Dancing With the Stars didn’t strategy Orange is the New Black veteran Taryn Manning to seem on the present, based on a brand new report.
In accordance with Page Six, Manning stated she has been requested many occasions to seem on the present, however stated that it might make her a has-been.
“I’ve been requested to be on [the ABC hit] many occasions,” she stated to the outlet whereas selling Gita, a self-rolling robotic that carries issues for you.
“I’ve this bizarre phobia that [competing on the show] means you’re a has-been, and I by no means need to imagine that’s the case. Possibly it’s my very own stuff, however, yeah, I’m positively a very good dancer.”
The outlet adopted up that the sequence has declined these claims, saying that her group really lobbied for her to appear on the ABC juggernaut.
“Taryn claims she’s been requested to hitch the solid ‘many occasions,’ nonetheless, now we have by no means requested Taryn to be a part of the present,” a supply near the present defined.
“Her illustration tried to pitch her to us some time again and we kindly handed. So her declare that she was requested to hitch ‘DWTS’ as soon as, by no means thoughts many occasions, is totally false.”
The identical supply additionally shot down her has-been phobia remark about probably becoming a member of the solid.
“Her ideas that the contestants encompass ‘has-beens’ appears to be her personal projection onto expertise that now we have requested to solid.”
Manning has not commented on the up to date report.
Dancing With the Stars not too long ago kicked off its 29th season with a myriad of modifications.
Tom Bergeron and Erin Andrews had been ousted as co-hosts, and Tyra Banks was drafted in as the only real host in a serious shakeup.
Whereas followers have been vocal on Twitter about not liking the modifications, the scores have been up.
Granted, the sequence had its most-popular solid in a while with names akin to Carole Baskin, Jesse Metcalfe, Justina Machado, and Anne Heche.
The scores have dipped in latest weeks, however the 18-49 demo stays in a very good place.
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