ABC announces new "Dancing with the Stars" lineup
Last Update: Feb 21, 2007 8:06 PM
11 new stars are quick-stepping up to the plate for the 4th season of ABC's smash hit Dancing with the Stars. Good Morning America announced the new line up on Wednesday, and the country is buzzing over one celebrity in particular.
When former Dancing with the Star Star Jerry Springer announced the new line up of the fox-trotting famous, there was audible surprise from the Good Morning America anchors with contestant 11, Heather Mills
In the midst of a nasty divorce from former Beatle Paul McCartney, Mills is also the first to dance with an artificial limb. She lost her left leg below the knee in a traffic accident. And though Springer commented that she may be the sentimental favorite, don't discount the other ten contenders.
The line up includes: Supermodel Paulina Porizkova
, undefeated World Champion female boxer Laila Ali
, Beverly Hills 90210 hot throb Ian Ziering
, Miss USA 2004 Shandi Finnessey
, Mr. Achy Breaky Heart Billy Ray Cyrus
and Sopranos actor Vincent Pastore
Trying to get the GMA team to guess another competitor, Springer gave these clues, "This Olympic athlete has been called the human rocket on ice. He's won five gold medals."
Robin Roberts shouted out the right answer, "Apolo Anton Ohno
Finishing the list of those ready to Rumba: former N'Sync member Joey Fatone
, talk show host Leeza Gibbons
and NBA great Clyde Drexler
For the past three seasons Utahns have cheered on the State's professional dancers: Ashley Delgrosso, Louis Van-Amstel and Andrea Hale - none of them are returning for season four.
But Julianne Hough from Center Stage Theater in Orem will be making her Dancing with the Stars debut next month partnered with Apolo Anton Ohno.
The two hour premiere of Dancing with the Stars airs Monday, March 19 at 7:00 p.m. on ABC 4.