The Celebrity Cafe is reporting Paris Hilton has turned down an offer to dance on Dancing With The Stars and Celebrity Apprentice. Check out her reason below for how there are people she doesn’t want to be associated with. Geez, is there an ego there much?
“I’ve been approached every season by both of those shows but I would never do them,” Hilton said to the Windy City Times. “I like doing my own show. I wouldn’t want to be with a bunch of other people on a show who I don’t know.”
What about your BFF show? You didn’t know those people, either. We’re calling your bluff, Hilton!
“Some of the people on those shows I really wouldn’t want to be associated with. But, I love Donald Trump. He’s been a great family friend of mine for a long time so I love his show. But the dancing show I wouldn’t ever do,” she explained.
Are you sure it’s not just because of your two left feet, Paris?
I’m betting she can’t dance too! Sad because I would have been in favor of seeing her on the show, but, not with an attitude like that??
Heidi: “People she wouldn’t want to associate with” but she loves Donald Trump? It’s confirmed she’s a moron, then. I’m very curious about who she wouldn’t want to associate with. People with TALENT? People who can dance? People who actually WORK for a living? Someone clue me in. Me thinks Ms. Bimbo is terrified she’d be the first one voted off, hence blowing her OWN sense of self worth to smithereens. Or maybe she just realizes that she would no longer be the prettiest, hottest or most popular girl in the room. Far from it, most likely.
“Camp Rock 2″ actor Matthew “Mdot” Finley has recently been released from the hosptal after a motorcycle crash in May. But, this isn’t going to stop Matthew from getting back in shape and working to recover. He’s determined to “get back on the dancefloor” which includes “a possible stint on Dancing With The Stars” writes PVMTV. More in a take below. The link describes Matthew’s accident in a little more more detail. Thanks to @DWTSgossip at twitter for this news.
Finley’s manager, Eric Ortner, said Wednesday the singer-actor was released Tuesday from UCLA Medical Center after undergoing several surgeries for injuries he received when he lost control of his motorcycle in the Santa Monica Mountains and plummeted off a cliff.
Ortner said that Finley suffered multiple injuries to his face, head and legs but is “determined to get back on the dance floor,” including a possible stint on ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars.”
Finley played rival Luke Williams in the Disney Channel sequel starring the Jonas Brothers.
So, what do you think if this rumor pans out to be true? Who do you see Matthew partnered with?
I can see him with Chelsea….they have the same tender smile. If true, this would fit the demographics of the last several seasons of producers picking a “Disney” star.
Mark Ballas tells Rob Shuter of Pop Eater that even though there are some disadvantages, he’s fine if he were to get partnered with a male partner on Dancing With The Stars. Rob mentions the possibility of Ricky Martin dancing with him which Mark is open too. Mark also mentions another dream partner >>> PIPPA MIDDLETON!! Now, that would be a cool person to get on the show as well. More below and at the link.
“We have eight male professional dancers and one is gay,” Mark tells me. “I never dealt with the stigma, I was at a performing arts school, so it wasn’t an issue. I always thought if I were ever confronted about it, I’d just say, “Well, while you’re on the football field with a bunch of dudes, I’ll be dancing with a bunch of girls.”
Mark says straight men that are reluctant or just generally scoff at the idea of dancing should break out of their comfort zone.
“It doesn’t make sense that men wouldn’t want to dance,” he says. “How can you not want to dance with your girl? How can you not want to do that?”
Mark tells me that his first choice of celebrity dance partner next season would be Royal sister, Pippa Middleton, but would be totally fine with the idea of being the first American cast member to dance with a same sex partner.
“I would be totally cool with it,” Mark tells me. “There are other competitions where they have same sex couples. I’d support it. There is a slight inherent disadvantage. Two girls and two men just can’t move like a man and a woman. But you can try.”
So what about if he was partnered with Ricky Martin next season, “I’d be down!” says Mark.
So, what do you think? I’d love to see Ricky Martin dance on the show too…even if it’s with a male partner. This article makes me wonder if the show isn’t seriously considering the idea of a same sex couple dancing for next Season? If so, would you be game? Vote in our new Poll below if interested.
Shaquille O’Neal is hanging up his basketball shoes and retiring. But, could Shaq be contemplating buying some dancing shoes in their place? He’s always been a natural born entertainer with several movies and TV series appearances under his belt. TV Guide lists Shaq on their Dancing With The Stars Wish List. They are calling him “Twinkletoes” (LOL!!!). Also, check out this take from My Plain View which says (or more like assumes?) the show has called him.
Shaq said he’s going to go away for a bit to heal his Achilles’ tendon (I am amazed no one has made a Hercules comparison yet), but hopefully he’ll return to us on TV. I would love to see him as an analyst à la Barkley, but I might actually watch him on a reality show even though I despise them. You know “Dancing With the Stars” has already made a call, but I’m not sure who he would dance with. Those girls are literally two feet shorter than him. I’d still watch, though. Every week. I might even vote.
