Olivia Jade, Martin Kove, Matt James among lineup for ‘Dancing With the Stars’
Jade is the daughter of “Full House” star Lori Loughlin and fashion designer Mossimo Giannulli, who was at the center of the college admission bribery scandal of 2019.
“Dancing With the Stars”has its full ballroom of stars.
Social media influencerOlivia Jade,“Bachelor”Matt James, “The Talk” co-hostAmanda Kloots,andWWE superstar Mike “The Miz”Mizanin have joined the cast of “Dancing With the Stars.”
The reality dance competition announced the complete line-upon“Good Morning America”Wednesday after revealing last month that U.S. star gymnastSunisa Leeand YouTuberJoJo Siwa, both 18, willcompeteforthe mirrorball trophystarting Sept. 20.
The full castincludes“Beverly Hills, 90210” alumBrian Austin Green, “I Know Who Killed Me” actress Kenya Moore, “Cobra Kai” actor Martin Kove, “Dirty Dancing” actressMelora Hardin,Brooklyn Nets basketball star Iman Shumpert, Spice Girls star Melanie C (aka Sporty Spice), country singer Jimmie Allen, TV personality Christine Chiu, and Peloton instructor/influencerCody Rigsby.
Jade, 21, is the daughter of“Full House” star Lori Loughlin and fashion designerMossimo Giannulli, who was at the center of the college admissionbribery scandal of 2019. Both parents pleaded guilty to conspiracy charges and served prisontime after payingbribes to get their two daughters (Jadeand Isabella Giannulli),accepted into the University of Southern Californiaas crew recruits.
James, 29, made history this year asthe ABC franchise’sfirst Black “Bachelor.” Former”Bachelorette”Kaitlyn Bristowetook home the mirrorball trophy in season 29. “Bachelorette”starHannah Brownwon the competition the season prior.
Pro dance partner pairings will be announced on the show’s opening night which will be hosted by executive producer Tyra Banks in her second season.
Siwa has already revealed that she will dancewith a same-sex partner for the first time on the U.S. show.
“We’re making history,” Siwa, 18, who revealed her relationship withKylie Prew this year.”My journey of coming out and having a girlfriend hasinspired somany people around the world. I thought that if I chose to dance with agirlon this show, it would breakthestereotypical thing.”
Show producers have revealed that judge Len Goodman will make a return in the new season. Last season, pandemic traveling restrictions kept the veteranGoodman in London.
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