August 29, 2010 11:00 AM by Nancy Floyd
As a new season ofÂ Â ABC‘sÂ Dancing With the Stars kicks off, the dance pros are just as excited about the audience to find out which celebrities will be hitting the ballroom. Ballroom beautiesÂ Cheryl Burke and Chelsie Hightower are looking forward to the new crop of stars who will be vying for the mirrorball trophy in season 11. Keep reading for more details on their partners for this season…
Dance proÂ Cheryl Burke has taken home two mirrorball trophies in the past ten seasons ofÂ ABC‘sÂ Dancing With the Stars and she’s ready for a third. The ballroom expert won the competition in season 2 with partner, Drew Lachey from 98 Degrees, and in season 3 with football pro, Emmitt Smith. She’s hoping for a third victory this year.Â â€œItâ€™s time for another one,” she says.
So who will Cheryl Burke be partnered with in season 11? She wishes she knew.Â â€œThey never tell you who your partner is,â€ she tells People magazine, â€œbut Iâ€™m dying to know!â€ According to an insider,Â â€œThe pros can make suggestions for the kind of partner they would like, but they donâ€™t get to pick. Itâ€™s a surprise for them.â€
Burke’s fellow competitor, Chelsie Hightower (who was partnered withÂ Jake Pavelka in season 10) has some very high hopes for the new season.Â Â â€œJustin TimberlakeÂ would be awesome, but that might be reaching too high,â€ she says in the new issue ofÂ Fitness magazine. â€œIâ€™d love to team up with a World Cup soccer player. I watched the games this summer and those guys are dope. They already have the drive, work ethic and some footwork, so it would be fun to dance with one of them.â€
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