They shared a fun-loving, toe-tapping, mutually admiring relationship on screen as partners on Dancing with the Stars.
But away from the disco ball and sequins their roles would reverse, and Kerri-Anne Kennerley would coach Carmelo.
See how Kerri-Anne change Carmelo’s life in the video below! Post continues…
“She’s like my second mum,” reveals Carmelo, 42, who would turn to the bubbly blonde during his frequent dark episodes.
“Kerri-Anne became the one person I opened up to. She knows me back to front,” he says.
To read his full chat with Woman’s Day, where he talks about how exactly Kerri-Anne save him, be sure to pick a copy of this week’s magazine!