For its upcoming 18th season, Dancing With The Stars will fill its pop star quota with Australian crooner Cody Simpson and Big Time Rush member James Maslow. Simpson will find himself paired up with former So You Think You Can Dance contestant/current DWTS troupe dancer Witney Carson when the ABC series begins again on March 17. Maslow will be sharing his fancy footwork with Peta Murgatroyd.
Other cast members this time around include comedian-turned-Price Is Right host Drew Carey, actor Billy Dee Williams, Real Housewives Of Atlanta/Glee diva NeNe Leakes, Olympians Charlie White and Meryl Davis and — gasp! — Wonder Years child star Danica McKellar.
Cody Simpson announced the news of his new gig to his fans today by posting the following on Facebook:
It’s official people! Stoked to be announcing that I’m competing on this seasons ‘Dancing With The Stars’ with my lovely partner @witneycars. please get involved and root for us! would psyched to have your support and votes ladies and gents. cheeeeers!!!!!
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