‘Dancing’s’ Cheryl Burke: America Not Ready For Lance Bass To Dance With Another Man
First Published: August 4, 2008 4:58 PM EDT Credit: Access Hollywood
LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- While fans of the hit ABC series “Dancing With the Stars” are waiting to find out if Lance Bass will take to the dance floor with a male dancer partner, “DWTS’s” Cheryl Burke thinks America is not ready to see two men tango.
“I don’t think that would happen,” Cheryl told E!‘s gossip guru Marc Malkin at Maxim magazine’s Extreme Sports party Thursday at the Stork in Hollywood. “I don’t think America is ready to watch two men dancing.”
But GLAAD, a LGBT media organization, thinks ABC might surprise everyone with a bold move.
“ABC has a history of commendable representations of gay people on many of their most popular shows, and we look forward to the network continuing to build on that in the future,” a GLAAD rep told AccessHollywood.com.
However, GLAAD isn’t the only one hoping for a man-tango. “DWTS” season one winner Kelly Monaco is all for the idea of Lance having a male partner.
“If you want to shock the world and give them something new, I think it’s fantastic,” Kelly told E!. “I support it 100 percent!”
“Dancing With the Stars” returns September 22 with a live three-night premiere.
ABC will formally reveal the show’s seventh-season cast during “Good Morning America’s” August 25 broadcast.
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