One day after it was revealed that Sean Spicer would compete in the upcoming season of Dancing with the Stars, President Trump spoke about the casting decision.
Trump took to Twitter Thursday to praise his former White House press secretary, writing: "I just heard that Sean Spicer will be on Dancing with the Stars." He will do fine. A great man who loves our country dearly! "
ABC announced Wednesday that Spicer will compete in the 28th season of" DWTS "alongside Christie Brinkley," Bachelor Hannah Brown, Country singer Lauren Alaina, "Dawson Creek" star James Van Der Bake, NFL legend Ray Lewis, former Fifth Harmony singer Ali Brooke, NBA star and former husband of Chloe Kardashian Lamar Odom, Kenan and Kel star Kel Mitchell, former Supremes singer Mary Wilson and Kate Fylan's Office star.
DWTS STAR KARAM BRAN SILENS SEAN SPICER CONTROVERSY After the revelation, Spicer took to Twitter to express her excitement to the show. "It's time to have some fun. He's excited about joining the awesome cast and @DancingABC show," he writes.
However, not everyone seemed so excited about the Spicer casting, including one of the co-hosts of the Tom Bergeron show. [1
"DANCE WITH THE STARS" PERFORMED BY: CHRIST BRINCLEY, "BACHELORETTE" HANNAH B., SHEAN SPEAKER, AND MORE COMPETITION IN THE YEAR945 "Will be a joyful holiday from our exhausting political climate and without inevitably separating reservations from ALL party affiliations. "
Responding to Bergerron's post, DWTS executive producer Andrew Llinares told Fox News in a statement Wednesday:" We have a great and diverse cast. We are excited about the season. "
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This is not the first time there has been a hit. Hosted by Stephen Colbert, 2017, Spicer appeared on stage with the podium on wheels and made a joke.
and around the world, "Spicer said.
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Many celebrities in the audience were shocked by his cameo. "I'm Not Ready to Laugh" with Sean Spyer, actor Zack Braff tweeted: "I think he is an evil, opportunistic liar who is hurting our country."
The new season of "Dancing with the Stars" premieres to the ABC premiere on Monday, September 16th.
Jessica Napoli contributed to this report