‘Dancing with the Stars’ revealed the cast for season 29
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The show is back and it has an interesting lineup of stars. It includes reality stars, athletes and actors.
Monica Aldama de Acclamation, Carole Baskin from King tiger, Kaitlyn Bristowe de La bachelorette, football player Vernon Davis, Broadway actor Anne Heche, Disney actor Skai Jackson, One day at a time Backstreet Boys singer AJ McLean star Justina Machado, The truth host Jeannie Mai, actor Jesse Metcalfe, rapper Nelly, Catfish Nev Schulman, retired basketball player Charles Oakley, Chrishell Stause of Vendre Sunsetand Olympic figure skater Johnny Weir are competing.
There have also been some major changes this season. Tyra Banks instead hosts Erin Andrews and Tom Bergeron. Derek Hough is also back to replace Len Goodman.
“This show has been and always will be incredibly special to me,” Hough said in a statement according to CNN. “Coming back is like coming home and I couldn’t be more excited to be back in the ballroom.”
Goodman was unable to return due to travel restrictions. He’s still kind of going to be a part of the show, but he won’t judge.
Nev Schulman was a last minute addition to the cast
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the Catfish the host received short notice for his offer to do the show. He also seemed to have a lot of pressure on him to say yes.
“I got the call only a week ago. Basically the call was, “We want you for the show. We need you to say yes today so that we can tell you tomorrow the Hello america then fly to LA ASAP, ”Schulman told Entertainment Tonight.
Looks like he might have less time to prepare for his first dance too. “So it’s been a whirlwind,” he says. “I arrived in LA only a few days ago. Obviously for safety reasons I haven’t even started rehearsing in the studio yet as I’m waiting to collect my test to make sure I’m COVID free.
Schulman’s minds seem to be aware of his debut in the competition. This is mainly because he will not be in danger the first week.
“You know, I’m glad for them that they had time to prepare. And I’m glad the first week isn’t an elimination week because I’m going to have a very short rehearsal period, ”he said. “But for me, that’s all part of the fun.”
Soon fans will be able to see what Schulman will be up to with a shorter rehearsal time. If he scores higher than the other stars, he could stay this season.