During Wednesday’s (August 31) airing of “Good Morning America,” the professional dancers slated to partner up with celebrities on “Dancing With the Stars” were revealed. So, who will be dancing with Rob Kardashian, Kristin Cavallari and the rest?
Pro soccer player Hope Solo will cha-cha along with “DWTS” vet Maksim Chmerkovskiy, whose partner last season was Kirstie Alley. Chaz Bono will dance with Lacey Schwimmer, who last danced with Mike Catherwood.
“All My Children” actor and retired soldier J.R. Martinez has been paired with Karina Smirnoff, who has previously danced with “Jersey Shore” star The Situation and, most recently, Ralph Macchio. Nancy Grace will shimmy with Irish dance pro Tristan MacManus, who’s making his debut on the show this season.
Kim, Khloë and Kourtney’s baby brother, Rob Kardashian, will hit the dance floor with two-time champion Cheryl Burke. Her last partner was pro wrestler Chris Jericho. Other pairs include Ron “Metta World Peace” Artest and Peta Murgatroyd, and former talk show host Ricki Lake and three-time champ Derek Hough. He helped Jennifer Grey dance to victory in season 11.
George Clooney’s former leading lady Elisabetta Canalis is paired Maksim’s brother Val Chmerkovskiy, who has previously appeared on the show in dance numbers. Carson Kressley will dance with Anna Trebunskaya.
When asked if he’d just met his partner for the first time, Kressley said, “We did, like five minutes ago. … You have to know how to dance so she’s going to teach me and I’m going to be amazing.” Trebunskaya’s last partner was Sugar Ray Leonard.
Chynna Phillips will dance with Wendy Williams’ former partner, Tony Dovolani, and David Arquette will dance with Kym Johnson, whose last partner, Hines Ward, won season 12.
Following in the footsteps of former “Hills” frenemy Audrina Patridge , who danced with Dovolani, Kristin Cavallari will be on this season of “DWTS.” She’ll dance with two-time champ Mark Ballas, whose last partner was Chelsea Kane.