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PureDWTS DWTS Jr. Cast Rumors & Watchout: Alana “Honey Boo Boo” Thompson & Black-ish’s Miles Brown to Dance

We already kind of figured, owing to the precious junior pros and them having absolutely no notion of subtlety, but now it’s official: per US Weekly, Alanna Thompson & Miles Brown are the first two confirmed celebs for DWTS Jr.:

Ready to dance! Alana “Honey Boo Boo” Thompson and Black-ish actor Miles Brown are preparing to compete on a Dancing With the Stars special juniors season, a source exclusively tells Us Weekly.

Thompson, 12, rose to fame on the TLC reality series Toddlers & Tiaras before her family landed a spinoff series titled Here Comes Honey Boo Boo. She now appears on her mother June Shannon’s WEtv reality seriesMama June: From Not to Hot.   

Brown, meanwhile, is a 13-year-old actor who currently stars as Jack Johnson on the ABC sitcom Black-ish. He is also the official reporter for the Jr. NBA and played in the 2018 NBA All-Star Celebrity Game in February.

I think it’s probably a foregone conclusion that Miles is paired with Rylee and being mentored by Lindsay, due to the preponderance of evidence; as for Alana – she’s pretty close in age (and height) to Artyon, and he is following her…no idea on her pro, though.

In case you were wondering if they have any dancing chops…here’s bebe Miles on AGT 8 years ago, already cutting a rug:

And here’s Alana, doing her thing at a pageant 6 years ago:

I don’t think we have to worry about stage fright from either one. 🙂

Thoughts?

July 19, 2018 I Written By

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PureDWTS DWTS Jr. Internet Watch – Interesting Things on Twitter & Instagram

Ok, since my DM’s on Twitter have been blowing up with questions of “Did you see who [insert pro here] followed?!” or “OMG [insert celebrity child here] loves slime and [insert pro here] just posted a picture with slime!!! Are they paired up???”, I figured now was the time to pull the trigger on what I will call an “internet watch” post. This is going to be the place where you find all of the interesting, peculiar, curious, and suspicious goings-on between the pros, junior pros, potential kid celebs, etc. on Twitter and Instagram (and maybe Facebook, if anyone actually still uses it anymore) that aren’t necessarily concrete enough to elicit their own post, but are food-for-thought nonetheless.

First, a bit of a disclaimer: I’ve kind of said this already on Twitter, but DWTS Jr. is going to be different than DWTS (because these are kids, not adults), and thus I feel like I need to approach it differently; with that being said, I’m not sure spoiling anything that isn’t already somewhat common knowledge (i.e. the kids posting on social media, or anything other media outlets have already leaked) feels…ethical. Source has told me just how excited the kids are, and want everyone to be surprised at the cast announcement – and that gives me pause, because I don’t want the junior pros/their celeb partners to be disappointed. So with that being said, I’ve decided not to spoil any celeb names that haven’t already been hinted at or leaked by others – I’ll speculate along with you guys on things you see, but I’ve gotten a few of the kid celeb names, and they’re names that NOBODY is talking about; I’m going to keep ’em to myself unless some other outlet spoils them…and knowing this show, someone will eventually. Be patient 🙂 Read more..

I Written By

Ultrasound sales specialist by day, semi-knowledgeable DWTS fan by night...with a smattering of hair & makeup enthusiast, occasional model, baker, and crazy cat lady peppered in to make things REALLY interesting ;-) I might pee my pants in happiness if Donnie Wahlberg ever does DWTS - or if they ever use "Sunglasses at Night" as a paso doble. Follow me (and my dog!) on Twitter & Instagram: @putuincespence & @BirkinTheBulldog