The new cast for DWTS was recently revealed and fans of the show are shocked at the celebrity lineup. Did you ever think you would see Nancy Grace, Ricki Lake and Chaz Bono all on the same stage?
EW.com lists this seasons stars:
Chaz Bono. Sonny and Cher’s famous child was the subject of the recent documentary Becoming Chaz, which aired on OWN and is now up for three Emmys.
Nancy Grace. The outspoken legal commentator and host of her eponymous show on HLN is expected to maintain her hectic schedule while donning the Danskins.
Ricki Lake. The actress/author is looking to return to the daytime talk show circuit by launching one in the fall of 2012.
Rob Kardashian. The younger brother of Kourtney, Kim and Khloe has worked as a talent manager but has been known to show up from time to time on the family reality shows.
David Arquette. The actor and ex-husband of Courteney Cox recently celebrated his sobriety on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.
Ron Artest. The 6-foot-7 forward from the Los Angeles Lakers is petitioning the courts to change his name to Metta World Peace.
Kristin Cavallari. The former star of MTV’s The Hills and Laguna Beach has kept busy by doing charity work for the kids.
J.R. Martinez. The All My Children actor also works as a motivational speaker.
Hope Solo. The gorgeous goal keeper gained millions of followers this summer while playing for the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team.
Elisabetta Canalis. It can’t be fun to be known as the gal who was dumped by George Clooney but hey, the ravishing actress from Italy has other credits, too: She recurred on TNT’s Leverage!
Chynna Phillips. The Wilson Phillips crooner who’s married to Billy Baldwin recently made a much-appreciated cameo in Bridesmaids.
Carson Kressley. The fashion expert best known for Queer Eye and How to Look Good Naked now has a show on OWN called Carson Nation.
Will these new contestants learn some positive social skills while practicing their dance skills? This is one reality type program where backstabbing and trying to ruin your competitions game moves isn’t really in the mix. The stars work very hard learning a new skill.
So are you shocked? If you haven’t watched DWTS before, are you interested in giving it a go this season?
Learning a new skill is a positive social trait that will benefit anyone willing to take the chance. While many people are shocked with this seasons DWTS cast, it’s sure to be an interesting season!
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