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Dancing With The Stars Season 14 Rumor: Pro Golfer Annika Sorenstam To Dance??

Today on the Golf Channels’ The Morning Drive, Swedish pro golfer Annika Sorenstam was interviewed. She expressed interest in dancing on Dancing With The Stars in the past and how she received a call to do the show. Here are some details below…

When asked about her interest in appearing on “Dancing With The Stars” after Tony Dovolani expressed his interest in having her on the show, Annika said that a year ago she received a call from the show to be involved and she turned down that offer because she was pregnant. Now that she is not pregnant, she said that she would be interested and also said that when she and her husband were dating, they took dance lessons. She would be interested in being involved but it will come down to whether or not the show wants to have her participate.

You can read the full article here.

As some of you might remember, @DWTSGossip tweeted about a female golfer dancing on the show at the beginning of the off season. Could this be her? These tweets are very interesting as well….


@ hope you saw my Tweet earlier…. Annika saying yes to Dancing with the Stars. @ must be on Cloud 9 #golfpartner
@RickatSCOREGolf
Rick Young


Annika this morning on @ …I’m not against doing Dancing With the Stars. Mike and I have taken dance lessons.
@RickatSCOREGolf
Rick Young

She’d be perfect for Tony if true! What do you think?

Thanks to Maddy for bringing the first tweet to our attention!!

February 23, 2012 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.

DWTS Season 14 Rumor Patrol – More on Sherri Shepherd

Well, we’ve been talking about this possiblilty for weeks now in a couple posts – has it finally happened?? These were Sherri’s late night tweets from last night:

Can’t say I’d be thrilled with this, although I like Sherri just fine as a person. I can’t forget that she was photographed at Dance with Me Soho and the photo was quickly taken down after it was posted on the net. Telling?

Could this also explain the confusion of Maks or Val?? She’s short enough that she would be better with Val, but perhaps she really wanted Maks??

Or maybe she’s talking about something else altogether – who can say? :-) It’s not about a baby though, she already pooh poohed that one.

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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. :-)

DWTS Season 14 Rumor: ESPN’s Dick Vitale To Dance?

We’re not sure about this new rumor for Dancing With The Stars, but, a PR person named Terri Mallioux has tweeted Dick Vitale is going to dance on Dancing With The Stars. After doing some digging and not finding much out there that would give this rumor more legs to stand on, she might be just joking or giving him a hard time since he’s been known to dance on the basketball court while attending and covering some games (see videos below). Anyway, just in case this is legit, we thought we better report on it. Thanks to Maddy for bringing this to our attention. You can read about Dick and his career here.


Oh, and @ signed up for this seasons Dancing With The Stars! @: Been off Twitter for a couple of days. What’d I miss?”
@TerriMallioux
Terri Mallioux

Not a bad dancer. Just sayin’! 8O So what do you think if true and who do you see him paired with?

February 22, 2012 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.

Ryan Seacrest Says Dancing With The Stars Does Not Have A Full Cast Yet

According to Ryan Seacrest today, Dancing With The Stars isn’t fully casted yet. Below is some audio. Ryan says he’s tried to get Derek Hough to tell him something, but, he won’t. LOL!!

Thanks to Lori for this news!

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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.

DWTS Season 14 Cast – Innuendo, Wild Guesses and Some Detective Work; Darnell Robinson

Normally I wouldn’t post something that is quite a stretch in the casting innuendo department, but then I remember when I didn’t post that I knew a Pittsburgh Steeler was dancing. Regretted it ever since. :-)  So, here I am and here’s how it went down:

I’m surfing the “dancing with the stars” twitter search column on my tweetdeck when I see a random tweet from a girl who doesn’t appear to be famous or any such thing. She says “One of my friends is going to be on Dancing with the Stars? Holy crap, that’s amazing.”  It seems very genuine but she never mentions any names or who her friend is – and she’s doesn’t tweet him or include his name anywhere on her feed that I can see.  You’ll note that I’m not including her name here because I think she’s just a random girl and I don’t want to get her in trouble in case I’m right with my “wild ass guess”. :-)

So, anyway, I start performing my mad detective skillz – and I’m not going into detail of how I came to this conclusion. If I’m right, I don’t want other people using my methods. ;-)

My guess?? Darnell Robinson, formerly of MTV’s Sweet 16 and currently a rapper and record producer.  He’s very young (and they are always trying for a younger demographic), he’s not super famous, but famous enough and he would certainly benefit from the exposure, and he’s recently gotten some “great news”.  As a young and cute guy, a la Romeo, he could bring in a new audience.

