Season 23 of ‘Dancing with the Stars’ is upon us! The full cast is being announced live on ‘Good Morning America’ on Aug. 30. The new season features Olympic athletes, former child stars and more! Check out who’s joining now!
Ryan Lochte, 32, confirmed on Good Morning America that he was officially joining the cast of Dancing with the Stars. He said he agreed to do the show before his Rio robbery scandal. He wants to “move forward” with his life and hopes DWTS can help. See the full list below and keep updating as more are announced!
Ryan Lochte will be dancing with Cheryl Burke
Laurie Hernandez, 16, will be dancing with Val Chmerkovskiy
Maureen McCormick, 60, will be dancing with Artem Chigvintsev
Amber Rose, 32, will be dancing with Maksim Chmerkovskiy
Terra Jole, 36, will be dancing with Sasha Farber
Marilu Henner, 64, will be dancing with Derek Hough
Gov. Rick Perry, 66, will be dancing with Emma Slater
Jake T. Austin, 21, will be dancing with Jenna Johnson
Calvin Johnson, 30, will be dancing with Lindsay Arnold
Babyface, 57, will be dancing with Allison Holker
Vanilla Ice, 48, will be dancing with Witney Carson
James Hinchcliffe, 29, will be dancing with Sharna Burgess
Jana Kramer, 32, will be dancing with Gleb Valchenko
The official Instagram page for Dancing with the Stars began dropping clues about the cast and who the stars were dancing with in the weeks before the big reveal. The pros would provide cryptic hints that would leave fans guessing in the comments section!
This season of Dancing with the Stars is going to be downright epic. With Derek Hough, 31, and Maksim Chmerkovskiy, 36, returning as pros, the reality show is more competitive
Rio Olympics standout Simone Biles, 19, was rumored to be joining the show, but she revealed that she wouldn’t be able to do the show because of a 3-month tour after the Olympics. However, she’s open to joining the show in the spring! Dancing with the Stars will premiere Sept. 12 at 8 p.m. ET on ABC.
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