Monday, September 12, 2011

DWTS -- Season 13 Pairings

The Stars for the 13th Season of Dancing with the Stars have been announced.  Season 13 premieres on Monday, September 19th at 8pm (Eastern).

Pairings, "leaked" early from Hollywood Reporter are listed here:

David Arquette will partner with two-time winner Kym Johnson, who was crowned last season's champion when she was paired up with Pittsburgh Steelers player Hines Ward.PHOTOS: 'Dancing With the Stars' Season 13 Cast

George Clooney's ex-girlfriend and actress Elisabetta Canalis will be paired up with Valentin Chmerkovskiy,DWTS pro Maksim's brother.

Baskeball player Ron Artest will be tangoing with Peta Murgatroyd, who makes her DWTS debut as a pro this upcoming season.
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Chaz Bono will be paired with Lacey Schwimmer, who competed on So You Think You Can Dance. The new season marks her fifth year as a pro.

Reality star Kristin Cavallari and Mark Ballas will partner up, while Nancy Grace will team wth new DWTS proTristan McManus.

The youngest Kardashian sibling, Robert, will be partnered with Cheryl Burke, who has won twice.

Former Queer Eye for the Straight Guy Carson Kressleywill dance with Anna Trebunskaya, who returns for her eighth year.

Ricki Lake will be partnered with Derek Hough, while J.R. Martinez and Karina Smirnoff will team up.

Hope Solo and Maksim Chmerkovskiy will partner, while Chynna Phillips and Tony Dovolani will vie for the top prize.
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