The new “DWTS” cast has been revealed… Find out who will be hitting the dance floor this season! Chris Brown opens up on his 2009 assault of Rihanna… Will the wedding be this summer? Plus, Seth McFarlane reveals his future Oscar hosting plans! All of this and more in today’s Dirty Laundry!
The cast for the new season for “Dancing with the Stars” was announced this morning on Good Morning America: the show premieres on March 18, 2013 on ABC. Here are this season’s contestants:
Boxer Victor Ortiz will be paired with newcomer Lindsay Arnold
Gymnast Aly Raisman will be paired with Mark Ballas
Singer Kellie Pickler will be paired with Derek Hough
Singer Wynonna Judd will be paired with Tony Dovolan
Comedian D.L. Hughley will be paired with Cheryl Burke
Comedian Andy Dick will be paired with newcomer Sharna Burgess
NFL player Jacoby Jones will be paired with Karina Smirnoff
“Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” star Lisa Vanderpump will be paired with newcomer Gleb Savchenko
Disney star Zendaya Coleman will be paired with Val Chmerkovskiy
General Hospital” star Ingo Rademacher will be paired with Kym Johnson
Olympic figure skater Dorothy Hamill will be paired with Tristan MacManus
And where’s Maksim Chmerkovskiy? He’s done with the show, he explained: “I’m going to take this time to dive into producing and acting, while fulfilling my sponsorship obligations, A big thank you to all of my fans for your never-ending support. I also want to thank the entire cast and production of Dancing with the Stars.”
Oh no!!! Adam Levine has laryngitis! He tried to perform and took the stage in Grand Rapids but had to cut the show short and apologized to fans on twitter. He was just at Mohegan on Friday
Lindsay Lohan’s new lawyer Mark Heller has been making some questionable legal moves concerning her June car crash. He was asking the judge to THROW OUT the case where she lied to the cops. He is claiming that the police involved in the incident did NOT allow Lindsay her Miranda rights. And that they acted inappropriately towards his client, telling her that she couldn’t leave and that if she refused to answer their questions it would be “worse for her.”
Chris Brown has opened up about his 2009 assault on Rihanna, saying it was his “greatest regret.” He told The Mirror, “Sometimes you row, you fight, with the one you love and things get said, stuff spirals.” He added that Rihanna has forgiven him after many months of “serious making up.” And “That night was the deepest regret of my life, the biggest mistake,” he told the UK publication. “But she loves me — what can I say? I’m forgiven… but, yes, I worked hard for it.”
Ben Affleck shaved off his beard during a private, late-night Oscars after party at Craig’s restaurant in West Hollywood. His wife Jennifer Garner even brought the clippers. “He did it himself at the restaurant,” with help from pals, an insider tells Us of Affleck, who purposely grew out the scruff as his lucky charm for awards season. They did it in a hallway…he said it’s to start a new chapter.
Michael Jackson’s 16 year old son Prince Michael was on with Entertainment Tonight as a correspondent and now he will have his first chance at acting. He’ll be on the season finale of 90210, playing a trauma victim named Cooper.
Justin Bieber has gone out and gotten another tattoo!! And he was seen out in London wearing a black gas mask with the rest of his all-black outfit while shopping in London.
Is Jennifer Aniston being a diva on the set of her new movie that she’s shooting her in Connecticut? The movie also stars Isla Fisher, Tim Robbins and Will Forte. A source close to the set says she doesn’t socialize with any of the cast or crew and purposely keeps herself removed as much as possible. “Every day at lunch the entire cast and crew head to a cafeteria facility where they all sit down and eat lunch together for well over an hour,” but she takes her lunch and goes away plus she has a luxury SUV and private trailer miles away…unlike the others.
“Here Comes Honey Boo Boo” is a hit in Poland, where it just started airing, it’s already No. 3 in terms of viewers.” And the show is about to begin airing in Latin America, Italy, The Netherlands, and Australia! But producers are struggling to figure out how to translate catch-phrases like “Redneckognize” and “A dollar makes me holler”
Does Charlie Sheen have an obsession with Lindsay Lohan?? First he gives her money, helps her get a dress for an awards show and now he’s given her a guest starring in one episode on his show Anger Management which is set to air in April. The episode airs right around when Scary Movie 5 will be released, which also stars them both. Lindsay will be playing herself and will have a romantic relationship with Charlie’s character after becoming his therapy patient.
Daniel Day-Lewis won his third Oscar for portraying President Lincoln in Lincoln but what will he be doing next? He’s going to live the farm life! Daniel said:”My life as it is away from movie set is a life where I follow my curiosity just as avidly as when I am working. It is with a very positive sense that I keep away from the work for a while. It has always seemed natural to me that that in turn should help me in the work that I do.”
Adele‘s 21 album sold more worldwide than any other album in 2012. (By the way, 21 did the same thing in 2011, the year it was released.) According to the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI), 21 sold 8.3 million copies last year.
The 2013 Oscars brought in 40.3 million viewers, up from the 2012 Oscars’ 39.3 million. But Seth McFarlane said that he would never host again: “No way. Lotta fun to have done it, though.”