A “Dancing With the Stars” Mirrorball champion seeks love on the new “Celebrity Dating Game” – and he’s the latest in a series of former “Dancing With the Stars” contestants appearing on the show. met. Here’s what you need to know.
Rashad Jennings is looking for a “goofy” woman
Retired NFL running back Rashad Jennings is one of the celebrities trying to find love in “The Celebrity Dating Game”. Her episode airs July 26 at 10 p.m. ET / PT on ABC. In the press release, it is said that Jennings is looking for a “bonkers” woman – and he also reveals that now that he’s retired from the NFL, he’s studying to be a therapist.
“[Jennings] describes his ideal wife as clumsy enough to laugh at herself. Rashad reveals that he is studying to become a therapist and asks the woman for relationship counseling, ”the press release teases.
Jennings appeared on season 24 of “Dancing With the Stars” alongside professional dancer Emma Slater. They took the top spot, which was Slater’s first Mirrorball Trophy. They beat MLB wide receiver David Ross and pro Lindsay Arnold (2nd) and singer Normani Kordei and Val Chmerkovskiy (3rd) for the win. Jennings then retired for season 25 to dance a threesome with Slater and HGTV star Drew Scott; he returned in season 26 to be a guest judge; and he returned once again in Season 27 to dance a threesome with NFL player DeMarcus Ware and pro Arnold.
It also looks like Jennings would be set to star in a star-studded second season of “Dancing With the Stars.” He recently posted a video on Instagram of himself dancing and wrote, “Hey @dancingabc, when do we have an All-Stars season. I hear whispers … ”
Jennings isn’t the only “Dancing With the Stars” contestant to recently announce a new project. Season 21 contestant Tamar Braxton and Season 25 contestant and host of “Dancing With the Stars: Juniors” Frankie Muniz were recently revealed as part of “The Surreal Life” revival on VH1.
Other “Dancing with the Stars” contestants on “The Celebrity Dating Game”
The first “Dancing With the Stars” alum to appear in “The Celebrity Dating Game” was Season 28 winner Hannah Brown. Alas, she hasn’t found love with her boyfriend, but she sees a new guy, a model named Adam Woolard.
Carson Kressley from season 13 of “Dancing With the Stars” was the second alum to appear. He chose a man named Chuck Stanley, with whom he is still in contact, according to Distractify.
The third “Dancing With the Stars” alum to appear on the dating show was Carmen Electra from season eight. She chose real estate agent Mark Harris.
In addition to Jennings, next week’s show features two “Dancing With the Stars” alumni – Chris Kattan from season 24 and Margaret Cho from season 11.
Will you be tuned in to see who picks your favorite celebrity dancers?
“The Celebrity Dating Game” airs Mondays at 10 p.m. ET / PT on ABC. Season 30 of “Dancing With the Stars” airs Monday, September 20 at 8 p.m. ET / PT on ABC.
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