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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.

DWTS Online Campaigning For Season 14: Beth Chapman, Marina Sirtis, Greg Louganis

It seems every season we see massive online campaigning for certain celebrities to dance on Dancing With The Stars. Well, season 14 is no different. For instance, I’ve noticed a lot of twitter chat for Beth Chapman (aka @MrsDogC) to dance on Dancing With The Stars. In case you don’t know, Beth is the wife to the “Dog The Bounty Hunter. Below is a recent picture of the two….

Would she be cool? I can see her paired up with Louis.

Another popular celebrity campaign is for Star Trek’s Marina Sirtis! This isn’t a new campaign. Her fans were campaigning hard for her last season as well. She has expressed great interest in doing the show. In fact, below is a quote from Trek News before last season started.

HERE is a quote from her twitter from a few days ago. Will Season 14 finally be Marina’s time to shine on the dance floor?

“I’ve been trying to get on Dancing With The Stars for the past 2 years as it’s one of my favorite shows,” Sirtis told TrekNews.net. “it’s time Star Trek was represented [on the show]” she added.

“I’m sure we have as many followers as the reality shows that are represented every year.” Sirtis said.

On the topic of how a viral Twitter campaign began to have her nominated for the Dancing With The Stars, Sirtis said “I mentioned my desire to appear on the show at a couple of conventions and of course the fans picked up the ball and ran with it.”

I’d love it if this were to happen! She definitely has a dancer body too. I still vision her with Tony like last season.

Now here is an interesting candidate and his name has come up before in many of our previous reportings…and that is Olympic Swimming Champion Greg Louganis!! Even more interesting yet is that Greg was pictured with some of the pros in Cabo San Lucas last June. Now he has recently expressed interest in dancing on Dancing With The Stars. Below is a take from LgbtqNation. What a cool message he’d have for the show too. I see Anna with Greg.

“Being on Dancing With The Stars is more than me being on the show, it sends a positive message — an ‘It Gets Better’ message. And that message is still important- kids are still losing hope. I want to do what I can for them.”

There have been gay men on DWTS before — Lance Bass, Carson Cressley and Louis Amstel — and Chaz Bono broke the transgender barrier last season. But if his bid is successful, Louganis would be the first openly HIV positive contestant. And it’s about time, say HIV activists.

“In a generation that is trying to end AIDS, it’s great to have openly HIV positive sports figures like Greg Louganis in the spot light,” said Tom Donohue, founder and executive director of Who’s Positive, an HIV/AIDS advocacy and awareness organization.

“Not only can his presence be a reminder for folks to be tested, his appearance on ‘Dancing With The Stars’ can reemphasize how those living with HIV/AIDS can live normal and active lives.” said Donohue, who is also on the board of directors for The National Association of People with AIDS (NAPWA).

So, what do you think if any of these three were picked to dance? Who do you see them paired with? Stay tuned as Heidi is planning a “That’s Not Going To Happen” post again soon! ;)

SPECIAL NOTE:: THIS IS NOT A “CAMPAIGNING” POST for fans to campaign for their favorite celebrity. It’s just a news post announcing the popular online campaigning going on currently, what you think of the above three celebrities, and who you’d like to see them paired with. If you use the comment section to campaign, your post will be deleted. You can do campaigning at the Dancing With The Stars Official site here.

January 24, 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.