August 29th, 2011
10:11 PM ET
She’s known for her passion and strong point of view on her namesake HLN show. But on the next season of "Dancing with the Stars," Nancy Grace will unleash her quickstep and her tango.
The legal commentator was one of 12 celebrities announced for the 13th season of the hit ABC show, which premieres September 19.
Joining Grace to compete for the Mirrorball trophy are:
David Arquette – The eccentric actor hopes to place the Mirrorball on his trophy case next to the WCW World Heavyweight Championship title belt he inexplicably won in 2000.
Chaz Bono – The actor, writer and activist was a contestant on VH1’s “Celebrity Fit Club” in 2008.
Carson Kressley – The stylist and TV personality served as “fashion savant” on Bravo’s “Queer Eye for the Straight Guy.”
J.R. Martinez – The retired soldier and motivational speaker has played Brot Monroe on “All My Children” since 2008.
Ron Artest – Of course, the controversial basketball star could be competing as “Metta World Peace” if his name change gets approved before or during the tournament.
Rob Kardashian – Will the reality TV star do better than sister Kim, who finished 11th in the fall 2008 season of “Dancing”?
Chynna Phillips – The singer hopes to hold on for more than just one day on the dance floor.
Elisabetta Canalis – The Italian actress and TV host is best known to U.S. audiences for her two-year relationship with George Clooney, which came to an end earlier this year.
Hope Solo – The U.S. women’s World Cup soccer goalkeeper could join the long list of athletes who’ve had success on the “Dancing” floor.
Kristin Cavallari – The "Hills" star hopes her run on “Dancing” lasts longer than her hosting gig on “Get the Party Started,” which lasted all of two weeks on UPN in 2006.
Ricki Lake – The actress and talk show host might be preparing for her first dance at her wedding reception. Lake announced her engagement to jewelry designer Christian Evans earlier this month.
What do you think of this season’s “Dancing” stars?
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