Kurt Warner making push to win 'DWTS' title

Mon, Nov 8

Former NFL star Kurt Warner is torn.

"Sometimes during the past few weeks I don't feel like a good dad or a good husband. And I don't feel I'm helping out my foundation."

Gregg DeGuire/AP PhotosKurt Warner (with partner Anna Trebunskaya) is one of final five contestants remaining on ABC's "Dancing with the Stars."

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"When it comes to performing live on Monday nights and hearing those cheers and screams, I think I can hold on for a few more weeks."

That's the struggle of Warner, one of final five contestants remaining on ABC's "Dancing with the Stars." He along with actress Jennifer Grey, singer Brandy, activist Bristol Palin and Disney star Kyle Massey are vying for the crown in the 11th season of the show.

"I'm running the gamut of emotions. It's so taxing emotionally and physically to do this," said Warner, who has been in the middle of pack all season. "But sometimes a dance, an interview or when partner Anna [Trebunskaya] and I prayed together on the set, I remember why I'm on this show, to get my message of faith out there."

On Monday's show, Warner and Trebunskaya will be doing the waltz or the cha-cha. Warner understands that dancing is just part of the formula to get the votes.

"I think all of us have had those feelings of wanting to go home," Warner said. "But we're all going through this grind, and we all have a chance to maybe win the whole thing."