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DWTS Season 12 Wild and Crazy Cast Rumors…Kris Joseph and Kim Zolciak

Here are two rumors I found on Twitter today – neither is likely true, but I’m reporting them just in case. It’s what I do. :-)  First up is Kris Joseph.  He is apparently a basketball player for Syracuse – which means he’s not technically a “star” (yet) but when has that ever stopped DWTS?? Anyway, a fella reports this on Twitter:

@notapromqueen @Krisjo32 rumors our out of hand heard kris joesph is trying out for the next dancing with the stars
@irishyankee10
Enda Mangan

Around the same time, Kris Joseph tweets this:

Where are all these crazy rumors emerging from? This aint even funny anymore.
@Krisjo32
Kris Joseph

So you be the judge. Personally, I think this is just one wild and crazy rumor that sprung from nowhere. :-)  But even crazier is the next one – Kim Zolciak.  This one is based on the spamming of one guy on twitter and he is VERY insistent that this is reality.  I’m inclined to believe it is a fan doing some serious pimpage. :-)  Why to I think it’s crazy and possibly someone just having fun?? Kim appears to be about 6 months pregnant. :-)  But, just in case…

Kim Zolciak weighing options as Dancing With The Stars & Celebrity Apprentice battle for the queen of Real Housewives of Atlanta! #rhoa @CNN
@JohnMcQuilkin
John McQuilkin
February 1, 2011 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 12 Cast Rumors – Count Donna D’Errico Out, Lorenzo Lamas In?

In an earlier reporting, it appeared Donna D’Errico might have been a strong possibility to dance on Dancing With The Stars along with friend Lorenzo Lamas. AOL News is reporting today that she turned the show down. She’s decided to look for the remains of Noah’s Ark in Turkey instead. She also wants to fulfill her dream of having a cooking show.

Former “Baywatch” star Donna D’Errico has enjoyed a pretty amazing career arc.

But the 42-year-old actress, who recently turned down a spot on “Dancing With the Stars,” is now focusing on Noah’s ark.

D’Errico, 42, is in training to fulfill a lifelong dream of climbing Mount Ararat in Turkey to search for the frozen remains of Noah’s ark.

But, what about Lorenzo Lamas? Is he still a strong possibilty? Theatre Mania is reporting he showed up for the L.A premiere of “Ballroom With A Twist” pictured below. More pictures of the cast and other people in attendance at the link.

Anyway, maybe this is nothing and Lorenzo just wanted to see “Ballroom With A Twist”. Then again, maybe he’s wanting to watch as much dancing as possible (to learn as much as he can) and mingle with the potential pros who might be on Dancing With The Stars Season 12? Hmmm? I get the feeling Lorenzo is doing the show. :D

January 31, 2011 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 – Rumors, Rumors, And Even More Rumors! Or Is It Official – Yeah Right!

Well, I have to laugh. I just ran onto this new article at The Telewatcher who claim they know some of the dance contestants for Season 12. I did a quick search for anything “official” for where they might be getting this news and there’s nothing out there…..nada…..not even a hint at some of the big names that are listed. “TOO” BIG if you ask me for this to sound realistic?? But, hey.

Courtney Cox, the actress will be dancing for our eyes this year, everyone loves Friends!

Elle Macpherson is best known as a super model to most of us, but is actually also an actress and buiseness woman.

Tina Fey, an actress from hit comedy 30 Rock will be dancing this year.

Cheryl Cole is a singer from the UK, and also judges the X Factor in England, a show which Simon Cowell has just set up in America.

Vince Vaughn is a great actor that most of us should know!

Rob Lowe is an american actor who’s been in things such as ‘Waynes World’ and ‘The Outsiders’, and actually look’s a bit like Zac Efron!

And if that wasn’t bad enough, Associated Content recycled what the Telewatcher wrote with an exception they are adding even more to the list. See below.

…Cher’s name has been mentioned, also. The hype is not in yet as to who the others may be definitely. Other suggestions have been Alec Baldwin, Al Yankovich, Cynthia Ann Nixon, and even Dr. Phil. It is hard to believe that Cher would consider doing the show, with all of her other accomplishments such as her choreographed numbers for her shows.

Wait! They forgot Madonna and Brad Pitt. 8O I’m sorry, but, I can’t see Cher doing the show either not that I wouldn’t love that possibility.

