'Dancing With the Stars' Season 13 Cast Announced

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Nancy Grace, Kristin Cavallari, Chaz Bono, Ricki Lake, Carson Kressley and David Arquette are among the stars who will be tackling the tango and performing the paso doble on Dancing With the Stars this season.

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The other women who will be competing on the show's 13th season are Wilson Phillips singer Chynna Phillips; Italian TV personality and model Elisabetta Canalis, who is perhaps better known in the U.S. as George Clooney's ex-girlfriend; and professional soccer player Hope Solo.

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The male competitors also will include L.A. Laker Ron Artest, whose ex-wife Kimsha Artest is one of the stars of VH1's Basketball Wives L.A.; Keeping Up With the Kardashians' Rob Kardashian, brother of Kim, Kourtney and Khloe (Kim was a previous DWTS contestant); and J.R. Martinez, Iraq war veteran and All My Children co-star.

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ABC made the announcement during Monday night's episode of Bachelor Pad 2, but the Internet had been abuzz with speculation about the show's new cast for weeks.

Dancing With the Stars returns Sept. 19 with a two-hour premiere at 8 p.m.

Gail Speight contributed to this report.


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