Apolo will appear at five Dancing with the Stars tour stops, joining the four other celebs

The winner of Dancing with the Stars 4, Apolo Anton Ohno, will join the show’s summer tour, which started today. However, he’ll only make five appearances over the 21-performance tour.

He’ll be in “Raleigh, N.C., on Saturday,” “in Hershey, Pa., on July 2; Bridgeport, Conn., on July 3; Wilkes Barre, Pa., on July 5 and Atlantic City, NJ, on July 6,” People magazine reports.

In a statement, Apolo said, “After the show I started training again for the Olympics but realized quickly that I couldn’t go on without at least one more week of Samba.” And whatever cash they were offering him to show up.

The tour features just four celebrities from all four seasons; six celebrities toured last winter. The summer tour also includes five of the dancers’ partners. The entire cast: Cheryl Burke, Drew Lachey, Edyta Sliwinska, Joey Fatone, Julianne Hough, Kym Johnson, Joey Lawrence, Joey McIntyre, and Louis Van Amstel. People also reports that “John Ratzenberger will also make a guest appearance in his hometown of Bridgeport.”

Apolo Ohno to Join Dancing with the Stars Tour [People]

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