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The DWTS Season 23 Rumor Mill Grinds It’s Way Back To Ryan Lochte

As we reported eons ago…only only a week or so…Ryan Lochte is back in consideration as a DWTS Season 23 contestant. People.com says it’s because of his Rio controversy. Would not surprise me at all….

Ryan Lochte is in talks to join the celebrities competing on season 23 of Dancing with the Stars, a source tells PEOPLE.

While the cast of the latest edition of the reality competition series has yet to be announced and ABC does not comment on casting reports, the source says Lochte may be among the front-runners.

The news comes shortly after Lochte, 32, ignited controversy by fabricating a details about being robbed during his time at the Rio Olympics in August.

“I’ve been thinking about it a lot, because I have a big heart, and I feel like let down a lot of people,” Lochte told PEOPLE on Wednesday. “I feel bad that I have let people down.”

August 24, 2016 I Written By

I'm a nerd and proud of it. Two degrees in geology also means I love BEER. :-) I'm also a Derek lover - proud of that too. So don't scream at those of us on this site and call us a bunch of "biased Derek-lovers" - it's just ME. :-) It may sound like I hate DWTS at times, but really, I'm just a snarky nitpicker from way back. And I'm cynical and jaded too. But I do love DWTS. :-)

PureDWTS Season 23 Cast Rumors & Watchout: Random Sh*t That’s Cropping Up on Twitter

First of all, thank you to everyone that has tweeted us with heads-up on stuff you’ve seen – we really do appreciate it, especially since the 3 of us do have regular jobs that prevent us from monitoring Twitter 24-7.  You guys have sent us some pretty interesting finds, but it’s getting to the point where we’ve gotten so many “Hmmm, that’s interesting, but is it really worthy of its own post?” type-things that I feel as though this post is necessary to keep track of what’s going down on Twitter.  I will probably add to it in the coming days as more stuff comes up.

First up, an interesting tweet from Ashley Tisdale – thanks @IAmKimmieHo for pointing out to me:

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It could be DWTS, it could be something else entirely – who knows.  But the timing is about right for DWTS (according to a source, they still are working to cast this season), and she did show up to support Corbin in season 17.  Plus – is she really up to much now? Wasn’t High School Musical like, 10 years ago? UPDATE: She says it’s not DWTS.  Oh well.

In another interesting turn, both Sasha & Emma seemed to be happily tweeting about something that happened yesterday – thanks @juliadelbel for pointing this out:

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Not sure what to make of these – seems to indicate that SOMETHING happened to them yesterday.  Did they get engaged? Did they get told they would both be on this season? Did they find out they got awesome partners? Who the hell knows. But it’s interesting.

UPDATE, 8/24, 2:47 PM EST: Man, I gotta admire Heidi’s keen eye on this one – I’m usually the one paying close attention to the female pros’ nails.  So this Snap just got posted to the DWTS Snapchat (which I am told old & unhip to keep up with)…

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Don’t those nails look awfully similar to the ones Jojo is sporting in this Instagram pic? Discuss.

Welcome to Dallas babe ☺️ @jrodgers11 #sorryitssohot

A photo posted by JoJo Fletcher (@joelle_fletcher) on

ETA: Heidi here with a weird ass photo seen on twitter not long ago. No, we don’t know what it means. And no, it’s not why I was “sighing” on twitter. 😀 Discuss.

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Ultrasound sales specialist by day, semi-knowledgeable DWTS fan by night...with a smattering of hair & makeup enthusiast, occasional model, baker, and crazy cat lady peppered in to make things REALLY interesting ;-) I might pee my pants in happiness if Donnie Wahlberg ever does DWTS - or if they ever use "Sunglasses at Night" as a paso doble. Follow me on Twitter & Instagram: @putuincespence

Dancing With The Stars Shares Throwback Video Of Pro Gleb Savchenko

Oh thank you Dancing Gods for this awesome throwback of Dancing With The Stars Gleb Savchenko….and bringing him back!! Stunning!!

