Dancing With the Stars is bringing back a familiar face!
Johnson’s return to DWTS comes months after she told ET in August 2016 that she was officially done with the show.
“I love the show and I love to still be part of it, but you know, I still want to hang up my dance shoes and what a way to end,” Johnson said. “It’s like, ‘Thank you, Dancing With the Stars.”
ET has also confirmed new celebrity participants and some of their pro partners. Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles
will be paired with Sasha Farber
for the upcoming season. Bachelor Nick Viall
will continue the streak of Bachelor/Bachelorette
presence on DWTS,
and will be partnered with returning proPeta Murgatroyd
, who will be back on the dance floor after giving birth to son Shai.
Fifth Harmony’s Normani Kordei will be partnered with Val Chmerkovskiy, while Real Housewives of Beverly Hills’ Erika Jayne will be dancing with Gleb Savchenko. Charo, who previously appeared on DWTS in 2010 teaching Pamela Anderson the flamenco, will be paired with pro Keo Motsepe, while bull rider Bonner Bolton will slip on the dancing shoes with Sharna Burgess.
Among the pros not returning for the upcoming installment? Cheryl Burke, Derek Hough, Mark Ballas, Karina Smirnoff and Tony Dovolani.
The official season 24 cast announcement will take place on Good Morning America on Wednesday. The new season premieres Monday, March 20 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on ABC.
Additional reporting by Jennifer Peros.