A new season of “Dancing with the Stars” premieres September 20 at 8 p.m. ET on ABC.
Some celebrities are reportedly set to join “Bachelor” star Matt James and Olivia Jade Giannulli.
Representatives for “DWTS” declined to comment on casting rumors when contacted by Insider.
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Rumor: Matt James
The former “Bachelor” frontman would join the next season of “Dancing with the Stars,” an anonymous source told Entertainment Tonight on Thursday.
It is not known if James has any previous dance experience, although he has posted TikTok videos of himself dancing in the past.
Rumor: Olivia Jade Giannulli
The same anonymous source told ET on Thursday that Olivia Jade Giannulli will join season 30 of the popular dance competition reality show.
Olivia Jade, the daughter of actress Lori Loughlin and designer Massimo Giannulli, made headlines in 2019 when her parents were accused of paying Rick Singer $ 500,000 to bring in Olivia Jade and her older sister. , Isabella, at the University of Southern California. Prior to that, Olivia Jade was a popular YouTuber with a brand partnership with Sephora.
Giannulli served a five-month prison sentence from November 2020, while Loughlin was released from prison in December 2020 after serving a two-month sentence.
Rumor: Amanda Kloots
Amanda Kloots is rumored to join James and Olivia Jade on “DWTS” this season, according to ET.
Kloots, the wife of the late Broadway artist Nick Cordero, was previously named full-time host of CBS’s talk show “The Talk” in December.
Most recently, Kloots co-wrote and published a memoir in June with his sister, Anna, titled “Live Your Life: My Story of Loving and Losing Nick Cordero”.
Rumor: Brian Austin Green
Us Weekly reported on Friday that actor Brian Austin Green will be appearing in season 30 of “Dancing with the Stars,” possibly partnering with his girlfriend Sharna Burgess (who is a dance pro on the show).
Rumor: Kenya Moore
“Real Housewives of Atlanta” star Kenya Moore is reportedly set to become a “DWTS” contender, according to TMZ.
Lisa Rinna, Nene Leakes, Lisa Vanderpump, and Erika Jayne are other popular housewives from the Bravo franchise who entered the dance competition.
Confirmed: Sunisa Lee
Olympic gymnast Sunisa Lee announced on Twitter on August 26 that she joined the cast of season 30 of “DWTS”.
Lee won a gold medal at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics in an all-around. She also won a silver medal and a bronze medal respectively in the team all-around event and in the uneven bars competition.
Confirmed: JoJo Siwa
Jojo Siwa too announced on August 26 that she would appear in the next season on “DWTS”.
A day later, executive producer Andrew Llinares told a Television Critics Association panel that Siwa would be the first celebrity to appear on the show with a same-sex dance partner.
ET reported Thursday that Siwa is linked with “DWTS” pro Jenna Johnson, but the show has not confirmed this. (Celebrity-pro pairs aren’t usually revealed until the season premiere.)
The full cast for Season 30 of “Dancing with the Stars” will be announced on September 8 on GMA.
The full roster of celebrity contenders for the upcoming season will be announced live on ABC’s “Good Morning America” on September 8.
Season 30 of “Dancing With the Stars” premieres September 20 at 8 p.m. ET on ABC.
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