Leah Remini, 43, is getting ready to make her debut on "Dancing With the Stars" Season 17 on September 16 and that she is starting to feel the pressure both mentally and physically according to Tuesday, September 10 reports from MSN.
The former "King of Queens" star, Leah Remini has stated that she is 'petrified' to dance on live television. She also claims that she is more than feeling the effects of her daily dance sessions with her partner
The grueling practice sessions are far more strenuous than she ever imagined the actress reveals.
Leah Remini opened up about her fears and pain during a visit with talk show host Ellen DeGeneres on Monday.
She explained, "Oh, my god. I am hurting everywhere -- places I didn't know could hurt. It's so much harder than I thought. And most people do say that, but it's true. Every five seconds, Tony -- who is my partner, fabulous, is an angel -- and I think I've already broken his wrist, because I hang on to him for dear life. And he's like, 'Let go. Let go. Let go.' And I don't even know that I'm doing it ... I'm petrified."
Remini will make her debut with "Dancing With the Stars" celebrity competitors and pro partners that include:
"Jersey Shore" star Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi with Sasha Farber
Valerie Harper and Tristan MacManus
"Saved By the Bell" and "Showgirls" star Elizabeth Berkley will dance with Valentin Chmerkovskiy
Amber Riley with Derek Hough
Footballer Keyshawn Johnson and Sharna Burgess
"High School Musical" star Corbin Bleu and Karina Smirnoff
"The Voice's" Christina Milian is paired with Mark Ballas
Bill Nye (yes, "The Science Guy") dancing with Tyne Stecklein
"Pretty Little Liars" and "Army Wives" actor Brant Daugherty with Peta Murgatroyd
Jack Osbourne with Cheryl Burke
"Blue Collar Comedy's" Bill Engvall and Emma Slater
Season 17 of "Dancing With the Stars premieres on September 16 on ABC. Who are you rooting for?
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