Rick Perry To Appear On Dancing With The Stars

Christine Rousselle
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Posted: Aug 30, 2016 8:00 AM
Rick Perry To Appear On Dancing With The Stars

Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) will reportedly be dusting off his dancing shoes and taking aim at the mirror ball trophy on the upcoming season of "Dancing With The Stars." While the official contestant roster and professional pairings of season 23 will be announced on Tuesday, Entertainment Tonight has confirmed that Perry will be appearing on the show.

ET can exclusively confirm that Jana Kramer, Marilu Henner, former Texas Governor Rick Perry and Vanilla Ice are the latest celebrities headed toDWTS. Retired football star Calvin Johnson and Indy race car driver James Hinchcliffe are also on tap for the fall season, ET has learned.

They join a celebrity cast that includes Olympians Laurie HernandezandRyan LochteBrady Bunch star Maureen McCormick, Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds, Amber Rose, Jake T. Austin and Little Woman: LA star Terra Jole.

The last political figure to appear on the show was former House Majority Leader Tom Delay, who withdrew during week three of season nine after suffering a fractured foot.

Break a leg, Gov. Perry!