Tamar Braxton is putting down the mic and picking up her dancing shoes. Get the deets on her “Dancing With The Stars” gig and find out who else will be joining the competition inside…
“Dancing With The Stars” just picked up another singing diva. Joining legendary songstress Chaka Khan, R&B singer/reality star Tamar Braxton has been tapped the join the cast. And y’all know chick will be bringing her infamous one-liners and extra shadiness for a few laughs.
This morning, Tamar and her new castmates appeared on “Good Morning America” in the middle of Times Square for this season’s big reveal. The Love and War singer not only surprised her Tamartian fans, she also surprised her famous sisters with the big news. When asked if she told them the news, she said,"This is the reveal. I haven’t told them yet." Then she gave them a shout out.
Her partner is none other than Val Chmerkovskiy (above) who has partnered up with Zendaya and Sherri Shepherd in the previous seasons.
There was another surprise cast member revealed during the big announcement this morning. Former “Real Housewives of Atlanta” star Kim Zolciak-Biermann will also be joining the 21st season of the dancing competition show. Now we know why she was “too busy” to film that new reality show with her bestie NeNe Leakes.
Chaka Khan will also be bringing her diva-ness to the dance floor.
The ladies will be going up against Gary Busey, Andy Grammer, Bindi Irwin, Victor Espinoza, Nick Carter, Hayes Grier and married couple Alexa and Carlos PenaVega.
During the reveal, Tamar and Val posed it up with Val’s partner from last year actress Rumer Willis, the daughter of Bruce Willis and Demi Moore. Seeing that Val & Rumer went on to win the Mirror Ball trophy, Tamar's in good hands.
Check out the "GMA" segments of Tamar and Kim's big reveal below:
The new season premieres Monday, September 14th at 8/9c on ABC. Will you be tuning in?
Photos: Splash/Tamar’s IG/Val’s IG/@ruelarue