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DWTS Season 16 Rumors – A Housewife and a….

…I was going to say it…okay, I’ll say it. A Dick. :-D  Andy Dick, that is. All according to Radar Online. Keep in mind that Radar Online has gotten it wrong before…but they’ve also been right. Nothing confirmed until tomorrow.

Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star Lisa Vanderpump will be competing alongside the always outrageous Andy Dick, Radar is exclusively reporting – and we can’t wait to see him bust out the Foxtrot!

Also along for the ride will be former American Idol star Kellie Pickler, Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman, boxerVictor Ortiz, Baltimore Ravens’ Jacoby Jones and another comedian D.L. Hughley.

This cast is looking pretty train-wrecky and like a “Reality TV” Zone. I guess we have to hope some are wrong??

February 25, 2013 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. :-)

And the First CONFIRMED Contestant on DWTS Season 16 Is…

Jacoby Jones of the Baltimore Ravens. Just announced during a commercial break from the Oscars.

I will update here if they announce any more. :-)

EMA: Thanks to Nathan and in case you missed it, here is the promo announcing Jacoby during the Oscars. THANKS NATHAN! -Vogue

February 24, 2013 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. :-)

DWTS Season 16 Cast Rumors – Different Source, More Names!

Yowza, after months of silence, the leaks (real or otherwise) are coming quickly. TMZ has weighed in with Sean, Wynonna and…Kelly Pickler???

The two biggest reality shows on the planet are about to come together — TMZ has learned the identity of four of the contestants for this season of “Dancing With the Stars” … including the first ever former “American Idol” wannabe.

“DWTS” has not revealed their cast for the upcoming season yet … but sources close to the show tell TMZ that Kellie Picker — everyone’s favorite country bumpkin from season five of “Idol” — will be doing this season of “DWTS.”

In addition to Pickler, our sources say country star Wynonna Judd, “Bachelor” star Sean Lowe and 2012 Olympic gold medal winning gymnast Aly Raisman are among this year’s cast.

Kelly could be lots of fun. TMZ is betting on Aly, but from what I’ve seen on twitter, her fans don’t give her much of a chance and they’re not to happy she’s doing it.

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. :-)

DWTS Season 16 – MORE Rumors, including Wynonna, Jacoby and Sean (Supposedly)

Yep, Rumor Fix has joined the rumor game - the question is, are they reliable or are they just going off of what has been rumored in the press and here?? Anyone else remember that they reported Faye Dunaway as dancing only to be dead wrong??  I have to say – Wynonna?? We made a wild-assed guess that maybe she was doing the show and it’s been discussed NO WHERE else and suddenly Rumor Fix says she’s in?? Color me highly skeptical.  If she’s not on the show, I guess we’ll know where they got that info. ;-)  And if she IS on?? Then me and Vogue are just that GOOD. :-D

ABC isn’t announcing the cast of Dancing with the Stars until Tuesday on Good Morning America,but RumorFix has exclusively learned the names of four of the contestants.

We all know that DWTS loves Nashville and the competition show loves to showcase someone as they lose weight ala Kirstie Alley — hence, the selection of Wynonna Judd.

The Bachelor’s Sean Lowe will fill the slot for the hunky guy who takes his shirt off at the ready! Sean has been seen at the DWTS offices recently.

And, no season is complete without athletes — our sources tell us boxer/underwear model Victor Ortiz and Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Jacoby Jones will try to dance their ways into our hearts.

Other names that have been tossed around are Chef Bobby Flay and Olympic gold medal gymnast Aly Raisman, but we have not been able to confirm them.

February 23, 2013 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. :-)

Dancing with the Stars Season 16 Rumors – Another General Hospital Actor??

Ya know, it’s kinda funny.  Maybe I’m getting jaded but every season it’s like: Soap actor, check. Olympian, check. Footballer, check. Struggling musician, check. Three people from the ABC family, check.  Come on, guys – I’ve heard that Michelle Stafford from the Young and the Restless would love do do it and she’d look great with Tristan. :::sigh::: Just think of the whole universe of TV people you could have on the show if you weren’t hung up on this network CRAP.  Okay….rant over. :-)  Back to the point of this post.  Caroline Hinsey (@CarolynHinsey) is a columnist for Soap Opera Digest. A little bit ago she tweeted the following:

Carolyn Hinsey

I don’t know who the heck Alice is, but it’s not Finola Hughes, from what I gather on Twitter. Where’s Nathan? Educate us Nathan. Who are the likely contenders, if Carolyn knows what she’s talking about??

