Tiger King star Carole Baskin to Dancing With the Stars
Like all cool cats and kittens, Carole Baskin is going to Dancing With the Stars.The reality TV star who became a pop culture sensation with Netflixs docuseries Tiger King is joining the new crop of celebrity dancers that includes TV and film actress Anne Heche, former NBA star Charles Oakley and Backstreet Boys singer AJ McLean. On the Netflix series Tiger King, Baskin, who owns a big cat refuge, sought to shut down Joseph Maldonado-Passages for-profit breeding of big cats. In June, a federal judge awarded Baskin ownership of the private Oklahoma zoo run by Maldonado-Passage. Others slated to appear on the dancing show are cheer team coach Monica Aldama, Bachelorette star Kaitlyn Bristowe, NFL star Vernon Davis, actress Skai Jackson, actress Justina Machado, TV host Jeannie Mai, Jesse Metcalfe, rapper Nelly, TV host Nev Schulman, real estate agent Chrishell Stause and Olympian Johnny Weir. Supermodel and businesswoman Tyra Banks will host the new season after longtime co-host Tom Bergeron and Erin Andrews announced their exits from the series in July.
Tom Bergeron, Erin Andrews exit 'Dancing With the Stars'
NEW YORK The dance has ended for Dancing With the Stars hosts Tom Bergeron and Erin Andrews. Bergeron has hosted Dancing With the Stars since its premiere in 2005. We can agree to disagree, as we do now, but ultimately its their call, Bergeron wrote. The network on Monday also said farewell to Andrews, who originally competed as a contestant back in 2010 and returned as co-host in 2014. "Her signature sense of humor has become a hallmark of the show, the statement read.
'Dancing With the Stars': Lauren Alaina Pays Tribute to Late Stepfather With Emotional
Lauren Alaina beautifully paid tribute to her "No. Prior to the dance, Alaina teared up while discussing just how difficult this night was going to be for her and her family. Savchenko choreographed the stunning routine, revealing that he wanted Alaina to dance as if she were talking to her stepdad. "She's doing much better than the doctors anticipated and I just wanted to dance for her tonight," Alaina told ET's Lauren Zima following the show. 'DWTS': Lauren Alaina Gives Update on Her Cousin Holly After Emergency Brain Surgery (Exclusive) Embed Code RestartRELATED CONTENT:'Dancing With the Stars': Lauren Alaina Channels Role Model Dolly Parton With 'Jolene' Foxtrot'DWTS': Lauren Alaina Channels Julia Roberts With 'Pretty Woman' TangoLauren Alaina on Going from Dorky Tomboy to Sexy Single DWTS Contestant (Exclusive)
Leah Remini Returning to 'Dancing With the Stars' as Guest Judge (Exclusive)
Leah Remini is returning to the ballroom! ET has exclusively learned that on Monday, Oct. 7, the actress will be joining Len Goodman, Carrie Ann Inaba and Bruno Tonioli as a guest judge on Dancing With the Stars. This will mark Remini's first time judging the dance competition show, but she's certainly no stranger to the Salsa, Cha-Cha, Jive and more. Dancing With the Stars airs Mondays at 8 p.m. ET/PT on ABC, and "Cast From the Past" Week kicks off Oct. 7 and runs through Oct. 13. RELATED CONTENT:'Dancing With the Stars': A Complete Guide to the New Ballroom RulesKeo Motsepe Teases Week 2 of 'Dancing With the Stars,' Reacts to Not Having a Celeb Partner (Exclusive)Leah Remini Returns to 'DWTS' to Fill in for Co-Host Erin Andrews
'Dancing With the Stars': A Complete Guide to the New Ballroom Rules
Dancing With the Stars is officially back, but is running a bit differently this season! The beloved ABC series returned for its 28th season last week, debuting a new and improved set complete with a redesigned mirrorball trophy. Now, from the new voting tweaks to how eliminations will work, ET's breaking down everything you need to know about the new ballroom rules. We get to show people why we're on Dancing With the Stars, and I'm excited to do that." Let us know on Twitter (@desireemurphy_ and @etnow) and share your thoughts in our Beyond the Ballroom Facebook group.
Erin Andrews awarded $55 million in stalker video lawsuit
In a dramatic end to the Erin Andrews video-stalker trial, a jury awarded the sportscaster $55 million. Andrews sued after the stalker posted video of her nude online, where it now has about 17 million views. Monday’s decision holds two hotel companies partially responsible for the breach of Andrews’ privacy. Anna Werner reports from Nashville.cbsnews.com
Erin Andrews breaks down during stalker trial
Sportscaster Erin Andrews is suing her stalker and a hotel operator for $75 million over nude videos taken without her knowledge. During her testimony, Andrews told the jury that she has dealt with embarrassment, humiliation and depression since the videos were published. Anna Werner reports.cbsnews.com
Erin Andrews gets emotional in stalker testimony
In tearful testimony, sports personality Erin Andrews took the stand in court against a man who stalked and filmed her naked in a Tennessee hotel. CBSN's Vladimir Duthiers and Julianna Goldman have the latest details on her $75 million lawsuit.cbsnews.com