Dancing with the Stars: Jennifer Grey "Really Surprised" She Won

Nobody, not even a Disney star or the daughter of Sarah Palin, can put Baby in a corner.

Jennifer Grey, the actress best known for her starring role opposite Patrick Swayze in Dirty Dancing, was named the 11th winner of Dancing with the Stars. And while viewers may not be surprised that the judges' favorite took home the mirrorball trophy, she was shocked.

"I was really surprised," Grey told us following her win. "It means everything to me because I didn't think I could do it. It's a very satisfying experience."

At 50, Grey is the oldest woman to win Dancing with the Stars. Donny Osmond is the oldest altogether, after winning Season 9 at the age of 51. The housewife-turned-dance champ could've been crowned the winner even earlier had Grey accepted the producers' request years ago.

"I had been asked for nine years and I said no out of fear," she said. "I would've been robbed of this amazing experience had I not said yes and had the courage."

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