Dancing With The Stars Season 17 Media Round-Up After The Cast Announcement (Interviews)

Lot’s of media to share now. You ready? First, E News made their rounds interviewing the contestants for Dancing With The Stars after the cast announcement. Derek talks of he and Amber’s rehearsals and they plan to “perform their socks off”. Jack Osbourne wants to raise awareness for Multiple Sclerosis and just have fun. Valerie just wants to do the show because she loves to dance. She also wants to remind others to keep moving and keep living. Lots more below. Stay tuned. We may have more with E News later.

Secondly, below is Extra with some interviews with some of the cast. Note how Derek and Amber say they have a Cha Cha for their first dance. Elizabeth says she’s sore in places she never thought existed. Karina says she and Corbin feel beat up after 4 days of rehearsals so far. Bill Nye says it’s up to his partner if he goes shirtless. Hilarious.

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Jack Osbourne tells Access Hollywood that his sister Kelly told him to “dive right in” and “embrace the sparkles and spandex” when taking on Dancing With The Stars. Jack says he wanted to do Dancing With The Stars because it’s an interesting opportunity and also for Multiple Sclerosis Awareness. When asked, his partner Cheryl Burke says she is very impressed with his dancing so far and he can kick higher than she can. Their first dance is a Fox Trot. Great first interview!!!

And lastly, be sure you head over to On The Red Carpet at this link. They have even more title shoot photos of the cast with individual pics!!! Which are your favorites? I love them all. Also, Pure Derek Hough has some cool media up too including a cool interview up with Mario Lopez and Derek Hough. He talks of “Family Dance Off” and the new season of Dancing With The Stars.

Shew, what a day!! ;) xx

ADDING: As promised, here are more interviews with E News…

Also, be sure to tune into a LIVE chat with Steph Pham talking with Kristyn Burtt about the new cast here if interested. Thanks to Lori for the heads up!

ADDING2: Access Hollywood has just posted more interviews. I haven’t begun to listen to them all yet, but, you can listen to them all at this link!!