Fergie, Joey Fatone Want to Dance with the Stars

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Those behind ABC's Dancing with the Stars may need to start handing out numbers. Celebrities are waiting in line to be chosen for the reality competition.

The latest Dancing hopefuls? Joey Fatone and Sarah "Fergie" Ferguson, the Duchess of York.

No, not Stacy "Fergie" Ferguson. Focus, people!

In the case of Fatone, the former Justin Timberlake bandmate let Orlando-based Real Radio 104.1 know that he wants to compete in the reality competition â€" though he previously turned down producers' requests three times.

So why the change of heart?

"It's kind of popular now," said Fatone, who has also performed on Broadway in Rent and is currently starring in Little Shop of Horrors.

Fatone also said he'd welcome the challenge - but we can't help but wonder: isn't he a trained dancer? Mario Lopez received some flak for that and he wasn't even in a boy band.

Ferguson, meanwhile, has told TV's Inside Edition that she, too, would "quite like to go on Dancing with the Stars," where, she said, "I'd like them to teach me the tango."

A spokesman for the network told the Associated Press that the fourth season's roster of celebrities will be announced later. We hope Anne Hathaway is included.

Just because.

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