Mark Ballas On Revealed ‘Dancing’ Partner Melissa Joan Hart: ‘Team Melarky Needs Your Love!’
First Published: August 23, 2009 2:43 PM EDT Credit: Getty Images
LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- Mark Ballas and Melissa Joan Hart will be paired on Season 9 of “Dancing With The Stars” – and the two are already Tweeting about it.
“Hiya partner!” the former “Sabrina The Teenage Witch” star Tweeted at Mark on Friday night. “I’m so excited to get this season started! Can’t wait to waltz tomorrow.”
“You guys gotta follow @Mellyjhart,” Mark Tweeted in response on Saturday. “Team Malarky needs your love!!”
And though the contestants can only train for five hours a day, Melissa Tweeted that even that’s not easy.
“Im feeling a little sore and tired today but excited to go meet Mark and get my feet moving,” she Tweeted on Sunday. “Its gonna be a long month!”
Still, the star is having fun learning the moves.
“I’m sooo addicted to the waltz right now. Can’t stop dancing in my little hotel room.” Melissa Tweeted.
Other “Dancing” pairs revealed so far include Debi Mazar and Maksim Chmerkovskiy, Lacey Schwimmer and Mark Dacascos, Edyta Slwinska and Ashley Hamilton, Chuck Liddel and Anna Trebunksaya, Karina Smirnoff and Aaron Carter, Tom Delay and Cheryl Burke, Natalie Coughlin, Joanna Krupa and Derek Hough, Donny Osmond and Kym Johnson, Kelly Osbourne and Louis van Amstel, and Mya and Dmitry Chaplin.
The official partners announcement is expected on Monday.
The ABC show returns on Sept. 21.