Others are poking some fun at the announcements, notably the addition of Tonya Harding, who returned to spotlight this year with the release of Oscar-nominated I, Tonya, and is most famous for her feud with Nancy Kerrigan.
After the attack, Tonya was banned from skating by the U.S. Figure Skating Association.
Deena Katz, the show's casting director and co-executive producer, said she watched every sport shown in the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games to round out this season's cast of athletes.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is the NBA's all-time leading scorer.
Luge athlete Chris Mazder has been paired with Witney Carson.
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Washington Redskins cornerback Josh Norman's footwork is about to get the ultimate test. University of Notre Dame star player Arike Ogunbowale rounds out the cast and will partner with Gleb Savchenko. In addition, in a departure from previous seasons, this round will only last four weeks.
Fan-favorite professional Mark Ballas is also missing from this year's pro lineup.
Renowned dancing experts Len Goodman, Carrie Ann Inaba and Bruno Tonioli will return to the judging panel.
Tonya, Adam and Jamie's Dancing with the Stars participation is not a surprise, as their names had previously been leaked in the press. Numerous athletes that have been selected to dance on Dancing with the Stars were heavily featured in the past Winter Olympics at Pyeongchang, South Korea.