Heidi: I told Vogue that if she was going to post this she had to mock. She did a great job, I’m thinking. :-) Let’s be real here – does anyone believe that ANYONE on this list other than Cheryl Cole is even remotely likely to be on Season 12?? Of course, if it turns out to be true we will look like idiots – but that’s a risk I’m willing to take. :-) Now, Al?? That has some potential.

What about the possibilty of political guru, AL SHARPTON? Thanks to Pure DWTS reader Maddy for this heads up from the New York Post.

GOOD dancer Al Sharpton, so publicity shy, might forsake even another story about him to be on “Dancing With the Stars” . . .

Ewww, not sure on Al. I have a feeling I wouldn’t know whether to laugh or cry watching him if this were true? lol

Ok, so my head is spinning. ;) xxx

January 22, 2011 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 12 – Lorenzo Lamas On Dancing With The Stars Shortlist (VIDEO)

I’ll let the video from Rumorfix do the talkin’! :)

The father of six tells RumorFix he’s close to landing a spot on Dancing with the Stars. “I’m on a short list over there, but I haven’t signed any papers whatsoever. I really would love to do the show, but it’s really up to the audience out there,” Lamas revealed.

The Leave it to Lamas reality star tells RumorFix he’s hoping his fans will head over to the “DWTS” website to help get him cast. “If I get enough votes then they can’t argue with that.”

If Lamas makes the cut, he’s already decided who he wants to square off against. “Sugar Ray Leonard. He’s a friend of mine; I’d love to see him do that show. [The Dukes of Hazzard's] John Schneider too.”

We’re not sure either of those guys will be busting a move on the show’s 12th season, but one name being floated is Todd Palin. Asked about rumors he might have to compete against Sarah Palin’s hubby, Lamas laughed.” Well, it worked for Bristol, why not Todd? I don’t know. The show needs to find some controversy to keep the viewership up and I get that.”

And to you ABC executives out there, just in case you didn’t hear him the first time, Lamas says, “I would just love to be on the show, if it should work out!”

I’m unable to embed the link, but here is another video of Lorenzo and Donna D’Errico campaigning to do the show at TMZ. Go >>>> HERE!!!!

Interesting. Very very interesting! I’m going to ABC.com right now and VOTE some more. ;)

January 19, 2011 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 12 Cast Rumor (Sorta) – Tony Robbins!

I don’t know enough about this guy to determine if he’s being serious or if he’s just kidding – he would be an interesting choice for sure. He’s one of the very few people that Derek actually follows, and I think a few other pros do as well.  His Official Web Site —-> Tony Robbins Of course, he claims that QVC is his limit – but we’ve heard that before haven’t we.  ;-)

Dancing with the Stars wants me 4 new season..Banana Hands & dancing!-- I can't torture the TV audience that much- QVC is my limit! LOL
@tonyrobbins
Tony Robbins
January 14, 2011 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 12 Cast Rumors – Lorenzo Lamas and Donna D’Errico

TMZ is reporting that DWTS wants Lorenzo Lamas (Renegade) and Donna D’Errico (Baywatch) and is “locked in negotiations:

Dancing with the Stars” execs are currently locked in negotiations to bring a “Renegade” and a “Baywatch” babe to the ballroom next season … TMZ has learned.

Sources connected with the show tell us Lorenzo Lamas and Donna D’Errico have been contacted by the DWTS people … and are “in talks” about a possible deal.

TMZ’s source claims that the producers are actually paying attention to the voting process they started on their website. We’ll see if any of those people actually make it on to the show. :-)

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 – Pick The New DWTS Season 12 Cast

How many of you have gone to the Official Dancing With The Stars site to actually vote for the new Season 12 cast? I have submitted my wish list several times (for David Cassidy and Susan Dey, lol). I’m not sure they will listen. But, hey, you never know??

I was noticing when I first submitted my wish list, I did so in a message box at one link. Well, unless I didn’t see it when they first posted the idea, now the site has it broken up in several “Catagories” for Actor/Actress, Singer, Athlete, Reality Star, Comedian, Model, and Other! So, now it really does make you wonder if they are listening being they needed it to be more “organized”?

Anyway, like voting for our favorite dancers each week when the show is airing, it might be just as important to get your votes in for who you’d like to see dancing on the show. Our votes speak in numbers as we’ve learned and even the hard way sometimes. So, be sure to do so when you get a moment and DON’T FORGET >>>>> HERE!! (yes, I’m just as insistent at home when there is something my husband needs to fix or attend to. lol) There are no rules or anything. Just leave your wish list (and as many people as you want) in the box provided under each catogory.

