The anticipation is escalating as Dancing with the Stars spoilers swirl regarding the cast for Season 22. ABC will be making the official announcement regarding the new cast on Good Morning America on March 8, but a few names and partnerships are emerging ahead of time. In some seasons, the full list is pretty well spoiled at this point, but given that rehearsals have started, things are playing out a bit differently this time around. What DWTS spoilers have emerged so far?
There has been a lot of talk heading into this next DWTS round that a celebrity from Good Morning America will hit the dance floor. Indeed, Dancing With the Stars spoilers via PureDWTS now indicate that fan-favorite Ginger Zee will be a Season 22 contestant. Some expected either Robin Roberts or Lara Spencer to be the one tapped to dance, since Ginger is just returning to the show after having baby Adrian Benjamin.
Meet my little love: Adrian Benjamin! pic.twitter.com/PhC4ZZqRia— Ginger Zee (@Ginger_Zee) December 20, 2015
However, PureDWTS says that Zee is taking the leap, and their Dancing with the Stars spoilers tease that Ginger will partner with Val Chmerkovskiy. Some thought the GMA cast member would likely dance with Tony Dovolani, but at this point, his partner remains under wraps. Another name that had been swirling quite a bit already is Paige VanZant, a mixed martial arts star. DWTS spoilers tease that she is indeed dancing this spring and will partner with Mark Ballas.
America’s Next Top Model fans are quite excited to hear that Nyle DiMarco has signed up for Dancing with the Stars as well, and he will bring a unique story to the dance floor. As ANTM fans know, DiMarco is not only an actor and a model, but he also happens to be deaf. Nyle will be the second deaf dancer to join DWTS, as Marlee Matlin participated in Season 6. Nyle is said to have Peta Murgatroyd as a partner.
Pittsburgh Steeler player Antonio Brown has shared some pretty obvious hints about becoming a contestant over the past few weeks via his social media accounts, and Dancing with the Stars spoilers detail that he will be dancing with Sharna Burgess as has been rumored. Could this be Sharna’s year to win the Mirrorball trophy with her partner? She’s had some definite contenders in past seasons with Nick Carter, Noah Galloway, and Charlie White, but DWTS fans wonder if this partnership could do the trick.
Courtney from PureDWTS shared via Twitter that another contestant this spring has a connection to Donald Trump, a casting move that probably should not come as a huge surprise, given today’s political landscape. Could it be Marla Maples as some are speculating, and could she be Tony’s partner? Nothing is confirmed on that front yet, but some think the pieces may fit.
Kim Fields from Facts of Life and The Real Housewives of Atlanta is supposedly a new contestant as well, although so far, her partner has not been revealed. There is some talk that maybe Kim can be partnered with Sasha Farber, who charmed DWTS viewers during his season with Snooki. Perhaps the worst-kept secret in terms of this spring cast was that Fuller House star Jodie Sweetin would be competing, and her participation was just confirmed via GMA. According to PureDWTS, she will be dancing with Keo Motsepe.
Many suspect that Bachelor Ben Higgins could be in the mix, and even Big Brother star Frankie Grande, Ariana Grande’s brother, has somehow been mentioned too along with talk that Scott Disick could be heading to the dance floor. In terms of pros, Karina Smirnoff and Edyta Sliwinska are said to be returning, and it is suspected that Artem Chigvintsev, Lindsay Arnold, and Witney Carson are as well. All of the pairs are said to be rehearsing at this point, so most would imagine that additional DWTS spoilers on the couplings should emerge soon.
Will viewers be seeing celebrities like Ginger Zee, Antonio Brown, Kim Fields, Nyle Dimarco, and Paige VanZant on DWTS this spring as the teasers detail? Stay tuned for additional Dancing with the Stars spoilers as they become available to see just who else will be joining Season 22 when it premieres on March 21.
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