September 13, 2011 8:24pm PT by Sophie Schillaci
'Dancing With the Stars' Alum Steve-O Picks a Season 13 Favorite (Video)
As speculation swirls leading up to the Season 13 premiere of ABC’s Dancing With the Stars, The Hollywood Reporter caught up with series alum Steve-O to find out who he’s rooting for to take home the mirror ball trophy.'
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“I think Ron Artest is a really likable guy,” he said. “I like him a lot and I think that he’s likely to win.”
The Jackass star teamed up with Lacey Schwimmer for Season 8 of the ABC reality competition, while the L.A. Laker has been paired with Peta Murgatroyd. Schwimmer will be competing alongside controversial contestant Chaz Bono when the show airs on Sept. 19.
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Steve-O can be seen on the Roast of Charlie Sheen, airing the same night as DWTS, as well as Ashton Kutcher’s Two and a Half Men debut. Steve-O revealed tentative plans at the Sept. 10 Comedy Central taping to attend a Men and Roast viewing party at Sheen’s house on Monday.
“[Dancing] premieres on the same night that this all plays, so I don’t know. I might go to the Dancing With the Stars taping and then race over to Charlie’s house after that,” Steve-O explained. “Going to be a busy night.”