February 22, 2013 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. :-)

DWTS Season 16 Cast Rumors! Hollywood Life Reports on 3 Cast Members

Supposedly. :-)  Hollywood Life claims they know three cast members, two of which we’ve reported on in one way or another: Sean Lowe, Aly Raisman and Bobby Flay. The unidentified boxer is likely Victor Ortiz, I would guess.

A source close to the show tells HollywoodLife.com exclusively that currentBachelor Sean Lowe, celebrity chef Bobby Flay, and Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman are the first three stars to have joined the show’s cast. Not only that, but an unidentified boxer is said to be in the mix, as well!

Our insider also tells us that San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick has been asked to flex his dancing muscles week to week, but the jury’s still out on whether his name will be announced on GMA.

Keep in mind, of course, that Hollywood Life claimed not too long ago that Derek Hough was being considered for a spot on the judging panel – a thought that made Derek laugh a good bit when he heard it. :-) I would also have to do further investigation – I do believe that they were WAY off base a couple of seasons ago. Sean and Aly I’m inclined to believe, along with Victor, since all were previously rumored here and elsewhere. You be the judge!! Thanks to Dee for bringing this one to my attention!!

ETA: Bobby was previously rumored back in Season 13!

Vogue here with ETA2: According to this new interview, Bobby will not be dancing.

February 21, 2013 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. :-)

DWTS16 Cast More Wannabes And Randomness – Billy Idol, Fiona Hughes, and Tiffany?

We’ve been noticing some more celebrities voicing how they’d like to dance on Dancing With The Stars. Since you never know if TPTB might take them seriously (now or in the future), we thought we might post about them….

First up, OK Magazine (where some of our Pros have blogged from in the past and where they’ve also posted some insider things at times) is reporting that Tiffany wants to take on Dancing With The Stars. Below is take from the link.

“I’m very competitive,” the married mom, 41, tells me this week while hosting an 80s bash at The Pool After Dark at Harrah’s Resort Atlantic City. “I’m very lazy unless there’s somebody next to me. I’m that way with the gym. Because I’m a multi-tasker, I’m thinking about laundry and all the other things I could be accomplishing while on that treadmill, but as soon as a girl with the right body comes up next to me, I’m like ‘that’s right, we’re staying on this — we’re going. I’ll drop before I get off this thing!’”

She adds, “I’m very competitive in that sense, and I was actually a dancer for many years before I even got a record deal. It would be great to do Dancing With The Stars because that would revive those chops a little bit.”

Hmmm, not sure I’m game for her or not?

Then a few days ago, Access Hollywood interviewed General Hospital’s Finola Hughes. She said she’d like to dance on Dancing With The Stars . Did any of you see the movie “Staying Alive” with Finola and John Travolta? She was wicked good in that movie….and in dancing ability too. SEE THIS LINK! I’d love to see her dance.

With “General Hospital” so close to celebrating its anniversary in April, and “Dancing with the Stars” returning in March on the same network, it wouldn’t be a surprise to see a “GH” star on the reality competition and Access has an idea for the upcoming cast – Finola!

“I would love to do ‘Dancing with the Stars,’” she said when Access posed the question. “It would be so much fun.”

Finola has ballet in her background, previously appearing on the London stage, and later, dancing with John Travolta in “Stayin’ Alive.” (Remember THIS?)

The actress also is well-versed in all things “DWTS.”

“I, of course, watched this last season like crazy because Kelly [Monaco, who plays Sam McCall on “GH”] was on,” Finola said. “It just looks like a blast. Yeah, it would be great.”

Also, here is something fun Lisa Rinna posted on Billy Idol. Could Lisa be “in the know” about something being it was so “random” that she felt the need to tweet this? He would be a good get for sure! Thanks to Courtney for this find….


I’d like to see Billy Idol do #DWTSI know. So random my coming out with that at this moment.
@lisarinna
lisa rinna

Courtney: Mmmmmm…Billy Idol.  Let’s put it this way: even though he’s probably old enough to be my father, I still have some very un-PG-13 thoughts about He of the Sneering Lip, and he could become the object of my lust in season 16…possibly moreso than Apolo’s tree trunk thighs in season 15.  :-P Doubt they got him, but damn – it would be one helluva season if they did! As for Tiffany – she’d be fun to watch, but I’m thinking they may have already filled their redheaded musician quota for the season w/Wynonna.  And if they got Finola Hughes, she could be the ringiest ringer in DWTS history, and I’d have her pegged for the MBT from the get-go – that woman has got some serious dance chops.  As in “classically trained ballerina”.  She played Victoria (a very demanding dance role) in the original Broadway run of Cats.  Lord knows how much of her original skill set she has retained, but man – even if it’s just a little bit, she’d be a force to be reckoned with.

