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TV 'Dancing with the Stars' has first drag contestant
2022-09-08

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The show Dancing with the Stars is recording a couple of firsts in its 31st season—including its first-ever drag queen competitor.

Actor and Performer D.J. "Shangela" Pierce—the first contestant to compete on three separate seasons of RuPaul's Drag Race—will dance with Gleb Savchenko when the former ABC competition show makes its debut on Disney+, according to Deadline.

The entire cast was announced this morning on Good Morning America in anticipation of the show's Sept. 19 premiere on the streamer.

Some of the other contestants will include out gay weatherman Sam Champion, fitness model/actor Joseph Baena (the son of Arnold Schwarzenegger), actor Trevor Donovan, TikTok star Charli D'Amelio, Let's Make a Deal host Wayne Brady, onetime Charlie's Angel Cheryl Ladd, singer/former American Idol winner Jordin Sparks and Jersey Shore's Vinny Guadagnino.

Dancing with the Stars, produced by BBC Studios Los Angeles Productions, received a two-year pickup and will become the first live series to debut on Disney+.


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