I have no idea if I’m right or not, but my spidey sense is tingling a bit I have to say. :-) I figured I better put it out there. Check out Darnell’s BlogSpot and Twitter.  If I’m right, I’m guessing he might dance with Chelsie, since he seems to be on the smaller side and he’s young.

February 18, 2012 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. :-)

Taylor Armstrong And Bar Refaeli Address Dancing With The Stars Rumors

Today, Taylor Armstrong was a guest on Ryan Seacrest’s radio show. Unless something changes, many of you can take a sigh of relief (as well as myself, lol). According to the interview, Taylor says she hasn’t been approached by Dancing With The Stars to dance, but, she says she can dance and she might be open to it if approached.

With the cast announcement for the new season of “Dancing With The Stars” less than 2 weeks away, there has been speculation that Taylor may be on the upcoming season. Taylor tells us she has not been approached by the show, but says she would be open to it. “I can dance,” she says confidently. “I’ll cut myself down for pretty much anything, but I actually can keep a beat.”

Thanks to Lori for this news!

ADDING: And on that note, Bar Refaeli won’t be dancing either as rumored. You can view a video at Access Hollywood where she says she doesn’t have time.

February 15, 2012 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.

Rumor: Dolly Parton And Gavin DeGraw Close to Signing For Dancing With The Stars Season 14?

As always, take this news with a grain of salt being this source hasn’t been known to be reliable in the past. Also note that in a previous posting, we reported Dolly saying “are you insane?” to the idea of dancing on Dancing With The Stars when they have asked her before. Anyway, here is a rumor from Hollywood Life about Dolly Parton dancing on the show. They say she is close to signing and guess who she wants as a partner? Mark Ballas!! They also are reporting Gavin DeGraw close to signing….

Dolly Parton, please report to the dance floor! A Dancing with the Stars insider reveals to HollywoodLife.com that after Billy Ray Cyrus turned down a spot on the show’s 14th season, he suggested producers check with Dolly — and she’s close to signing on the dotted line! “Dolly has sung on the show in the past, and laid a great impression on the dancers and producers,” our source tells us exclusively. “Discussions have started … and her request is to dance with Mark Ballas!”

Another singer with the Mirrorball Trophy in his sights is Gavin DeGraw! Our source confirms that Gavin has verbally committed to doing the show — as first reported by The Hollywood Reporter – but still has to sign an official contract. He has a few dates left on his current tour, but we’re told they wouldn’t interfere with the show’s hectic filming schedule.

I really hope the rumor is true about Dolly! She’d be amazing!!! A total “A-lister” too in my opinion! Thoughts?

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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.

DWTS Season 14 Possibility – Ali Fedotowsky To Dance?

Two interesting tweets have me raising my eye brow up again after Dancing With The Stars fan @caralevasseur sent John this news at his twitter account about Bachelorette, Ali Fedotowsky. Take a look below at these tweets made yesterday and last night…


Got the BEST Valentine’s day gift! Can’t share it now (I know-such a tease) but will soon! Hope everyone is smiling as much as I am today :)
@AliFedotowsky
Ali Fedotowsky


Apartment hunting continues in LA tomorrow. Praying I find the perfect place!!! It’s hard!
@AliFedotowsky
Ali Fedotowsky

As you might remember, Ali was rumored to dance on Dancing With The Stars in Season 11 which you can view in a previous Heidi posting here. Doing some more digging, Ali has remarked in the past via Zap2It that she thought it would be fun to dance on the show, but, they hadn’t asked her. Then there is this quote from E News in August of 2010 after the Season 11 cast reveal….

“It’s not going to happen!” said the betrothed former Bachelorette, fiancé Roberto Martinez by her side. “Not goin’ to happen…but we’ll be watching.”

Ali hopes to at least be in the audience this season, as she was when it was announced that she would be the next Bachelorette.

“I had so much fun,” she said. “I was dancing in my seat and I said, ‘I need to be a part of this!'”

“Maybe next season!” Roberto added. “Maybe next season,” Ali agreed.

Note: Ali is also following @DancingABC (the official Dancing With The Stars twitter account), not that it means anything significant.

Note #2: She was also seen last weekend at a Pre-Grammy party (the same one Kym and Cheryl attended) which you can read about here.

