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Dancing With The Stars: Pairs Announced!

Dancing With The Stars: Pairs Announced!

Tthe celebrity pairings for season 11 of Dancing with the Stars has just been announced. But before we get to that, here’s a list of people who were courted for the show but turned it down for a variety of reasons:

– Facebook creator Mark Zuckerberg, Sylvester Stallone, political commentator Ann Coulter, former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, the real Erin Brockovich, billionaire Richard Branson, comic actor Tim Allen, former TV darling Suzanne Somers, reality star Kirstie Alley, Community star Joel McHale, and The Price Is Right host Drew Carey.

Now, each contestant can earn up to $345,000 during the 10 weeks of airtime. There’s an initial $125,000 for signing, $10,000 an episode for Weeks 3 and 4, $20,000 an episode for Weeks 5 and 6, $30,000 an episode for Weeks 7 and 8, and $50,000 an episode for the final two weeks. Not a bad way to earn a living!

And finally, here’s the list of DWTS pairs:

Michael Bolton & Chelsie Hightower

Brandy & Maksim Chmerkovskiy

Margaret Cho & Louis Van Amstel

Rick Fox & Cheryl Burke

Jennifer Grey & Derek Hough

David Hasselhoff & Kym Johnson

Florence Henderson & Corky Ballas

Kyle Massey & Lacey Schwimmer

Kurt Warner & Anna Trebunskaya

Bristol Palin & Mark Ballas

Audrina Patridge & Tony Dovolani

Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino & Karina Smirnoff

The new season kicks off on Monday, September 20 on ABC!

Bristol also recently shared that she won’t be dressing in revealing outfits on the show. “I think I will be the most dressed [contestant and have] the most modest outfits for sure because that’s who I am,” she said.

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