'Dancing with the Stars' Season 28 celebrities and professional dance partners announced by ABC
By Elizabeth Kwiatkowski, 08/21/2019
Dancing with the Stars has announced the cast of celebrities and professional dancers who will be competing on Season 28 this fall.
ABC unveiled the identities of the 12 celebrities who will dance on the show next season, which premieres live on Monday, September 16 at 8PM ET/PT, during Wednesday's broadcast of Good Morning America.
The women who will be putting on their dancing shoes are The Bachelorette star Hannah Brown, country music star and former American Idol runner-up Lauren Alaina, supermodel Christie Brinkley, pop star Ally Brooke, actress Kate Flannery, and iconic The Supremes singer Mary Wilson.
The men who will be taking the stage are Queer Eye star Karamo Brown, former NFL football star Ray Lewis, comedian and actor Kel Mitchell, former Khloe & Lamar star and NBA champion Lamar Odom, former White House press secretary Sean Spicer, and actor James Van Der Beek.
Many of the celebrities have previous ties to reality television.
Hannah competed on The Bachelor's 23rd season starring Colton Underwood and more recently starred on Season 15 of The Bachelorette. Although Hannah got engaged to Jed Wyatt at the end of her season, she is currently single and ready to have some fun.
Lauren finished the tenth season of American Idol as the runner-up behind winner Scotty McCreery.
Christie previously served as a judge on Lifetime's American Beauty Star, and Ally is a member of Fifth Harmony, a girl group who was discovered on Season 2 of The X Factor.
Karamo got his start on the MTV reality show The Real World: Philadelphia in 2004 and currently stars on the Netflix revival of Queer Eye.
And Lamar starred on Khloe & Lamar with his ex-wife Khloe Kardashian and also made many appearances on Keeping Up with the Kardashians.