Wed, 01 September 2010 21:55:09 ET
'Jersey Shore' star The Situation partners up with Karina Smirnoff, and R&B singer Brandy joins forces with Maksim Chmerkovskiy on season 11 of ABC's 'Dancing with the Stars'.
The pairings for season 11 of "Dancing with the Stars" have finally been revealed on Wednesday morning, September 1 on "Good Morning America". While she has played it coy when asked by Ryan Seacrest
about her dancing partner a day earlier, former "The Hills" star Audrina Patridge
is indeed teaming up with Tony Dovolani.
"Jersey Shore" hunk The Situation
is set to join Karina Smirnoff
, former NBA star-turned-actor Rick Fox is to dance with Cheryl Burke, and R&B singer Brandy
joins forces with Maksim Chmerkovskiy
. "Dirty Dancing" star Jennifer Grey
got lucky as she is paired with last season champion Derek Hough.
Margaret Cho, who has promised to be the funniest contestant, is set to hit dance floor with Louis van Amstel, and Michael Bolton
will prove he has his groove on with Chelsie Hightower. Meanwhile, Sarah Palin's daughter Bristol Palin
, who is expected to have "the most modest outfit" during the show, is set to dance alongside Mark Ballas.
Kurt Warner will try on his dancing skills with Anna Trebunskaya, while "Cory in the House" star Kyle Massey teams up with Lacey Schwimmer. Additionally, David Hasselhoff
has Kym Johnson as his partner and Florence Henderson has Corky Ballas.
The new season of "DWTS" premieres on Monday, September 20 on ABC. Although the pairings have been announced, casting producer Deena Katz told Los Angeles Times that The Situation will arrive on set later than the other competitors. The reality TV star is still busy filming his MTV series. It could mean that he may only have one week to prepare before the show's premiere.
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