Maika Monroe Loves Patrick Swayze’s Moves in Dirty Dancing

The It Follows actress, one of the stars of W’s February 2016 issue, reveals that she’s tried, and failed, to recreate that Dirty Dancing lift scene in real life

Released on 1/5/2016

Credits

Starring: Maika Monroe
Director: Lynn Hirschberg
Executive Producer: Caroline Wolff

Transcript

00:06
[Maika] Dirty Dancing. Well, yeah.
00:08
The sex scene and the song that we were just singing.
00:10
If you guys don't mind helping me out.
00:13
Can you guys sing with me?
00:15
How does it start?
00:16
(voices singing)
00:18
♫ I'm having the time of my life
00:22
♫ And I owe it all to you
00:24
♫ Oh, I...
00:26
Something like that. Anyways, you know they're dancing.
00:28
And it's getting sexy, and he does the move.
00:31
So, that's kind of what gets me going.
00:34
Obviously, I've tried to do the move.
00:35
Did it go as smoothly?
00:37
Probably not.
00:38
I'm like, so should we try?
00:39
And they're like, okay.
00:40
Well, usually, like, I run and then I stop cause I'm scared
00:43
that I won't be caught, and then I'll fall.
00:47
I did it before, and then I saw it in Crazy, Stupid, Love,
00:51
and I was like, okay, Ryan Gosling is, his abs,
00:56
and his arms. He could pick me up, but other,
00:59
I don't know, other guys probably can't.