Nene Leakes - Dancing with the Stars line-up revealed

NeNe Leakes will compete on 'Dancing With The Stars'.

The outspoken 'Real Housewives of Atlanta' star is set to join the likes of 'Price Is Right' host Drew Carey, former ice hockey player Sean Avery and 'Full House' alumni Candace Cameron Bure on the 18th season of the popular ballroom dancing show.

The full line-up was officially unveiled on 'Good Morning America' this morning (04.03.14) and features a heavy dose of athletes.

Double-amputee snowboarding champion Amy Purdy, who will be partnered with professional dancer Derek Hough, long-distance swimmer Diana Nyad, and Olympic figure skaters Charlie White and Meryl Davis have all signed on to compete.

The cast is rounded out by the 'Wonder Years' star Danica McKellar, actor Billy Dee Williams, Big Time Rush singer James Maslow and Australian pop singer Cody Simpson.

This year co-host Brooke Burke-Charvet is being replaced by former contestant Erin Andrews and dancing professional Maksim Chmerkovskiy will be rejoining the programme.

Brooke good-humouredly joked about her dismissal along with musical director Rob Wheeler and his 28-strong backing band's last month.

She wrote on Twitter: ''So much chatter bout DWTS. I'm really cool, everyoneI did my 7 seasons, had a blast! I'm ready for change. I love your loyalty. Thank you!

''Here's the skinny - the show found out Harold Wheeler, the band, Rob & me were putting together our own road show, so they fired us all! (sic)''

'Dancing With The Stars' kicks off on March 17 on ABC.


Tags: Nene Leakes - Drew Carey - Sean Avery - Candace Cameron Bure - Danica McKellar - Billy Dee Williams - Big Time Rush - James Maslow - Cody Simpson


More Nene Leakes

In The Red Corner: NeNe Leakes Facing Off Against Talk Show Host Wendy Williams

NeNe Leakes has issues with Wendy Williams, which she has decided to air out in public. And you can hardly find a more public forum...

NeNe Leakes Returns Home From Hospital After Suffering With Blood Clots In Her Lungs

NeNe Leakes was rushed to hospital earlier this week and felt lucky to be alive when she was eventually diagnosed with blood clots in her...

NeNe Leakes Is "Thankful To Be Alive" After Being Hospitalized For Blood Clots In Lungs

'Real Housewives of Atlanta' star, NeNe Leakes, suffered quite a dramatic health scare earlier this week.The 45 year-old was hospitalized due to being diagnosed with...

Bravo's Tabatha Coffey, NeNe Leakes And Tom Colicchio Arrive At Network Event NYC - Part 2

Among the reality TV famous faces at the Bravo Upfront presentation in New York City were Tabatha Coffey from 'Tabatha's Salon Takeover', 'Real Housewives of...


NeNe Leakes' Dog Rescued By Police - Hapless Housewife Locks Pooch In Her Car

NeNe Leakes’ dog drama was luckily ended by police, yesterday (March 5, 2013), as she accidentally locked her dog inside her car and had to...

NeNe Leakes Takes A Trip Out Into New York City With Her Family

'Glee' actress and 'Real Housewives of Atlanta' star NeNe Leakes leaves a building in New York City with some of her family members and does...

Real Housewives of Atlanta star NeNe Leakes Ponders Reuniting With Her Ex

One of the stars of hit reality show Real Housewives of Atlanta, NeNe Leakes, has one heck of a dilemma on her hands, as she...

'Glee' Star NeNe Leakes Gets Mani Pedi In LA Salon

'Glee' star NeNe Leakes is filmed being given a mani-pedi at a salon in Los Angeles before getting into her car to leave. Photographers congratulate...



Nene Leakes Newsletter

Subscribe to this news alert service to receive news and reviews on Nene Leakes

Unsubscribe | Unsubscribe All