Taking a look at the posts in each catagory right now (and keep in mind, I could be missing some people), I would say Paul Byrom (for Singer) and Colleen Zenk (for Actress) have the most fans and popular “teams” working for them currently. Kelly Ripa, Shirley Jones, Jamie Lee Curtis, and Melanie Griffith are popular names being thrown around in the “Acting” catagory. Brett Favre and Cathy Rigby are popular in the “Athelete” catagory. Wes Hayden is popular in the “Reality” catagory. Jeff Foxworthy and Kathy Griffin’s names are popular the “Comedian” catagory. Heidi Klum is popular in the “Model” catagory.

It’s going to be interesting to see if any of these people get picked and/or agree to dancing on the show and if our voices were heard, isn’t it?!! Time will soon tell. ;) xxx

January 8, 2011 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 – More “Put Me On The Show” Contenders & We Wishes

Ok, we have more names to throw around to you. What do you think of these people who are trying to get on the show?

Irish born singer, Paul Byrom is our first to report to you. If you do a search on his name at Twitter, you’ll see his fan base campaigning for him to be on the show. Here is a tweet from him today. If you aren’t sure who he is, check out this link under his name. Very nice, I must say. :D


Thanks for all the votes on DWTS.hope ABC notice
@paulbyrom
Paul Byrom

Not sure if it’s true or not, but, Lara Bingle has been approached to participate on the show. Special thanks to Pure DWTS fan Vin for this information from Sify. The link also mentions Brynne Edlston, Alby Mangels, and Chef Manu Feideo among a DWTS wish list.

The swimsuit model had rejected the offer four times but this time she is considering it, according to a source.

Melbourne socialite Brynne Edelsten, wild man adventurer Alby Mangels and saucy chef Manu Feildel are among those on the Dancing wish list, reports News.com.au.

Bingle will be in the US until early in the New Year.

Danny Gokey, third place finalist on the eighth season of American Idol, would also like a chance to show his stuff on Dancing With The Stars and maybe lose some weight at the same time. Here is a take from Country Music Tattle Tale.

Danny Gokey is where he is in country music because of one reality show: “American Idol.” Now, he tells CMT.com he’s eyeing another reality show. He says he would like to be on “Dancing With the Stars.” He says he likes dancing. And, on that show, “you lose weight, too.”

Danny says Simon Cowell told him he couldn’t dance. But, he says if he were on “Dancing With the Stars,” he could tell him, “you know, Simon, I’ll show you one day.”

LOL to Danny wanting to prove Simon Cowell wrong about his dancing abilities. That would be kind of fun to see. For some reason, I can see Danny dancing with Cheryl if this were to come true? Note: this isn’t the first time Danny has tried to get on the show. You can read an earlier post HERE from Season 9 for when Danny tried to get on the show and how the producers tried to work around his tight schedule. He is more free this Season. So, could this be a strong possibility?

Pop Stop TV is reporting that Kyle Massie’s brother, Chris, would like to dance on the show. More below. There is also a video at the link (it didn’t have a code to embed or I would have posted it).

PopStop TV correspondent Dena Kalil caught up with the brothers at the ‘Disney on Ice’ Charity event and he hinted exclusively that we might just see him on the show next season!

When asked the question, Chris answered coyly:

“Well, I would consider going on there because I would want to win it for the family. If I win it, I would give it [trophy] to him [Kyle].”

When we asked Kyle who he wanted to see on there, he told us he’d like to see Lindsay Lohan, Obama, and Oprah!

Judging by the way Chris’s eyes lit up when we asked him the question, we definitely think he knows something.

I’m not sure Chris is being as serious as Pop Stop would like to think, but, who knows? I liked Kyle Massey on the show. But, personally, I’m not ready for another “Massey” to be on the show…yet, anyway.

Marilu Henner is said to want to be on the show as well. From Showbiz Spy.

MARILU Henner wants to dance!

The Taxi actress, 58, says she’s desperate to appear on the hit US TV show Dancing With the Stars!

“I feel like the girl who’s waiting for the handsome guy to ask her to the dance,” she said.

Wow, and wouldn’t it have been cool if the DWTS producers could have convinced John Travolta to dance? Now that would have been a dream to see. However, he has politely declined. From Popcrunch.

…reality TV fans will have to wait just a little longer for ABC producers to convince the fleet-footed actor to showcase the fancy footwork that dazzled cinema audiences in Pulp Fiction and Staying Alive on the small screen sensation Dancing With the Stars.

