As if the hit celeb ballroom show Dancing with the Stars didn't have enough drama, now a telenovela star is joining the competition. The celebrity contestants and partners for season six, which kicks off off March 17 on ABC, were announced on Tuesday morning's episode of Good Morning America, and Chilean actor/certified hottie Cristian de la Fuente is officially joining the cast. Not only that, his professional partner is show favorite Cheryl Burke--she's a two-time DWTS champion, so he's definitely going into the competition with an advantage. De la Fuente most recently starred in Como Ama Una Mujer, the Univision mini-series inspired by Jennifer Lopez's Spanish-language album, and co-hosted last year's Premios lo Nuestro with fellow telenovela alum Kate del Castillo. He's also rumored to be appearing in VH1's upcoming telenovela-based reality show Viva Hollywood! this spring and has a Roman epic movie slated for release this year. Not a bad way to kick off your post-Univision career!
Christian de la Fuente to Join 'Dancing With the Stars'
Photo: Courtesy ABC / Bob D'Amico
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