Wayne Newton joins Dancing with the Stars 5

Performer Wayne Newton, known as “Mr. Las Vegas,” will join Dancing with the Stars 5, Entertainment Weekly reports.

Newton, 65, will join other confirmed stars Jeannie Garth and Melanie “Scary Spice” Brown.

“ABC would not confirm or deny Newton’s participation,” EW says. The official cast will be announced one week from today, Aug. 29, on Good Morning America.

An EW exclusive: The latest celeb to join ABC’s ‘Dancing with the Stars’ [Entertainment Weekly]
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