Scientist Richard Dawkins Joins Dancing with the Stars.
ABC’s celebrity dance competition Dancing With the Stars likes a diverse line-up and this season’s installment is no different, as retired running back Ray Rice, NASCAR driver Jeff Gordon and most surprisingly scientist and author Richard Dawkins will cut a rug when the show premieres Mar. 15th.
Richard is one the world's leading intellectuals specializing in evolutionary biology. He has published several books including the controversial "The God Delusion" in 2006.Dr. Dawkins may have a slight advantage as he spent 3 years with the London Ballet Company between 1971-’74.
Based on the British show Strictly Come Dancing, “DWS” as it’s known to super fans has been airing since 2005. The show features athletes, actors, musicians and other celebrities paired with a professional dancer competing in elimination rounds judged by a panel of celebrity dancers. Dancing With the Stars is now in it’s 19th season.