Aaron Carter the oddsmakers' favorite to win 'Dancing with the Stars'
By Christopher Rocchio, 08/18/2009
Aaron Carter is the early oddsmakers' favorite to take home Dancing with the Stars' ninth-season mirror ball trophy.
The singer and former co-star of E!'s House of Carters reality series has received 3/1 odds to win Dancing with the Stars ninth season, according to gambling website Bodog.com.
Hot on Carter's heels is singer/actress Mya -- who received 4/1 odds -- followed by entertainer Donny Osmond and singer Macy Gray, each of whom received 5/1 odds.
Retired NFL star Michael Irvin and Olympic gold medalist swimmer Natalie Coughlin both received 7/1 odds, while former supermodel Kathy Ireland has 10/1 odds. Actress Melissa Joan Hart, professional snowboarder Louie Vito and actor/singer Ashley Hamilton each received 12/1 odds.
Rounding out the ninth-season cast are model and actress Joanna Krupa and Iron Chef America "The Chairman" host Mark Dacascos with 15/2 odds; UFC mixed martial arts fighter Chuck Liddell with 15/1 odds; actress Debi Mazar with 19/2 odds; and former The Osbournes star Kelly Osbourne with 20/1 odds.
Indicted former House Majority Leader Tom DeLay is the longshot to take home the title, receiving 25/1 odds.
Dancing with the Stars' ninth season will premiere with a two-hour performance episode on Monday, September 21 at 8PM ET/PT.