Dancing with the Stars: Six New Contestants Confirmed!

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Not so fast, Simone Biles!

Upon hearing that you were set to go Dancing with the Stars this spring, we were prepared to hand you the Mirrorball Trophy for Season 24.

You're the Gold Medal-winning gymnast, after all, who is very flexible and light on your feet. But there may be some competition yet.

two dancers

Sources have confirmed a new collection of D-Listers who will be competing this spring... and one could very well giving you a run Tango for your money.

According to various outlets, Heather Morris will be a Dancing with the Stars contestant this season.

Morris is best known for having played Brittany on Glee, but she also has extensive training as an actual dancer.

She served as a backup dancer for Beyonce on The Beyonce Experience Tour and appeared on So You Think You Can Dance Season 2.

It seems almost unfair that she'd be given a spot on a series ostensibly about stars who have to learn how to dance, doesn't it?

Heather Morris Red Carpet Pic

Entertainment Tonight, E! News and People Magazine have also confirmed the following "stars" will appear on the ABC competition, which returns on Monday, March 20:


Of course, right? It's become a tradition for the latest Bachelor to stick around ABC and get eliminated within a couple weeks on Dancing with the Stars.

Nick Viall in a Suit


The long-time singer appeared on Dancing with the Stars in 2010 to teach Pamela Anderson the flamenco. We can confirm that she'll be paired with professional Keo Motsepe.

Charo Picture


Also known as Erika Jayne. She's a cast member on The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills who has a background as a singer and who often poses in a revealing manner.

Will be paired with Gleb Savchenko.

Erika Girardi/Jayne


A unfunny former cast member on Saturday Night Live who has stopped by such shows as The Middle and How I Met Your Mother.

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A member of Fifth Harmony. She hails from New Orleans and she looks up to Beyonce.

Normani Kordei Photo

On the athlete front, we hear that NFL running back Rashad Jennings will trade in his cleats for some dancing shoes, while professional bull rider Bonner Bolton will team up with Sharna Burgess.

We also know that Mr. T and Nancy Kerrigan will be contestants, while Kym Johnson - who last appeared in 2015 - will make her professional return to the program this spring.

Look for the full cast to be announced on Good Morning America on Wednesday.

Which of these new stars do you think has the best chance to win it all?

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Dancing with the Stars Quotes

We should have started dancing with one arm waaay before.

Cristian de la Fuente [following his injury, trip to the hospital and subsequent stellar performance]

I am not the best dancer, and I have not been the best dancer from the beginning. I am happy we made it this far.

Cristian de la Fuente