never wanted it to end. It didn't register with me that this was it. This is the last time we will all be in a music video together.
I wanted to pick a song I could emote and really connect to and “Rolling in the Deep” by Adele was that song for me. I think that it showed off a lot of what I can do vocally, but also let me sing my heart out! It's all about the emotion of a song for me.
I was so happy with my final performance. I left my heart out on that stage and wouldn't do anything differently. It was amazing having all of my friends there watching, especially Charlie. His support has meant so much to me during the competition and I felt like I was on cloud nine knowing that he was there watching me do what I do best!
I am so unbelievably happy for Blake. He deserves it all!! He is such a genuine, kind and loving person and truly has become one of my best friends. I wanted this more than anything, but, I can't help but be excited and happy for Blake. I will support him through it all and I know he is going to rock it on Glee! =) I will take away so much from my experience on the show. I met the people I know I will be lifelong friends with. I gained a new family and I couldn't be happier. Knowing that I came so close to making my dreams become a reality, only fuels my flame more! I am so ready for the next chapter of my life and so ready to keep fighting for my dreams! This is definitely not the last anyone has seen of me!!
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