Denette Wilford: 'Dancing With The Stars: All-Stars' Casting: Please Reconsider
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When it comes to all-star editions of any reality show, I'm never a fan of bringing back past winners. They've already had their shot and won. Let someone else have the glory! That way, you can save all the former champions for a future installment, like a "Best of the Best"-type season. See? Win-win.
"Dancing With the Stars" recently announced its upcoming all-star season, and it's a mixed bag. The list is dominated by former victors (Kelly Monaco, Season 1; Drew Lachey, Season 2; Emmitt Smith, Season 3; Apolo Ohno, Season 4; Helio Castroneves, Season 5; Shawn Johnson, Season 8), some runner-ups (Joey Fatone, Season 4; Gilles Marini, Season 8; Kirstie Alley, Season 12), a "Bachelorette" reject (Melissa Rycroft), a "Baywatch" babe (thankfully Pamela Anderson, and not The Hoff), and one polarizing contestant who needs all the positive publicity she can get since her own reality show is drumming up some controversy (Bristol Palin). But, hey, if God provides Bristol with opp
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