The “Dancing With the Stars” season 31 showrunner has revealed why he determined to deliver fan-favorite skilled dancer Mark Ballas again to the ballroom.
Ballas first joined “Dancing With the Stars” throughout season 5 of the show and was nominated for an Emmy for Outstanding Choreography in 2011, and it was a shock to followers that he was set to return after a five-year absence.
For the upcoming season, Ballas has been partnered with TikTok famous person Charli D’Amelio. Read on to study why he selected to return to the ballroom dance competitors.
Green Wanted Ballas’s Creativity Back on the Competition
In an interview with Entertainment Weekly forward of the season premiere, Green revealed that he needed Ballas to come back again as a result of he needed his creativity within the ballroom, however he additionally needed somebody to actually problem TikTok famous person Charli D’Amelio.
D’Amelio boasts the second-highest following onTikTok with 145.7 million followers. There, she posts dance movies in addition to updates followers on her life and merchandise that she loves. The star additionally joins the roster of celebrities who’ve dance expertise. She’s been taking dance classes since she was a younger lady.
“Charli has obtained a ton of potential,” Green shared. “She’s obtained a variety of dance background. So, we needed to ensure that whoever labored together with her was actually pushing her and being imaginative and I am unable to consider a dancer who’s extra imaginative than Mark. I reached out to him and stated, ‘Are you ?’ and he thought of it and stated, ‘Yeah, let’s go for it.’ He loves the show.”
He added, “He’s clearly obtained his music and appearing and all the opposite issues he is been doing. But he simply thought, ‘Why not? Let’s give it a go.’ I can already see the competitors in his eyes. You can take the boy out the ballroom, however you may’t take the ballroom out of the boy.”