Suni Lee to Compete Against Huge Names on Dancing With the Stars – the Miz, Jojo Siwa and Many More

Published 09/09/2021, 10:40 AM EDT
Tokyo 2020 Olympics – Gymnastics – Artistic – Women’s Individual All-Around – Medal Ceremony – Ariake Gymnastics Centre, Tokyo, Japan – July 29, 2021. Gold medallist Sunisa Lee of the United States kisses her medal in front of the olympic rings REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY


‘Dancing with the Stars’ is stacked with an incredible lineup of stars in every season. Joining the list this year is Olympic gold medalist, Suni Lee. ‘Good Morning America’ revealed the 15 celebrities taking part in the event to compete for the show’s mirror ball trophy. Alongside Lee, there are many celebrities taking part in the event with Jojo Siwa and the Miz being some of them. Hence, the competition is lining up to be one of the best to date.

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Tokyo 2020 Olympics – Gymnastics – Artistic – Women’s Individual All-Around – Final – Ariake Gymnastics Centre, Tokyo, Japan – July 29, 2021. Sunisa Lee of the United States gestures. REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

Suni Lee takes part in Dancing with the Stars

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The show begins in late August as Suni Lee and Jojo Siwa were the first two contestants to be revealed for the show’s 30th season. Her gold medal victory at Tokyo skyrocketed her stocks to an all-time high and Lee will now participate in the famous competition. The gymnast spoke about the competition and the excitement she has.

“It’s very different from gymnastics, but it’s obviously not going to be as difficult as doing gymnastics. I’m really excited because I just get to have fun and let loose,” said Lee.

She won the gold medal in the all-around event, silver medal in the team competition while winning a bronze medal on the uneven bars. Likewise, she is the seventh gymnast to join the show as Simone Biles had appeared on the show before. Joining her are a host of brilliant artists and celebrities to participate in the show.

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Jojo Siwa and the MIZ will set the stage on fire!!!

YouTube personality and trained dancer, Jojo Siwa will also enter the competition. Some of the other stars include:

Jimmie Allen (Country music singer)

Melanie Chisholm (Spice Girls)

Christine Chiu (Bling’s Empire)

Brian Austin Green (Actor)

Melora Hardin (Actress)

Olivia Jade Giannulli (Social media personality)

Matt James (The Bachelors)

Amanda Kloots (The TALK co-host)

Martin Kove (Actor)

Mike ‘The Miz’ Mizanin (WWE superstar)

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Kenya Moore (Actress)

Cody Rigsby (Fitness Trainer)

Iman Shumpert (NBA player)

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To sum up, the line-up looks incredible with unique talents aiming to win the competition. In conclusion, Suni Lee will compete with some of the best stars on the planet.

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Jacob Gijy

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Jacob Gijy is an NBA writer at EssentiallySports. Gijy finished his Masters in Counselling Psychology and worked in a hospital for 2 years before his passion for sports compelled him to find his way to sports journalism. A fan of the great Tim Duncan, he is always ready to pick up a debate with anyone who does not offer the centre the respect he deserves.

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