The Dancing with the Stars 2010 lineup for season 11 has been revealed, ending weeks of speculation about which celebrities would be tangoing their way to reality TV stardom during the fall 2010 season. The press-conference style announcement was made during Monday night's episode of Bachelor Pad, with Tom Bergeron and Brooke Burke revealing the celebrities in front of a live studio audience . So, who is in the Dancing with the Stars lineup this season? Here's the list of celebs:
Reality star Audrina Patridge
"Dirty Dancing" actress Jennifer Grey
Comedian Margaret Cho
"Brady Bunch" mom Florence Henderson
Sarah Palin's daughter Bristol Palin
Singer Michael Bolton
Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino
Actor David Hasselhoff
NFL quarterback Kurt Warner
Actor Kyle Massey
NBA star/actor Rick Fox
The stars also appeared on stage to answer a few questions about joining the cast. "My two daughters love this show and they convinced me, 'Dad you have to go for it,'" David Hasselhoff said. Speaking of family support, Bristol Palin spoke about her mother Sarah Palin's reaction to her joining the show. "She's excited for me," Bristol said. "She knows that this is going to be hard work but she's excited." During the Q&A session, actress Jennifer Grey explained that she doesn't have an advantage because of her work on Dirty Dancing. "I'm 50...it's been a lot of years since then," she said.
Michael Bolton and Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino were the only stars missing from the live announcement. Mike Sorrentino is currently filming the Jersey Shore, and he will reportedly miss one week of rehearsals because of his commitment to the show.
Thoughts: What do you think of the new cast? Who are you most excited about? Let us know in the comments!
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