Carole Baskin to compete on ‘Dancing with the Stars’

Carole Baskin to compete on ‘Dancing with the Stars’

“Tiger King” is coming to the dance floor.

Carole Baskin, who is known for the Netflix docuseries “Tiger King” will be competing to take home the coveted mirror ball trophy for the newest season of “Dancing with the Stars.”

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She will be competing against:

  • Backstreet Boys’ AJ McLean
  • “Selling Sunset’s” Chrishell Stause
  • “Bachelorette” Kaitlyn Bristowe
  • Former NFL tight end Vernon Davis
  • Jesse Metcalfe
  • “Cheer’s” Monica
  • Anne Heche
  • Skai Jackson
  • Justina Machado
  • “The Real’s” Jeannie Mai
  • Nelly
  • “Catfish” host Nev Schulman
  • NBA star Charles Oakley
  • Olympic figure skater Johnny Weir

The cast was unveiled Wednesday on “Good Morning America.”

So what does Baskin hope to accomplish as she glides around the dance floor?

“The biggest thing for me is the longer my partner and I can stay in the running and the competition it will keep the cats forefront in the viewers’ eye, and to me that was where “Tiger King” missed the ball,” Baskin said, according to People magazine.

There was a shake-up at “Dancing with the Stars” earlier this year. Co-hosts Tom Bergeron and Erin Andrews were not brought back for the latest season. They were replaced by Tyra Banks, USA Today reported in July.