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'DWTS' Season 18 Contestants Revealed!

By JACKIE WILLIS

March 04, 2014

Meet your new cast of celebrities that will vie for the coveted mirror-ball trophy during season 18 of Dancing With the Stars!

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The big announcement was made on Tuesday's Good Morning America. The contestants are:

Danica McKellar, Winnie Cooper from The Wonder Years, partnered with Val Chmerkovskiy
Cody Simpson, pop singer, partnered with Witney Carson (first-time pro)
Billy Dee Williams, Lando Calrissian from Star Wars, partnered with Emma Slater
Diana Nyad, long-distance swimmer, partnered with Henry Byalikov (first-time pro)
Nene Leakes, Real Housewives of Atlanta star, partnered with Tony Dovolani
James Maslow, Big Time Rush hunk, partnered with Peta Murgatroyd
Sean Avery, Former NHL player and Vogue intern, partnered with Karina Smirnoff
Drew Carey, The Price Is Right host and sitcom star, partnered with Cheryl Burke
Candace Cameron-Bure, DJ Tanner from Full House, partnered with Mark Ballas
Charlie White, Olympic gold medalist for ice dancing, partnered with Sharna Burgess
Meryl Davis, Olympic gold medalist for ice dancing, partnered with Maksim Chmerkovskiy
Amy Purdy, para-olympic snowboarder for Team USA (she was not at GMA for announcement), partnered with Derek Hough

DWTS returns to ABC on Monday, March 17. What do you think of the contestants? Will you watch?

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