Kathy Ireland Leaves ‘Dancing With The Stars’

Kathy Ireland and Tony Dovolani

Kathy Ireland and Tony Dovolani

Kathy Ireland is the latest celebrity to be eliminated from Dancing With The Stars. Kathy danced with Tony Dovolani who was previously partnered with Jane Seymour and Susan Lucci. 

“I wouldn’t change a minute of it,” Ireland,  told PEOPLE  Magazine. “To be able to work with Tony the past six weeks has changed my life forever. I can do so many things I never thought I could do. I feel like the biggest winner because I got him as my teacher.”

 There are 13 remaining couples dancing, including current front runners, Aaron Carter, Mya and Donny Osmond. Dancing With The Stars airs Monday and Tuesday nights on ABC.

Dancing With The Stars season 9 partners announced

dwts8-logoABC’s “Dancing With the Stars,” premiering on Monday, Sept. 21, has just released its celebrity-dancer pairings for the ninth season.

Politician Tom DeLay will be dancing with Cheryl Burke, a two-time champion.

Debi Mazar, of “Entourage,” has veteran Maksim Chmerkovskiy as her partner.

Kelly Osbourne is with Louis van Amstel (fifth season) and Donny Osmond is paired with Kym Johnson (seventh season.)

Teen idol Aaron Carter will be twirling it with Karina Smirnoff, who’s back for her seventh season.

Grammy winner Macy Gray is dancing with Jonathan Roberts, now in his seventh season as well.

The television actress Melissa Joan Hart will be sdancing  with two-time champion Mark Ballas.

Comedian Ashley Hamilton will be partnered with Edyta Sliwinska, the only professional to have competed in all nine seasons.

Model Kathy Ireland is with Tony Dovolani, who previously danced with Susan Lucci.

The model Joanna Krupa is partnered with Season 7 champion Derek Hough.

Singer Mya is with Dmitry Chaplin in his second season on the show.

Natalie Coughlin, Olympic champion swimmer, teams with dancing champion Alec Mazo from Season 1.

Michael Irvin, NFL hall of famer, is with Anna Demidova, the winner of last seasons professional dancer contest.

Ultimate fighter Chuck Liddell will dane with Anna Trebunskaya.

And finally, professional snowboarder, Louie Vito joins Chelsea Hightower in her second season.

Donny Osmond and Macy Gray among Season 9 Dancing With The Stars Cast

Aaron Carter

Aaron Carter

First Marie, now Donny’s doing it. The latest round of contestants were announced for Dancing With The Stars. Perhaps the most talked about news was of the name that wasn’t on it, Paula Abdul. It was rumored that Abdul would spend her Monday and Tuesday nights dancing. The actual cast “dubbed the biggest season yet” by ABC, the cast seems just like every other cast before them.

Dancing when the season premieres on September 21, are :

Chuck Liddell: The Ultimate Fighting Championship member.

Louie Vito: Professional snowboarder.

Natalie Coughlin: Olympic gold-medal winning swimmer.

Michael Irvin: Hall of Fame winning former wide receiver for the Dallas Cowboys.

Kelly Osbourne: Singer/actress/reality star.

Macy Gray: Singer.

Debi Mazar: Entourage co-star.

Ashley Hamilton: The son of George Hamilton and Alana Stewart (and stepson of Rod Stewart).

Kathy Ireland: Former Sports Illustrated model.

Joanna Krupa: Swimsuit model.

Aaron Carter: Pop singer and younger brother of Backstreet Boys member Nick Carter.

Donny Osmond: Former teen idol and actor.

Donny Osmond

Donny Osmond

Melissa Joan Hart: Star of Sabrina the Teenage Witch and Clarissa Explains It All.

Tom DeLay: A former Republican House Majority Leader who resigned after being indicted on campaign finance violations.

Mark Dacascos: The chairman of Kitchen Stadium on Iron Chef America since 2005.

Mya: R&B singer.