Thanks to @DWTSGossip at twitter, this link shows Shaq dancing and the title of the video makes one go “hmmmm”.
Ok, I’m game if true, are you? But, who do you see this super tall guy partnered with? I would say Kim or Anna?
Heidi’s Note: I call this one wishful thinking on TV Guide’s part more than rumor. If he really has an Achilles issue, he would be INSANE to do DWTS this upcoming season. I had an achilles issue that took more than a year to heal. Couldn’t do my three mile walks, let alone dance.
Ok, so this is an older article, but, hey, we try to cover all possibilities and rumors here at Pure dancing With The Stars. We don’t want to miss anyone. Showbizspy reported at the end of April Kelly Preston had auditioned for the show. I kind of think they were dreamin’ at the time, but, you never know. What a coo it would be though if Dancing With The Stars could get Kelly on the show. She’s currently working on a new movie called “Gotti: Three Generations” which will star her husband John Travolta, Lindsay Lohan, and Al Pacino. But, that doesn’t mean Kelly’s schedule might not be free enough to do the show come Fall. Nothing else is listed on her schedule to do after the new Gotti movie…yet!!
KELLY Preston has dance fever!
The actress — who’s married to actor John Travolta — wants to follow in the footsteps her BFF Kirstie Alley by appearing on Dancing With the Stars!
“Kelly has auditioned and she is a shoo-in,” a source told In Touch Weekly magazine.
“If she wants on the show, there’s a good chance it could happen.”
We also have another “wannabe” to report on. Sherri Shepherd!! I’ll let these two tweets below do the talkin’”. Sherri has been a great supporter of Kirstie Alley this past Season as well. She wants to lose weight so she can get pregnant and what a better way to do so? Special thanks to @TeamGMak at twitter for sending us this possibility.
If this is what you can look like from dancing @Kirstiealley twitpic.com/57q2he “Hello Dancing w The Stars? Do U need another plus size?”
For the (fortunately) uninitiated, Ashley is the current Bachelorette. Ashley is a sweet girl and she’s already a pretty good dancer, although I don’t know if she has any kind of formal training other than college. I would put her in the category of Melissa and Erin, I think. Only problem is – she’s The Bachelorette, which is kinda gag inducing. And that show isn’t making her look like the sharpest tool in the shed, if you get my meaning. I think she’s also a tiny little thing, so I would see her with Derek, Mark or Louis….or Damian, I suppose.
According to Hollywood Life -
A source tells HollywoodLife.com that ‘The Bachelorette’s’ Ashley Hebert is in negotiations to join ‘Dancing with the Stars’!
Ashley Hebert might be following in the footsteps of Melissa Rycroft. The Bachelorette star has been offered a spot on the new season of Dancing with the Stars, a source tells HollywoodLife.com. “The show executives would love to have her on for next season, and so they’ve asked if she will join the cast.” So is Ashley going to sign on?
“They are in negotiations, and it is definitely hers if she wants it,” our DWTS insider tells us.
The upcoming June 6th edition of the National Enquirer is reporting that Melissa Gilbert (“Little House On The Prairie” fame) is going to dance on the next season of Dancing With The Stars. Read this schedule of National Enquirer stories to come from Ocdeffluvia;
2011 — June 6 — Arnold Schwarzenegger’s $500 Million Divorce, Jim Carrey’s daughter wants her mom and dad back together, Oprah’s neighbors don’t like her, Kirstie Alley wants to open a dance studio, Melissa Gilbert to be on Dancing with the Stars, Chaz Bono to marry girlfriend, Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie in couples therapy, John Rich of Celebrity Apprentice rude to fans, Lauren Alaina of American Idol to help tornado victims in her hometown, John Mellencamp and Meg Ryan to wed in July,….
Edit to Add: Here is take from the National Enquirer. Be sure to read the link for the full article.
“After so much pain and heartache recently, it’s nice to see Melissa with something to smile about,” said an insider. “Her upcoming appearance is giving her something to look forward to after her split from her husband.
Melissa and her husband of 16 years, “Scarecrow and Mrs. King” star Bruce Boxleitner, separated on March 1. The couple continued to live together for a while and attempted to reconcile, but Bruce finally moved out when the couple realized their relationship was not going to work.
Melissa was also deeply disappointed when she lost out on a role in the new version of the nighttime soap “Dallas.” Producers chose “Desperate Housewives” star Brenda Strong instead.
Adding to her woes, Melissa came down with a severe bout of colitis – inflammation of the colon – after undergoing a colonoscopy recently.
