With just days until the official announcement comes, leaked information tells us not only who the celebrities are but who they’ll be partnered with on Season 19 of “Dancing with the Stars” The Inquistr on Aug. 31 reported that the partnerships leaked early and we have those spoilers below so read on at your own risk!
The professional dancers were announced in August. Originally 12 were announced and Sharna Burgess was added later as the thirteenth pro for the season. Official cast announcements will happen this Thursday but here’s what we’ve learned so far.
Olympian Lolo Jones gets one of the new pros, Keo Motsepe while comedian actor Tommy Chong - yes, that Tommy Chong – landed Peta Murgatroyd. Duck Dynasty teen Sadie Robertson is paired with Mark Ballas and Cheryl Burked winds up with “General Hospital” hottie Anthony Sabato Jr.
Five-time champion Derek Hough has been partnered with YouTube sensation Bethany Mota. Actor Jonathon Bennett got new pro Allsion Holker. Former mixed martial arts champion Randy Couture got Karina Smirnoff while “Pretty Little Liars” star Janel Parrish scored Val Chmerkovskiy.
“Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” star Alfonso Ribeiro will be partnered by Witney Carson while Tony Dovolani is saddled with this year’s senior contestant, designer Betsey Johnson. Race car driver Michael Waltrip gets to dance with Emma Slater while new pro Artem Chigvintsev will squire “Switched at Birth’s” Lea Thompson around the dance floor. The partnerships leaks were confirmed by PureDWTS.
Sharna Burgess’s partner is the show’s best kept secret. We may just have to wait until Sept. 4 for the official cast announcement on “Good Morning America” to find out who she is dancing with. Rumors have included Nash Overstreet of Hot Chelle Rae, Michael Sam, Rob Lowe, and John Stamos.
Season 19 of “Dancing with the Stars” airs on Monday Sept. 15. A special results show will air on the following Tuesday for the first two weeks.