I broke the news yesterday that teen mom Bristol Palin will be a Dancing With the Stars contestant, and now a source confirms to me that comedian Margaret Cho and actress Jennifer Grey are also among the celebrities who will be tangoing across the DWTS floor this year.
Plus, fan-favorite pro dancer Derek Hough is back and paired with one of the girls above. So, who is the lucky lady?
Nobody puts her in a corner!
Yes, after first learning to cha-cha from the late Patrick Swayze onscreen in Dirty Dancing, now she gets hooked up with dreamboat Derek Hough on DWTS. What a lucky lady.
News about Margaret Cho's partnership is still under wraps, but my source reveals that this year's crop of new dancers meet their partners beginning today to tape intro packages and pose for promotional stills. Expect even more scoop to leak once the dancers gather together in one place and start donning the show's standard sequined and feathered finery.
This year's lineup also includes basketball player Rick Fox, singer Michael Bolton, The Hills babe Audrina Patridge, Jersey Shore personality The Situation, Knight Rider and Baywatch star David Hasselhoff, singer Brandy, Brady Bunch mom Florence Henderson and, of course, young Ms. Palin, the daughter of former U.S. vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin.
ABC has declined comment on all casting reports prior to Monday's announcement.
Which pro dancers to do you want to see partnered with which celebs?
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