News

Dancing With The Stars Season 17 Cast [RUMORS]: Paula Deen, Jon Gosselin, Chris Colfer, Will A Younger Cast Boost The Show?

By Staff Writer | July 10, 2013 01:56 PM EDT

Who will "Dancing With The Stars" cast for season 17?
(Photo : Facebook)

Now that Kellie Pickler has swept season 16 of "Dancing With The Stars," what are some rumors on the cast of season 17?

As they say, controversy brings in the ratings, and perhaps no one needs a good public portrayal than Paula Deen right now. And indeed, the racist celebrity chef may just use "Dancing With The Stars" as her vehicle to get back her lost support and endorsements.

Like Us on Facebook

"The producers would love to have Paula join the cast of next season," says a source to Rob Shuter.

"They have a history of casting controversial people like Kate Gosselin and Bristol Palin, if Paula says yes, you can add her to that list."

And speaking of Gosselin, Kate's former husband may follow in her footsteps for season 17 as a cast member.

According to The Stir, Jon believes season 17 of "Dancing With The Stars" will be a way to "reinvent himself," and he can also "kick Kate Gosselin's butt" while he's at it. With dance, of course.

But who does "Dancing With The Stars" co-host Brooke Burke want on the show, and what does she know of the upcoming cast?

"They're already in negotiations with the new cast. I haven't heard anyone yet, I imagine that it might be a younger cast. I don't know how they keep it so discreet," says Burke during a recent interview.

And as far as a younger cast, Burke wants Carly Rae Jepsen and Chris Colfer to join the cast!

"It's always nice to see the younger contestants come in."

 

 

Tagged :  Dancing With The Stars, world news

Featured

Comeback / Teaser / Music Video 10.22.14 | 03:26PM EDT

iKON's First Single Slated For January, YG Reveals New Group's Debut Strategy

Unlike WINNER, iKON will be debuting with one song and will pump out "as many singles as possible" in their first year.

Editorial 10.22.14 | 09:22AM EDT

A Look Into How Japanese Agency 'Johnny's Entertainment' Sets Rules For Their Fandoms

With the rising popularity of many idol groups these days, artists are finding it increasingly important to set boundaries with their fans.

Editorial 10.21.14 | 06:46AM EDT

4 Reasons Why CL May Successfully Break Into The U.S. Market

Unlike her predecessors, 2NE1’s CL has a very strong chance at successfully breaking into the American music market.

OP-ED 10.21.14 | 11:18AM EDT

K-Pop May Need A New Strategy After Numerous Idol Member Withdrawals

It seems that with more and more idol group members leaving their groups, K-Pop may need a different strategy in regards to this issue.

KpopStarz Is Looking For Enthusiastic Entertainment Contributors Reach Millions On The Web.
Real Time Analytics