Dancing with the Stars is back! The new celebrities of season 12 and their partners have just been announced, and the stars are already feeling the pressure! Check out the new celebrity-dancer pairings:
Kendra Wilkinson and Louis van Amstel
Chelsea Kane and Mark Ballas
Wendy Williams and Tony Dovolani
Kirstie Alley and Maksim Chmerkovskiy
Petra Nemcova and Dimitry Chaplin
Chris Jericho and Cheryl Burke
Romeo and Chelsie Hightower
Mike Catherwood and Lacey Schwimmer
Sugar Ray Leonard and Anna Trebunskaya
Hines Ward and Kym Johnson
Ralph Macchio and Karina Smirnoff.
The stars have their work cut out for them, and some are feeling more confident than others. At Monday’s press conference Kirstie Allie said her partner Maksim Chmerkovskiy calls her ‘G’ for Grandma: “He says I’m too slow. I call him ‘M’ for mean.” Wendy Williams on the other hand is feeling pretty confident about her dance partner: “He is hot, and we’re gonna win.”
Season 12 kicks off on March 21! All the couples will perform either the fox trot or the cha-cha on the premiere episode. Here we go again!