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I'm a fashion and music fan....and I have always loved dancing too of any kind. Dancing With The Stars seems to have this way of bringing all of those things together. One of my favorite dancing quotes at the moment: "No matter what, nobody can take away the dance you've already had...." ~Gleb Savchenko . For fun music and dance mixes, visit WilUnleashed Soundcloud. To view my photography site, see Lisa Kay Photography.

PureDWTS Peta Murgatroyd And Maks Chmerkovksiy Interviewed On Home And Family – Photos

I’m not sure when this episode is happening, but, Peta Murgatroyd was interviewed by Home and Family today. Maks Chmerkovksiy also made a surprise visit. Below are some fun photos. Isn’t Peta beautiful? Be watching Home And Family for this episode to air soon.

ETA: Thanks to @Idolxfactor1, scroll below for a video of Peta’s segment….

August 23, 2016 I Written By

I'm a fashion and music fan....and I have always loved dancing too of any kind. Dancing With The Stars seems to have this way of bringing all of those things together. One of my favorite dancing quotes at the moment: "No matter what, nobody can take away the dance you've already had...." ~Gleb Savchenko . For fun music and dance mixes, visit WilUnleashed Soundcloud. To view my photography site, see Lisa Kay Photography.

DWTS Season 23 Watchout: How About Robert Palmer Watkins?

Soap Central is reporting General Hospital’s Robert Palmer Watkins is all on board to dance on Dancing With The Stars after fans petitioning for him to dance. Usually petitions don’t pan out, but, I thought it was interesting that he is following @DancingABC and Witney Carson (screenshot below). Could something be up? If so, how do you like him paired with Witney? Thanks to Jamie for the first heads up.

Fans of the actor have been very vocal about how much they’d love to see Watkins compete on the show and have even started a petition, which hasn’t gone unnoticed by the heartthrob. “Apparently people are rallying for me to be on Dancing With the Stars. Been getting a lot of messages,” he wrote on Instagram. “For the record I’m totally on board!”

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I'm a fashion and music fan....and I have always loved dancing too of any kind. Dancing With The Stars seems to have this way of bringing all of those things together. One of my favorite dancing quotes at the moment: "No matter what, nobody can take away the dance you've already had...." ~Gleb Savchenko . For fun music and dance mixes, visit WilUnleashed Soundcloud. To view my photography site, see Lisa Kay Photography.

DWTS Season 23 Rumor: Is Amber Rose Dancing On Dancing With The Stars??

E Online is reporting Amber Rose is going to dance on Dancing With The Stats Season 23. What do you think, Everyone?

Muva’s got moves! E! News has learned that Amber Rose is joining Dancing With the Stars for its upcoming 23rd season. Multiple sources tell us that the talk show host/model/actress/author/activist is the latest star to sign on to the reality competition in the hopes of winning the coveted Mirrorball Trophy.

More at E Online.

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I'm a fashion and music fan....and I have always loved dancing too of any kind. Dancing With The Stars seems to have this way of bringing all of those things together. One of my favorite dancing quotes at the moment: "No matter what, nobody can take away the dance you've already had...." ~Gleb Savchenko . For fun music and dance mixes, visit WilUnleashed Soundcloud. To view my photography site, see Lisa Kay Photography.

Kym Johnson Hangs Up Her Dancing Shoes, But, Hopes To Be On DWTS All Access

Kym Johnson tells ET Online she won’t be dancing on Dancing With The Stars. However, we might see her on DWTS All Access. Below is more including thoughts from Robert who would love to dance again on the show. So cute…

Herjavec, where she said she isn’t returning to the hit ABC show.

“I love the show and I love to still be part of it but, you know, I still want to hang up my dance shoes and what a way to end,” Johnson told ET when asked if she’s appearing on the new season. “It’s like, ‘thank you, Dancing With the Stars.”

However, the fan favorite – who’s also a judge on the Australian version of the show — said she still might be appearing on the DWTS: All Access online show. Johnson started appearing on the DWTS in 2006, and has won the coveted mirror ball trophy twice — in season 9 with Donny Osmond, and season 12 with NFL pro Hines Ward. She sat out season 10 and took a break after season 16, making a return four seasons later, when she was partnered with Herjavec.

