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Tiger King's Carole Baskin confirmed for Dancing With The Stars

Tiger King's Carole Baskin confirmed for Dancing With The Stars
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Tiger King star Carole Baskin signs up to take part in the new series of Dancing With The Stars.

Tiger King's Carole Baskin has been confirmed as a contestant on the new season of Dancing With The Stars.

The 59-year-old shot to fame earlier this year following the release of the Netflix documentary and had also been courted for I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here! in the UK.

Also in the DWTS lineup are the rapper Nelly, Backstreet Boys' AJ McLean, Selling Sunset star Chrishell Stause, Catfish host Nev Schulman and Ellen DeGeneres's actress ex Anne Heche.

The new season will be the first with Tyra Banks as host following ABC's decision to axe Tom Bergeron and Erin Andrews earlier this year.

DWTS begins in less than two weeks' time, with the premiere airing Monday, September 14 on ABC.


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