Jana Kramer, Vanilla Ice, Megatron, Ryan Lochte More Confirmed For “Dancing With The Stars”

Jana Kramer [ABC]

Going into Tuesday’s “Dancing With The Stars” cast announcement, rumors suggested that Ryan Lochte, Laurie Hernandez, Amber Rose, Jake T. Austin and Maureen McCormick were slated to appear on the upcoming season.

All of those names were confirmed during ABC’s Tuesday morning reveal. As were several others.

The announcement, which came during “Good Morning America,” also confirmed celebrity participants like Jana Kramer, Babyface, Vanilla Ice and Calvin Johnson. The full list follows:

* Amber Rose with Maksim Chmerkovskiy

* Calvin Johnson Jr. with Lindsay Arnold

* Jake T. Austin with Jenna Johnson

* James Hinchcliffe with Sharna Burgess

* Jana Kramer with Gleb Savchenko

* Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds with Allison Holker

* Laurie Hernandez with Valentin Chmerkovskiy

* Marilu Henner with Derek Hough

* Maureen McCormick with Artem Chigvintsev

* Rick Perry with Emma Slater

* Ryan Lochte with Cheryl Burke

* Terra Jolé with Sasha Farber

* Vanilla Ice (Robert Van Winkle) with Witney Carson

“Dancing With The Stars” premieres on September 12 at 8PM.

Written by Brian Cantor

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