Hilariously, it’s actually 53-year-old Herjavec who’s eager to get back into the ballroom. The businessman was paired with Johnson for season 20 — when sparks obviously flew between the two. They ended up finishing in sixth place.

“I am going to go back and dance with somebody else so I can win the mirror ball this time,” he joked about being “distracted.” “I blame you Kym. Yeah, if you weren’t there I would of won.”

More at ET Online.

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I'm a fashion and music fan....and I have always loved dancing too of any kind. Dancing With The Stars seems to have this way of bringing all of those things together. One of my favorite dancing quotes at the moment: "No matter what, nobody can take away the dance you've already had...." ~Gleb Savchenko . For fun music and dance mixes, visit WilUnleashed Soundcloud. To view my photography site, see Lisa Kay Photography.

Val Chmerkovskiy Gives “First Look” Into Dancing With The Stars Season 23 On GMA, Names Some Pros And More

Val Chmerkovskiy was a guest on Good Morning America today to chat about Dancing With The Stars Season 23. He gives a “first look” to the new promo. He mentions how different pros are coming back. For now, they name Sharna Burgess, Witney Carson, Lindsay Arnold, Allison Holker, Artem Chigvinstev, Gleb Savchneko, and Sasha Farber as Pros who will be dancing (which we revealed in the Pro Watch post). He also mentioned how there will be kids dancing on the show (not sure if he means in performances or as a celeb?). He also said he’s still waiting to meet his partner. Note that there will be more Dancing With The Stars teasers and announcements released on Good Morning America in the next days leading up to the cast reveal next Tuesday. More below and thanks to @idolxfactor1 for recording.

ETA: Note that this article from ABC says there will be 13 Celebs this upcoming season as there has been in many Fall seasons in the past.

ETA2: A larger video of the promo. I can see Gleb and Keo a little better, but, I wish they’d show them all clearer and closer. Maybe they will in other promos later?

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I'm a fashion and music fan....and I have always loved dancing too of any kind. Dancing With The Stars seems to have this way of bringing all of those things together. One of my favorite dancing quotes at the moment: "No matter what, nobody can take away the dance you've already had...." ~Gleb Savchenko . For fun music and dance mixes, visit WilUnleashed Soundcloud. To view my photography site, see Lisa Kay Photography.

Mark Ballas Interviewed On So You Think You Can Dance And Dancing With The Stars

As you might know from a previous post, Dancing With The Stars Mark Ballas choreographed two routines on So You Think You Can Dance on Fox last night. Below you can watch him talking about it with Kristyn Burtt. She also asks him on Dancing With The Stars. He doesn’t give her many hints of what’s happening in the new season, but, it’s a fun interview. To see more interviews with Kristyn from last night, see Dance Network Facebook. Also below are the two routines choreographed by Mark recorded by @Idolxfactor1.

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I'm a fashion and music fan....and I have always loved dancing too of any kind. Dancing With The Stars seems to have this way of bringing all of those things together. One of my favorite dancing quotes at the moment: "No matter what, nobody can take away the dance you've already had...." ~Gleb Savchenko . For fun music and dance mixes, visit WilUnleashed Soundcloud. To view my photography site, see Lisa Kay Photography.

Entertainment Tonight Chats With Dancing With The Stars Witney Carson

Entertainment Tonight held a LIVE chat with Dancing With The Stars Witney Carson. Here are a few highlights for what she said on the new season….

– She’s waiting to meet her partner for Dancing With The Stars Season 23 in the next few days.
– They’ve had a couple of rehearsals.
– There will be “feature performances” with Pros…so, they can get more creative with each other.

Lots more below including costume talk, who her favorite partners have been, and more….

August 22, 2016 I Written By

I'm a fashion and music fan....and I have always loved dancing too of any kind. Dancing With The Stars seems to have this way of bringing all of those things together. One of my favorite dancing quotes at the moment: "No matter what, nobody can take away the dance you've already had...." ~Gleb Savchenko . For fun music and dance mixes, visit WilUnleashed Soundcloud. To view my photography site, see Lisa Kay Photography.