Heidi: Word to Courtney on Billy and Finola. :-) He was SO hot back in the day – I have a clear recollection of screaming “White Wedding” at the top of my lungs with one of my girlfriends. :-)  But can he dance or just curl his lip?? I’m thinking the latter. Finola – massive ringer but what the hell? Could happen. I’m thinking Tiffany would be good someday – don’t know if that day is coming soon.  Would love to see Billy and Finola either this season or a future season. I’m ambivalent on Tiffany. :-)

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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.

DWTS16 Cast – A Strategic Guess: Wynonna Judd?

Ok Dancettes, what do you make of these two tweets from Wynonna Judd made on February 19th? As you can see, Wynonna Judd has a SECRET….


I WILL TELL YOU THIS…..THE SECRET IS SOMETHING THAT IS CRAZY GOOD!!!!!!!!!
@WynonnaMusic
Wynonna Judd


My secret has to do w/ saying that at this age, it would be something I would NEVER expect would happen to me.
@WynonnaMusic
Wynonna Judd

In this tweet made today (the 20th), Wynonna teases again, but, won’t answer questions on her “secret”;


I wonder what questions people REALLLLLY wana ask me about (Besides a response about the secret).I’m sitting here people watching (From my
@WynonnaMusic
Wynonna Judd

Also, check out this tweet Wynonna made on Feb 16th. She said she could tell her secret in 8 days which would make it the 24th;


Only 8 more days until I can share my secret. I’m counting down as of today.
@WynonnaMusic
Wynonna Judd

But, then she made this tweet on the 19th retracting saying the date had changed to Feb. 28th. The cast announcement is the 26th as you know, but, maybe she’s confused or trying to cover up the real date?


Welllllll……..There has been a change in the day I am able to tell the secret. I have now been given the date of 2/28.UGH!!!!!!!
@WynonnaMusic
Wynonna Judd

Whatever the case, this woman has a “SECRET”. Could it be she’s going to dance on Dancing With The Stars? Note that (according to her twitter profile) she’s also in Hollywood currently.

I’m not sure what to think, but, the idea sounds kind of fascinating. :idea: Let’s see what Heidi thinks….

Heidi: I don’t know what to think. The way she words her tweet I would guess she’s pregnant, but at her age (as she says) I think that’s somewhat less likely than being on DWTS.  Then you check out her tour calendar and you’ll note that between February 23rd and August she only has ONE date, in late April. That’s a pretty open calendar at just the right time.  Doubt she’s pregnant because the opening in her schedule is in the wrong place for sure. So….well, why not?? There’s usually one musician and she fits the bill.  In the absence of any solid rumors to angst over, we can always angst over something that might not even happen. :-D

February 20, 2013 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 16 Cast Rumors – Singer Jordan Hill To Dance?

Not sure if this tweet means anything, but, one never knows, right? She could be just going to a party and is extra excited. In case you don’t know Jordan Hill, she’s a singer. You can check out her official website here or go to Wikipedia. Note too at her twitter page, she was just recently in Los Angeles. Hmmmm….

JordanHill

I’d be all for this if true. What do you think and who do you see her partnered with?

UPDATE: Thanks to Heidi doing some digging, this rumor is not true for our Dancing With The Stars. You can take a sigh of relief.

February 18, 2013 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.

Forget Emily…How about Bachelor Sean on DWTS Season 16?? (Rumors!!)

In a crazy…some might say TOO crazy…twist, Reality Steve is quoting US Weekly (hitting stands today) saying that the current Bachelor, Sean, is going to be on DWTS:

 According to a report in “US Weekly” that hit stands today, “a deal hasn’t been finalized, but it’s likely” that Sean will be announced as an official cast member on February 26th, when “Good Morning America” makes the announcement. Well, they certainly aren’t casting both of them, and Sean is the “hotter” name right now because his season ends a week before the DWTS premiere, so I definitely think there’s validity to this story.

Click on the link to read the rest of what Reality Steve has to say on the matter. When he says “both of them” he’s referring to Emily – and he makes a good point. For those that don’t know, Steve is one guy who always knows what’s going to happen on The Bachelor and spoils it often before the season starts. Hell, he’s the only reason why I watch the show. :-) He says he thinks it has validity – and I agree, it certainly could. I guess we’ll have to wait and see, but I’m calling this one number 2 on the official “rumor” list.

February 13, 2013 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. :-)