'Dancing with the Stars' cast includes Ryan Lochte, Laurie Hernandez

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Tuesday, August 30, 2016
Gold-winning US Olympians, gymnast Laurie Hernandez (left) and Ryan Lochte (right) will be competing in ''Dancing with the Stars.''
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The full cast of season 23 of Dancing with the Stars includes two gold medal-winning Olympians and a former presidential candidate, Good Morning America announced Tuesday.

Team USA's Ryan Lochte sat down for an interview before the rest of the cast was announced to discuss the controversy after Lochte and other swimmers said they were robbed at gunpoint while in Rio. Lochte said he had made a mistake but was ready to put it behind him, starting with the popular dancing competition show.

"I just want to move forward. I want the whole world to move forward," he said. "Put on my dancing shoes."

Laurie Hernandez, the 16-year-old gymnast who was part of the gold medal-winning Final Five U.S. team, was the second celebrity to be announced.

Lochte and Hernandez won't be the only athletes hitting the dance floor, though. Former Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson will join, as will IndyCar racer James Hinchcliffe.

Former GOP presidential candidate Gov. Rick Perry will be representing as the sole politician joining the cast.

As for fashion, model Amber Rose will be strutting her stuff in the ballroom.

There will be no shortage of familiar faces for fans of television. Maureen McCormick, who played Marcia Brady on The Brady Bunch, will be joining, as will Terra Jole of Little Women: LA, Marilu Henner of Taxi and Jake T. Austin of The Fosters.

Finally this season has its share of musicians: R&B artist Kenny "BabyFace" Edmonds, country star Jana Kramer and Robert Matthew Van Winkle, AKA Vanilla Ice, will be putting their musical talents to the test.

Here's the full list with their pro partners:

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Laurie Hernandez
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Ryan Lochte with Cheryl Burke

Laurie Hernandez with Val Chmerkovskiy

Maureen McCormick with Artem Chigvintsev

Amber Rose with Maks Chmerkovskiy

Terra Jole with Sasha Farber

Marilu Henner with Derek Hough

Gov. Rick Perry with Emma Slater

Jake T. Austin Jenna Johnson

Calvin Johnson Jr. with Lindsay Arnold

Kenny "BabyFace" Edmonds with Allison Holker

Vanilla Ice with Witney Carson

James Hinchcliffe with Sharna Burgess

Jana Kramer with Gleb Savchenko

The pros who will be teaching the celebrities were announced last week, with fan favorites like brothers Maks and Val Chmerkovskiy returning.

Derek Hough and Cheryl Burke will also be returning, the show confirmed with the cast announcement. Burke will be dancing with Lochte and Hough with Henner.

Watch the new season of Dancing With the Stars on Monday, Sept. 12, at 8 p.m. ET | 7 p.m. CT on ABC.

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