Dancing With the Stars' first transgender contestant, Chaz Bono, will be dancing with Lacey Schwimmer on the upcoming season of the show. That couple -- and the rest of the season 13 pairings -- were announced Wednesday on Good Morning America.
The couples are as follows:
American soccer star Hope Solo and Maksim Chmerkovskiy.
Chaz Bono and Lacey Schwimmer.
Soap star and Iraqi war veteran J.R. Martinez and seasoned vet Karina Smirnoff.
HLN's Nancy Grace and Irish dance pro Tristan MacManus.
Reality star Rob Kardashian and two-time Dancing champion Cheryl Burke.
Los Angeles Laker Ron Artest has Peta Murgatroyd as his partner.
Ricki Lake is with returning pro Derek Hough.
George Clooney's ex-girlfriend Elisabetta Canalis will perform with Maksim's brother Val Chmerkovskiy.
Musician Chynna Phillips will have Kate Gosselin's former partner Tony Dovolani.
Actor David Arquette's partner is reigning champ Kym Johnson, who took the mirror-ball trophy with Hines Ward in May.
Reality star Kristin Cavallari is with two-time champ Mark Ballas.
Carson Kressley will dance with Anna Trebunskaya.
Sad news from the sports and acting worlds, Charles Aaron "Bubba" Smith died today at the age of 66. The first pick in the 1967 NFL draft, he won a Super Bowl with the Baltimore Colts and played for both the Raiders and Oilers in a nine-year career. Then, he pursued the life of acting, the highlight of which was several turns as Moses Hightower in six Police Academy films.
I LOVED him on Married With Children, long live