Now that the celebrity cast has been announced for Season 13 of “Dancing With the Stars,” the pairings have been announced, according to All Headline News.
The celebrity/dancer pairings are as follows:
Derek Hough (returning from his brief hiatus) and former talk show host Ricki Lake
Maksim Chmerkovskiy and “All My Children” star and soccer star Hope Solo
Karina Smirnoff and Iraq war veteran J.R. Martinez
Kym Johnson and actor David Arquette
Cheryl Burke with reality show star Rob Kardashian
Lacey Schwimmer and Chaz Bono, the first transgender contestant
Newcomer Tristan MacManus and Nancy Grace
Newcomer Peta Murgatroyd and Los Angeles Laker Ron Artest
Newcomer (and Maksim’s brother) Val Chmerkovskiy and Italian TV personality/model/George Clooney’s ex-girlfriend Elisabetta Canalis
Anna Trebunskaya and “Queer Eye for the Straight Guy”‘s Carson Kressley
Tony Dovolani and Wilson Phillips member Chynna Phillips
Mark Ballas with The Hills’s Kristin Cavallari
The new season of “Dancing With the Stars” will premiere Sept. 19 at 8/7c. The results show premiere will be Sept. 20 at 8/7c.
What do you think about these pairings? I am personally surprised Artest wasn’t given Burke, and I’m very interested to see how MacManus tackles a person like Grace.
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