Season 20 of ‘Dancing With The Stars’ is almost here which means it’s time to find out which celebs will put on their dancing shoes and HollywoodLife.com has EXCLUSIVELY learned if Patriots cornerback Malcolm Butler will join!
New England Patriots player Malcolm Butler, 24, is coming off of a huge win at the Super Bowl on Feb. 1, but he may be gearing up to put his fancy footwork to good use again — this time on the dance floor. HollywoodLife.com has EXCLUSIVELY learned that Dancing With The Stars “producers have reached out” to Malcolm to be part of the upcoming season, will he say yes? Here’s what we know.
Malcolm Butler ‘Dancing With The Stars’ Cast — Will Cornerback Be In Season 20?
Malcolm had one of the biggest plays ever in Super Bowl history when during the final seconds he intercepted the ball at the Seahawks — causing the Patriots to secure their win. Now, a source exclusively revealed to HollywoodLife.com if Malcolm will take on a totally new challenge, learning how to dance.
“The producers have reached out and have asked Malcolm to be a part of the upcoming shows season,” our insider said. “He really wants to do it but will make his final decision after talking to the higher ups in the Patriots organization because they may not want him to risk injury in the off season. If that happened it could cost him millions and his day job.”
‘Dancing With The Stars’ — List Of Pro Dancers Returning
While Malcolm makes his decision, the list of pros that will be returning were announced on Feb. 11. As HollywoodLife.com previously reported, fan favorites Mark Ballas and Kym Johnson, are back as well as Val Chmerkovskiy, Sharna Burgess, Witney Carson, Artem Chigvintsey, Tony Dovolani, Allison Holker, Peta Murgatroyd, and Emma Slater.
However, longtime DWTS veteran Derek Hough will not be returning. He released a statement saying, “I am ecstatic that I’ll be able to extend my passion for performing to the Great Stage of Radio City Music Hall in New York Spring Spectacular.”
What do YOU think, HollywoodLifers? Should Malcolm risk the injury and doing Dancing With The Stars this season? Let us know your thoughts below!
— Caitlin Beck, Reporting by Russ Weakland