We hear Travolta recently said “Thanks, but No Thanks” to an offer to join the cast of stars on the next season of the hit ballroom competition.

An DWTS insider tells Star: “They approached John. Everyone remembers him from Saturday Night Fever
and what a fantastic dancer he is. The ratings would be incredible.”

Though Travolta initially expressed interest in a starring stint on Dancing, the actor eventually politely declined, deciding instead to spend his free time at home in Florida with wife Kelly Preston and their two children, daughter Ella and newborn son Benjamin, Star claims.

“Daddy duties are his main priority right now,” the informant adds.

Ok, so what are your thoughts on these possible DWTS contenders? Of these choices, who can you see and not see on the show?

January 2, 2011 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 12 – “Put ME on the Show” & Possible Contenders

Like Heidi, I’ve been running into some celebrities and people out there dying to be on DWTS next season. Here is one I really had to scratch my head on. I had no idea who “Ijustine” was until I was over at The ABC Dancing With The Stars “Pick the Cast” link with her and/or her fans flooding the link with their votes. If you don’t know who she is, she’s a You Tube sensation currently. Guess who she wants as a partner if this video is of any hint? :o

Black Label Society’s and Ozzy Osbourne’s former front man, Zakk Wilde, has posted he wants to be on DWTS next season on his My Space page. He’s also getting a lot of votes from his fan base currently.

Vote for Zakk to be on the next Dancing With The Stars! And yes we are serious! http://abc.go.com/shows/dancing-with-the-stars/cast-season12

Last week, I ran onto this scary possibilty. lol In this video Joan Rivers mentions how she’d do the show if asked.

TWNpNews is reporting former WWE diva Maria Kanellis has asked her fans to vote for her to be on the show. Here she is in case you’ve never seen her before.

And then there is Tom Bergeron’s dream contestant. In case you missed it, last week, he tweeted Julie Benz that he wanted her on the show. Here’s the transcript of their brief exchange:

Bergeron: Post-vacation, I’d love 2 see you pulling double duty. No Ordinary Family & DWTS. U should be able 2 do a REALLY fast quickstep!
Benz: I would love to!!!!!
Bergeron: Good to know! It has synergy written all over it. And spray tan. And teeny little costumes!
Benz: some do it for the dance… I would do it for the spray tan and teeny sparkle costumes!!!

Here is a take from Zap2it on this strong possibility which I agree with.

Whether or not Bergeron has any pull regarding casting choices, this sounds like an interesting proposal and certainly a smart one should ABC and the DWTS producers go for it.

Currently in its freshman season, No Ordinary Family has been having difficulty in the ratings during the last few weeks, despite its continually improving creative stride. What better way to pull in more viewers than to have one of your stars compete in one of the highest rated shows on your network?

As for what DWTS would get out of it, they’d have the opportunity to bring some class back to their ballroom by adding to their cast a current, relevant celebrity who has actually earned the “star” label, rather than continuing to turn their dance floor into the reality TV equivalent of a 10-car pileup by trolling the tabloids for pseudo-celebs without any star-quality whatsoever.

If Bergeron can pull some weight to make this happen, you can bet I’ll be back amongst the throng of those frantically phoning in their votes on Tuesday nights.

Ok, so what do you think of these possibilities for DWTS Season 12? I think I like the Julie Benz idea the most and she would make the perfect partner for Derek, Tony, or Maks I think.

December 21, 2010 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 12 Cast Rumor – Phil Hellmuth

Well, maybe.  He apparently wanted to be on the show a while ago (he “auditioned”?? Hmmm…) and you know people don’t always get what they want. :-)  Who the hell is he, you ask?  Do the words “World Series of Poker” ring any bells??  They should if you’re a Shannon Elizabeth fan. According to CardPlayer.com:

According to his recent Tweet, Phil Hellmuth may be appearing on the 12th season of the ABC show Dancing with the Stars.

The 46-year-old Hellmuth, who has unsuccessfully auditioned for a spot in the past, wrote: OMG! Phil Hellmuth (me!) on “Dancing with the Stars!” Outrageous! Might make a fool out of myself on Worldwide Television one more time…

Although the cast for the spring season will not be announced until sometime next month, Hellmuth’s Tweet gives hope that he will be selected for the popular show. The date of the season premiere has yet to be determined

His tweet:

OMG! Phil Hellmuth (me!) on "Dancing with the Stars!" Outrageous! Might make a fool out of myself on Worldwide Television one more time...
@phil_hellmuth
phil_hellmuth
December 20, 2010 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. :-)