“Melissa has had one bad break after another,” added the source. “It’s nice to see her luck is changing by landing on ‘Dancing with the Stars. ’
I remember Melissa’s name coming up a lot in many fans wish lists last Season. I’ve also seen her sitting in the audience either this Season or last, can’t remember which? Though I think it was this past season. After doing some digging on twitter, I found she tweets regularly to Kirstie Alley and she was a fan this Season.
@kirstiealley you are my hero. That freestyle was moving beyond words. You are The bravest and most beautiful woman inside & out.I adore u
So, what do you think of this possibility? I’d love it. I’ve always liked Melissa. Even though the National Enquirer is not reliable (then again, tabloids seem to nail it too sometimes), I wouldn’t be surprised if Melissa isn’t a serious contender to do the show next Season?
Heidi’s Note: If true, I would peg her as a likely winner, based on her history on Little House – depending on who else is on this coming season, of course.
John’s Update: Melissa posted the following 2 tweets where she says the rumors are exaggerated and that they’re not casting yet, but that she’d answer her phone if they did call. Exaggerated doesn’t mean that the base story isn’t true. Although, it is early for them to have a final cast. Lots of negotiating and contract signing to happen before anyone is officially in season 13′s DWTS cast. Melissa’s smart to deny anything. DWTS doesn’t like leaks. Here are her tweets:
All rumors of me doing next DWTS are highly exaggerated. The National Enquirer has got it wrong again.though I am flattered by the responses
Not sure on this Dancing With The Stars new cast possibilty and it’s probably unlikely, but, Mike Tyson was Jimmy Kimmel’s guest Thursday night. In Thursday’s segment with Mike, Jimmy questions Mike about the possibility of him dancing on the show since he’s currently starring in the Argentina’s “Dancing With The Stars”. Tyson replies, “They [the US version] don’t pay as much as Argentina” which makes me wonder if he hasn’t been asked and given an offer by the American version. What’s more, Mike’s wife wants him to do the show. Mike and Jimmy talk about Dancing With The Stars at the end of the first video and at the beginning of the second video.
Speaking of another athelete dancing on the show and after Hines Ward winning the Mirror Ball this Season, as well as other atheletes in the past, do you think atheletes have an unfair advantage over the rest of the contestants in the competition and should execs think of not including them in the future so others have a chance to win? I ran onto this article at Popwatch that examines the question.
If you count Helio Castroneves and Nicole Scherzinger as athletes — and, as any race or dance enthusiast will tell you, they most certainly are — then 7 of the 12 champions from Dancing With the Stars are from the wide world of sports. (In your face, all you super tough actors and boy band members!)
With Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Hines Ward bringing home the glittery disco ball last night, it’s easy to wonder if the reality show’s athlete stars have an advantage on the show. After all, they do have a major foot up, thanks to years of vigorous physical training, which sometimes includes dance. (I’m fairly certain all pro football players are sanctioned by the NFL to know and perform the Super Bowl Shuffle on command.) And as as most late night talk show hosts have been quick to point out, Kirstie Alley wasn’t nearly as athletic as her DWTS counterpart Ward, so did she even have a fighting chance to take the whole thing? Did Hines, like Shawn Johnson and Emmitt Smith before him, come in with physical capabilities the other contestants simply couldn’t compete with? Or was he, like them, just a better dancer?
So, what do you think? Do you like the idea of Mike Tyson (another boxer) doing the show?
Also, do you think the show shouldn’t cast any more atheletes since they have unfair advantage?
One more question, if you’d like to see more atheletes on the show, who would you like to see dance?
In my opinion, I don’t care if the atheletes have an advantage or not. Yes, Kirstie might have won this season if Hines wouldn’t have danced. Even still, I’ve loved the atheletes on the show with my favorite being Evan Lysecek. Not sure about Mike Tyson though? He seems a little cocky. I continue to dream on Johnny Weir being cast …as well as Oksana Baiul or Katerina Witt. I’d love to see Chris Evert do the show too (or any tennis star for that matter).
Heidi’s Note: So, Nicole’s an athlete now?? Give me a break. I also don’t count Helio as one either. As for if they have an unfair advantage?? Most everyone cast on the show has some sort of advantage (it’s about whose is biggest) and I think this is just another way for those who LOST to whine about losing. If it’s not “previous experience” it’s “athletes”. :::rolls eyes::: EVERY season you can point at at least one person and say “So and so would have won, if not for_____” Winning or losing has to do with a huge number of factors besides that person’s past history – Chelsea SHOULD have had the biggest advantages as she was the youngest, and we saw what happened there – beaten by said 60 year old Kirstie. Why? Kirstie had fanbase – a better advantage than Chelsea’s age. Hines beat Kirstie because he was an athlete? Doubtful – he could move better than her and his personality was very engaging. Could he move better because he was an athlete? Well, how about the fact that he’s half Kirstie’s age?? I think this is just another case of sore loser-dom. I’m with Vogue – bring ‘em on.