So, what do you think? Could Ali be a possibility this Season again? Does this news raise one of your eyebrows? LOL.

I can sure see a Maks pairing…or how about Derek? :) Penny for your thoughts!!

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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.

DWTS Season 14 Rumor Update On Herman Cain And Michele Bachmann

A month ago, we posted on the far fetched possibilty of politicians Herman Cain and Michele Bachmann dancing on Dancing With The Stars. Well today, AJC.com is reporting that Dancing With The Stars did indeed approach GOP Presidential hopeful, Herman Cain to dance on the show. Below is what his assistant confirmed this morning. You can read more at the link.

A spokeswoman for Herman Cain confirmed this morning that the former GOP presidential candidate was approached by ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars” to appear on this season’s competition.

But Cain nixed the idea. “He can’t dance in an eight-count. He can only dance in a nine-count,” said Lisa Reichert, Cain’s executive assistant.

Nine-count. Get it? 9-9-9.

As for Michele, USA Today and KSTV say she’s been asked and she may be entering the competition.

Michele Bachman and Herman Cain? Producers are said to have extended an invitation to them both to be on the show.

However, Michele Bachmann may soon enter another national competition.

This will be like Bristol Palin dancing all over again. Please no is all I have to say if true. Your thoughts?

Heidi’s  Note: Oh come on!!  The woman is a sitting congresswoman!! She is not going to do DWTS. She might be prohibited from doing DWTS as a sitting congressperson.  And can you imagine the flack she would get for the time commitment to DWTS when she’s supposed to be in DC??  I think this rumor is ridiculous – but hey, Michelle, by all means…compete.  I’m sure you’ll get lots of votes and lots of respect as a serious member of congress by doing so. And I ain’t on your team so you go right ahead. :-D

UPDATE: It’s a NO for Michele. Go HERE to listen to her address the new rumors on dancing again. Her reaction is hilarious!!

On Dancing With The Stars Rumor:
You won’t be seeing Bachmann dancing the pasodoble any time soon. Bachmann says there’s there’s no truth to the rumor that she’s been invited to be on the ABC TV show “Dancing With The Stars”.

Bachmann says her focus remains getting re-elected to her seat in the Sixth Congressional District.

February 14, 2012 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.

Beth Chapman Receives A No From Dancing With The Stars

Sorry Beth Chapman Fans!! Today, Beth tweeted that she won’t be competing on Dancing With The Stars Season 14. She told her twitter followers that ABC told her on February 2nd that they had seen the campaign posts, but, they had already sent out their offers and she won’t fit into the cast this season. Beth also questions that the official Dancing With The Site Fan Casting Wish List is just a “gimmick” which our Miss Heidi has been telling us for quite some time. Be sure to read the link in full in the first tweet below to read Beth’s exact thoughts. It’s also quoted after the tweet.


This came from #dwts on February 2nd I just didn’t want to spoil it 4 u fans I think that site is (cont) http://t.co/f1Fm6MZH
@MrsdogC
Beth Chapman

This came from #dwts on February 2nd I just didn’t want to spoil it 4 u fans I think that site is just a gimmick
To make you think you have a say sorry guys I appreciate all your efforts

“I have seen the rumors! Unfortunately I dont think she fits into the cast for this season. I have already made all my offers. But if anything changes I will let you know.”

Unfortunately, the same thing happened last season as well…


Sad!!! So many fans go to an extreme effort to campaign!!

Heidi’s Note: I also noted previously that the invitation to tell them (DWTS) who you would cast is worded in such a way that people were likely mis-reading it.  Possibly intentionally on ABC’s part?  You be the judge. Here’s the blurbs from abc.com:

Cast the new season of Dancing with the Stars!

Dancing with the Stars Season 14 is right around the corner. What are your thoughts for casting the next season? Who is your ideal cast? Which athletes, movie or television stars, singers or other celebrities would you pick?

Now, the title is VERY misleading, but once you read the blurb underneath, it makes it seem more like a discussion topic more than an actual voting apparatus…which is how so many people seem to be viewing it.  I’ve been complaining for a couple seasons now that I thought that DWTS was paying no attention whatsoever to that message board, that it was designed to get traffic to the site, period.  Parsing the word selection…”thoughts” is what sticks out at me. They don’t ask for you to “vote” and they never imply that they will actually pick someone who gets a lot of votes. They just want your opinion. They never said they would take it. :-)

February 13, 2012 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.