The cast for the 18th season of ABC’s "Dancing with the Stars: was revealed on "Good Morning America" on Tuesday morning (March 4). And among the superstars hitting the dancefloor this season is two popular pop stars. James Maslow from Big Time Rush and Australian star Cody Simpson.
James will hit the dancefloor with professional dancer (and rumored girlfriend) Peta Murgatroyd. Meanwhile Cody will be dancing with Witney Carson to become the youngest couple ever on the show.
James has been teasing the news on Twitter over the past few weeks with some very cryptic tweets and being spotted with Peta on a dinner date just made those rumors of DWTS even stronger. Today James tweeted: “I’m going to be on Dancing With The Stars this season with the beautiful @PetaMurgatroyd. Very excited! Be sure to watch! @DancingABC #DWTS”
Cody shared James' excitement about being part of the cast this season, he tweeted: “Youngest couple ever to be on Dancing With The Stars. psyched to be apart of this season. please root for us ayeee!”
Here’s a look at the complete cast for the upcoming season and the partners.
Billy Dee Williams & Emma Slater
Candace Cameron Bure & Mark Ballas
Charlie White & Sharna Burgess
Cody Simpson & Witney Carson
Danica McKellar & Valentin Chmerkovskiy
Diana Nyad & Henry Byalikov
Drew Carey & Cheryl Burke
James Maslow & Peta Murgatroyd
Meryl Davis & Maksim Chmerkovskiy
NeNe Leakes & Tony Dovolani
Sean Avery & Karina Smirnoff
Amy Purdy & Derek Hough
Season 18 of "Dancing With The Stars" kicks off Monday, March 17 at 8pm ET/PT with hosts Tom Bergeron and Erin Andrews along with seasoned judges Carrie Ann Inaba, Len Goodman, and Bruno Tonioli. In Denver, the show airs at 7pm on KMGH-TV (Channel 7).
Which celebrity are you most excited to see on "Dancing with the Stars" this season?