‘Bachelor’ Chris Soules Joins ‘Dancing with the Stars’

by ETonline Staff 9:39 AM PDT, March 10, 2015
Playing ‘Bachelor’ Chris Soules Joins ‘Dancing with the Stars’

Now that Chris Soules has found love on The Bachelor, he’s focusing his attention on a new challenge: dancing.

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After rumors and speculation, it was formally announced on Good Morning America that Soules really is joining the 20th season of Dancing with the Stars.

The 33-year-old farmer -- who will be paired with reigning Mirrorball champ Whitney Carson -- is the final cast member to join the star-studded competition. The new season includes the previously announced former NFL Michael Sam, actress Rumner Willis, Patti LaBelle, and Suzanne Somers.

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As for Soules’ budding romance with his new bride-to-be, Whitney Bischoff, she will join him in Los Angeles before the two settle down in Arlington, IA. “We are going to be moving to LA for a couple of weeks at least,” he told GMA host Lara Spencer about “the worst kept secret ever.”

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Will this bachelor be able to win over the hearts of millions with his dancing skills? That remains to be seen when the show premieres on ABC on Monday, Mar. 16 at 8 p.m.