ABC announced the the next crop of celebrity dancers for the 2020 season of Dancing With The Stars. The most surprising name on the list is tiger sanctuary owner Carole Baskin.
Baskin is best-known as the antagonist of Joe Exotic in the Netflix documentary series Tiger King and for the mysterious disappearance of her late millionaire husband.
The reality show teams professional ballroom dancers with celebrities in a fan-voted dance competition.
Hitting the ballroom floor with Baskin are:
Cheerleading coach Monica Aldama
Animal activist Carole Baskin
Bachelorette star Kaitlyn Bristowe
Super Bowl Champion Vernon Davis
Actress Anne Heche
Actress Skai Jackson
One Day at a Time star Justina Machado
Backstreet Boys singer AJ McLean
TV host Jeannie Mai
Actor Jesse Metcalfe
TV host Nev Schulman
NBA player Charles Oakley
Actress Chrishell Stause
Skater and commentator Johnny Weir
Supermodel Tyra Banks is replacing Tom Bergeron and Erin Andrews as host.
This year’s professional dancers are:
The show premieres Monday, September 14 at 8 pm on ABC with a live 2-hour episode. In that episode, viewers will learn which dancer is paired with which celebrity.