The rumors are true, Gleeks — Amber Riley‘s joining the cast of Dancing with the Stars for the show’s 17th season! Buzz has been swirling that the singer/actress would be part of the ABC show after she teased, “HUGE announcement next week hehehehehe! Can’t wait to share y’all.” And it was just confirmed today on Good Morning America (and Twitter):
Woohooooo! Get ready to vote guys!!!! pic.twitter.com/zt7tjDT89R
— Amber Patrice Riley (@MsAmberPRiley) September 4, 2013
But Amber’s not the only familiar face. In fact, this round of contestants is freaking awesome in the eyes of Teen.com. Pretty Little Liars‘ Brant Daugherty occupies a slot, High School Musical‘s Corbin Bleu too. Then there’s Snooki, Jack Osbourne and even Bill Nye the Science Guy! Here’s the rest:
Valerie Harper, The Mary Tyler Moore Show
Keyshawn Johnson, Former NFL Super Bowl champion
Leah Remini, The King of Queens
Christina Milian, “AM to PM” singer
Elizabeth Berkley Lauren, Saved by the Bell
Bill Engvall, comedian
What do you think of this season’s cast? Who do you want to make it to the finale? And are there any stars you’d like to see on DWTS at some point? Spill in the comments!
Dancing with the Stars‘ Mark Ballas performs an acoustic version of “She” on ClevverTV!