We not too long ago reported that Witney Carson is anticipating her first little one with husband Carson McAllister (sure, her final identify is his first identify!), whereas Lindsay is anticipating a child lady with husband Sam Cusick in November.
Taking their locations on DWTS are final season’s featured dancer Daniella Karagach and former troupe member Britt Stewart.
Who’s Britt Stewart?
Again in 2018, Britt Stewart, who will turn into the present’s first Black feminine professional in Season 29, revealed that turning into a professional was “positively a short-term purpose of mine.” On the time, she had been a full-time member of the troupe since 2016 and advised Leisure Tonight that she did not “know when it will occur, however I’ve my fingers crossed that it will occur very quickly.”
“I am nonetheless the latest lady,” she added again then, however she wasn’t invited to participate in final yr’s Season 28.
The season marked “the primary time since Season 11” and not using a dance troupe, which meant the unlucky absence of beloved stars like Britt Stewart and Hayley Erbert. Followers had been upset that the present additionally went forward and introduced two new professionals as a substitute of selling the fan favorites troupe members.
Britt graciously took to Instagram to specific her love for Dancing with the Stars, even supposing she was clearly disenchanted to not be collaborating within the season. “It has actually been essentially the most fantastic previous three years and I’m past grateful for my time at DWTS,” she stated. “If I had been to return and ask the little Black lady who aspired solely to bop, she would have by no means even imagined altering out her faucet sneakers for Latin heels and being part of such a big TV present for dance.”
“Dancing With the Stars got here into my life as a really welcomed shock,” she continued her summer time 2019 tribute. “It got here at a time in my life once I was craving change and development and it didn’t disappoint! It is perpetually modified me as a girl, an artist, and a dancer.”
Whereas she was “actually unhappy about not being a part of this season,” she was optimistic that “God/The Universe has a plan for me!” Boy, was this dancer proper.
Season 29 will actually see Britt shine, as a ‘DWTS’ professional.
After turning into a full-time member of the troupe in 2016 and sitting out final yr’s season, Britt was understandably overjoyed when she discovered she had been promoted to professional. “It is occurring!” she advised ET hours after the information was introduced on Tuesday, Aug. 18. “I am simply so grateful, so excited, and over the moon, truthfully. Ever since I discovered, I simply do not actually know what to do with myself. A lot pleasure, a lot emotion.”
“When it set in, emotion actually took over,” she added, saying that she’s been maintaining the information a secret since she discovered per week earlier than the announcement was made public. “I began crying after which instantly once I bought off the Zoom name [with producers] I referred to as my mother and I used to be similar to, ‘Ahh!’ and simply all of the tears had been flowing.”
“To be the primary Black feminine professional is such an honor, and I positively do not take it frivolously,” she stated. There have been Black male professionals previously, however a Black feminine has by no means but competed with a star accomplice — till now.
“I am so completely happy to take it on and likewise be part of a present that celebrates range,” Britt raved.
Dancing with the Stars returns Monday, Sept. 14 at eight p.m. ET on ABC.